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  • Shoes make the man - 5 ethical kicks

    By Kate | Men

    As the seasons change and we get ready for our annual change in habits and sports to match the season, it might be time to outfit yourself in new, ethical trainers. Here are our list of 5 styling kicks that support your ethics. Saucony Vegan - Sau...


  • The Beauty of Authentic Native Fashion

    By Lisa Charleyboy | Women

    Native Americana hasn't been this fashionable since Ralph Lauren debuted his Sante Fe line in 1981. Recently I was interviewed for a documentary and asked the question "If you were to wear a piece of your cultural heritage in an obvious manner out on...


  • Changemakers: Joan Shifrin and Catherine Shimony

    By Staff | Changemaker

    Changemaker is our series that highlights some really amazing work that is fueled by a passion and desire to change the world through sustainable efforts.  We caught up with the founders of  Global Goods Partners- a non-profit organization that hel...


  • Textile Spotlight: Five Innovative Textiles Changing Sustainable Fashion

    By Stephanie | News

    Textiles out of peacock feathers? Knotted wool? Recycled paper? Beer bottles? Fermented tea? These eco-friendly textiles are not only possible, they are building a new vision for sustainable fashion. "Peacocking for Attention" - Fe...


  • Tata Harper - from cow power to gorgeous skin

    By Emily | Beauty

    The first thing you think of when you read cow power is likely not skincare. But that is exactly what Tata Harper is doing at her 1200 acre farm, Julius Kingdom in the Lake Champlain region of Vermont. The cow powered (a renewable form of energy made...


  • GUNAS- cruelty free, luxury bags

    By Melissa | Women

    Gunas does not just mean "attributes and qualities of nature" in Sanskrit, it is also part anagram of designer, Sugandh Agrawal's, first name. GUNAS, progressive luxury is a brand of vegan handbags-for men and women- that is 100% cruelty and sweatsho...


  • Fast fashion + luxury tycoons make Forbes Billionaire list

    By Staff | News

    Forbes has released their list of “Best Dressed Billionaires”—fashion moguls in the 1% of the 1%— Tory Burch’s divorce settlement outed both the designer and her now-ex-husband as billionaires early this year; while Amancio Ortega, Span...


  • Shinji Nakaba - wearable sculptures from found items

    By Aya | Women

    Shinji Nakaba, is a jewelry designer in Tokyo who, despite his history of creating since 1974, brings us a fresh and delightful surprise with his artistic creations. The materials he chooses to use make his work unique and memorable.  He uses not on...


  • Style can be complicated but AWAVEAWAKE makes it easy

    By Melissa | Women

    Style can be complicated.  It can stay stagnant, vary, evolve.  It may depend on how we feel or how we want to feel.  Who we want to be or at least try to. That is what makes describing ourselves, our aesthetic that complicated.  Explaining it, g...


  • Time for some spring "greening" - what to do with things you don't wear

    By Kate | Women

    How many times have you cleaned out your closet, dropped off heaps of things at the donation center, only to find yourself back in a cash register line thinking, "Didn't I just get rid of one of these?" As the seasons change and we prepare for the bi...