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  • Lai Jewellery - The Marriage of Tradition and Culture

    By Valerie Hutterer | Women

    Lai, "the beloved one" in sanskrit,  is an India / California-based jewellery label under which Puja Bhargava Kamath and her team design and manufacture unique, culturally inspired collections of handcrafted sterling silver jewellery. As a graduate...


  • Changemaker: Anne de Carbuccia

    By Kate | Changemaker

    Anne de Carbuccia was born in New York and grew up in Paris. She attended Columbia University in New York City where she studied art history and anthropology. Upon her return to Paris she worked for Drouot, one of the oldest and most respected auctio...


  • Closed: Fashion You Can Trust

    By Kate | Women

    Closed is a family-run business that started in Germany in 1978. Proud of its heritage, the core values that started Closed remain valid today: love your work and work only with people you like. The brand has been working with relatives and friends ...


  • Breaking Down the Biodegradability Myth in Fashion

    By Shana Levy McCracken | News

    Biodegradability comes up a lot when we talk about sustainable fashion. The prevailing belief seems to be that if a fabric is made with natural fibers, it is 'biodegradable' and, if it’s biodegradable, then it must be sustainable. But there are a f...


  • Changemaker: Rachel Winard

    By Staff | Changemaker

    Rachel Winard is the founder and president of Soapwalla, an award-winning luxury natural skincare line. She believes that products are only as good as their ingredients. Rachel's philosophy: ‘the skin is our largest organ. For it to function at its...


  • Refugee children making clothes in Turkish factories, BBC claims

    By Staff | News

    Panorama documentary alleges Syrian refugees are working in Turkish factories to make clothes for British shoppers - Adam Lusher, The Independent Syrian refugee children have been making clothes for Marks & Spencer, it has been claimed. An un...


  • 5 Ways Fairtrade Contributes to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

    By Valerie Hutterer | News

    October is Fairtrade Month. Not just for coffee and bananas, fairtrade labels can now be found on linens, clothing, footwear and personal care products. Seeking and buying fairtrade can also contribute to UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  T...


  • Material Matter: Atlantic Leather, A By-Product of the Food Industry

    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 decisio...


  • 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...