Category: Ethical Fashion

Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Should Include Shopping Second-Hand Fashion

Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Should Include Shopping Second-Hand Fashion

At the beginning of last season, you might have noticed something different in your social media feeds. The hashtag #SecondHandSeptember, initiated by anti-poverty charity Oxfam, took over Instagram and to a certain extent, Twitter, to celebrate the many advantages of second-hand style. Celebrated by fashion tastemakers and ethical-living advocates, #SecondHandSeptember encouraged style lovers to dedicate...

Parker Clay: Ethically-Made Bags and Gifts That Embody the Spirit of Christmas

Parker Clay: Ethically-Made Bags and Gifts That Embody the Spirit of Christmas

Ethiopia is the fastest growing economy in Africa and since 2010, reportedly one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Despite this progress, however, it’s still one of the poorest nations with a per capita income of just US$790, and its capital Addis Ababa, faces many poverty-led social problems; including human exploitation and the...

7 of the Best Eco-Friendly Running Shoes of 2019

7 of the Best Eco-Friendly Running Shoes of 2019

No matter how well you look after them, the wear and tear nature of using a pair of runners means eventually they will need to be replaced. With some new sporty kicks released this year, we’ve pulled together some that still transcend the requirements for the gym to take you to Sunday morning walk and...

Sustainable Fashion Fest Philippines: A Night of Clothes Swapping and Meeting Eco Fashion Advocates

Sustainable Fashion Fest Philippines: A Night of Clothes Swapping and Meeting Eco Fashion Advocates

Being surrounded by trendy, shiny things can be intoxicating since it seems in our marrow to crave something new. Cool toys, those must-have shoes or interesting experiences when dangled in front of us, has our pleasure senses on high alert; a behavior we may have learnt as children as our own parents tried to motivate...

10 Ethical and Sustainable Activewear and Sportswear Brands for Men

10 Ethical and Sustainable Activewear and Sportswear Brands for Men

Ethical fashion is somewhat like an umbrella term that covers a range of issues such as working conditions, exploitation, fair trade, sustainable production, the environment, or animal welfare in relation to a fashion item, its design, production and retail. Ethical activewear generally refers to clothing designed for workouts or physical exercise, and (depending on the...

12 Affordable Sustainable Christmas Gift Ideas for He/Him (Under $35)

12 Affordable Sustainable Christmas Gift Ideas for He/Him (Under $35)

You’re on this page searching for affordable Christmas gifts because you’re either strapped for cash, keen to stick to your financial plan or you’ve got a Kris Kringle/Secret Santa budget. Whatever brings you here, welcome. We hope this list of affordable sustainable gift ideas helps you with your Christmas shopping! 1. Boody business socks These...

Alexander Desabrais, Co-Founder of Sustainable Watch Startup Solios: “Privilege Comes with Social Responsibility”

Alexander Desabrais, Co-Founder of Sustainable Watch Startup Solios: “Privilege Comes with Social Responsibility”

When sustainable solar watch startup Solios launched its Kickstarter campaign in 2018, Canadian founders Alexander Desabrais and Samuel Leroux weren’t expecting spectacular results. But in just 30 minutes, not only was the campaign funded, it blitzed its CA$25,000 goal, raising a whopping CA$ 90,111! Take one look at the Solios watch and it’s easy to...