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Indian Sari Weaver Creates Sustainable Fabric Out Of Banana Fibre

2 Mins Read An idea that a weaver came up with two decades ago, saris made sustainably from banana fibre have revived a tradition in the suburb of Anakaputhur in Chennai, India. This tradition that stretches back 90 years was threatened in the 1960s when Nigeria began banning textile imports, which translated in massive losses for Anakaputhur’s weavers.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

Green Queen Heroes: Christina Dean of Redress

4 Mins Read Christina Dean has literally changed the fashion landscape in Hong Kong. In a city where fast fashion and consumerism run deep, she has proven that what’s old can be chic and what’s green can be trendy. She proved that clothes shopping is optional when she embarked on her one year challenge to only wear used […]