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Berlin Fashion Week’s Green Showroom

By Angela Wallace Berlin welcomed the world to explore fashion over three hot and humid days last week. On July 3, I was grateful to hop into an air-conditioned Mercedes Benz Fashion Week shuttle to be whisked from the…

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Meet The Designers Behind Green Fashion Week Milan

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi The Italian fashion capital Milan is one of the favourite destinations of fashionistas, so it was unsurprising that this was the city chosen for the  4th edition of Green Fashion Week. Representatives from The United…

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Milan Fashion Week’s Greener Side

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Milan Fashion Week is notoriously unsustainable. Fendi, Prada, Versace, Miu Miu and other top Italian brands consistently rank an E grade for transparency and eco-friendliness, with the only exception of Gucci, thanks to the Kering…

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Dubai Haute Couture Goes Green

For the first time ever, Dubai’s prestigious Haute Couture show will feature eco-friendly designers. Glamorous, exotic, rich. Those are the adjectives usually associated with culture in the Gulf. But eco-friendly? Never! Or at least until now, that is. Eluxe…

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The Best Fairtrade Chocolate Brands

The best Fairtrade chocolate brands make a perfect gift for Easter, Valentine’s Day. Christmas, birthdays…any occasion, really! By Katy Carik Chocolate should make everyone happy, right? It’s tasty, creamy, and just the right amount of sweet. Although it’s pretty…

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Vegan Lingerie Brands That Are 100% Silk Free

These vegan lingerie brands are super sexy – and of course, are 100% silk free! By Lora O’Brien Looking for feminine, lacy, elegant vegan lingerie brands that use materials both kind to the planet and your skin? We hear…

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Why Sustainability In Art Matters

Sustainability in art matters. But what are artists themselves doing about it? By Chere Di Boscio and Parikrama Rai We all love art – whether we’re gazing upon it in a gallery, or purchasing it to decorate our homes.…

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7 Truly Inspiring Eco Friendly Fashion Models

These eco friendly fashion models have beautiful faces – and hearts! By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi While the model stereotype is that of a narcissistic, self-centred bimbo, in most cases, nothing could be further from the truth! Many models are…

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The Best Places To Buy Vegan Makeup Online

Hate the idea of wearing dead animal products on your face? Here are some of the best places to buy vegan makeup online By Bona Kim Over the last few years, the word “vegan” has been buzzing around various…

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What Are Sub Zero Waste Beauty Products?

It’s a hot trend in beauty. But what are sub zero waste beauty products? By Chere Di Boscio After a recent walk on a beach in west Africa, I was astounded by the amount of plastic on the shore.…

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10 Great Casual Ethical Fashion Brands

If you’re interested in conscious fashion you can wear every day, you need to know these great casual ethical fashion brands! By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi   Of all the types of clothing, leisurewear probably conveys the most personal expression.…

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Label Love: Farrah Floyd’s Zero Waste Creations

By Diane Small I first discovered sustainable German fashion brand Farrah Floyd at a gym, of all things. She was being profiled in a documentary about sustainability in fashion on the German ARD channel, which was later internationally broadcasted…

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Sacred Geometry & the Architecture of Heinz Pahl Kaupp

By Jody McCutcheon Usually the wise approach isn’t to try to improve on nature, but rather to borrow from it. Trailblazing eco-architect Heinz Pahl-Kaupp has built a nearly four-decade career out of mimicking nature in his work. The German-born…

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Ma Vie en Vert: Floris & Ingy from Amazingy

The founders of natural beauty site Amazingy tell us about their art, DJing, and vie en vert By Chere Di Boscio Dutch couple Floris and Ingrid do pretty much everything together. They are the creators of upbeat music as…

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5 Celebrity Makeup Artists’ Tips & Picks

By Sophia Hussain Makeup artists are the behind-the-scenes talents that are behind the fabulous looks of  film stars, rock stars, models, and athletes.  Whether it’s for a magazine cover, the catwalk, or a VIP event, truly professional makeup artists…

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20 Powerful Adverts To Save Animals

Sometimes, it takes powerful adverts to save animals. Here are some of the best we’ve seen By Diane Small Let’s face it: humans may well be the worst thing that ever happened to animals. We hunt them for fur…

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5 Eco Apps for Sustainable Travellers

By Marta Lopez We all love going abroad and discovering new places…But what is behind our travel experiences? Are we hurting those communities with our visit? If you wish more than anything in the world to avoid all those…

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A Tale of 2 Cities: London vs Paris Fashion

By Jody McCutcheon and Chere Di Boscio Since even before Dickens wrote ‘A Tale of Two Cities’, London and Paris have been compared to each other for many things: culture, writers, language, architecture, people, politics, and of course, fashion.…

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5 Women Changing Fashion As We Knew It

These women changing fashion as we knew it are making a big difference to the industry… By Angela Wallace “It is not only that fashion can change the world, but it absolutely must, considering what happened in Bangladesh just…

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Nikolay Bozhilov: From Garbage To Gowns

Nikolay Bozhilov does something incredible: he transforms garbage into gowns. Here’s how By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Nikolay Bozhilov, the Bulgarian fashion prodigy and two-time winner of the prestigious Golden Needle Award, has shaken the world of fashion up with…

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Meet ‘Sustainable’ Sass Brown: Eco Guru

By Chere Di Boscio Originally from London, Sass Brown established herself as a designer with her own signature collection selling in the UK and across Canada. As an academic, her area of research is in community outreach and ethical…