Posts in Fashion
Biophilia - Designing with Emotion & Nature

Our Decor Affects us Physically and Emotionally.

Biophilic Design is the study of how our environments have a tremendous affect on us. Our interior spaces and exteriors such as sidewalks and buildings have a profound influence over our moods and the way our body physically reacts. It’s super interesting. I interviewed Elizabeth Calabrese, leading speaking and influencer for the study of Biophilia. We spoke about everything from hormones to the sidewalks of New York City

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How to Choose Non Toxic, Healthy Fabrics

Did you know that 27% of a fabric’s weight is it’s toxins? Find out about the thousands of chemicals & toxins found in the fabrics you surround yourself with every day! Wrinkle free or iron free sheets contain Formaldehyde in order to avoid the wrinkles. How insane is that?

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What is Vegan Design?

In the world of design, a cruelty-free designer only uses products, materials and fabrics that do not contain, harm, torture or exploit any conscious living being. Cruelty-free design acknowledges that all living creatures have emotions, feelings and should not be used for society's idea of luxury...

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Crush Of The Month: Matt & Nat

We are so excited to announce that vegan fashion line, Matt & Nat, has registered for the Certified Cruelty Free trademark! Matt & Nat is a global vegan fashion line. Their collections can be found in boutiques across Canada, the United States, the UK, Japan, Germany and Australia.

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Stella McCartney Unveils 'Skin-Free Skin' As Leather Alternative

Designer and advocate for animal welfare, Stella McCartney, showcases cruelty-free fashion as she debuts her own leather alternative material, which she calls "skin-free skin." McCartney told The Guardian, "I am so excited that we have finally developed fabrics that look just as good as the real thing and therefore genuinely pose a question to the industry about why anyone needs to use leather any more."

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10 Animal Compassionate Fashion Designers

According to Cry of the Innocent, “Every year there are over 50 million animals killed just for fashion.” Animals should never have to suffer for our fashion statements and you should never have to sacrifice your unique style and fun trends. Thankfully, you don't have to! There many amazing and often affordable humane fashion options that are becoming easily accessible. Read about 10 fashion designers who have made the ethical choice to use cruelty free materials...

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The Truth About The Fur Industry

The truth about fur is disgusting, inhumane, appalling and downright morbid, to say the least. There are no penalties for abusing animals on fur farms in China, which is the world’s largest fur exporter, supplying more than half of the fur garments imported for sale in the United States. Killing methods are extreme, unnecessary, and gruesome and there is no federal humane slaughter law that protects animals in fur factory farms...

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