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  • One Planet One Future: An NYC Exhibition for the Environment

    By Staff | Events

    You may have missed the opening party, but you shouldn't miss the exhibit. Tuesday night the fashion crowd of New York added the opening of ONE: One Planet One Future to their agendas. The event drew a mix of fashion and philanthropy art collectors...


  • ELEVEN SIX: Luxury Knits Handcrafted in Bolivia and Peru

    By Staff | Women

    Catherine Carnevale, founder of ELEVEN SIX, a luxury knitwear line, grew up in a house of knitters. Her mother was one. Her grandmother was one. As a child, Catharine found herself knitting and sewing anything she could get her hands on. This love o...


  • The Renewal Workshop: An Easy (and Fashionable) Way to Save the Planet

    By Staff | Crowdfunding Love

    We keep hearing about fashion waste as something we, as consumers, should be concerned about. And it's true; we buy too much and dispose of it too often. But what about the commercial side of fashion waste? What about all of those pieces in stores an...


  • The African Market: a Report from Fashion Africa Conference 2016

    By Claire Bates | Events

    Last weekend top designers, industry professionals and thought leaders gathered in London for the fifth annual Fashion Africa Conference created by Africa Fashion Guide. This year's theme ‘The African Market’ focused on both design and the Afri...


  • 5 Vegan Boots That Will Have You Dreaming of Winter

    By Staff | Women

    Yes, we said it; dreaming of winter. Maybe not the snow and the cold, but certainly the cooler weather needed to step into this season's hottest boot trends. And whether you are vegan or not, these are the top fall boot trends that will be on everyon...


  • Aluc: the Upcycling Fashion Brand from Berlin

    By Staff | Men

    Arianna Nicoletti, Carina Bischof, Luise Barsch and Jonathan Leupert, the team behind German upcycling label aluc, are a force in fashion. Since launching aluc in 2010, they have gone on to open Berlin's first concept store for upcycling fashion, the...


  • Material Matter: Wild Silk from Madagascar

    By Brittany DiBenedetto | Material Matter

    Silk is a strong, flexible fiber greatly desired for its luxuriousness and beauty. Among consumers there is a stereotypical expectation that all silk is to be soft and something you might want to wear as underwear. This is not alwa...


  • The Invincible Shirt, Made by Rana Plaza Survivors

    By Staff | Women

    Oporajeo (invincible, in English) is a factory owned by Dhaka locals, setup after the Rana Plaza disaster on April 24th, 2013 to create job opportunities for some of the survivors as a rehabilitation initiative. After the disaster, many drives wer...


  • FDA Bans Triclosan and 18 Other Chemicals Used In Antibacterial Soaps

    By Staff | Beauty

    In a surprising ruling, the Food and Drug Administration has issued a rule banning the use of triclosan, triclocarban and 17 other chemicals in hand and body washes deciding that consumers don't need to use antibacterial soaps. And in fact, some...


  • Inspired by Architecture and Sculpture, the Sonya Kashmiri Collection

    By Staff | Women

    Nominated by Wallpaper Magazine as “an accessory designer to watch,” Sonya Kashmiri launched her eponymous accessory line in 2008. She had been working as a sneaker designer (she studied at Cordwainer's College) using predominately synthetic mat...