With a little thought it is possible to turn the traditional orgy of consumption into a festival of ethical purchasing power. We look at two sustainable gift options.
The Chouinard family is transferring its ownership of Patagonia to the Holdfast Collective and the Patagonia Purpose Trust, both created to facilitate what appears to be an entirely new business model.
The world's dwindling resources, including cotton often sourced in questionable circumstances, are used to manufacture millions of T-shirts, many of which will quickly end up in landfill.
Now there's another way. An award-winning UK-based online software platform is using modern technologies like AI to make circular fashion stylish and open source.
More than half of us need glasses to correct our vision, but like sunglasses they’ve long been a challenge to the eco-conscious. Frames are usually made from polluting, non-biodegradable petroleum-based plastics or from metal. While both are recyclable, your local scheme is unlikely to accept old specs, which are more likely to end up in … Continue reading Stylish glasses for an ethical new outlook
Winter 2019/20 is almost upon us, so we're taking a look at some bags to take you through the most glamourous season in sustainable style. Replacing leather with a vegan alternative is key to our concept of a sustainable luxury handbag. Aside from the obvious animal exploitation, leather is typically treated with polluting chemicals, including … Continue reading Four beautiful vegan bags for sustainable winter chic
One of the most quirky eco-friendly contributions to this year's London Fashion Week, Sting, an event launching the Spring/Summer 2020 collection by Vin + Omi, featured clothing made from nettles harvested at Prince Charles's rural Highgrove estate. After contacting him about their work, the sustainable fashion pioneers first met the Prince of Wales in May 2018 … Continue reading Sustainability champions Vin + Omi bring royal nettles to London Fashion Week