Women

  • 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...


  • Fashion DIY: Making a tote from old jeans

    By Malin Viola Wennberg | Women

    There’s a lot to be said about denim and sustainability. For starters, to make a single pair of conventional jeans requires about 11,000 liters of water, or 2900 gallons, on its way from the cotton fields to a finished product. On top of that there...


  • We Are Islanders: The Global Luxury, Art and Fashion Brand

    By Staff | Women

    The relation between geography and fashion is intertwined. Growing up someplace leads to a form of creativity that melds culture and landscape. This is certainly true for We are Islanders, an art and fashion house in Ireland founded in 2012 by Rosie...