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Utility Belt: The Dangers of Smart Meters

By Jody McCutcheon Technology’s purpose is to increase our standard of living. Yet sometimes we’re so enamoured by the convenience or pleasure a new product offers that we overlook its risks. Or perhaps the risk may not be immediately…

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Grow Your Own Vegan Handbag! The Marvel of MuSkin

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi We’ve heard about mushroom as a shade, kind of like taupe and grey had a baby. But…as a fabric? GradoZero Espace is one of the bio-materials company behind a new textile innovation: mushroom leather, a vegetable eco-alternative…

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How To Choose The Right Champagne

By Chere Di Boscio It has long been the drink of choice for toasting and celebrations, and is practically synonymous with elegance and taste. It’s the beverage of choice for New Year’s celebrations coming up, and always makes a…

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7 Reasons To Swap To An Ethical Bank NOW

By Diane Small I know, I know – banking is one of the dullest topics in the world, right? But if you care about ethical fashion, organic food and non-toxic beauty products, you’ll seriously want to read this article.…

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Do Healing Crystals Actually Work?

By Diane Small We recently covered so-called ‘spiritual jewellery’ in Eluxe, focusing on brands that claim to infuse their work with spiritual meaning, and even spiritual energy. But it’s not just jewellers who aim to harness the power of…

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No More Excuses: How To Stop Animal Testing NOW

By Jody McCutcheon Back in the 1970s, a naive and rather irresponsible researcher, Herb Terrace, launched Project Nim, a study on teaching chimps sign language and documented it on film. But what should have been an interesting and heartwarming…

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An Artist With An Edge: Meet Steve Cutts

By Chere Di Boscio Once upon a time, brilliant British artist Steve Cutts used to work at an advertising agency with global corporate clients including Coca Cola, Google, Reebok, Virgin, Toyota and more. One day, he decided that using his creative talents…

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Why Topshop Is Unethical Fashion At Its Worst

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi If you live in the UK, stores like Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge, Burton, Evans, Dorothy Perkins and Wallis dominate the high street, and these are spreading. New York has a huge Topshop flagship, and Topman isn’t far behind.…