In 2012 the sale of Fairtrade food products in South Africa reached a record high of R234 million, a 220% increase from 2011’s R73.2 million. For the third year in a row South African consumers and businesses have chosen Fairtrade as their preferred sustainability choice. Read More
Not everyone feels happy during the colder months, and sometimes depression or Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D) strikes. Here are some natural ways to beat Seasonal Affective Disorder and bad moods.
Depending on whom you ask, H&M is either the problem or the solution for bringing sustainable fashion to the consumer. The Swedish retailer isn’t just any apparel firm, after all. Read More
It’s time to bring out your warm clothing and update your wardrobe with the latest winter fashion trends. This winter is all about chunky, comfortable sweaters, timeless pieces like camel coats that will last you many years, classy, sophisticated sports attire that is perfect for non-sporting environments and sweater dresses that allow you to be Read More
Winter is finally upon us, and what better way to spend the cool sunny days than browsing through the wonderfully diverse markets in Pretoria? You’ll find a wide variety of markets where you can find everything from organic make-up to antiques. Read More
British designer Vivienne Westwood has joined hands with airlines group Virgin Atlantic to design eco-friendly uniforms for its cabin crew and ground staff.
Eco-friendly leather is growing into a huge fashion trend, with top fashion companies and celebrities jumping on the bandwagon. Gucci has joined Livia Firth’s Green Carpet Challenge to create the first line of handbags produced with Rainforest Alliance certified leather.
Zara is under investigation by Argentinian authorities over its alleged use of slave labour. The South American nation’s Government Control Agency raided a series of factories associated with the world’s No. 1 apparel retailer after La Alameda, a local workers’ rights group, tipped it off.
Fast fashion chain H&M launched its second “Conscious” collection, the ‘Conscious Exclusive’ collection, last week in New York City, marking the brand’s continued efforts to create sustainable clothing.
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- R234 Million Spent on Fairtrade Food Products
- Beat S.A.D and Bad Moods
- H&M’s “Conscious Talk” Highlights the Future of Sustainable Fashion
- Winter Fashion Trends 2013
- Winter Markets in Pretoria
- Vivienne Westwood Designs Eco-friendly Uniforms for Virgin Atlantic
- Eco-friendly Leather: Fact or Fiction?
- Zara Faces Slave Labour Allegations
- H&M Launches New ‘Conscious Exclusive’ Collection
- Boost Fertility by Gaining Weight
Outraged by Abercrombie & Fitch’s CEO Mike Jeffries’ commentary about discouraging unattractive people from buying their clothes, writer Greg Karber devised a genius protest against the self-declared snobby brand. Read More
With a change in seasons comes a change in beauty trends, and designers have been debuting the latest in hair and makeup trends for winter 2013 on runways around the world. Read More
World Environment Day is on 5 June and for the third year running Yuppiechef is challenging people to host a meal to raise funds and awareness for Soil for Life.
When the weather gets cold, it’s natural to want to boost your body heat with delicious food. But this doesn’t have to pile on the pounds! Here are some tips to choosing heat-generating foods to keep you cosy this winter. Read More