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  • 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...


  • Designer Spotlight: Nicole Bridger

    By Staff | Women

    Pieces of Nicole Bridger have been hanging in the closes of ethical fashionistas since 2008. Having interned at Vivienne Westwood, then having worked with Lululemon developing a sustainable line called Oqoqo before starting her eponymous line, Nicole...


  • Valerie's Conscious Guide to Munich

    By Valerie Hutterer | City Guides

    We welcome Valerie Hutterer to the Magnifeco team. Originally from Munich, she has studied and worked in the field of eco-fashion in Paris and loves the green, conscious lifestyle. In her first assignment, she shares the greener side of Munich. W...


  • Material Matter: Smart Cotton

    By Brittany DiBenedetto | Material Matter

    Cotton has truly become the “fabric of our lives”, used in everything from t-shirts to bedding. We love it for its comfort, strength, and low maintenance qualities. Through innovation and technology, there is a new,  regenerated smart cotton...


  • Consumers Want Better Products Without Paying More

    By Staff | News

    Do you put your money where your values are? Going out of your way to seek ethically and sustainably produced goods,  and paying a little more for them? Then you are in a rare crowd. According to recent data released by Verdict Retail, 60 percen...


  • tHERAPY + recycle & exorcise: (re)Design and Authenticity

    By Staff | Women

    Does 'ethical fashion' have to follow a certain aesthetic? Not according the the Aguirre sisters and their brand: tHERAPY + recycle & exorcise, celebrating (re)design and authenticity. We can't believe, after all of these years that some peopl...