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Going Shopping With In The Know Fashion

By Chere Di Boscio Online shopping is fast becoming the norm – especially in winter. I mean, who in their right mind wants to battle pre-Christmas crowds in the cold to search for gifts and necessities? Luckily, more and…

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3 Sustainable Vegan Silks That Do No Harm

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi For thousands of years, silk has been associated with luxury. From emperor’s robes to concubine’s scarves, the fabric represented wealth, refinement, and sensuality. Of course, this is all true today, too, but we can add ‘sustainability’…

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Johanna Riplinger: Postcards from Cape Town

By Diane Small Johanna Riplinger is a fashionable woman of the world who also wants to save the world through fashion. German born, American by nationality, Parisian by choice, the designer currently enjoys working in the City of Light,…

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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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Wood Vibrations: The Best Wood Sunglasses

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi The most important accessory in your warm weather wardrobe has got to be a great pair of sunglasses. And if you’re pondering which kind is most suitable, sustainable and stylish to protect your eyes from ultraviolet…