Michael Kors Most MK bags are made from Polyurethane or PU, with leather trimmings. You will hear the abbreviation PU a lot in this story, so let me explain what it means. PU is a kind of plastic that can be treated to look a lot like leather. In fact, most bags, shoes, sofa upholstery, … Continue reading 8 popular handbags and what they’re made of
The fashion scene in India is incredibly dynamic, and its easy to lose track of the number of local designer labels entering the Indian market each year. Many of the day wear brands focus on the Indo-Western dressing style, and hand-woven fabric, particularly cotton and linen. However, there are only a handful of brands using … Continue reading Ek Katha – Clothes that tell a story
Fashion Start-Ups are misusing the words 'Ethical' and 'Sustainable' very irresponsibly these days, and that pisses me off, because it misleads customers, but also undermines the efforts of genuinely Sustainable companies. Watch this before you fall into the GreenWashing trap. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7viY7rx0wc
Meet Pooja Dhingra - a conceptualiser and a graphic designer based in Delhi, who got sick of complaining about the Waste Problem, and decided to do something about it. Tell me more about this project Pooja : CUT THE CRAP - 26 WAYS TO UNF**K THE PLANET is a series conceived and illustrated by me triggered by … Continue reading 26 simple ways to unf**ck the planet
This video explains why Modal is more sustainable than cotton, in spite of being a semi-synthetic fibre. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRA0rUfeDTg&feature=youtu.be Companies that are using Modal (These brands use other materials as well, not just Modal) Alternative Amour Vert EcoVibe Apparel Encircled LA Relaxed La Perla Me-Undies Nico Reformation Threads for Thought Madewell As good as … Continue reading Why choose Modal over Cotton, and brands that use this fibre.
Eliza is the co-founder of Touch The Toes - Singapore's first Eco Yoga Lifestyle Shop. TTT is soon venturing into casual and evening wear, making it a full fledged Eco fashion store. I met Eliza a few years ago, and am inspired every time we see each other. Here's her story. How did your Eco … Continue reading Eliza Inoue and her Eco Journey !
Alright, so if you've been following Ecoholique you know that i've been struggling to minimise my plastic usage. My friend Pemba suggested we do a challenge. I'm taking the challenge myself, and challenging two of my friends. Feel free to do the same. So What Does the Contest Entail: Everyone who takes up the challenge must … Continue reading THE 7 DAYS, 0 PLASTIC CHALLENGE
My bathroom scares me. I have more products than the local salon. And guess what they're all packaged in - PLASTIC ! Going ‘Package Free’ and ‘Zero Waste’ sounds like such a great simple idea. Guess what - its not simple!!! I need toothpaste and conditioner and makeup to look human ! Recently I started buying … Continue reading How to go package-free when you use a gazillion products
How to enter : Follow Ecoholique on Instagram Post a picture of your favourite ethically made/eco friendly item of clothing/accessories with the description "My entry for the @Ecoholique ethical fashion giveaway", and describe what the product in your post is about. Tag @Ecoholique and hashtag #ecoholique on the post. Tag 5 friends on your post … Continue reading Giveaway!
Dear ZARA, This is one of the most heartbreaking split-ups a fashion girl can have to go through. You made it possible for me to be a fashionista without burning a hole in my distressed jeans pocket. I'll always love you for this ZARA. Nothing puts a smile on a fashion girl’s face like the … Continue reading The day i broke up with Zara