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Jessica Alba: Taking Care of (Eco) Business

By Arwa Lodhi Jessica Alba is undoubtedly a pretty face and a good actress. But after she became a mom, the superficiality of Hollywood made way for her to focus on something more important: the health of her child.…

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Victoria Beckham Helps to Save the Children

By Diane Small With three sons and a daughter, Victoria Beckham clearly loves kids. So when she hears about disasters in Nepal and the Philippines or war in Gaza, she tries to do something about it. This time, she’s…

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Kwibi’s Cousin: Damian Aspinall

By Diane Small ‘If I had my way, I’d close down 90  per cent of all zoos tomorrow.’ This is the bold statement made by Damian Aspinall, passionate conservationist and son of the late charismatic zookeeper and society gambling club…

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Why Jamie Oliver Wants A Food Revolution

By Arwa Lodhi He’s been a tireless campaigner for children’s health for ages, and now Jamie Oliver is calling for a full on Food Revolution. But what does that mean, in real, practical terms? Not long ago, recipes were…

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Eluxe Exclusive: An Interview With Suzanne Somers

By Chere Di Boscio Suzanne Somers gained international fame as the ditzy Chrissie Snow in the hit sitcom “Three’s Company.” In reality, however, Suzanne is far from a ditz–in fact, her curiosity, critical thinking and writing skills have made her…

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Eluxe Exclusive: Diane Pernet Interview

By Chere Di Boscio Diana was the Greek Goddess of the hunt, so it seems an appropriate name for Diane Pernet, as this respected journalist, critic, creator, film maker, photographer, designer and curator is always on the hunt for…

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Eco Angels: Victoria’s Secret Angels go Green

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Victoria’s Secret isn’t the most eco-friendly brand, but it’s trying: after being condemned by Greenpeace for its pollutive practices, the lingerie brand has promised to eliminate hazardous chemicals in its products, but you’ll have to wait…

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The Vegan Diva: Beyonce Goes Vegan (Again!)

By Diane Small We all know by now that a vegan diet has several health benefits, including lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, which in turn reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer and type 2 diabetes. Eating more veg and…

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The Art of Compassion: Metin Bereketli

By Arwa Lodhi In these times of conflict, anger and confusion, one artist is trying to make a difference. Metin Bereketli is an internationally acclaimed artist whose work has appeared in some of the most prestigious galleries around the world,…

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Agent of Change: Paul Alan Smith

By Chere Di Boscio Aside from lawyers, bankers and politicians, there are few professionals as loathed as Agents. Perceived as rent-seeking ‘bloodsuckers’ feeding off the efforts of others, they are especially unloved by the artists they serve. But certainly…

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Exclusive Interview: Sophie Zinga

By Chere Di Boscio Senegalese born Sophie Nzinga Sy has always had natural talent for art and culture. A former student at the Parson’s School of Fashion and Design, she has applied the many skills she learned there to…

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Eluxe Interview: Henry Rollins

By Chere Di Boscio Former singer for legendary punk band Black Flag and his own group, Rollins Band, Henry Rollins never does anything without putting 110% of his effort into it. Far from your average rock star, Rollins doesn’t just record music:…

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Ma Vie en Vert: Rocco Leo Gaglioti

By Chere Di Boscio Former model Rocco Leo Gaglioti is certainly a busy guy. He’s the creator, producer and host of the wildly popular FashionNewsLive.com, which offers up-to-the-minute reporting on the worlds of fashion and celebrity. As it that…

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Russell Brand Calls for a Green Revolution

By Chere Di Boscio He got his start as a charismatic MTV host, before sliding into heroin addiction. He picked himself up to become one of the UK’s most astute comics and later gained mega-stardom when he married Katy…

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Jessica Alba’s Top Beauty Secrets

By Sophia Hussain Honestly, Jessica Alba is such a beauty! This iconic American-Latino actress is a mother, founder of the Honest Company, and beauty brand ambassador for Braun. As a healthy living advocate, she is all about embracing a…

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Wilde Thing: Olivia Wilde

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi We all know how gorgeous Olivia Wilde is. Some are also aware that she has an exceptional sense of humour. And others may also be acquainted with her wonderful eco-heart. The 30 year old actress…

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JLo Goes Vegan: Who’s Next?

By Chere Di Boscio First it was Jay Z and Beyonce who shocked the music world by going vegan for a spell, and now Jennifer Lopez has inspired many more to shun meat. Like the hip hop power duo,…

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Rosario Dawson: 100% into Studio 189

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Rosario Dawson is one of the most – if not the most – engaged celebrity in all kinds of organisations both to protect the planet and help those in need; her activism resume is as…

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Alek Wek for the H&M Conscious Foundation

By Diane Small We’re very excited about H&M these days. Not only because it recently released its ad campaign featuring Joan Smalls clad in an all-black Alexander Wang x H&M sporty-chic collaboration, but because supermodel Alek Wek has joined the…

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Barrett Wissman: Breaking Barriers

By Chere Di Boscio Carlo Petrini encouraged us to savour locally grown, home cooked food when he launched the ‘slow food’ movement in 1986. Kate Fletcher coined the term ‘slow fashion’ to refer to solidly made, eternally stylish ethical…

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Eluxe Interview: Charlotte Ronson

By Chere Di Boscio It’s about to start–the biggest week for fashion in the Middle East kicks off with Middle East Fashion Week, only to be followed by Fashion Forward. It’s a big deal that attracts big players–like Charlotte…

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AmfAR Dinner 2014: Milan Fashion Week Gets Charitable

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Milan’s Fashion Week has been graced by myriad celebrities supporting HIV prevention. The glamourous amfAR dinner and fund raising auction was a perfect example of how stars can channel their popularity for a greater cause–and…

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Stella McCartney: Green Carpet Challenge 2014

By Chere Di Boscio Livia Firth’s Green Carpet Challenge was taken up at London Fashion Week by Stella McCartney, big time. The British designer (who wore a cape dress we want RIGHT NOW) created 13 ravishing new pieces made…