Posts tagged "compassionate fashion"

Compassionate Fashion: Stock Up On Cool Basics At Everlane

Over the last, oh, six months or so, I’ve pretty much stopped buying fashion magazines and have all but quit paying attention to trends, aside from noticing those which are impossible to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 18, 2015 - 9:00 am

Compassionate Fashion: Wear-Anywhere Basics From Alexis Mera Loungewear

Alexis Mera loungewear was launched to create what is basically my dream breed of clothing: something I could wake up, roll out of bed and into work while wearing, and that…

Claire Hannum | April 10, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Compassionate Fashion: Reformation’s “Don’t Call Me Cute” Petites Collection

Fellow shorties, rejoice! Reformation, an eco-friendly company based in LA, has launched a petites collection. Aptly titled “Don’t Call Me Cute” (oh, how I can relate), the collection features timeless sexy and stylish…

Claire Hannum | March 4, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Compassionate Fashion: Leggings To Love From Emily Hsu Designs

Emily Hsu Designs was launched by dancer, singer, and actress Emily Hsu and offers a host of bright leggings, capris and shorts that are handmade in the USA. The looks are…

Claire Hannum | February 23, 2015 - 3:30 pm

We Live In A World In Which You Can Crowdfund $30,000 For A Mannequin

Welcome to 2015, in which you too can donate your hard-earned cash to help a mannequin travel across the ocean to be reunited with his (plastic) lover. What a world. Meet…

Claire Hannum | February 19, 2015 - 5:10 pm

Compassionate Fashion: 10 Cozy Must-Haves From Appalatch

Appalatch is a North Carolina-based apparel company “with a rebellious spirit to upend the clothing industry for good,” and it embodies every “practical Americana” cliche of my dreams, so I’m obsessed. The…

Claire Hannum | February 15, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Compassionate Fashion: Cute, Functional Pieces From Tiffany Cruikshank’s Fitness Wear Line!

Yoga teacher and wellness expert Tiffany Cruickshank teamed up with her friend Renata Facchini of Liquido to put together a limited-edition fitness wear line with a focus on styles that…

Claire Hannum | January 17, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Compassionate Fashion: Use Threadflip For Ethical Gifting This Season

Am I the only person on the planet who wasn’t yet addicted to Threadflip? If so, why was I not enlightened sooner? The site is kind of like a much cozier, style-focused…

Claire Hannum | December 10, 2014 - 9:00 am

Try Bamboo Leggings To Stay Extra Toasty This Winter

I have yet to try out the magic warming powers of fleece leggings, but that’s because I’ve been too busy obsessing over my cozy bamboo-lined pair. Bamboo leggings can probably…

Claire Hannum | November 20, 2014 - 10:30 am

This Vintage Pin-Up Runway Show Is The Stuff Fashion Dreams Are Made Of

This year’s Lingerie Fashion Week in New York coincided with the 75th anniversary of the invention of nylon stockings, and the pin-up inspired lingerie line Secrets In Lace celebrated with a vintage runway show…

Claire Hannum | November 8, 2014 - 1:00 pm

This Germ-Resistant Scarf Can Protect You From The Flu (And Chemical Warfare)

The Scough, a scarf embedded with the same high-grade germ filters that the military uses to protect against chemical warfare, is the fashionable answer to flu season. Instead of boarding…

Claire Hannum | October 1, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Compassionate Fashion: Help This Ethically Made Line Of Pashminas Support Kashmir Artisans

As many of us have learned the hard way, ethically made clothing can be really, really hard to find. Shawl Wallah is a refreshing alternative to sweatshop-made scarves — the brand creates…

Claire Hannum | September 24, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Compassionate Fashion: TOMTOM Limited Edition TRIBE Necklaces

TRIBE, a social business that works with women in Uganda to help them sell their wares, is teaming up with L.A. jewelry brand TOMTOM to sell limited edition necklaces. Each piece combines the signature hand-rolled…

Sophie Leon | August 10, 2014 - 11:00 am

Compassionate Fashion: Della X Urban Outfitters

I often hear complaints that compassionate fashion is difficult to identify and access. Los Angeles-based fashion line Della is attempting to bring handcrafted clothes made in Ghana to the masses.

Sophie Leon | July 9, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Compassionate Fashion: 10 Eco-Friendly Summer Shoes From Timberland

I’ve found that it’s surprisingly easy to find clothing and accessories that are up to ethical and sustainable standards, but when it comes to shoes, the pickings are few and far between.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 12, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Levi’s CEO Wants You To Stop Washing Your Jeans — And He Has A Point!

Chip Bergh (best name), the CEO of Levi Strauss & Co, made major waves earlier this week when he implored people to stop washing their jeans. Bergh made the statements…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 22, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Compassionate Fashion: Hands-Free Bags From Hipsters For Sisters

Hipsters for Sisters is an accessories company founded by designer Debra Denniston and her two daughters. Their mission is to “liberate women from their baggage,” and they mean it, both…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 11, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Compassionate Fashion: Noodle & Boo’s Skin Care Products

In addition, to celebrating our own mothers this Mother’s Day, let’s celebrate all of the loving mothers around the world. Noodle & Boo creates products that are recyclable, nontoxic, biodegradable,…

Sophie Leon | May 8, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Less Is More: How To Apply Minimalism To Your Wardrobe

The wildly popular website Zen Habits debuted in 2007. Miss Minimalist started blogging in 2009, and The Minimalists followed in 2010.  There’s a subreddit each for minimalism, anti-consumption, and decluttering. There’s…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 8, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Do You Know Who Made Your Clothes? Take An #InsideOut Picture For Fashion Revolution Day!

Today is the one year anniversary of the tragic collapse of Rana Plaza, a garment factory in Savar, Bangladesh. Over 1,100 workers died in the collapse, and more than 2,500…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 24, 2014 - 11:30 am
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