Scott Jacobsen

About the Author

Scott Douglas Jacobsen researches and presents independent panels, papers, and posters, and with varied research labs and groups, and part-time in landscaping and gardening, and runs In-Sight Publishing and In-Sight: Independent Interview-Based Journal.

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An Interview with Helen Minogue of Vintage Inspired Ethical Designs

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Vintage Inspired Ethical Designs is a new eco friendly vintage inspired contemporary fashion label based in Adelaide. The owner/designer, Helen Minogue develops her designs in Adelaide, and after many months of searching finally sourced home workers using traditional methods to weave,... Read More

An Interview with Megan Kitt of Tuli

Tuli jewelery products are all hand made in Uganda

Megan started Tuli to help empower women and bring us sustainable and ethical jewellery made in Uganda. Every purchase puts money directly into the hands of the woman who made it, empowering them to feed their families, educate their... Read More

Everybody is for Globalization

The majority of people support globalization, but the term itself can have different meanings.

Globalization is important to positively contribute to our growing global economy At the grassroots level, it can conjure up images of people gathered  together in communities and cooperatives... Read More

An Interview with Ewa of MARA Knitwear

MARA is a social enterprise established in 2013 in Moldova. They focus on slow upcycled fashion and the ethical production, life essentials and the well being of those who make them.

MARA S/S 2017 Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story,... Read More

An Interview with Fiona Clements of Senorita AweSUMO

Fiona Clements a Pakeha, Kai Tahu, Clan Gordon, Craftivist and zero-waste textile practitioner. She grew up in Waitati, Dunedin and is connected closely with nature and environmentally minded. Her beliefs are reflected in her textile design.

Designer Fiona Clements. Image credit:... Read More

An Interview with Charlotte Davies of SAHEL

Charlotte grew up in England as horse lover on the English countryside. She has always loved fashion and earned a BA (Hons) in fashion Design at Nottingham trent University. She has worked in public relations and fashion then founded... Read More

An Interview with Heiðrún Osk of Dimmblá

Founded in 2014 by Heidrun Osk, Dimmblá is an Icelandic clothing brand using classic, Icelandic design. She believes in creating beautiful clothes that reflect grace, power and integrity.

Heiðrún Ósk Sigfúsdóttir, CEO, Dimmblá Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education,... Read More

An Interview with Viktoria Nasteva and Kathrine Nasteva of Lozena

LOZENA is redefining responsible fashion with designs that transcend convention. Family-owned, their Slavic heritage inspires our work and reminds us of what is important - the preservation and celebration of culture, the environment and its people.

Kathrine and Victoria Tell us about... Read More

An Interview with Jussara of Jussara Lee

Jussara Lee is a native Brazilian of Korean heritage who has developed a small –scale business operation in which luxury fashion and sustainable practices work in tandem. Since moving to New York City in 1987 to study at the Fashion... Read More

An Interview with Jesse Junko Beardslee of Themis and Thread Part Two

continued from Part one here How can individuals, designers, fashion industries, and consumers begin to work to implement those rights so that these vulnerable populations, women and children, in many countries of the world have better quality of life? Help make... Read More

An Interview with Jesse Junko Beardslee of Themis and Thread Part One

The Mission of Themis and Thread is to continue dedication to victimless fashion, wearable art, healthy environmental practices and equal human rights. Owner Jesse Junko Beardslee creates fashions from concept to completion in Hector, New York with as many American... Read More

An Interview with Tereena Lucas of Luca Jouel

Luca Jouel is a boutique Australian fine jewellery brand celebrating a sophisticated yet organic beauty. Founded on a passion for creating beautiful heirloom quality jewellery with a modern sensibility, their pieces combine ethically sourced diamonds, gemstones and mixed precious metals together... Read More

An Interview with Jennifer of brm

Woman wearing a blue dress and jacket outfit

brm is a luxury eco and ethical clothing label, designed and made in the UK. They are committed to sustainable policies including fair trade/fair wage initiatives, animal rights issues, commitment to eco-friendly fabrics and practices and carbon offsetting.

Tell us about family... Read More

An Interview with Vanessa of Madam Chino

Vanessa Devaki Andrew is an artist, illustrator, clothing & textile designer and producer, community educator and reuse entrepreneur living and working in Milwaukee WI, USA.  Milwaukee is also home to her USA-made sustainable reuse clothing brand Madam Chino which started... Read More

An Interview with Rhonda LaBatt of Redemption Market

Redemption Market is a boutique featuring a variety of fair trade gifts. They choose only the highest quality products, focusing on sustainability and ethical treatment of the designers and artisans. Every purchase makes a difference and is a step toward recovery... Read More

An Interview with Alyssa Couture of Alternative Fashion

Alyssa Couture is designer /owner of Eco fashion brand Alternative Fashion. Read more about Alyssa Couture and her sustainable journey. 
Alyssa Couture, Founder of Alternative Fashion
Photo credits: Christian J. Kunsch
How did you get interested in ethical and sustainable... Read More

An Interview with Sarah Confer and Ariana Svenson of Threads of Peru

Threads of Peru is a nonprofit organization that connects the world to handmade treasures of Peru, helping to preserve ancient craft techniques and empower indigenous artisans.

What is Threads of Peru? Threads of Peru is a not-for-profit social enterprise that connects the world... Read More

An interview with Melanie Vert on her travels to Uganda and Ethical fashion

Melanie is originally from Hamilton. She recently graduated from Carroll College in Montana where she advocated for Fair Trade and hosted many events regarding ethical jewelry, chocolate etc. Through her advocacy, her university became one of the first in the... Read More

An Interview with Claudia of Falcieri Designs

Falcieri Designs is an independent UK handmade womenswear label created by Claudia Oliver. She specializes in day and evening wear using simple, flattering shapes for women who want the wow factor.

Tell us about family background - geography, culture,... Read More

An Interview with Talia of Ramnation

Launched in 2013, Ramnation knitwear focuses on ethical production and provenance. Read more about our interview with founder Talia Hussain.

How did you become involved in ethical and sustainable fashion? Like many people, especially women, I have always been interested in clothes... Read More

An Interview with Tansy Baigent of Lupe

Lupe is a company founded by ethical entrepreneurs Tansy Baigent & Dolly James. They personally source each unique, pre-loved diamond and precious gemstone piece. This is an innovative, forward-thinking business that is driven by a passion to reduce the environmental... Read More

Interview with Shivam Punjya of Behno

Tell us about family background - geography, culture, language, and religion. I am from California, born and raised. I miss the constant source of reasonable weather all the time! I have two moms, two dads, a brother and a sister. My... Read More

An Interview with Miriam Agat of Simple Animal

'Simple Animal' is a young fashion label that specialises in trendy, organic and fair, vegan fashion for animal lovers. Created by Miriam Agat, Simple Animal loves otherness and embraces all things different. They love vegans, the LGBT scene and everyone who's... Read More

An Interview with Elisabeth Delehaunty of ELISABETHAN

Elisabeth was raised in New England to an Irish Catholic Family. She graduated from Dartmouth college in 1993 with a major in studio art. She had numerous costuming jobs before sge founded ELISABETHAN. Here is Elisabeth's story.

Elisabeth... Read More

An Interview with Angelina Rennell of Beklina

Angelin Rennell is a mother of two that founded and runs Beklina. Beklina was founded in 2006 and sells ethical fashion with collections placees as diverse as Bolivia, Nepal, Peru, and USA.

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal... Read More

An Interview with Sarah Zentz of Sarah Zentz Jewelry

Sarah earned a BFA in New media and Metalsmithing from Millersville University. She studied under Christina Miller, who is the co-founder of Ethical Metalsmiths. Sarah founded Sarah Zentz Jewelry. Here is her story.

How did you get... Read More

Brand Feature: Good Cloth

Good Cloth specializes in ethical fashion—clothing, accessories, and home goods—that are designed with consideration for workers, the planet, and consumers. The shop curates products that are made with ethically-sourced materials and have a transparent supply chain. Style, workers' rights, and... Read More

An Interview with Joyce Hu of Wildlife Works

Wildlife Works' objective is to advance economic and social solutions for communities where both wildlife survival and forest preservation is threatened.

 

Tell us about family background - geography, culture, language, and religion.

California native. Chinese descent. My grandparents have many war... Read More

Brand Feature: Avila

Avila is an Australian lifestyle label locally produced in Melbourne, offering luxury clothing you can wear everyday. They instil qualities of elegance and naturalness in all their garments by selecting luxurious natural fabrics, ensuring quality fit and an ethical and sustainable conscience.... Read More

An Interview with Jessica of Pqno... Handmade designs

Tell us about family background - geography, culture, language, and religion. What is your personal story – education, prior work, and so on? Hello, I’m Jessica from Barcelona, Spain. I have been hand sewing since I was 8 years old, and... Read More

An Interview with David Rhode of Ingle & Rhode

purples and blue gems

This story began in 2006, when David Rhode was looking for an engagement ring but couldn’t find a jeweller who could tell him where their diamonds had come from, or the conditions under which their jewellery was produced. The more he... Read More

Interview with Prama Bhardwaj, CEO and Founder of Mantis World

Tell us about family background - geography, culture, language, and religion. I was born in Kenya to a family of Indian origin. My great grandfather moved from India to Kenya during British colonial times to work on the railways. My grandfather... Read More

An Interview with Fredrik Stenvinkel of 15:21

15:21 is a Stockholm-based brand with a love for functional minimalist design. We make everyday essentials - the things you touch and hold the most (lovers aside) - in natural cork. 

Cork Wallet, iPhone 6 Cork Case, Cork Passport Holder... Read More

An Interview Thomas Geissmann and Marion Poirier of TSHU

Interview Thomas Geissmannmarion poirier tshu

Thomas and Marion founded and own TSHU, an elegant and committed handkerchief. Ethically made in Montreal (Canada), the TSHU handkerchiefs boast unique, bold, colourful designs and a distinctive shape, to make a gesture for the environment – in style! Each... Read More

An Interview with Robert Bergmann of Responsibility in Fashion

Interview Robert Bergmann on responsibility in the fashion industry

Thanks for inviting me to talk with you… and thanks for the great work you’re doing up in Canada.

How did you get interested in ethical and sustainable fashion?

I come to this work in a bit... Read More

An Interview with Julia Eden of JuliaEden Designs (Part Two)

Continued from Part one

There have been large tragedies such as the Rana Plaza collapse, which was the largest garment factory accident in history with over 1,000 dead and more than 2,500 injured. Others were the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire (1911)... Read More

An Interview with Julia Eden of JuliaEden Designs (Part One)

Julia Eden started making custom macrame hemp necklaces for friends when she was in high school. Twenty years later, she now has an ethical and jewelry brand of JuliaEden designs . A life long environmentalist, she is passionate about sustainability in... Read More

An Interview with Fehmida Shah of Wild Things Toys

Wild Thing Toys was founded by Fehmida Ibrahim Shah. She has worked with various social and educational movements and is passionate about supporting a fair trade business models. She started Wild things toys that inspire imagination... Read More

An Interview with Piya Jain of Maha Mala

Maha Mala creates beautifully hand crafted 108 bead Necklaces using crystal and Indian Traditional seeds. These 108 bead necklaces are called 'Malas' in Sanskrit and are used for chanting. Based out of the heartland of India, New Delhi; each of... Read More

An Interview with Henrik Saetre of Mamahuhu

Tell us about family background - geography, culture, language, and religion. A 30-year-old male, born in Oslo, Norway, and grew up in Bergen, Norway, I was exposed to many religions throughout school. However, I am an agnostic, meaning that I do... Read More

An Interview with Lori of Conscious Elegance

Conscious Elegance creates fun, ethically sourced eco-chic wedding attire at a fair price. Sustainability, social responsibility, & affordability are their priorities and reflected in every aspect of their business. Designer Lori, tells us more.

Tell us about family background -... Read More

Jen Lewis of Purse and Clutch

Purse and Clutch employs weavers & seamstresses in Guatemala & leather workers in Ethiopia to break the cycle of poverty in countries with limited job opportunities. Know more about them in our interview with Jen Lewis!

Purse and Clutch artisans in... Read More

Rachel Denniston of Hipsters for Sisters

Rachel grew up in a small suburb of Los Angeles where she resides today. Growing up in a creative environment with her mother who is an artist, inspired her to study Art History and Chinese in a small... Read More

An Interview with Andrea Salinas of NOW_THEN

woman wearing a one piece swimsuit holding a surfboard

NOW THEN is an ecoluxury swimwear and neoprene label for Ocean minded women in search of a fashionable saltwater attire.

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. I was raised in a small town of Navarra, in the... Read More

An Interview with Bea of Heke Design

Bea was born in Australia as the youngest of 3 kids. She moved to Canada at the age of 7. She worked in the music touring industry for a while. In between the music touring, she designed... Read More

An Interview with Gemma of IAIOS

Tell us about family background - geography, culture, language, and religion.  My great great grandfather opened a little haberdashery in Granollers, a city near Barcelona. His son called Amadeu took over the business and started to manufacture knit clothing in a... Read More

An Interview with Carrie Asby of Sutter Larkin

Sutter Larkin believes that a positive image on the outside starts with feeling good on the inside. To get there, one-of-a kind designs are used to bring out the best in each individual who puts on a Sutter Larkin ensemble.

Head... Read More

An Interview with Rachel Pines of Moonbird Designs

Tell us about family background - geography, culture, language, and religion. I was born in UK and lived in Leicester until I went to Art school at 21 in London. My parents were teachers and we were brought up as atheists... Read More

An Interview with Sarah Cooper of The Fableists

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Tell us about family background - geography, culture, language, and religion. I am Canadian, but am married to a Brit, so now make my home in the UK. We have four children between us. The Fableists is a family business. Tell us... Read More

An Interview with Peri Drysdale of Untouched World

Tell us about family background - geography, culture, language, and religion. I grew up on picturesque and pristine sheep farming high country on the edge of the southern Alps in the South Island of New Zealand. Until relatively recently New Zealand... Read More

An Interview with Ashley Denisov of 1x1

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. Photo credit: Imperial Stock Ranch I received my B.A. from UCLA in Design | Media Arts, where I began developing my interest in fashion and working at several fashion... Read More

An Interview with Emily DeLong of Margu

Founded in 2016, Margu is a womenswear line created and designed by Emily DeLong. Combining classic silhouettes with vintage-inspired details, her clothing strikes a balance between playful femininity and quiet sophistication. Fabrics, notions, and trims are... Read More

An Interview with Esther and Javier of dLana

Tell us about your partnership and how you got started? Esther and Javier We met at a conference on ecology and environment in Vitoria, a beautiful city in northern Spain. We had already spoken on other occasions, since we both volunteered... Read More

An Interview with Kathleen Murphy of Kámen Road

Kámen Road offers limited edition travel and work bags made on the West Coast of the United States. The company, founded by Kathleen Murphy believes in ethical and sustainable design and business practices. Read more about her and journey... Read More

An Interview with Léonie Daignault-Leclerc of Gaia & Dubos

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. I always knew I wanted to be a fashion designer. I began my career at the age of 12, where I learned how to draft patterns and sew for myself.... Read More

An Interview with Fatim of Fatim Bahh

Fatim started Fatim Bahh brand as a socially conscious line, to help young girls get access to primary education in Kassa, Guinea, West Africa and to help women in the rural areas of Guinea, showcase their artisanal skills to the... Read More

An Interview with Noorin Khamisani of Outsider

Outsider was launched in 2009 with a mission statement that set the scene “Ethical fashion should just look like fashion”.   Read more about our interview with  Noorin Khamisani and her views on the fast fashion.

Noorin Khamisani I was born... Read More

An Interview with Alf Vora of Arrogance Accessories

In 1989 Arrogance Accessories was born. Celebrating their 25 Year Anniversary very recently, they've been creating hemp bags and accessories that are now being sold in popular high street stores. Read more about our interview with Alf Valora of Arrogance Accessories.

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An Interview with Taylor Johnston of Gamine Co (Part Two)

Taylor Johnston's clothes
Women and children are the majority of the exploited and violated work forces. What is the importance of the status of women’s and children’s rights in the ethical and sustainable fashion world too? It’s incredibly important. We navigate a narrative of... Read More

An Interview with Taylor Johnston of Gamine Co (Part One)

Gamine Workwear is designed by Taylor Johnston, Manager of the Gardens and Greenhouses at the Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum in Boston, Mass.  Understanding how important it is to create gear that holds up to hard work, every Gamine product... Read More

An Interview with Maria Jose and Nicolas of Casa Lefay (Part Two)

Woman wearing a white dress
What is your customer base – the demographics? Women between 20 - 45 years old, nature lovers, women that appreciate sustainable living and its initiatives, multiculturalism in the world and its traditions. Women that demand confort clothing, exclusive and fair trade designs,... Read More

An Interview with Maria Jose and Nicolas of Casa Lefay (Part one)

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. Since childhood I liked fashion, thanks to my grandmother, a woman from Barranquilla, a city in the Caribbean coast of Colombia that breathes fashion, elegance, and style. In her time, women... Read More

An Interview with Olga Iriépar Garcìa of A Pompidou (Part Two)

Women and children are the majority of the exploited and violated work forces. What is the importance of the status of women’s and children’s rights in the ethical and sustainable fashion world too? I think that giving the most disadvantaged people... Read More

An Interview with Olga Iriépar Garcìa of A Pompidou (Part One)

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. My name is Olga. I was born in Madrid, Spain. But when they ask me where I am from, I always answer that I am a citizen of the world.... Read More

An Interview with Lydia Marshall of Lana Bambini

Lana Bambini is a family-run business offering high quality clothing for children which is all made from lovely natural – and mostly organic – fibres which are either unbleached and undyed or coloured with completely safe GOTS (Global Organic Textiles... Read More

An Interview with Guadalupe García Jerez of CARPEDIEM Design (Part Two)

What is your customer base – the demographics? Currently we are oriented to the sale in national territory. But our objective is to grow as a company and export to other countries within European territory. There have been large tragedies such... Read More

An Interview with Guadalupe García Jerez of CARPEDIEM Design (Part One)

CARPEDIEM Design stems from the need to respond to social sector concerned about sustainability and innovation within the current framework of fashion. Combining natural fabrics with more technology to provide greater comfort that you saw and being environmentally friendly.

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An Interview with Nina Tack of LE SURI Ltd (Part Two)

What topics most interest you? We are interested in exploring more ways in which cork can be used in fashion. However, we don’t see ourselves as a brand that will be always limited to cork. This is what we focus on now,... Read More

An Interview with Nina Tack of LE SURI Ltd (Part One)

LE SURI is an innovative handbag label creating unique handbags made from 100 % cork. The line features highest quality natural materials - organically grown, locally harvested and produced. Read more about our interview with Le Suri's co-founder Nina Tack.

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An Interview with Rita Summers of Gone Rustic (Part Two)

Continued from Part 1 here Children are the most vulnerable population. Women tend to have less status than men in societies including the right to decent working conditions, decent pay, to vote, and so on. What is the relationship between... Read More

An Interview with Rita Summers of Gone Rustic (Part One)

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. I am happily married to Ian, and have 2 adult children and 1 grandchild. I was born in Canada to Dutch parents, but have lived in Tasmania Australia since I... Read More

An Interview with Snow of BIBICO (Part Two)

There have been large tragedies such as the Rana Plaza collapse, which was the largest garment factory accident in history with over 1,000 dead and more than 2,500 injured. Others were the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire (1911) and the... Read More

An Interview with Snow of BIBICO (Part One)

Bibico is an ethical clothing brand reknown for its simple effortless style. Their clothes are made from the best quality natural materials and produced in fair trade cooperatives, certified by the World Fair Trade Organisation. Read more about Bibico with our... Read More

An Interview with Marcia Admetller of Blue Dolls (Part Two)

Women and children are the majority of the exploited and violated work forces. What is the importance of te status of women’s and children’s rights in the ethical and sustainable fashion world too? The maxim, since we do not conceive child... Read More

An Interview with Monica Rojas of Belvele LLC

Belvele's founder, Monica Rojas, became fascinated with fashion at a young age. She has worked in the industry for 10 years in various roles, including management, merchandising, and buying. Read more about our interview with her.

Monica Rojas Tell us... Read More

An Interview with Jameela of Alora Boutique (Part Two)

Continues from part one here Alora statement necklaces Women and children are the majority of the exploited and violated work forces. What is the importance of the status of women’s and children’s rights in the ethical and sustainable... Read More

An Interview with Jameela of Alora Boutique (Part One)

Alora was founded in 2013 in the beautiful city of Calgary, Alberta. Co-founders and mother-daughter duo of Emilyn and Jameela, began handcrafting jewelry on their kitchen table with the belief that jewelry should be beautiful, personal and meaningful

Tell us... Read More

An Interview with Sica Schmitz of Bead and Reel (Part Two)

Children are the most vulnerable population. Women tend to have less status than men in societies including the right to decent working conditions, decent pay, to vote, and so on. What is the relationship between the need to implement women’s... Read More

An Interview with Sica Schmitz of Bead and Reel (Part One)

Bead & Reel is your one-stop shop for ethical fashion. Founded by stylist and costume designer Sica Schmitz, Bead & Reel is the woman-owned, vegan-owned boutique committed to helping women love themselves and others through empowered and... Read More

An Interview with Drakshan Khan of Purple Impression (Part Three)

What have been honest mistakes in the foundation and development of Purple Impression? I would say too much flexibility and lack of future planning in the running of the business. The plan with Purple Impression initially was to connect with an... Read More

An Interview with Drakshan Khan of Purple Impression (Part Two)

How can fashionistas, and fashionistos, become more informed on the rights of garment workers, the violations of those rights, and the general sources of their clothes? I think a good place to begin is by doing some research about how your... Read More

An Interview with Drakshan Khan of Purple Impression (Part One)

Purple Impression is a Fair trade brand that aims to bring people together through art and fashion. They work with women artisans in Pakistan who hand embroider the designs. Their goal is to provide them with employment, fair pay and direct access to... Read More

An Interview with Mandy Multerer of MY SISTER

MY SISTER's mission is to prevent sex trafficking, educate communities, empower the population, provide after-care for survivors and offer growth opportunities to at-risk women through the sales of our statement-making, ethically-sourced apparel and accessories.

Mandy Multerer. Image credit: kyleeandchristiancreative Tell us... Read More

An Interview with April and Garrett of YSTR Clothing (Part Two)

Continued from part one here. Many factors come into the fold for consideration within this movement. It is international, moderate in size, and growing. Tragedies such as the Rana Plaza collapse, was the largest garment factory accident in... Read More

An Interview with Paola Masperi of Mayamiko (Part Two)

Continued from part 1 here

Women and children are the majority of the exploited and violated work forces. What about the status of women’s and children’s rights as well? Women, children, and the less abled are the most vulnerable people in... Read More

An Interview with Paola Masperi of Mayamiko (Part One)

Mayamiko Trust was established in 2008 by Paola Masperi. After extensive travel in Africa, Paola decided to help some of the most disadvantaged people in Malawi by supporting their creative talents and turning them into sustainable activities.

Paola Masperi Tell us about... Read More

An Interview with Rachel Faller of Tonlé (Part Two)

Continued from Part 1 Women and children are the majority of the exploited and violated work forces. What about the status of women’s and children’s rights as well? Women and children tend to be most exploited in the industry because they... Read More

An Interview with Rachel Faller of Tonlé (Part One)

Tonlé, Cambodias eco and sustainable fashion brand are committed to zero-waste production. They are currently the largest ethical apparel brand in the country, offering fair wages and a secure working environment since 2013.

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story,... Read More

An Interview with Monique Parker of Wallis Evera

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. Wallis Evera creates ethical, eco-friendly and locally made clothes that work - for you, for our communities and for the planet - because we believe that dressing well... Read More

An Interview with Jennifer Graham of Salts & West Clothing

In brief, how did you get interested and involved in ethical and sustainable fashion? I have been interested in art and fashion since I was young. I have always been the type of person who wants to do positive projects... Read More

An Interview with Nicole Bridger of Nicole Bridger (Part Three)

You mentioned greenwashing. For those that don't know, what is greenwashing? It is pretending to be eco or sustainable when you're not, and using it as a marketing thing. It used to be a weird niche-y thing. When I started Au... Read More

An Interview with Nicole Bridger of Nicole Bridger (Part Two)

Do you have any advice for women that are single mothers for acquiring family or community support for childcare or even just being really low on money - clothes, diapers, and so on? Even the subtle things, that are part... Read More

An Interview with Nicole Bridger of Nicole Bridger (Part One)

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. Nicole Bridger So, I grew up in Vancouver. I was born and raised here. I went to school here. Every play that I did was about “reduce, reuse, recycle,”... Read More

An Interview with Matilda Janosi of TildArt (Part Three)

I love to collaborate. In London, it is some people throwing out some beautiful things. I always have a fantasy about how to recycle different fabrics. The rubbish company, this company collecting the rubbish from the bigger houses in London. They... Read More

An Interview with Matilda Janosi of TildArt (Part Two)

Your major locations are London, Vancouver, New York, and Brisbane. New York one is for exhibitors. There will be over one thousand. I am in the handmade section. With the British designer, this was an opportunity through the UK. I applied... Read More

An Interview with Matilda Janosi of TildArt (Part One)

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. I was born and grew up in Transylvania. It is a different life there. There are eco-fashion designers. It was a part of my life. I grew up with it... Read More

An Interview with Bonnie Murthy of Vegan Wares (Part Four)

What meaning does this work bring for you? Everything, there’s a lot of different aspects. I have often been yelled at by friends and family that I work too much. I am happy when I am here. I know every time... Read More

An Interview with Bonnie Murthy of Vegan Wares (Part Two)

This is part two of a four part interview series. For part one, please click here In brief, tell us how you got involved in ethical and sustainable fashion. Vegan Wares at the Cruelty Free Festival in Sydney I... Read More

An Interview with Bonnie Murthy of Vegan Wares (Part One)

In brief, tell us how you got involved in ethical and sustainable fashion. Bonnie Murthy, animal lover and director of vegan wares I started working full-time here five years ago. The owner of the company, Peter, is my step-dad. He... Read More

An Interview with Bobbi Paidel of Tribe of Lambs

Bobbi Paidel, founder of Tribe of lambs is a Canadian Nonprofit company working to empower and enrich the lives of at risk children in India. Through the sale of their ethically made, high quality jewelry line. Read more about Bobbi... Read More

An Interview with Christine Dubin of Miou

Christine Dubin believes in the vision of creating a better world. Her business MIOU is a socially and environmentally responsible knitwear company that stays true to the principles of producing fair-trade and eco-friendly products.

Christine Dubin Tell us... Read More

An Interview with Cristofer Smith of Green Apple Active

Cristofer Smith

Over the past twenty four years, Green Apple Active founder and veteran athletic designer Cristofer Smith and his team members have pioneered 13 brands with wild success, winning several international design awards for his unique fusion of comfort & style.

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An Interview with Mallorie Dunn of Smart Glamour

Picture of Mallorie Dunn for an interview on smart glamour

We have a chat with  Mallorie Dunn of Smart Glamour, an affordable, fashionable, and customizable ethical clothing line for people of all sizes.

Designer Mallorie Dunn Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. My name is Mallorie Dunn... Read More

An Interview with Sarah Power of INLAND

INLAND is a Canadian designer shopping event, a platform for designers and brands to sell their collections directly to shoppers, read on to know more about INLAND and Sarah. The founder and creative director behind the event

Tell us your story... Read More

An Interview with Diane Kennedy of Diane Kennedy

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, my love of fashion started at a very early age. By the age of four, I received my first real sewing machine and I... Read More

An Interview with Maryanne Mathias of Osei-duro

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work.

My name is Maryanne Mathias. My business partner Molly Keogh and I cofounded Osei-Duro in 2009.

Molly and Maryann, co-founders of Osei-Duro

I was born on a... Read More

An Interview with Bernard Seys of Efaisto

What is Efaisto in terms of its vision? Fashion is a trillion-dollar industry worldwide. We are all affected by it. However, we think fashion is broken. We want to fix it by making fashion custom-made. That means ethical and sustainable.... Read More

An Interview with Janay A of Janay A Eco Bridal

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work.

I grew up in a family of craftspeople in rural south Missouri, and was always making things, creating, exploring nature.  I'd spend hours by the creek, with the... Read More

An Interview with Jessie Atkins of BERG+BETTS

Jessie founded the sustainable watch brand Berg and Betts in 2013, selling casually on Etsy then launched her very own website at BERG+BETTS.

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education,... Read More

An Interview with Jennifer M. Brown of Under the Root

Under The Root is an intimate apparel design house that encircles and creates hand structured lingerie, loungerie, and boudoir accessories by Jennifer M. Brown. Read more about the interview below:

Jennifer M. Brown Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story,... Read More

An Interview with Dorris Bogus of Kamit Sport

Dorris Bogus, founder of KaMIT Sport fitness and lifestyle wear focuses 30 percent of her line on eco-friendly fabrics like organic cotton and bamboo. Read more about her and Kamit Sport below!

Dorris Bogus Tell us about yourself – familial/personal... Read More

An Interview with Hillary Sampliner of Nuvango (Part Two)

What is Nuvango – its title, mission, productions, and vision? NU-VAN-GO, rhymes with mango - comes from the idea of “the new Van Gogh” Read More

An Interview with Hillary Sampliner of Nuvango (Part One)

Hillary Sampliner is the creative and fashion director at Nuvango, an innovative sustainable fashion brand that is heading 3D printing for the fashion industry. Know more about Hillary and Nuvango below!

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An Interview with Melissa Stieber of More than Half

More Than Half is a fair trade clothing retailer started by Melissa Stieber in downtown Kitchener. Read more below to know about More Than Half and ethical fair trade clothing brands.

More than Half summer 2016 collection

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An Interview with Susan Cadman of Miik

Read about our Interview below with Susan Cadman of Miik, and ethical and organic clothing line from Canada.

Co-founder Donna and Creative Director Sue of Miik. Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. I am driven and... Read More

An Interview with Shirley of Wolfbait & B-Girls

Shirley of Wolfbait & B-Girls Tell us about yourself – family/personal story, education, and prior work. I learned to sew from my DIY dynamo Mom and pursued a degree at FIDM iSan Fransisco. Soon after graduation I began my own... Read More

Ways we can all save water daily

There are 2 simple ways we can save up to 30,000 gallons of water a year.

The nature of sustainability is the nature of saving energy and one way to do that is to use less... Read More

UN: Principles of Women's Empowerment

The women's empowerment principles were put out by UN Women to put forth the main thrust of women's rights in addition to the economic benefits. The statement is that equality means business.

Principles of women's empowerment include training and... Read More

An Interview with Mark Oliver of Yogiiza

Yogiiza is an organic clothing brand founded by Mark Oliver and his wife Dawn. Their aim is to make a clothing brand that reflects yoga values. Read on below to know more about our interview with Mark.

Mark and... Read More

An Interview with Eva Power of The Ethical Silk Company

Photo: Dara Munnis Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. My background is in sociology so starting a textiles company was a big change for me. I have family in India and spent a great deal... Read More

An Interview with Alyssa Kerbel of Mini Mioche

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. I am a wife, mother of two (an 8 year-old daughter and a 4 year-old son) and a serial entrepreneur.  I started my first business when I was in... Read More

An Interview with Melissa Ferreira of Adhesif Clothing

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Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. My mother worked in garment production factories in Montreal throughout my childhood. I grew up with her sewing at the kitchen table after work, doing alterations for extra income. Naturally I learned... Read More

An Interview with Carolyn Kitto of STOP THE TRAFFIK

Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities. I live in Sydney or on Qantas. My background is in youth worker, strategic planning, human rights and international development. I had one of those families... Read More

An Interview with Davina Ogilvie

Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities. I come from a hairdressing background, so I have dived deep into the chemical world, and witnessed the side effects first hand! Day after day, with... Read More

An Interview with SeeMe Founder, Caterina Occhio

An Interview with SeeMe Founder, Caterina Occhio
Before diving into the main conversation, what’s some of your background – personal, educational, professional, and so on? I was born and raised in Naples, Italy. There, I studied political sciences and, at 27, I moved to the north of... Read More

An Interview with Katherine Soucie of Sans Soucie Textile + Design

Image credit: Rob Matharu What is the importance of ethical fashion to you? The importance of ethical fashion to me is based upon a holistic circular approach to designing, producing and consuming fashion and textiles in the 21st century.  It... Read More

An Interview with Christman Hersha of Noble Denim

Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. I graduated from Ohio University in Athens in engineering-- from there, I moved to Austin, TX to play music. I played & toured with my band, and worked as an... Read More

An Interview with Sukhdev Hansra

Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities. I am a British Indian. My father and grandfather came to England in the 1960’s, as my grandfather was part of the British Army. At that time,... Read More

An Interview with Anna Sundari

Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous  professional capacities. I was born and grew up in England. I spent a lot of time in Brighton, Glastonbury, and Southwest England. When I left school, I qualified... Read More

Collective Action

To begin combating large problems, we need to collaborate and work together.

The nature of large-scale problems can be solved through collective action. Collective action via the small contributions multiplied over people. Multiplied over, this can mean use of things that... Read More

The Hidden Workforce

There's the nature of child labour in all its hellish combinations.

One example is child slavery. It's a subset of it. Child labour is estimated above 200,000,000 children. That's 18 times the number of children in Canada as a whole. It's... Read More

An Interview with Jo Salter

Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities. Hi, I’m Jo and I live in Suffolk in the UK with my husband Rob and two young sons.  I grew up in the South of England... Read More

Canadian Fashion Icons – Jeanne Beker

Canadian Fashion Icons – Jeanne Beker
So, I wanted to explore something new with respect to Canadian culture, briefly to start. That new aspect has to do with fashion icons that we can find throughout our lovely, multi-faceted Canadian culture. One individual that is highly prominent... Read More

An Interview with Adila Cokar of Source My Garment

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Tell us about yourself – familial/personal story, education, and prior work. I’m grateful to be in this an inspiring industry for over 12 years. My experiences range from working with a variety of companies to owning successful businesses. I had... Read More

Sustainable Fibres - What is Angora

So what’s the animal or plant this time? That’s the funky part. A big giant white bunny rabbit (and it’s not even Easter). Am I kiddin’ you? Nope! You can see it above. Isn’t that cool? So, what is Angora?... Read More

An Interview with Natasha Taneka

So to start, what’s some of your brief background? Briefly, I am Canadian. Growing up in five different countries, however, means I have experienced living in the United States, Canada, Zimbabwe, United Arab Emirates, and New Zealand. That experience has... Read More

Sustainable Fibres: What is Cashmere?

Welcome back to another session on fibres!

Cashmere is native to the Himalayas and it has a fine undercoat of hair on the goat. Kashmir is the goat and true cashmere comes from a Kashmir goat.The hair is collected by a... Read More

An Interview with Mandy den Uijl

Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities.

I was born in 1984 in the Netherlands and was brought up... Read More

An Interview with Dr. Brendan Richardson (Part Two)

What other work are you involved in at this point in time? Interestingly, I am giving a paper at a conference in Trinity College, Dublin next week looking at the intersection between participation in or support for Blockadia, and support... Read More

An Interview with Dr. Brendan Richardson (Part One)

Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities. I teach Consumer Behaviour in University College Cork in Ireland. I have been here for almost 16 years. In my time, I’ve tried to teach consumer... Read More

An Interview with Linda Chee

Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities. I have a complex cultural background that reflects the Australian migrant society.  I am a quarter Chinese, with a Czechoslovakian mother. To complicate matters further my... Read More

David Suzuki, environmental activist

Some might see the concern for the future world left for all our descendants. Some might think that an idea of the beyond is necessary for this. Let's take a prominent example counter to this from a Dr. David Suzuki.... Read More

An Interview with Selina König of ATOYAK

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Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities. For some years now I have been very interested in sustainability, sustainable agriculture, reducing food waste and healthy nutrition. I try to include sustainability in my... Read More

An Interview with Emma Ruff

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Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities. I have been passionate about advocating for global issues since a very young age. If I could pin point the exact moment, I would have to... Read More

An Interview with Jamie Hayes (Part Two)

What makes Production Mode unique? I think the proprietary/exclusive materials. Also, the level of transparency—that I share where the materials come from, who is making the garments, the fact that you can come into our studio and see firsthand how things... Read More

An Interview with Jamie Hayes (Part One)

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Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities. I started in the fashion industry in 1999 in St. Louis, working at a boutique after college, and sewing after my senior year in college because... Read More

A Short Take on Child Labor

Child Labor and fashion victims

One of the major issues and ethical fashion is child labor. We can find this in millions and millions of children that are working, let alone in substandard conditions and pay, and often in what might... Read More

An Interview with Werner Price

What is the importance of ethical fashion? Unfortunately when most people buy items for consumption, we usually tend to look for the immediate benefit. Whether it is that it tastes good, it looks good on us, it will make us... Read More

An Interview with Daniela Degrassi of Annaborgia

To lay some groundwork, tell us about your background such as family – how your context came about, upbringing – how you came to be, education – where you gained expertise, and professional experiences – where and how you built... Read More

An Interview with Rhea Hamlin

Rhea Hamlin
Tell us a little bit about your brief background, education-wise, personal, and how you ended up getting into this business. I took the 2 + 2 program, which is two years of college and two years of university. This program... Read More

An Interview with Dr. Tamara Stenn (Part Two)

This is a continuation of Scott's Interview with Dr. Tamara Stenn of KUSIKUY.

Read about part one here What is social entrepreneurship?  I am writing a book. I finished writing that introduction. (Laughs) Basically, I am defining it as a business that... Read More

An Interview with Dr. Tamara Stenn (Part One)

Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities. I grew up in NY and come from a long line of entrepreneurs. I am a bi-lingual (Spanish/English) social entrepreneur, sustainability trainer, Fair Trade business owner,... Read More

An Interview with Danica of Wild Tussah

Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities. I grew up in the middle of nowhere Maryland, USA where I always had a passion for travel and learning about cultures different than my own.... Read More

A Take on Sustainability

The truth on sustainability bear repetition.

It’s the lifeblood of culture change. Truths need legs. I wanted to express more thoughts on why sustainability is important to me. Sustainability is important to me on one level (at least). I consider ethical... Read More

An Interview with Fiona Armstrong-Gibbs

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Fiona Armstrong-Gibbs has worked in the fashion and footwear industry for nearly 20 years. She is a fashion lecturer, writer, currently researching social enterprise in the fashion industry and is involved with Oka-B footwear as their UK distributor. Her... Read More

An Interview with Adrien Taylor

Photo Credit: Sam Wells Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities. I’ll keep it brief. (Laughs) Because I’m not that interesting! I’m from New Zealand. I’m 26. I studied here all through... Read More

An Interview with Karen Warner

Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities. I was born in Edinburgh, in 1969, but grew up in the Scottish Highlands, one of the most rugged and beautiful parts of the UK. I studied... Read More

An Interview with Dara Ambriz

Image Credit: Erin Killion Photography Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities. I am a native New Mexican, born and raised in the Land of Enchantment. I come from a tightly knit... Read More

An Interview with Stylianee

Upcycled Creation by Stylianee. Before diving into the main conversation, what’s some of your background – personal, educational, professional, and so on? Tell us about yourself.  I grew up in Greece, studied cinema, theatre and cultural management and lived in... Read More

An Interview with Connie Pillon

Tell us about yourself - family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities. My childhood experiences compelled me to look for deeper meaning in life, starting at a very young age.  However, I was fortunate enough to have experienced... Read More

An Interview with Kai Jonas

Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities.   Hello everyone! My name is Kai Jonas and I am a co-founder of Brighton-based fashion brand, Lite Apparel. We launched just over three weeks ago... Read More

An Interview with Kestrel Jenkins

Tell us about yourself – family background, personal story, education, and previous professional capacities.

I grew up in a small town in Wisconsin along... Read More

Dishing Washing Insight and Recycling

I had an experience. And I thought it might be relevant to you. It has to do with when I was doing the dishes just this late afternoon. I was doing the dishes and it occurred to me: if I'm... Read More

Zimbabwe and Fashion

I want to talk a little bit today about a topic close to the hearts of many people, but with a little bit of background via provision of context. And it is something of interest to me, too, with respect... Read More

Sustainability 101 – Lights & Laundry

Let's take a look today at sustainability tips. Two sustainability tips seem relevant to me. These relate to the overall sustainable and ethical fashion culture, but in your home. You can use different lights. You can wash your clothes more... Read More

Sustainable Fibres: What is Cotton?

Back again to talk a little bit about, and in a little bit of a roundabout way for you, natural fibres! Again, natural fibres are much unlike the synthetic fibres. Natural fibres are divided into three categorizations known as minerals... Read More

Why Do Ghosts Wear Clothes at all, at all, at all…?

If you look at the popularizations of ghosts, ghost-like phenomena (whatever that means, Scott), and many other things, you can see that most ghosts seemed to have an enjoyment in wearing clothing. John Keats had a poem called La Belle... Read More

The Oft-Neglected Mineral Fibre

The how much and the what now? (Yep, me too.)

Okie dokie, it's another issue of natural fibres, If you aren't familiar with fibres or fabrics, then see the article below:

Related Article: Sustainable Fabrics- The Good

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Reverence and the Environment

Do you ever think about reverence? I don't. So now, I will. If you look at the religious demographic of the world, most people will either have a spiritual, mystical, or religious belief. That means that these people will probably have at... Read More

An Interview with Carolyn Bailey

Tell us a little bit about your background such as education, and some personal and professional experience.

  My passion for quality clothing and apparel construction drove me to create the business I now own.  Growing up in a rural... Read More

What is Silk?

Natural fibres divide into animal and plant fibres. Animal fibres are those that are composed of amino acids called proteins, plant fibres are those made mainly of cellulose. Examples of animal fibres are alpaca, angora, cashmere, mohair, silk, and wool.... Read More

What is Sisal?

Today's sustainable fibre will be sisal. Sisal is a fibre that is native to Mexico derived from the Agave plant (Yay, tequila!), it is a hardy plant that grows in hot climates. In addition, it is actually able to grow... Read More

“Misquoting” Great Leaders

I would like to explore something about misquotations, as well as two very interesting fellows. I want to start with a picture I came across with a particular quotation about ‘The’ Albert Einstein. It got me thinking... Read More

A History of Natural Fibres: Incan Textiles

So, we're back a little more to talk about the history of natural fibres in one context with an ancient civilization. That civilization is the Incan civilization. These peoples had an extraordinary decorative world, and working textile... Read More

Self-Doubt or Hope

When you think of individual effort and the problems that affect our sense of self, self-doubt can be crippling.

Here at Trusted Clothes, the important part of our mandate is social activism for sustainable, ecologically friendly, and ethical fashion. Don’t despair, don't... Read More

Sisal and Haiti Agriculture, Culture, and Triumph in Tribulation

I want to talk about some natural fibres in one particular part of the world that is unique, that part of the world is Haiti, which is under a great amount of duress at the moment following some tribulations and... Read More

Natural Fibers’ Lifecycle

Cycles are loopy, ideally.  Not crazy. It's a system that feeds back into itself. Pick a circular metaphor, that's it. It's not necessarily the most efficient in the short-term.  But the bet is on the long term.  Sustainable for generations... Read More

A Man’s Underwear and Health

You know what they say about a man’s underwear: he wears them. He doesn’t wear them to wear them alone, though. In that, he might have other purposes. What do you think? I think he wears them for health, if... Read More

What's the problem

We're back again once more with a very short discussion on natural fibres! Another important discussion around the foundations of sustainable and ethical and healthy fashion. We here at Trusted Clothes work on these issues and consider them... Read More

An Interview with Andrea Sanabria 

  Andrea Sanabria

Would you tell us a little about your familial and personal background, as well as provide some educational background? 

I spent most of my life in... Read More

But what can I do?

 

I felt like writing a less thinking piece. And more of a reflective or opinion piece, based on a feeling, not so uncommon, and not so profound, but worth its weight in meaning.

Something ‘struck’ me. And it’s the idea of... Read More

A Brief Note on Natural Fibres and Climate Change

Natural fibres split into animal fibres and plant fibres with the animal fibres composed of proteins and the plant fibres of cellulose.,,,, These, together, constitute a large set of industries with... Read More

An Interview with Abena Sara

Abena Sara is a regular contributor and featured author here at Trusted Clothes. Read more about her below through this one-on-one interview with Scott.

Your name is Sara Corry, but you have the name Abena Sara, too. How did this come... Read More

A history on natural fibres

 Natural fibres have been around for a long time and will continue to be around for much longer. As described by the Encylopedia Britannica, Natural Fibres are “any hairlike raw material directly obtainable from an animal, vegetable, or mineral source... Read More

Sustainable Fibres: What is Camel Hair?

A Quick Recap

It’s that time again!  First, a quick recap from part one Sustainable Fibres: What is Abaca. There, I said
Natural fibres, as opposed to synthetic or man-made fibres, have a long history, and come in many types. Read More

Microplastics in Wastewater

We talk about the natural fibres and the man-made fibres, but do not take into account as much the water aspects of these fibres. As natural fibres come from plant and animal fibres, by definition, their contents come out of... Read More

Sustainable Fibres: What is Abaca?

Natural fibres, as opposed to synthetic or man-made fibres, have a long history, and come in many types., Typically, these include animal fibres or plant fibres., Animal fibres can be... Read More

What’s the Deal with Natural Fibres?

What’s the deal with natural fibres? Why are they important?

Organic Cotton, Jute, Hemp, Alpaca, Cashmere, Flax, Silk & Wool. Oh My!

So, what’s the deal with natural fibres? Natural fibres are “elongated substances produced by plants and animals that can be... Read More

A How-To on Composting Your (Wool) Clothes

So now that we know  that we can compost our clothes and with the separation between natural fibres and synthetic fibres, and the multiple kinds of natural fibres on offer are numerous, and these natural fibres come with the... Read More

International Women’s Rights, Farming, and Natural Fibres

International Women’s Rights are, not-so surprisingly, knitted together, intimately, with natural fibres in terms of harvesting and general farming. How is this so? Well, this, as well, needs a little background with respect to... Read More

A How-To on Composting Your Clothes

Can you compost your old clothes? It turns out that you can do it, but it takes a little work and the right kind of materials. And it depends on your degree of fussiness as well. It needs some background,... Read More

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    Colors we can customize for you:
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  3. Another ethnically beautiful yet blends with the symmetry of modern design, the Circolare in Mahogany Tan and Dark Red is an addition to our round bag collection.

    Colors we can customize for you:
    Mahogany Tan, Mahogany Brown, Natural, Fuchsia, Pink, Royal Blue, Malachite Green, Yellow, Black or just ask.

    These are made from first class abaca fiber, handwoven and dyed properly so it doesn’t bleed even when wet.

    Visit http://our7107islands.com/

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