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Dyer Maker: Meet Cara Marie Piazza

 By Chere Di Boscio It’s not often that videos about eco-fashion techniques become viral, but so beautiful is the work of Cara Marie Piazza, the video of her using flower waste to create gorgeously dyed clothing has been seen…

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Label Love: The Lowdown on Lozena

By Arwa Lodhi Slavic women are strong, sexy, and feminine – and family-owned brand LOZENA has Slavic women at the core of their brand. The family owned label is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of Slavic culture, its people, and the environment.…

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Sustainably Chic: The Modern Rarity Collection

By Diane Small British retailer John Lewis was always ahead of the competition in terms of ethics: they have always operated as a Partnership with their employees, with the goal of securing the happiness of all its members through worthwhile…

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How To Create the Perfect Capsule Wardrobe

By Arwa Lodhi The term, “capsule wardrobe” is commonly used in the fashion media; but what does it really mean? In the beginning, the term “capsule wardrobe” was coined by Susie Faux, owner of the West End boutique “Wardrobe” in the 1970s,…

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Meet A Celeb Favourite: Sustainable Designer Tom Cridland

By Annie Gillman Creating the first ever sustainable fashion brand to offer a 30 year guarantee on clothing, Tom Cridland started his international sustainable menswear label in 2014. The fashion designer immediately made a splash, creating clothing for a variety of A-listers from…

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Tiziano Guardini: Three Days To Butterfly

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi When you think of Italy, what comes to mind? The bronzed, smiling men? Sumptuous food and wine? Or ancient history and art? You may not think of ‘sustainable fashion’ yet, but designer Tiziano Guardini may soon…

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What?! Alexander McQueen Cloned for Human Skin Leather

By Chere Di Boscio With collections that featured the inclusion of deer antlers, paint-throwing machines and human hair, Alexander McQueen was considered a fashion maverick, someone whose style was absolutely inimitable. It may be true that it’s not possible to…

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Eco Fashion for Every Urban Tribe

By Coral Brown Are you a self-confessed hipster, a flowery bohemian, or a sophisticated woman? Of course, we are all unique snowflakes in our own way and couldn’t be reduced to one simple label, but we might still have…

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Hanging On By A Thread: Palestinian Embroidery

By Thaslima Begum Traditional embroidery has long played a critical role in shaping historic and contemporary Palestinian culture. In pre-1948 Palestine, richly embroidered handmade garments were a proud expression of regional identity. Women created garments with a distinctive flair…

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12 Eco Friendly Music Festival Must Haves

By Paige French We Brits are famous for many things: our dry sense of humour, our distaste for people who don’t queue (it’s just rude!) and our ghastly weather. But when the rain stops and the clouds part, we can put…

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22 Super Chic Eco Friendly Denim Brands

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Here’s a bit of fashion history for you: did you know that American favourite, the blue jean, actually has its roots deeply embedded in Europe? Yep, that’s right: Europeans invented the jean, make no mistake.…

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Walk Sew Good for Sustainable Fashion

By Diane Small Sitting on a couch one spring afternoon, Megan O’Malley was reading an article about peace pilgrim Satish Kumar. In the 1960s Kumar had walked 13,000km across the world to promote nuclear disarmament. Like a cliche bolt…

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5 Super Sustainable Designers for Summer Style

By Diane Small Once upon a time, eco-friendly fashion designers offered what can only be termed as ‘hippy clothing’ for summers. Neutrally coloured, shapeless dresses, ubiquitous organic cotton tees and and primitively tailored jackets were the norm. Thankfully, that’s…

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5 Luxury Fashion Brands That Upcycle

By Diane Small Given the state of the planet, many of us are trying to buy less and less new stuff. After all, buying new only creates demand for a whole supply chain of destruction, from planting heavily sprayed…

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Fun+Fair: A Fair Trade Fashion Shoot

By Diane Small Who says fair can’t be fun? A collective of German fair trade fashion labels got together to create a fashion shoot to honour #FashionRevolution week, and the results are kind of adorable! Casual cardis, stripy tees (dead…

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Minimalist to the Max: The Eco Fashion Edit

By Coral Brown Confession: I’ve always been in quiet awe of the timeless cool of fashion minimalism, for a feast of reasons. First off, minimalist designs tend to err towards the androgynous. On the catwalks, many designers toyed with gender…

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7 Vegan Fashion Blogs You’ll Love

By Arwa Lodhi We all know there are loads of great vegan food blogs out there. In fact, Eluxe often covers vegan recipes from some of our faves, including Oh She Glows, Chocolate Covered Katie, Rawmazing and more. But what…