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Solene Rauturier

December’s Best Newly Rated Brands

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It’s the end of the year. For many of us that means a flurry of work and social engagements before taking a week or so to relax and recharge with friends and family. Here to help with your sartorial decisions is our final drop of ethical brands for 2018, featuring everything from artisanal luxury evening wear to super-natural organic basics.  See you in 2019! Read More

How Ethical Is Fashion Nova?

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With more than 13.5 millions followers on Instagram, Fashion Nova has become one of the fastest growing women’s clothing lines on the internet.  But we wonder, how does the brand and its production speed, impact on the Planet, People and Animals. We ask, how ethical is Fashion Nova? Read More

How Ethical Is Supreme?

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April 1994, a new store opens its doors on Lafayette Street, downtown Manhattan: Supreme is born. Over 24 years, Supreme has grown to embody downtown culture. Working with generations of artists from various backgrounds, Supreme has established itself as an institution, known for its quality, style, and authenticity. Read More

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How Ethical Is Boohoo?

By | Big Brands, Fashion | One Comment

Founded in Manchester, in 2006, Boohoo sells its own-brand clothing, shoes, accessories and beauty products online. It has grown so fast since then that in June, it was reported by the Guardian that “sales had increased by more than 50% in the previous three months compared with the previous year”. The brand even purchased PrettyLittleThing and Nasty Gal, two other Fast Fashion brands in 2017. Read More

Join The Fight To End Modern Slavery

By | People, The Big Picture | No Comments

Slavery has existed in different forms for a very long time. Despite being outlawed in most countries in the 1800s, slavery persists.  The Walk Free Foundation, estimates 40 million people worldwide are trapped in modern slavery today, with 71% estimated to be women and girls. The foundation says just under two-thirds of these people are in the Asia-Pacific region. So what is modern slavery? What are governments doing about it and what we can do to change things? Read More

We Rate Meghan Markle’s Ethical Fashion Choices

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When we saw Meghan wearing her Stella McCartney wedding reception dress, we hoped it was the start of something great. And it was. In just a few months, the former Suits actress has gone from newly minted Royal, to sustainable style icon. From her favourite sneakers and jeans, to the dress that broke the internet – HRH made some very deliberate fashion choices while on her and Prince Harry’s recent tour of Australia and the Pacific. So, how do we rate the ethical brands chosen by HRH the Duchess of Sussex? Read on to find out: Read More

How Ethical Is Victoria’s Secret?

By | Big Brands, Fashion | One Comment

Victoria’s Secret was founded by Roy Raymond, and his wife Gaye Raymond, in San Francisco in 1977, as a response to packaged underwear, which Raymond considered to be “ugly, floral-print nylon nightgowns”. Four decades later, Victoria’s Secret has become the largest American retailer of women’s lingerie, sold in more than 1,600 stores worldwide thanks to its celebrated supermodels and a world-famous runway show. But how does the iconic brand impact the Planet, People and Animals? We wonder, how ethical is Victoria’s Secret? Read More

The 5 Best Ethical Brands from Belgium

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Belgium might be a small country, but it sure does have a lot to offer! Besides tasty waffles, Belgium is known to be the home of the European Union, NATO, and numerous other international organisations. It’s also home to a growing number of ethical and sustainable fashion retailers, with cities like Antwerp punching above their weight when it comes to sustainable style. Here are our 5 best ethical brands from Belgium! Read More