Women

  • Designer Spotlight: Swati Argade

    By Kate | Women

    Swati Argade is an ethical Indian-American clothing designer and entrepreneur who recently opened a boutique in Brooklyn's Park Slope neighbourhood. With a passion for ethical fashion, particularly fair-trade, hand-made fabrics and the story behind t...


  • Amanda reviews: Sprout Watches

    By Amanda | Women

    I feel like everyone is on a watch kick lately. Now I can take part in the trend, thanks to my new Sprout watch. However unlike most watches out there, mine is eco-friendly! I am excited to review my new watch for Magnifeco. Although no one would...


  • 'Red Carpet Green Dress' goes gold for Oscar

    By Staff | Women

    The ‘Red Carpet Green Dress’ initiative has collaborated with Greenpeace International at this year’s Oscars to deliver the dress that will be worn by Naomie Harris, the latest Bond Girl, and designed by Michael Badger under the guidance of Dam...


  • London Calling: AW13 Trends from LFW

    By Emma | Women

    No longer content with being the little brother (or sister, we're all about equal rights here) of the fashion week season, London has, thanks to the investment and support of the British Fashion Council as well as the committment of exciting designer...


  • Elizabeth Dunn: bespoke, transeasonal, hand-made shoes

    By Kate | Women

    Elizabeth Dunn is a London-based shoe designer. Possessing a passion for traditional English shoemaking, she graduated from Cordwainers - London College Of Fashion, trained in producing hand made shoes through both traditional and modern techniques....


  • Designer Spotlight: Sonja den Elzen

    By Meg | Women

    Thieves Boutique offered a carefully curated collection of the most innovative, quality ethical fashion for men and women in Toronto. It was the spring of 2012, when this gem shut its doors as a commitment to practicing values integral to sustainabil...


  • Spalding dazzles at the Grammys 2013

    By Kate | Women

    She wins again. Not only did Esperanza Spalding win 2 Grammies last night (best vocal jazz album and best instrumental arrangement accompanying vocalist(s)) , but she also added another notch in her ‘best –dressed list’ appearances, showing th...


  • Designer Spotlight: Sydney Brown

    By Kate | Women

    We are absolutely besotted with Sydney Brown -her eponymous (vegan) line offers paired down aesthetic and sculptured lines that completely captivated us in when we first came cross her booth at Capsule in NYC last season. Then we discovered her ethic...


  • Treat Yourself This Valentine's

    By Emma | Women

    As you know, here at Magnifeco we like to buck the trend and do things a little bit differently, and Valentine's Day is no exception. While hearts, pink, chocolate, smooches and more pink are lovely and synonymous with the day of 'lurrrve,' why shoul...