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Label Love: Eco Leather Brand Duende

By Arwa Lodhi Here’s a little Spanish lesson for you: duende (duːˈɛndeɪ) n. To a higher degree than the muse or the angel, the duende seizes not only the performer but also the audience, creating conditions where art can be…

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Great News Or Greenwash? Mango Committed Collection

By Arwa Lodhi It all started with H&M’s Conscious Collection, and now another high street giant has taken steps towards sustainability. Mango has launched a new collection called Mango Committed, comprised of 45 pieces (25 women’s and 20 men’s items).…

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Label Love: The Autonomous Collection

By Millennia Severino London based Australian designer, Kim Stevenson founded The Autonomous Collections through her unwavering love of ethical practices and sustainability, which grew from a pressing concern for the environment. Stevenson’s vision is to revive and challenge our…

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YOJO: The Elegance of Earthenware Fashion

By Diane Small “Ceramic is a totally eco-friendly material. It comes straight from the earth and when its use is over, it returns to it. Ceramic is beautiful, practical and incredibly durable, and for millennia it has drawn the…

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The Good American: Good Apparel Fashion

By Andrea Plell Take a look at the tags in your clothing. Chances are they read ‘Made in China’, Vietnam or Bangladesh. Unless it’s vintage, finding a garment that’s ‘Made in USA’ might be as rare as plucking a…

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Label Love: Vintage Folk Sthlm

By Chere Di Boscio Who says vintage clothing isn’t bang on trend? Vintage Folk Stockholm has created a clothing label that’s not only fully sustainable, but it’s also super stylish. Following many years experience of the fashion and retail industry…

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Hope For Humans: Project Destiny

 By Arwa Lodhi Human trafficking is a more serious issue than you think. While most of us believe it only happens in countries far from ours, the truth is that sexual slavery exists in every nation around the world,…

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Great Danes! 10 Sustainable Danish Fashion Brands

By Chere Di Boscio Denmark is having a fashion moment. Again. Danish supermodels Caroline Brasch Nielsen and Freja Beha Erichsen are dominating the catwalks; Copenhagen Fashion Week is on every editor’s ‘must attend’ list; and a slew of sustainable…

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The Philosophy of Sustainable Fashion by Thoreau

By Chantal Brocca  This one’s been on our radar for awhile now. While everyone’s out there looking for a bigger and brighter carefully curated, meticulously constructed version of sustainable sartorialism, someone finally actually went out and did it. The…

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8 Eco Friendly Fabrics In Our Material World

By Arwa Lodhi What makes clothing sustainable? Which fashion brands use eco friendly fabrics? And which fabrics can indeed be classified as ‘eco friendly’? When consumers ask themselves these questions, it’s a good thing. But when fashion buyers ask them,…

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Cork Handbags That Totally POP!

By Diane Small Of all the vegan leathers, maybe cork is the best. It’s got a lovely natural grain like wood, and using cork isn’t just eco-friendly in terms of biodegradability, it’s also a means of helping to preserve…

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A Very Merry Christmas Fashion Shoot

By Diane Small   And so it is Christmas: the festival of peace, brotherhood…and garish decorations. Simply can’t take the sight of another naff jumper? Eyes watering from tinsel overload? Got a gauche wrapping paper-induced headache coming on? Then…