Sustainable Fashion

The Great Fur Debate: 5 Ways To Make Up Your Mind

Jedannah Vieira | Posted 02.11.2016 | Canada Style
Jedannah Vieira

Fur is luxurious. It's style-wise, culturally enduring and socially debated. Old money, new money and bourgeoisie in between, we love fur, if not just the look of fur.Fur also happens to be the most debated fashion topic. To Fur or Not To Fur? That is the question. How do you decide?

The Next Big Fashion Trend Is Made In Africa

Jedannah Vieira | Posted 01.05.2016 | Canada Style
Jedannah Vieira

It's 2015, and yet there are no African brands selling in most North American stores, and where the raw materials are African, that message is not well-delivered or even sought-after. In the world of fashion, this represents a massive opportunity for fresh fashion ideas, business and growth.

My Open Love Letter to American Apparel

Jedannah Vieira | Posted 10.15.2015 | Canada Style
Jedannah Vieira

American Apparel's energy and fashion risk-taking was refreshing, and I would venture to say that it revived a love for long-lost styles that have since been adopted and copied by many fast-fashion retailers. Blatant dare-to-dream mentality and unabated vision is so hard to come by these days. Whatever happens, American Apparel is an example of what to do.

Can Good Style Change the World?

Ana Wang | Posted 03.29.2015 | Canada Style
Ana Wang

With each generation, the adoption of a new style standard represented more than a change in aesthetic tastes as trends represent today in the seesaw of what's-new-what's-next-what's-cool; style has always been tied to some sort of revolution. Today, with nothing that can't be created, nothing that can't be found, nothing that can't be knocked off, we really can have it all.

The Essentials: 6 Must-haves for a Non-toxic, Easy, Breezy Summer

Ana Wang | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada
Ana Wang

The sun is shining, spirits are high, and the nights are young. Summer is all about easy, breezy classics, keeping the layers light, and sticking to the essentials. Here are my top clean and green fashion picks for the midsummer lull -- you can look fantastic while remaining comfortably guilt-free.

Why Is it So Hard to Design Beautiful, Ethical Fashion?

Ana Wang | Posted 05.31.2013 | Canada Style
Ana Wang

I love fashion. But I have a confession: I haven't bought anything new for a very long time. It's not that I don't want to, it's just that I can't find what I want. Well, that's not exactly accurate. I can find plenty of things I like, but almost nothing that I love. Because love for me is about more than how something looks.

Eco Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2012: The Many Faces of Conscious Fashion

Ana Wang | Posted 06.14.2012 | Canada Style
Ana Wang

Vancouver is not a city known for its sartorial sense, unless you're counting us taking the cake as the world's third worst dressed city. But a different fashion story emerged in this city, and that story took centre stage at Eco Fashion Week.

How Ethical Fashion Can Actually Be Good for You

Ana Wang | Posted 03.31.2012 | Canada Style
Ana Wang

Most people don't care enough about doing good to change their fast fashion habits. Sure, the environment is important. And yes, so is the economy. And yes, so is being ethical. But these things are not enough to persuade people away from our number one obsession: ourselves.

Livia Firth Greens The Red Carpet At The Golden Globes

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.16.2012 | Canada Living

What do the cream of the fashion design world's crop and sustainability have in common? For most award shows, the answer would be a resounding "nothin...