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Fibres Min Waste Slow Fashion

14 Indian Handbag Brands that work in harmony with nature

The discussion around sustainability and eco-friendly fashion has been reaching a crescendo off late, and rightfully so. It’s no longer a good-to-have; it’s now a must-have. We as a community, as a planet can ill afford to ignore the writing on the wall. Thankfully, India has had several pioneers in this field that bring the […]

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Climate Action Min Waste Social Impact

Strive Not for Perfection!

I still use Menstural pads (cups just aren’t doing it for me). I still buy new clothing if I really really like something. I don’t compost. I use a petrol driven car some days (and some days my electric scooter). I consume dairy. I mostly buy second hand clothing and products. I avoid leather and […]

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Slow Fashion

Fash Rev 2020

Its Fashion Revolution week,  the year 2020. The world is in a lockdown due to a strange new virus that threatens our very existence. However, we cannot forget the importance of this week that marks the anniversary of a very tragic event, that changed the fashion industry forever, for the better. This is a quick […]

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Min Waste Slow Fashion

We’ve got a small window of opportunity to do the right thing

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 […]

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Fibres

Soy – Is it Ethical?

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: […]

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Slow Fashion

Slow Fashion = Self Torture?

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 […]

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Fibres Slow Fashion

Jargon !! Let’s break it down

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 […]