How to Take On the Green Carpet Challenge (When You’re Not a Celebrity)

For over 5 years, Livia Firth, founder of EcoAge, has been promoting the Green Carpet Challenge both in Hollywood and around the world. This challenge encourages brands and celebrities alike to bring sustainability to the red carpet in innovative ways. Brands and designers such as Chopard, Armani, Gucci, Marks & Spencer, Net-a-Porter, Prada, Sergio Rossi, Stella

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Design Forward 2016 Highlights

Yesterday, on June 16, 2016, Fashion Takes Action presented the very first Design Forward at The Artscape Sandbox in downtown Toronto, a runway event featuring progressive Canadian designers who keep ethics and sustainability in mind without sacrificing style. The criteria for designers, according to the Design Forward website, were: Locally made Fair Trade Use of organic, sustainable

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Slow Fashion Journey: March, April + May

When I started the Slow Fashion Journey series, I really did think I would have more to write about. Going off of my previous shopping habits, I assumed that I would be buying at least a few things each month, as I always have. But as it turns out, I was wrong. I made it

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