For anyone who follows the fashion industry, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the growing interest in natural fibres over the past several years and it’s easy to understand why.
The rise of eco fashion is everywhere, from designer vegan leather products to a range of high-end sustainable clothing lines that are ethically sourced and produced.
Recently celebrity and anti-fur activist Khloe Kardashian urged her fans to wear fake fur. The idea makes sense: choose to fake your fur instead of opting for the real thing. But there is a catch.
Valentine’s Day is the perfect time of the year to purchase sustainable lingerie. Okay, so your man might not notice that your lingerie is both sexy and sustainable when you’re looking so gorgeous, but you’ll be pleased that what’s close to your body is safe for you and the environment.
Italian fashion brand Max Mara has teamed up with eco-fabrics company Saluzzo Yarns for a new four-piece collection made from a special high-tech yarn called Newlife; available in 1500 of the brand’s stores in 50 countries, from this month onwards.
I don’t know about you, but when it comes to finding swimwear for summer, I get pulled by beautiful and trendy ideas from all over the web. Perhaps because the bikini is like a beach version of the Matric dance dress: you don’t get to wear it every day (and if you do, I’m very jealous!) so when you do, you want to look outstanding.
Hot on the heels on the culmination of Live Eco’s upcycled fashion design competition, Avant Garde dress – won by Marquin Sampson from CPUT, comes the release of “ReFashioned”, a new eco fashion book by fashion activist, designer, and FIT lecturer Sass Brown.
Summer is arguably the most important time in the world of fashion. Designers from all over the world try to outdo each other every year in order to bring the best, most feminine and most beautiful items to stores. Here’s a quick round-up of some of the great fashion trends for summer 2013.
‘Organic’, ‘green’ and ‘eco-friendly’ are descriptions that people are quick to embrace when it comes to food items and cleaning products, but there may be a bit more hesitancy when it comes to eco fashion.
Threadflip and Twice are recommerce boutiques that allow women an online space to clean out their closest and then sell their no longer used items to the etailers who then go on to resell the items on their online shops for a major discount.