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  • Studio One Eighty Nine: Fashion to Create Social Change

    By Amanda | Women

    Studio One Eighty Nine is the brainchild of marketing/communications whiz Abrima Erwiah and actress/activist Rosario Dawson to bridge their passion for social and economic development in support of One Billion Rising, the largest global call to act...


  • EDUN: Luxury Brand Once Again Calls Africa Home

    By Amanda | Women

    For their SS16 collection, sustainable luxury brand EDUN’s Creative Director Danielle Sherman proves she is staying ahead of the curve. With the brand since 2013,  Sherman is lauded by Vogue for turning African influence into high fashion pieces....


  • Fresh and Cool: CHiCHiA Collaborates with ASOS Africa For SS16

    By Staff | Women

    Get in the summer spirit with the new ASOS Africa x CHiCHiA collection. Created in 2010, the ASOS Africa collection is manufactured by SOKO Kenya (from yesterday's post) at their eco-factory in rural Kenya. SOKO’s goal has always been to prove th...


  • Handmade, ethical footwear from Peru by Fortress of Inca

    By Staff | Women

    After Evan Streusand graduated from college, he took a backpacking trip through South America and at the end of his trip bought a pair of boots from a small shop in Cusco, Peru. Once home in Austin, Texas, those boots, with their mix of leather and...


  • 5 Tips for A Spring Style Transformation (and a contest)

    By Staff | Women

    Although the calendar says spring is officially here, it's that time of year when one day you can feel the summer warmth and then the next the bite of winter's cold. How is an ethical fashionista to navigate the (dare we say) bipolar weather? Here ar...


  • 5 Canadian Fashion Brands Mastering Sustainability

    By Vanessa Petey | Women

    Canadian fashion designers have taken great strides in minimizing their ecological footprint and changing the way consumers think about eco-fashion.  Brands are seeking ways to reduce, reuse and recycle in a new, environmentally conscious atmosphere...


  • Elsien Gringhuis: a Dutch master of ethical fashion

    By Staff | Women

    Fashion is about well made clothes that can stay in your wardrobe for years - Elsien Gringhuis When Dutch designer Elsien Gringhuis started her eponymous label in 2008, it was with a mission to make something she didn't see much of in the marketplac...


  • London Fashion Week Recap: Craft, Collaboration and Creation

    By Alix Waterhouse | Women

    Continually pushing the design envelope, this season LFW did not disappoint. It was exciting to see forward thinking designers blending traditional craftsmanship, with cutting edge design and innovative construction. Collaboration with artisans and f...


  • 7 Ethical Dresses for Your Dream Wedding

    By Staff | Women

    You're planning to get married, but you want to wear a dress that matches not only your style but your values as well. Here are our choices for gorgeous, ethical dresses to make the day as memorable as it is beautiful. Deborah Lindquist Eco Couture...