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  • FDA Bans Triclosan and 18 Other Chemicals Used In Antibacterial Soaps

    By Staff | Beauty

    In a surprising ruling, the Food and Drug Administration has issued a rule banning the use of triclosan, triclocarban and 17 other chemicals in hand and body washes deciding that consumers don't need to use antibacterial soaps. And in fact, some...


  • Inspired by Architecture and Sculpture, the Sonya Kashmiri Collection

    By Staff | Women

    Nominated by Wallpaper Magazine as “an accessory designer to watch,” Sonya Kashmiri launched her eponymous accessory line in 2008. She had been working as a sneaker designer (she studied at Cordwainer's College) using predominately synthetic mat...


  • The €1 million H&M Global Change Award is Now Open

    By Staff | Events

    H&M Foundation to allocate €1 million grant to five innovations that can reinvent the fashion industry Are you an innovator or change maker in the fashion industry? Starting today, the H&M Foundation is accepting applications for their Glo...


  • Working with Artisans Requires a New Business Model

    By Hedvig Alexander | News

    I’ve just returned from rural Kenya, after spending time working with a remarkable group of women. They are poor and many of them are illiterate, but let me explain why I think they also represent one of the most promising hopes for their country...


  • Is Raw Denim Really Worth the Price? One Man's Perspective

    By Steve Black | Men

    As a kid I lived in jeans and a t-shirt. And although I've 'grown up' and a lot has changed, the uniform has remained the same. But recently, I noticed that when I shop for jeans, every pair felt thin and (dare I say) “cheaper” than when I was a...


  • Material Matter: Pirarucu Fish Leather from Brazil

    By Brittany DiBenedetto | Material Matter

    We have seen many variations of leather over time, including the use of fish skin. Now these fish are becoming multi-purposed, contributing not only to the surrounding ecosystem but the communities as well. As technology advances, many alternative...


  • Starch Slides: Mens' Shirts Reborn as Stylish Slides

    By Staff | Women

    One look at Starch Slides and you know: these were born in fashion. It's the colors, the styling and even the concept, they all hint that founder Shannon Crowley has a background in fashion retail buying and managing. The name Starch Slides comes fr...


  • A Peek Inside: LOVE GOODLY, the Vegan Subscription Box

    By Staff | Beauty

    Just in time to commemorate their one year anniversary, the LA-based LOVE GOODLY team sent Magnifeco their August/September Anniversary Box, being released today. Who doesn't love a surprise? Receiving a gift from a friend or loved one and those pre...


  • The UNIFORM Project: a BYGO You Can Believe In

    By Staff | Men

    What if you could buy affordable, stylish menswear, they were made in fair-trade conditions and provided jobs to working mothers in Africa, and, what if the impact of your purchase also helped children go to school? And, what if it was as easy as goi...


  • eBay, Etsy, Yahoo Join in Fight Against Illegal Wildlife Trade

    By Staff | News

    Finally, the world's elephants and other endangered species are getting some much needed support, albeit from unlikely places. Yesterday marked World Elephant Day and seven major social media and e-commerce companies joined forces to adopt standards...