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  • Adidas Reboots the Gazelle. Can I Wear them and Feel Good?

    By Staff | Women

    Last week, adidas relaunched the Gazelle, replete with a reboot of a retro campaign by Kate Moss. And the question many eco-fashion fans want to know is: can I wear adidas? Good question. The adidas Group is a global brand in the sporting goods...


  • Ask Kate: What Makes Something 'Ethical'?

    By Kate | News

    Dear Kate - I'm careful about what I eat and really care about the environment (I'm trying to be as zero-waste as possible) but I can't figure out what brands mean when they say 'ethical fashion'. It seems like it means different things to each bran...


  • What We Are Reading: Why Fashion Matters

    By Kate | Book Review

    I read so many amazing books leading up to the writing of Magnifeco (most are listed in the bibliography) that I loved, and I continue to find great reads about ethical fashion, sustainable living, or life in general that I want to share. So welcome...


  • New Greenpeace Study Reveals Garments are Off-gassing

    By Staff | News

    If you have read the Magnifeco book, you know it stresses reducing the chemical load in your clothing for myriad reasons: your health (chemicals rubbing against your skin), the environment (depending on methods of production chemicals also contaminat...


  • For the Love of Sheep: A Kickstarter Project by Izzy Lane

    By Staff | Crowdfunding Love

    British-based designer, cum-activist Izzy Davies has two imperatives: to help save the British textile industry and to give animals a voice in the fashion industry. Through her brand Izzy Lane, she has done both. Finding herself providing a refuge fo...


  • Waste Not Want Not: Copenhagen Supermarket Offers Triple Benefit

    By Staff | Travel

    Would you make a pizza with flour past its expiry date? Use canned tomato sauce with a torn label? Add a wrinkly tomato on top? What if by doing so, you not only save money on your grocery bill but also help reduce food waste and contribute to fighti...


  • Kate's Dates: Meet the Author

    By Staff | Events

    Kate will be appearing at: Singapore October 22, 2016. Green is the New Black-a day of game changing talks, workshops and panels, bringing together some of the leading conscious change makers and thought leaders in Asia and beyond. Books and bo...


  • Material Matter: Natural Dyeing with Bougainvillea Couture

    By Brittany DiBenedetto | Material Matter

    The following article is courtesy of The Sustainable Angle, a not for profit organisation initiating and supporting projects that contribute to minimizing environmental degradation, while helping businesses and individuals make informed decisions wh...


  • For the Love of the Sea: 7 Sustainable Trunks for Sun and Surf (for him)

    By Staff | Men

    Girls don't have to have all of the 'ethical' fun this summer. We have a list of eco and ethical swimwear for men too -  whether you prefer board or Euro-style shorts, this list has something for you: Faherty Brand:  Living a never ending summe...


  • Summertime: Is your Sunscreen Helping or Hurting You?

    By Staff | Beauty

    The sun-filled, longer days of summer are a blessing and a curse. Vitamin D deficiency is now recognized as a pandemic and is being studied for its role in cancer, dementia, diabetes and heart disease. But, one in five Americans will develop skin can...