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  • Biodegradable and recyclable line from PUMA

    By Kate | News

    An excerpt from Green Biz.com Puma steps up game with Cradle to Cradle certification by Judith Nemes Puma has been on a steady path to greater sustainability for years, but it just took a major stride forward by designing a new product line that e...


  • Is fast-fashion consumerism an addiction?

    By Melissa | News

    Not sure how or even when it happened but, as a whole, our consumption habits have gotten a little out of control.  We buy things out of boredom, to make us feel better, sometimes for no reason at all.  If you ask me, this habit, this addiction of...


  • Ethical denim brand review - 5 clean jean brands

    By Meg | Women

    Formerly a hard labour and rebel clothing item, jeans are now a staple of any modern wardrobe. Having made their way onto almost every booty in the world, by the 1990's they were once again deemed the bad-boy of fashion. This was due to the tradition...


  • Col. Collection: deconstructing traditional lacquerware

    By Aya | Living

    Urushi, wooden containers lacquered with the natural sap of sumac tree, are a widely known Japanese traditional craftwork. Integrated into Japanese daily life, Urushi are  both ecological and sustainable because of the possibility to use across gene...


  • Cuffs - easy, breezy curated second-life

    By Melissa | Women

    Since 2004, Cuffs Boutique in Midtown Sacramento has been offering its customers (both men and women) a carefully selected mix of clothing that is both old and new.  If you want something no one else is going to have- this is the place to go.  Forg...


  • 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...


  • Stabo - the ethical jacket for stormy weather

    By Staff | Men

    Stabo, based in East England, design and make their own range of clothing and accessories mostly by hand, upcycling and improvising materials along the way. Made in the UK from British waxed cotton, this jacket has been designed and tested by Stab...


  • Consumers want to shop + be responsible to society / environment

    By Kate | News

    This is reprinted from "Aspirational Consumers Unite Style, Sustainability to Shape Market Trends" Is there such a thing as sustainable consumption? A new study by BBMG, GlobeScan and SustainAbility finds that a majority of consumers across six in...


  • Forget Me Not - vintage accessory boutique in Paris 2e

    By Kamila | Women

    After enjoying the ancient treasures of the Louvre, a short walk through the 2e arrondissement will lead you to another treasure trove to savour: vintage boutique Forget Me Not. The Paris vintage boutique Forget Me Not is the 'baby' of Hafi Barron...


  • Estethica AW13 - the ethical fashion showcase inspires

    By Emma | Women

    As the eyes of the fashion industry focus more and more on the talent coming out of London Fashion Week each season, it was Estethica that really made an impact. The ethical fashion showcase was founded seven years ago and is now arguably the world h...