Women

  • Peggy Sue Collection: Transparent and Traceable Wows the Runway

    By Kate | Women

    A Fibershed is a geographical landscape that defines and gives boundaries to a natural textile resource base. Awareness of this bioregional designation engenders appreciation, connectivity, and sensitivity for the life-giving resources within our hom...


  • Toronto Fashion Week: 81lbs of Thrifted Clothing Refashioned

    By Kate | Women

    When IMG pulled the plug on Toronto's Women's Fashion Week, many thought it would be the demise of runway shows for Canada's fashionable city. Yet, without missing a step, the local fashion community rallied and this season a renewed TWFW is back on...


  • Chance to Own World's First Bioengineered Spider Silk Tie

    By Staff | Men

    Bioengineered spider silk might not sound very fashionable, but the resulting products are. If you've been following our Material Matters series, you know that innovations in textiles are having their moment. This week, tech and fashion colli...


  • Mara Hoffman: Where Fashion Meets Feminism

    By Kate | Women

    With International Women's Day right around the corner, it's the perfect time to highlight the work of New York designer, #sheboss and women's empowerment supporter, Mara Hoffman. Growing up in a woman-dominated household (Hoffman has nine close fema...


  • The American Politician's Daughter with Fashion Actually Made in the USA

    By Staff | Women

    While much of the news this week focused on Nordstrom dropping President Trump's daughter Ivanka's (not made in the US) eponymous line, not enough news was made about former VP Joe Biden's daughter's fashion launch. This week Ashley Biden, daughter...


  • Vivienne Westwood Creates Unisex Collection for Fall

    By Staff | Women

    “We’re very keen on unisex. It sounds like a joke, but in fact it’s all about styling. Swapping clothes with your partner means you can spend less." London’s queen of punk, Vivienne Westwood, will be back on the catwalk for fall on Monday w...


  • Global Fashion Leaders and their Sustainable Pledges for 2017

    By Staff | Women

    "The small steps cost us little in the way of effort, money or time, but the cumulative effects can be enormous" - David Suzuki, Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmental activist. Living sustainably is about choices. Some small (pape...


  • Holiday Gift Guide: Give Them What They Want With (Ethical) Gift Cards

    By Valerie Hutterer | Men

    According to the New York Times, all research points to gift success is as easy as buying your recipient something quick and easy. As the buyer, we fret over the 'perfect gift', but the perfect gift is the one they want (need more reassurance, read t...