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  • Changemaker: Tara St. James

    By Staff | Changemaker

    Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Tara St James moved to New York City in 2004. She now calls Brooklyn home. St James graduated in 1997 from LaSalle College School of Fashion Design in Montreal, one of Canada’s top design programs, with a degree...


  • How to: Buy Clean Jeans

    By Valerie Hutterer | News

    Jeans are one of the most worn garments in the world. On average, each American has at least five pairs of jeans in their closet – that's more than 1.6 billion jeans in the United States alone. However, not many people know how devastating the envi...


  • Designer Spotlight: Nicole Bridger

    By Staff | Women

    Pieces of Nicole Bridger have been hanging in the closes of ethical fashionistas since 2008. Having interned at Vivienne Westwood, then having worked with Lululemon developing a sustainable line called Oqoqo before starting her eponymous line, Nicole...


  • Valerie's Conscious Guide to Munich

    By Valerie Hutterer | City Guides

    We welcome Valerie Hutterer to the Magnifeco team. Originally from Munich, she has studied and worked in the field of eco-fashion in Paris and loves the green, conscious lifestyle. In her first assignment, she shares the greener side of Munich. W...


  • Material Matter: Smart Cotton

    By Brittany DiBenedetto | Material Matter

    Cotton has truly become the “fabric of our lives”, used in everything from t-shirts to bedding. We love it for its comfort, strength, and low maintenance qualities. Through innovation and technology, there is a new,  regenerated smart cotton...


  • Consumers Want Better Products Without Paying More

    By Staff | News

    Do you put your money where your values are? Going out of your way to seek ethically and sustainably produced goods,  and paying a little more for them? Then you are in a rare crowd. According to recent data released by Verdict Retail, 60 percen...


  • tHERAPY + recycle & exorcise: (re)Design and Authenticity

    By Staff | Women

    Does 'ethical fashion' have to follow a certain aesthetic? Not according the the Aguirre sisters and their brand: tHERAPY + recycle & exorcise, celebrating (re)design and authenticity. We can't believe, after all of these years that some peopl...


  • Fashion Beginning to Mend Its Ways

    By Shana Levy McCracken | News

    When it comes to fashion and appearance, visibly repaired or mended pieces stand out. What was once a sign of frugality; that well-worn, loved-to-death look, is now on-trend. What makes sense and warms the heart of every ethical or self-styled sustai...


  • Carmina Campus: A Different Side of Fendi

    By Staff | Women

    Ilaria Venturini Fendi may have luxury handbags and impeccable design in her blood (she is a member of the Roman fashion dynasty known for its handbags) but she has taken a different tack with her socially conscious, upcycled luxury handbag brand Car...


  • Changemaker: Elizabeth L. Cline

    By Kate | Changemaker

    Elizabeth L. Cline is a New York-based journalist, activist, and author of Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion, the acclaimed exposé on the environmental and socio-economic impact of the global apparel industry and fast fashion...