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  • Spring Cleaning, Don't Forget Your Makeup

    By Staff | Beauty

    It's that time of year - spring cleaning. Whether you planning to 'kondo' your space or do some light seasonal preparation, don't forget your make-up. If you are like us, you have trend driven lipsticks or those rarely used products that you are loat...


  • 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...


  • Changemaker: SOKO Kenya

    By Staff | Changemaker

    Changemaker is our series that highlights amazing work that is fueled by a passion and desire to change the world through sustainable efforts.  Today we salute changemaker SOKO Kenya, a clothing manufacturing unit based in Rukinga Wildlife Sanctuary...


  • 7 Start-ups Shaking up the Fashion Industry

    By Staff | News

    Open any business magazine and it seems like the technology and health industries are moving at the speed of light.  In 2016, so is fashion. Between fabric recycling technologies, closed-loop strategies and new business models, fashion is at the for...


  • How I stopped wearing deodorant - and you can too

    By Kate | Beauty

    When it comes to personal care products and the amount we use - less is more. On average, women use 12 products daily exposing themselves to over 168 different chemicals and no one is really sure what the effect of all of those chemicals have on us...


  • Kate's dates: Meet the author

    By Staff | Events

    Kate will be appearing at: NYC May 2, 2016. EcoSessions: Fashion x Africa (Katie Murphy Ampitheatre). 7:00-10:00 pm. Kate will be the event MC Toronto May 3, 2016. 'Fashion Loved by Forests' with Canopy (location tbd) 6:00-9:00 pm. Books and bo...


  • 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...


  • Malu Organic: ethically hip organic kids clothing

    By Staff | Kids

    Malu Organic, based in sunny Malibu, creates beautiful, high quality, sustainably produced kids' clothes that will make you wish you were a kid again. Designer Mali Allmandinger had made women's wear for years (featured in magazines, blogs and WWD) b...