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  • London Fashion Week Recap: Craft, Collaboration and Creation

    By Alix Waterhouse | Women

    Continually pushing the design envelope, this season LFW did not disappoint. It was exciting to see forward thinking designers blending traditional craftsmanship, with cutting edge design and innovative construction. Collaboration with artisans and f...


  • 7 Ethical Dresses for Your Dream Wedding

    By Staff | Women

    You're planning to get married, but you want to wear a dress that matches not only your style but your values as well. Here are our choices for gorgeous, ethical dresses to make the day as memorable as it is beautiful. Deborah Lindquist Eco Couture...


  • Artisan craft to light up the stage in costumes for NYC play

    By Staff | Events

    Costume designers source inspiration and materials from far and wide but a new play opening in NYC sourced its materials directly from artisans. American writer, director and designer, Andrew Ondrejcak contacted the ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative,...


  • Warnings Increase Concerns About Conventional Beauty Brands

    By Staff | Beauty

    The French have it all, doesn't it seem? Great cheese (and the metabolism to eat it), a way with scarves, and beauty products with significantly less chemicals than in North America. Although US Food and Drug Association (FDA) was set up to regula...


  • Fashion DIY: Making a tote from old jeans

    By Malin Viola Wennberg | Women

    There’s a lot to be said about denim and sustainability. For starters, to make a single pair of conventional jeans requires about 11,000 liters of water, or 2900 gallons, on its way from the cotton fields to a finished product. On top of that there...


  • When 'made in China' is Really 'made in North Korea'

    By Kate | News

    When Anjaly Thomas was taken on factory tour in Pyongsung, North Korea in 2014 she was shocked to see a mainstream, Australian brand in production: RipCurl. Noting that the factory has been around since the 1970's, first producing Russian orders, th...


  • We Are Islanders: The Global Luxury, Art and Fashion Brand

    By Staff | Women

    The relation between geography and fashion is intertwined. Growing up someplace leads to a form of creativity that melds culture and landscape. This is certainly true for We are Islanders, an art and fashion house in Ireland founded in 2012 by Rosie...


  • New York Fashion Week Recap: Ethical Fashion on the Rise

    By Kate | Women

    In what could be the last traditional runway week for NYFW, the city, the shows and the fashion did not disappoint. In what could be foreshadowing for 'seasonless' fashion, the weather offered the complete range: reaching record lows on Sunday, follo...


  • Top Italian Textile Region Pledges Toxic-Free Fashion Production

    By Staff | News

    In the news: this morning Greenpeace reveals that Italy’s largest fashion supply chain has pledged to Detox hazardous chemicals in the largest commitment of its kind. Twenty companies from Italy’s Prato textile district simultaneously announced,...


  • 5 Innovators Share H&M's €1million Global Change Award

    By Staff | News

     Yesterday in Stockholm, HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden awarded the winners of the first Global Change Award, an annual innovation challenge for circular fashion initiated by the non-profit H&M Conscious Foundation. Most votes, and a...