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Nature is Speaking : A List Celebs’ Hard Hitting Videos

By Arwa Lodhi Julia Roberts, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey, Edward Norton, Penélope Cruz, Robert Redford and Ian Somerhalder. All big celebrities whose films we have all enjoyed at some point or another, but they’re usually acting someone else’s script.…

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Sharon Osbourne Speaks Out On Fur

Back in her music-managing and The Osbournes days, Sharon Osbourne used to wear animal fur—but after learning how animals suffer and die for each fur coat, she swore off it for good. That’s why The Talk co-host was eager…

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Why Going Veg Makes Sense: Welcome to The Meatrix

By Arwa Lodhi In the scifi film The Matrix, Morpheus woke Neo up to the grim nature of reality for humans, but now it’s time to awaken to the grim reality faced by several billion–that’s right–billion–of animals on the…

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Banksy’s Dismaland Wakes Britain Up

By Chere Di Boscio British artist Banksy is never one to shy away from harsh messages. From pointing out the barbarism of Israel’s wall around Palestine to increasing police brutality, the themes of his work touch on subjects few other…

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Kids Point Out Bald-Faced Sexism in Fashion Ads

By Diane Small One thing I love about ethical fashion brands is that it’s very rare that they’ll depict models in the typical, somewhat degrading positions mainstream designers show them in (in fact, I personally have never seen one!) You…

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An Interview With Stella McCartney

By Arwa Lodhi She’s the daughter of one of the most famous men on the planet, and one of the most popular designers of our generation. So you’d expect Stella McCartney to be at least a bit haughty, right?…

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Destruction by Doritos: A Cheesy Love Story

By Diane Small It’s a sad fact that rainforests across Southeast Asia are being destroyed every day to make way for massive palm oil plantations, where workers, even children, are trapped in modern slavery to cultivate the vegetable oil. The…

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Pharrell Williams Gets Crafty

By Chere Di Boscio It’s official: Eluxe has a new favourite YouTube channel: Club Chrissie! The crazy, fun NYC based hostess entertains a plethora of friends from her living room, PeeWee Herman style, with kitchy furniture friends (Pidgy and…

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Fools at Fashion Week: Jimmy Kimmel

By Chere Di Boscio Confession time: I’m the editor of a fashion magazine, and have worked in fashion for a decade. But frankly, I am not a fan of fashion weeks. Firstly, I’m against the idea that we need…

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Stirring Stories: Behind the Water

By Diane Small All of us in the developed world take clean water for granted. We run it needlessly while we brush our teeth or wash our dishes; we luxuriate in deep baths and long showers. But the reality…

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Watch this Kid Kick Butt on GMOs

By Chere Di Boscio There’s been a long-going struggle around the world, particularly in Canada and the USA, to get food that contains GMOs to be labelled as such. As it stands, millions of people are unknowingly consuming GMO…

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Man’s Legacy on the Earth: A Cartoon

By Arwa Lodhi Ah, man. We came, we saw, we conquered–nature, that is. While we generally think of cutting down forests to create homes and clear space for mass agriculture, killing animals for food and mining oil and coal…

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How Sunscreen Can Save Your Skin!

By Lottie Newman We’ve written before here in Eluxe about the dangers of sunscreen. While it’s a great idea to protect your skin from the sun’s beams, you should be aware that there are some nasty chemicals in some brands,…

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Goodbye, Robin Williams

By Diane Small We at Eluxe were so sad to hear of the passing of Robin Williams. He was not only a superb comedian and actor, but was a gentle man with a gentle heart. There are dozens of…

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Oprah Goes Vegan! Here’s What Happened…

By Lottie Newman Oprah Winfrey has tried all kinds of diets, but she has challenged her entire staff (which is huge!) to go vegan for one week–no meat, no cheese, eggs, milk–NO animal products. She interviewed key vegan chefs…

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Pharrell Spreads the Love

He’s supported the oceans by creating a huge textile company that spins fabric out of plastic waste rescued from the world’s seas. He’s created eco-friendly ranges for G Star and Adidas, amongst other brands. But just when we thought…

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Watch Our Cover Come to Life!

Our cover for Issue 2 of Eluxe Magazine was shot by the wonderful by photographer Peter Richweisz in Dubai, featuring the fantastic hair and makeup of Jojo Dantespadua and incredible clothing, made from found materials, by the super talented couture designer Furne Amato! Here, you…

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Beauty: When Classical Painting Comes to Life

By Lottie Newman Following on the heels of Haute Couture week in Paris recently, we found a video that matches the wonder of what we saw on the runways. Like many couture designers such as Valentino and Rami al…

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Meet Kevin Richardson, Lion Whisperer

“Kevin Richardson, Lion Whisperer”. It’s a title he doesn’t like, but how else can you label his extraordinary relationship with these beautiful animals? As a zoologist and animal behaviourist, he works at a lion park in South Africa. Here he has formed…

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If you watch this, you will NEVER wear fur again!

WARNING: THIS VIDEO IS VERY TRAUMATISING Think it’s ok to wear fur? Especially now that it’s super-fashionable and cheaper than ever before thanks to Chinese manufacturers lowering the price? This video will change your mind completely. Fashion magazines have…

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The Grotto 3, Starring Santa, Rapanui and Janet Devlin

Forget Christmas panto–we have an even better Christmas treat! Former X-Factor Finalist Janet Devlin features in Eco Fashion Brand Rapanui’s Christmas Film ‘The Grotto’ a mockumentary with an accompanying charity single. If you love the Office, you’ll love ‘The Grotto’,…

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Mila Kunis Speaks on Gemfields

By Lottie Newman Gemfields is the world’s biggest miner of ethically sourced coloured gems. They supply several prestigious jewellers, including Faberge. The gorgeous ambassador the the ethical gem miner is Mila Kunis–and the actress has really taken Gemfields’s mission…

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Li Bing Bing Speaks Up for the Environment

By Lottie Newman Chinese actress Li Bingbing is passionate about the environment: she started the L.O.V.E Foundation, which aims to raise awareness of green energy, pollution and other such issues in China. In addition, Li has been the United Nations…

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Emma Watson on Fair Trade

By Arwa Lodhi Ever wonder what exactly is meant by ‘Fair Trade‘? Articulate and highly knowledgeable about ethical fashion, Harry Potter and Bling Ring actress Emma Watson answers questions from fans about Fair Trade as part of her role…

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Is Your Phone Stopping You From Truly Living?

Technology is great: it can connect people, improve the environment, and even save lives. But what happens when we become so dependent on technology, it consumes us? No matter what your age or gender, there’s no doubt been a…

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Jamie Oliver TED Talk

By Diane Small Thinking of throwing a steak or hamburger on the BBQ this weekend? This may make you think twice! In this video, renowned British chef Jamie Oliver explains what goes into some American burgers. And you may…

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Vintage Lovers: How to Spot a Fake Vuitton Bag

By Lottie Newman We think hunting for vintage can be one of the most eco-friendly ways of shopping: no new materials are used to make the product, and after passing several years in the same country, you could even…

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The Story of Bottled Water

By Diane Small Think bottled water is better for you? Think recycling your plastic water bottles makes it eco-friendly? This little cartoon may make you think again…. The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water…

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The Story of Cosmetics

By Diane Small Here at Eluxe we’re all about the organic cosmetics. It’s not just because they’re trendier or better for our skin; there’s a lot more to it, and the Story of Cosmetics explains it perfectly. This short video,…