Like it or not, another November means another Black Friday.
The clothing we buy at chain stores and most local boutiques isn’t made by machines or 3D printers.
When I began my journey into B Corp certification I was concerned. How can a small, sustainable fashion startup, woman-run/owned and bootstrapped, step away from intense daily demands in order […]
This post also appeared on Huffington Post. As consumers we don’t often think about who makes our clothing or whether a direct H&M supplier has subcontracted factory work to a small Cambodian […]
Tim Gunn met with me on an early morning this summer in New Orleans at the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Art of Design convention where he is the keynote speaker, to talk about transparency […]
Natural deodorants offer a chemical-free alternative to antiperspirants, which can contain toxic ingredients. But which ones actually work? Stephanie Hepburn tests six products and lets you know her thoughts… Read […]
Companies that make products from leather are facing tough times: the supply of leather is dwindling as fewer people eat meat, with the US cattle population dropping by 32% in the last few decades. […]
In today’s world of fast-fashion, running to the store for a $5 shirt sounds like a great deal, but small price tags come with large costs to the environment and […]
Despite varying consumer uptake of new tools that dissect the environmental and social impact of products, major brands can’t ignore them. A host of transparency tools are available to consumers […]
While reminiscent of the momentary media focus on sweatshops in the 90s, Poutiainen says this time is different because of the role of social media. “The speed of information has […]