Ümran Aysan: Ethical Luxury Resort Wear

Ümran Aysan has swiftly become one of my favourite ethical fashion designers! This London-based Turkish designer is the embodiment of ethical luxury: slow and conscious production of magnificent refined garments through the preservation of traditional craftsmanship. This brand promotes sustainability and transparency throughout the entire design and development process, taking into consideration environmental concerns and social responsibility. Ümran […]

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STATICE: Sustainable Luxury Swimwear

STATICE Paris is a luxury swimwear brand with a focus on beautiful cuts and sustainable high-quality fabrics. Their refined swimwear collection features precise finishing to contour and sculpt the body in a way that brings out the optimal silhouette. STATICE Paris’ fabrics are comfortable, resistant, and have an amazing body support with a slight shaping effect. The […]

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KinetIQue: IQ Diamonds are Mother Earth’s Best Friend

KinetIQue is an award-winning UK based ethical luxury jewellery company that produces innovative lab-grown diamonds. A diamond is supposed to be a symbol of love, commitment and purity – but for those living in diamond-rich countries diamonds have done more damage than good. In fact, the diamond mining industry often represents the reckless pursuit of […]

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Fair Photo Agency Is Live!

Fair Photo Agency has now launched! This cool platform founded in Sweden brings together ethical companies and talented photographers that are concerned with fair business practices. Fair Photo Agency defines “fairness” as the importance of being fair in business and “fair to the planet and all of it’s inhabitants”. All sustainable companies are welcome to join […]

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BERG + BETTS: Sustainable Timepieces Made With Leather Scraps

BERG + BETTS is a sustainable watch brand based in Canada that crafts their watches from surplus leather off cuts which would otherwise go to waste. Since watch straps require a small amount of leather, BERG + BETTS are able to collect those small “new” pieces of designer leather from factories around the world. The brand believes that […]

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MATTER: Provenance and Thoughtful Design

MATTER is a conscious company that offers more affordable ethical luxury with thoughtful design and provenance. This is a social brand under the umbrella of Banyan Tree Gallery, a 20-year old community retailer that works globally with artisan crafts in basketry, ceramics, lacquerware, and other homeware. MATTER’s mission is to “foster designer-artisan collaborations, inspire consumers to value provenance and […]

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Read Books the Eco-Friendly Way

I am the kind of person who walks into a book store and has to leave with at least three books. It is probably my one big splurging weakness, which is why lately I have kept my distance from book stores unless I am in dire need of a book. In fact, my husband and I […]

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*INSTAGRAM GIVEAWAY* with Illustrating Sarah

I have teamed up with the talented Illustrating Sarah to give away this beautiful framed illustration. Sarah has studied Illustration at Parsons Paris and New York and has worked in the fashion and jewellery industry until she decided to go down the freelance route. She constantly works with mixed media and always wants to try something new. […]

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WE.AR The Walk: Guilt-free Garments

Have you ever looked through your closet and thought to yourself “I have nothing to wear!”? WE.AR The Walk is a platform that enables you to revive your wardrobe by renting garments made by unique emerging designers for a fraction of the item’s retail price. Typically, the rental price is around 12% of the retail price. So […]

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LIAN & MÉZ: Sophisticated Watches from Pineapples

LIAN & MÉZ is an elegant sustainable watch company from Germany using Piñatex. As you may remember from a previous post, Piñatex is an innovative material made out of pineapple leaf fibers that are gathered by partner farming co-operatives in the Philippines. Manufacturing Piñatex produces new income methods for farmers and creates local business opportunities in pineapple-producing countries. […]

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