The Most Sustainable Shirt is Not the One You Own

The Most Sustainable Shirt is Not the One You Own

This post is written by Garik Himebaugh, founder of Eco-Stylist, and originally appeared on eco-stylist.com You’ve heard the saying. The most sustainable clothes are the ones you already own. But what if I told you that 2/3 of a garment’s environmental impact happens...
#FantasticFibres: Seaweed Fibre Catches Carbon and Looks Great

#FantasticFibres: Seaweed Fibre Catches Carbon and Looks Great

Seaweed: you’ve seen it at the beach, but prepare to see it in stores. Already a common additive in beauty and health products and ready to make a splash in the world of ecofashion. There are currently 2 main producers of it, SeaCell and AlgiKnit, and they are out...
#FantasticFibres: Going Bananas

#FantasticFibres: Going Bananas

Fun fact: there are around one thousand different varieties of banana, but most people are only familiar with two. This fruit family is one of the most popular foods worldwide, but almost entirely restricted to its Cavendish and plantain forms. The other 998 stay...
#FantasticFibres: Soy, the Comeback Kid

#FantasticFibres: Soy, the Comeback Kid

Ah yes, soy, somehow both the wunderkind of plant-based cuisine and the bane of environmental activists worldwide. Its rich protein content and incredible versatility make it a bit of a contradiction – it’s a staple of eco-conscious diets, but its massive demand...
#FantasticFibres: Mushrooms, Anyone?

#FantasticFibres: Mushrooms, Anyone?

Mushrooms: controversial topic. They’re just one of those foods – people either love them or hate them. This week on #FantasticFibres we are looking into how mushrooms are also causing a stir in the ecofashion world with some pretty bold claims. Mushroom...