I went to business school. We studied everything from Strategy to Economics, Accounting to Brand Management to Business Communication. We even learned Negotiation, and some of my classmates even studied a foreign language to set them up for success in the global workplace. But the environmental impact of business was almost completely ignored. As if […]
I’ve focused a lot on the ‘Eco’ side of sustainability on this platform. But this brand has such a great social model, that I would be remiss if I didn’t feature them. Anthropose is a Nepal based eyewear company that makes sunnies and prescription glasses. I love their styles because they’re timeless. They’re not made […]
Soy fibre looks and feels amazing. It can be blended with a host of materials, to serve the luxury, casual as well as athleisure industry. Its soft, moisture wicking, durable, works well with natural dyes and is a great alternative to wool, silk and cashmere. is it ethical or not? There’s good news and bad news: […]
Im a recovering shopaholic, so please bear with me. I’ve been sober for almost three years. I was in Bangkok recently, ‘the shoppers paradise’. I didn’t go shopping at all, and I was pretty pleased with myself. Then on the day I was to head South of Thailand, I had a few hours to kill […]
Ethical, Vegan, Slow, Organic, Fair-trade, Recyled, Repurposed – these terms are thrown around a LOT in the Ethical Fashion space. Lets break down the jargon. Organic – The crop the garment is made from, is grown without the use of genetically modified seeds, artificial fertilisers and chemical pesticides. In garments, the GOTS (Global Organic Textile […]
Alright here they are – Proyog According to this Indian Yoga Wear company, ” it’s a clarion call to millions of present-day yoga lovers who still wear polyester. Unaware of the innate contradiction, or the harm they invite.” Their Dhoti yoga pants for both men and women are made from 50% Organic Cotton and 50% […]
Did you get through one day without doing any of the above? Its not that hard right? Now imagine if 7 Billion people did this for one day. Now, IMAGINE if 7 Billion people did this everyday.
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, […]
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 […]
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.