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4 Sustainable Fashion Apps Disrupting Clothes Shopping

4 Mins Read The recent burst of coverage around fast fashion shows that shoppers are starting to turn away from unsustainable clothing, finally realising the threat it poses to the planet. But unsustainably made clothes are all around us — so how to begin navigating a more ethical route? Digital apps are disrupting the fashion system and enabling […]

May 2018 Green Queen Scoop: Headlines You Need To Read

4 Mins Read You’re busy, we get it. That’s why we created the GREEN QUEEN SCOOP. We scour the international headlines from around the globe to find the most important health, wellness & environmental stories so you don’t have to! 1. Still think Climate Change is not your problem? Record-breaking Hong Kong heatwave hits 10th day Lau Shui […]

Eco Womenpreneur Duo Launch Womb Online Marketplace for Conscious, Ethical, Sustainable Brands

4 Mins Read With a heightened awareness of the fashion industry’s dirty not-so-secret secret and widespread embrace of the zero waste movement facilitated by social media, sustainability and eco-friendly credentials are no longer niche concerns – it is now everybody’s problem. Between the degradation of our natural environment and the excess at which we are buying, voting with […]

Sustainable Clothing Brand A.C.F Founder Promotes Waste-less Fashion

5 Mins Read If sustainability is important in deciding what you don on a daily basis, Hong Kong-based brand A.C.F Clothing is the ethical label you need to know about. On the surface, there is nothing about the line’s stylish pieces that screams basic or eco-friendly. Their bold silhouettes and minimalistic details are on trend, but make no […]

Modern, Chic & Eco: RIL CREED Creates Luxe Handbags Out Of Fashion Industry Waste

4 Mins Read Standing inside Causeway Bay’s vibrant Fashion Walk space, the polished aesthetic of RIL CREED is catching the eyes of window shoppers passing through the neighboring Starbucks. Shoulder bags, handbags, totes, and clutches are elegantly displayed with recessed lighting fixated on crisp premium leathers and fine craftsmanship of each bag. The natural, earth toned peg walls and shelves against […]

#ZeroWaste Fashion: Where to Donate Unwanted Clothes in Hong Kong

4 Mins Read Every year, millions of garments are discarded in landfills – left to rot and waste in dumps, absorbed by the air, seeping into the earth and diffusing its way to our local communities. Despite being almost 100% recyclable, textile waste continues to be the second biggest polluter of clean water and the environment! According to global […]

Label Chic: Hong Kong’s First Luxe Pre-loved Boutique Opens On Gough Street

4 Mins Read April 10 2019 Update: Label Chic has closed down operations. In an airy, sun-drenched showroom overlooking a hub of popular cafes and stylish shops over trendy Gough Street, Héloïse Mendes looks effortlessly chic in an ivory silk Iro shirt, dark Les Prairies de Paris skirt paired with a smart navy blue sweater by J Crew. Gracefully gliding about the […]

Hong Kong Celebrates Sustainable Fashion With EcoChic Design Awards 2017

3 Mins Read On September 7th the world’s largest sustainable fashion design competition, the EcoChic Design Award, took to the runway its annual Grand Final Fashion Show, as they showcased 10 waste-reducing collections from fashion designers across the globe. Live from Hong Kong’s CENTRESTAGE at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai, viewers were treated […]

The Future of Fashion: The Eco Fabrics You Will Be Wearing In 10 Years

5 Mins Read When actress Emma Watson launched her Instagram account, The Press Tour, for the sole purpose of highlighting ethical, sustainable fashion while promoting Beauty and the Beast, it was wonderful seeing someone with such clout shine a light on how chic and beautiful sustainable fashion can be. As the second biggest environmental global and clean water polluter, the fashion industry, […]

Bespoke Painted Handbag Brand Meraki Celebrates India’s Female Folk Artists

4 Mins Read Meraki founder Yosha Gupta has always been passionate about Indian folk art. In fact, she has over the years gotten her clothing, jewelry and handbags painted with varying Indian art forms by traditional artisans. So much so that people, usually women, would regularly stop her on the street to enquire about her decorated handbag, specifically […]

The Rise Of Eco Brands: Hong Kong’s Best Ethical Fashion & Lifestyle Brands

4 Mins Read As our precious planet grapples with the existential threat of climate change and environmental decay, the silver lining in this rather gloomy outlook lies in our future: the millennial generation. Contrary to preconceived notions that millennials are lazy, selfish and self-entitled, research has shown that this cohort are more aware of responsible consumption and want to […]

Organic Baby Wear Guide: Hong Kong’s Cutest Clothing Companies

4 Mins Read With the advent of knowledge surrounding the importance of buying organic (from organic nutrition, to organic beauty, and organic cotton – remember when we told you that conventional cotton is one of the world’s dirtiest crops?!), it comes as no surprise that our city is seeing a rise in organic baby wear brands for our […]

The Complete Guide To Vintage & Second Hand Fashion Shopping

5 Mins Read Let’s face it, being a fashionista and being kind to the planet are past-times that are frequently at odds. What should a clothes-obsessed lady to do? One easy answer is to purchase more pre-loved items. It used to be that vintage clothes shopping meant burrowing through dusty charity shops. No longer. The tech revolution has […]