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  • Undone: the Online Resource for Ethical and Organic Underwear

    By Staff | Women

    Consumers get what I put in my mouth, that organic apple, has a direct impact on my health. But they haven’t got to the point yet what I put on my body impacts me too — LaRhea Pepper, Organic Farmer Pioneer/Advocate This quote opens the 'Underw...


  • MushLume Lights: Biodesign adding Beauty to our Homes

    By Staff | Living

    You love vegetables, right? What about as part of your decor? Brooklyn designer Danielle Trofe has figured out how to use mushroom mycelium (the root structure of the fungus) to grow lampshades. The mycelium has thin networks of filaments, that branc...


  • What We're Reading: Radical Remission

    By Dana McIntyre | Book Review

    The following review is a Guest Post from Dana McIntyre, founder of The Crushing Cancer Kitchen -- a fresh and colorful food blog created to inspire you to embrace your vegetables and take control of your health. The recipes are created based on the...


  • Material Matter: The Fashionable Future of Leather, Cruelty-free

    By Brittany DiBenedetto | Material Matter

    For thousands of years, before we could even stand up straight, humans have been covering themselves with animal skins. Leather is a beautiful, highly demanded material now used in many different sectors including interior, automotive, and luxury. Un...


  • Marie Veronique Skin Care: A Review

    By Kate | Beauty

    I first tried Marie Veronique (MV) back in 2010. I was approached by the company to try their new line of skincare developed by Marie (a former chemistry teacher) and her physicist daughter. Then, as now, Marie Veronique pushed me out of my skin care...


  • SAHEL: Fulani Horse Reins With Fashionable Purpose

    By Staff | Women

    Charlotte Davies moved to Burkina Faso in 2007 and fell in love. With a degree in Fashion Design from Nottingham Trent University and a stint in PR, followed by her role as Fashion Editor for the Sunday Telegraph Magazine, she knew craftsmanship and...


  • Join the Party: the USA's National Parks Service Turns 100!

    By Staff | Travel

    Japanese have long known about the benefits of nature, to our health and overall well-being. In fact, they have a word Shinrinyoku (forest bathing) to refer to getting back to nature, or more closely going deep into the woods where everything is sil...


  • Adidas Reboots the Gazelle. Can I Wear them and Feel Good?

    By Staff | Women

    Last week, adidas relaunched the Gazelle, replete with a reboot of a retro campaign by Kate Moss. And the question many eco-fashion fans want to know is: can I wear adidas? Good question. The adidas Group is a global brand in the sporting goods...


  • Ask Kate: What Makes Something 'Ethical'?

    By Kate | News

    Dear Kate - I'm careful about what I eat and really care about the environment (I'm trying to be as zero-waste as possible) but I can't figure out what brands mean when they say 'ethical fashion'. It seems like it means different things to each bran...


  • 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...