Women

  • 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...


  • New York Fashion Week Recap: Ethical Fashion on the Rise

    By Kate | Women

    In what could be the last traditional runway week for NYFW, the city, the shows and the fashion did not disappoint. In what could be foreshadowing for 'seasonless' fashion, the weather offered the complete range: reaching record lows on Sunday, follo...


  • 6 tips to keeping your fashion resolution for a cleaner, leaner closet

    By Staff | Women

    This is the year that your closet is going to start to reflect your values; the purchases you make will be thoughtfully considered and you'll only buy pieces you really love. If that's your resolution, but you're having a hard time starting, we have...


  • Bespokery.co: Brooklyn start-up disrupts bespoke tradition

    By Staff | Women

    It is often said that as fixated as fashion is on change, the industry just hasn't seen as many disruptors or innovators as other sectors. But 2016 might be the year that changes. Last week marked the launch of a new Brooklyn-based start-up that is d...


  • New year, new you

    By Staff | Women

    With the holiday season finally setting off in the distance, it's time to assess what kind of changes to put into place for the new year, and for a new you. If you've read Magnifeco: Your Head-to-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-Toxic Beauty then...


  • Finding sustainable style in Australia; funkis

    By Kate | Women

    AUSTRALIA - funkis is an Australian design company with a strong Swedish influence. Based in Sydney, they also have two highly edited, Scandinavian design stores and ecommerce capabilities. Part of their range is some of the best Swedish and Scandina...


  • Saving trees and paper stylishly with Japanese “motta”

    By Aya | Women

    One of the little-known customs in Japan is for all people, from small children to the elderly, to carry their own handkerchiefs in their pockets or bags everyday; of course I do. The main reason for it is to wipe our hands after washing in the restr...


  • Far & Wide Collective: made by hand with heart and soul

    By Kate | Women

    Hedvig Christine Alexander is passionate about Afghanistan. A former army captain, she spent seven years in Afghanistan working in international development. During her time in the region, Hedvig Christine saw how even the most talented craftswomen...