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  • 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...


  • Material Matter: Our New Column on the Latest in Innovative Materials

    By Brittany DiBenedetto | Material Matter

    The fashion industry is advancing at a rapid pace and currently adding 150 billion garments per year. How we consume is just as important as what we do with the garments when we are done. Our knowledge of what things are made of and what the implicat...


  • 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...