Vivienne Westwood contained multitudes. She was a pioneer of punk, a star of haute couture, and a crusading global activist. And, less often recognized, a philosopher to boot. Underneath her work in all realms lay a consistent commitment to truth, captured well in her 2007 manifesto Active Resistance to Propagan
The subjects range from sustainable fashion experts/advocates to designers working with bio-materials to a certain New York City nightlife legend. They’re all different from one another but they have a commonality. They are independent minded. They think for themselves. They’re doing things beyond the status quo.
There’s no one answer but there are ways of answering it for yourself… Tara St. James was one of the first names I heard when I first learned about “Sustainable … Read more
Looking for a bodysuit that can actually make you feel better in your own skin? Rosie Broadhead, designer – textile scientist, may have the ultimate solution. She designs a line … Read more
Fashion is getting more and more innovative, and Anderson’s Loewe menswear 2023 undoubtedly is an example of that. On the Metaverse runway, viewers saw living greenery – chia plants and … Read more
Tatjana Haupt, is not your conventional young designer. Based in France, Tatjana, who often goes by the name Tati, is pushing fearless feminism and empowerment, one knit design at a … Read more
A lot of Western media is biased towards west Africa – people talk about Nigeria, Ghana, and South Africa and nobody really talks about the rest of the continent. But we have fashion markets and creative economies in east, north, and central Africa as well, and I do think that it is important to highlight them.
We feel lucky to have on our team Francesca Vuillemin who is also the best Astrologer in NYC and a noted Sustainability Influencer. (no, we’re not biased!) One of the … Read more
from insta to IRL how @badasscrossstitch is bringing craftivism (& Rita’s Quilt!) to a community near you A lot of people have followers on social media. Very few of … Read more
“I always try to focus on the systems and not any individuals. I don’t want to blame any individuals. The people I want to blame are the people who have … Read more
TLDR: Tara Babylon is a British-Iraqi sustainable fashion designer & performance artist based in New York. She is an alumni of CSM, Parsons MFA and holds scholarships and prestigious awards … Read more
“Honestly, sustainability is tough. It’s a lot of work, but we promise to always try our best, to never cut any corners, and to be fully transparent.[…] Things won’t be … Read more
Prefer to read in Spanish? Click here! “By telling stories I realized that García Bello is not me, but rather a voice inside many people sharing the same narrative” Argentine … Read more
Le Ngoc Ha Thu The reason why I embrace that label (“sustainable designer”) is because that’s my career motto. That’s a promise I’ve made to myself and it’s also a … Read more
Lily Fulop and her book Wear, Repair, Repurpose Twenty-four year old visual designer and author Lily Fulop began the Instagram account Mindful Mending as part of a school project in … Read more