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Winter Break in Paris Sustainable and ethical Paris guide good fashion guide ECOLOOKBOOK

Sustainable Winter Break in Paris

Featured image: Shutterstock Where to stay, go out, and shop sustainable in Paris Paris is always a good idea and we’re not going to argue with Audrey Hepburn! If you are planning a trip to Paris and want to explore the City of Light in sustainable style, look no further …

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Winter Break in Paris Sustainable and ethical Paris guide good fashion guide ECOLOOKBOOK

Sustainable Winter Break in Paris

Featured image: Shutterstock Where to stay, go out, and shop sustainable in Paris Paris is always a good idea and we’re not going to argue with Audrey Hepburn! If you are planning a trip to Paris and want to explore the City of Light in sustainable style, look no further …

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Best Ethical and Sustainable Jewellery Brands this Christmas

‘Tis the season for gifting, hinting and maybe treating ourselves to a little festive sparkle. So why not share the love a little more? Ethical, Fair Trade, conflict free, responsibly sourced jewellery isn’t trending, it’s been around for a while and thankfully is here to stay.

Dunesi Dubai Ethical Sustainable Fashion Brand Founder Hanne Ripsaluoma

Dunesi, Dubai’s Ethical Fashion Brand

ECOLOOKBOOK recently caught up with Dubai-based Hanne Ripsaluoma, founder of slow fashion boho chic brand Dunesi, to talk about her passion for the planet, what makes a brand sustainable, and making a difference.

Sustainable Blazer Trends Autumn 2019 Eco Lookbook BOZENA JANKOWSA

Invest in a Sustainable Blazer this Season

New seasons bring bolder statements. We’re saying it with a sustainable blazer – oversized, long, short, rocker jacket, check, pinstripe, jeans, print, plain, velvet, anything goes. Our pick of the best ethical and sustainable fashion labels has a jacket for all tastes.

Sustainable ethical denim jeans brands you should know ecolookbook

Sustainable Denim Brands You Should Know

Choose ethical and sustainable for your next denim buy. We’ve done the (denim-clad) legwork and found you some of the best organic, upcycled and recycled denim brands on the market.

MORGAN B CAMEL FAUX LEATHER VEGAN ANKLE BOOTS Beyond Skin Eco Lookbook

Wear Your Boots Sustainable This Season

Some of our favourite sustainable and ethically made ankle boots for this Autumn 2019. All our brands produce their products under Fair Trade working conditions with vegan or eco-friendly materials. These really are boots that are kind to people and planet!

I didnt buy any clothes for one year and that's what i learned

I Didn’t Buy Any Clothes for A Year

Juliane, fashion lover, former shopaholic, marketing manager and mum of two teenage boys lives in Germany. She talks to ECOLOOKBOOK about her decision to buy no clothes for one year.

Vintage preloved dirndl trend Oktoberfest 2019 good fashion guide eco lookbook

Be conscious and cool with your vintage dirndl this Oktoberfest 2019

Traditional costumes from second-hand and preloved shops are on trend this Oktoberfest among the conscious and cool fashionistas and festival crowd. Even better, they are good for our planet. Here are our favourite vintage shops in Munich.

A Fashion Revolutionary's Glossary of Terms from online course Fashion's Future and the SDGs

A Fashion Revolutionary’s Glossary of Terms

This list of definitions from Fashion Revolution’s online course Fashion’s Future and the Sustainable Development Goals provides useful reference points when navigating the world of a Fashion Revolutionary

The production line of a garment factory in Hlaing Thar Yar Industrial Park

I was paid just $45 a month to make jeans in a Cambodia garment factory

When she was just seven, Rina Roat began working, selling the fruits she picked from trees near her home in rural southern Cambodia. At 10, she started sewing and selling clothes. By the time she was 16, alone, penniless and newly arrived in Phnom Penh, she saw work in a sweatshop as a natural progression – a place where she could receive a “guaranteed” wage making clothes for western fashion chains.

Greenwashing or an important step in the right direction?

                                       

Garment worker in Dhaka Bangladesh May 2019 #whomademyclothes

Who makes the clothing we wear? And under what conditions

on 24 April 2013, the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killing 1,138 garment workers and injuring many more. The garment workers were trying to make an honest wage, in conditions that they knew to be unsafe. They were making clothes for brands that you, I and countless others have bought, worn or gifted during the past decade.

Fashion documentaries to watch The True Cost Eco lookbook sustainable fashion eye opening

Eye opening documentaries that will change your relationship with fashion forever

After oil, fashion has been named among the most polluting industries. These documentaries take us beyond the runways, boutiques, clothes rails and online fashion giants and bring us the true cost to people and our earth, to feed an unquenchable obsession with fashion. 1.The True CostA documentary about fast fashion …

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Stop Microplastics pollution with Guppyfriend Washing Bag sustainable fashion solution

Your Microplastics Guppyfriend

So, you have committed to buying sustainable and ethically-produced fashion but you want to continue to use the clothes already in your wardrobe. Or maybe you want to buy pre-loved. That’s great, the most sustainable garment in your cupboard is the one that’s already being worn. But what if those …

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Ethical & sustainable swimwear brands for conscious shoppers

Summer dreaming has us thinking about holiday swimwear. Here are some of our favourite sustainable swimwear labels. They are all using amazing and innovative materials, such as recycled plastic waste or discarded fishing nets. Like us they are passionate about our oceans and marine life. And having fun.

Natural fibres, sustainable fashion, Ecolookbook

A note on fibres…

Natural or synthetic? Each comes with its share of ethical and environmental baggage. Natural fibres (cotton, wool, leather, cashmere, silk) impact heavily on land, water and chemicals. Synthetic fibres (perhaps the best-know is polyester) are typically made from petroleum, a non-renewable resource, and require an energy intensive production process.

Eco Influencers we ?

The first in a series of posts with our pick of global Eco Influencers that we love and you should know about.

FOLKDAYS – save this in your Favourites!

A Berlin based hand–made fair trade for fashion, accessories and interior from original source. Far from the fast fashion hype, Folkdays creates products that are likewise timeless and unique. In short: all-time favourites!

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Best sustainable online fashion shops – shipping worldwide!

Find the best sustainable online fashion shops – all shipping worldwide.