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5 Signs of Greenwashing to Watch For

These days, greenwashed is the new black – here’s how to avoid buying into the trend Greenwashing – the practice of marketing a product to make it appear more eco-friendly … Read more

From Fashion Addiction To Art

Isabel Varela “Clothes: Minded and Repurposed” hosted by Chashama I have something to admit: when it comes to ethical fashion, I am not perfect. I strive to make more educated … Read more

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Fast Fashion Meets Sustainability?

As of late, the fast-fashion retailer Boohoo has made quite a storm amongst the masses. The UK-based brand, privy to partnerships with influencers and past Love Island contestants, has unveiled … Read more

The African Fashion Scene: An Interview with Insider Hadeel Osman

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.

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5 Takeaways from Inconspicuous Consumption

In Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don’t Know You Have, Tatiana Schlossberg examines the hidden impacts that our fashion has on the environment. She writes about cashmere, blue jeans, … Read more

Don’t Shop. Swap!

Don’t Shop. Swap!

5 Clothing Swap Options to Help Your Wardrobe and The Planet A lot of us believe thrifting is the solution to mindless over consumption. What a lot of us don’t … Read more

Donating to a Thrift Store? Read this First

Donating to a Thrift Store? Read this First

My litmus test is “Is it in a condition that I would feel okay to give it to a friend?”. If not, I’m not giving it away at all because it increases the chance of it being put in some other countries landfill.

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A Resurrection of Care: Learn about the Commons

Occupy didn’t altogether fail. It succeeded by unleashing the forces of commonality; igniting a path forward. We hear from the people, read their ideas, and engage in activists’ spaces to reclaim what is ours.

Get Schooled on Conscious/Sustainable Fashion

You love fashion, but what about the industry? You’ve heard “fast fashion” is bad and even luxury brands pollute are planet. What’s going on? Learn how the fashion industry works: the good, bad and the ugly by taking any of these free courses on sustainable fashion and learn how to be a better consumer, creator and citizen.