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  • Lydali: one-of-a-kind goods from across the globe

    By Kate | Women

    Here at Magnifeco, we’re always on the look out for great ideas, and great ethics.  When we came across an ecommerce site called Lydali that offers accessories and home goods from all over the world we were hooked. Lydali was started by two best f...


  • Fabrics For Freedom (FFF) foundation; Organic India

    By Nuria | News

    The role of the FFF is to raise awareness of the importance of responsible textile consumption, promoting ecological and natural textile fibers, supporting and encouraging the making from social projects and / or sustainable as a tool for social tran...


  • Highlights of Paris Fashion Week

    By Kamila | Women

    Paris fashion week AW2013 is over. If next winter is cold and frigid, we will be ready for it. PWF saw lot of knits in cashmere, fur, leather, all the durable materials that will keep us warm once the summer is over. The trouble will be waiting  the...


  • Fair is In-Fashion: International Women's Day

    By Emma | Women

    Today is International Women's Day; a day not only to celebrate how far women's rights have come since it was first observed in the early 1900s but to also acknowledge how far we have to go before all humans are treated with equal value and respect....


  • Biodegradable and recyclable line from PUMA

    By Kate | News

    An excerpt from Green Biz.com Puma steps up game with Cradle to Cradle certification by Judith Nemes Puma has been on a steady path to greater sustainability for years, but it just took a major stride forward by designing a new product line that e...


  • Is fast-fashion consumerism an addiction?

    By Melissa | News

    Not sure how or even when it happened but, as a whole, our consumption habits have gotten a little out of control.  We buy things out of boredom, to make us feel better, sometimes for no reason at all.  If you ask me, this habit, this addiction of...


  • Ethical denim brand review - 5 clean jean brands for spring

    By Meg | Women

    Formerly a hard labour and rebel clothing item, jeans are now a staple of any modern wardrobe. Having made their way onto almost every booty in the world, by the 1990's they were once again deemed the bad-boy of fashion. This was due to the tradition...


  • Col. Collection: deconstructing traditional lacquerware

    By Aya | Living

    Urushi, wooden containers lacquered with the natural sap of sumac tree, are a widely known Japanese traditional craftwork. Integrated into Japanese daily life, Urushi are  both ecological and sustainable because of the possibility to use across gene...


  • Cuffs - easy, breezy curated second-life

    By Melissa | Women

    Since 2004, Cuffs Boutique in Midtown Sacramento has been offering its customers (both men and women) a carefully selected mix of clothing that is both old and new.  If you want something no one else is going to have- this is the place to go.  Forg...


  • Designer Spotlight: Swati Argade

    By Kate | Women

    Swati Argade is an ethical Indian-American clothing designer and entrepreneur who recently opened a boutique in Brooklyn's Park Slope neighbourhood. With a passion for ethical fashion, particularly fair-trade, hand-made fabrics and the story behind t...