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  • For the Love of Summer: 7 Eco and Ethical Swimsuits for Sun and Swim

    By Staff | Women

    Summer's here! We have a list of eco and ethical swimwear from some of the best beaches on the planet. From Africa, Australia, North and South America and Europe -  it doesn't matter which style you prefer (monokini, cheeky two-piece, sport suit) t...


  • MATTER: Social Business, Community, Storytelling and Artisanship

    By Staff | Women

    "I believe that when people care about why and where something is made, and by whom, they will make better choices for all" Renyung Ho, founder MATTER. A simple statement by Renyung (Ren) Ho on why she started her brand MATTER Prints. Heralded as a...


  • Beyond the Vines: Perfect Building Blocks for Your Work Wardrobe

    By Staff | Women

    As soon as they land in Singapore, fashionistas in the know head to Beyond the Vines (BTV), the locally designed, contemporary women’s brand for high quality basics grounded in Scandinavian aesthetic. The BTV concept of offering ‘bare essentials...


  • Amado Gudek: Ethical Jewellery From the Heart of Singapore

    By Kate | Women

    The tagline for Amado Gudek is ‘imaginative jewellery cast in a clear conscience’. Brilliant. Like a lot of things we buy these days, jewellery purchases need to be examined for issues within the supply chain (child labor and conflict are rife)....


  • 24 Hours in Singapore: The Magnifeco Edit

    By Kate | Women

    Singapore is one of those onion cities; from your arrival into Changi’s ultra modern airport, to your time in any of the glossy hotels and shiny malls, it could seem that Singapore is lacking in options that appeal to conscious consumers (or those...


  • Focus Singapore: UNESCO's Creative City of Design

    By Staff | Special Series

    In the 61 years since Singapore claimed independence, the city has become more renowned for food and finance than sustainability or design. But that is about to change. In December 2015, Singapore was designated a UNESCO Creative City of Design, whi...


  • Cashing in on Your Wardrobe: How to Re-Sell Your Clothes Like a Pro

    By Claire Bates | News

    I grew up in Tucson, Arizona, the home of Buffalo Exchange, so re-selling my pre-loved clothing has been a part of my life since my early teenage years. The "Buff" flagship store is located on the edge of the neighborhood where I grew up. As I conti...


  • Peggy Sue Collection Proves Fibershed Potential with "New Talent" Prize

    By Staff | Women

    The fashion world shifted last week.  Peggy Sue Deaven-Smiltnieks, a transplanted LA-native, RISD graduate, showed her inaugural, fibershed Peggy Sue Collection, to a packed room of three hundred well-heeled guests –including fashion media, buye...


  • Putting the 'Fair' in Fairy Tale Wedding - My Story

    By Becky Bavinger | Women

    When my husband and I got engaged, we didn’t plan to have a big wedding. But after speaking with both of our families, we ended up having two celebrations: an informal ceremony in New York City (NYC), where we both reside, for our friends and co-wo...


  • Ask Kate: How Can I Buy Ethical Clothing on a Budget?

    By Kate | News

    Dear Kate -  I am a 2nd year student at Messiah College. Lately, I've been concerned about my clothing choices and really want to make more sustainable and ethical choices. However, my budget is pretty limited due to being a student! Do you have any...