Buying designer denims started in the 90's when people were willing to pay more than $100 for a pair of jeans. These jeans were decidedly made well and of the highest quality, that owning it was more of an investment. There is a breaking point, however. And I don't know how many people would...

But now the economy could be causing jeans to get even more expensive. Will people be willing to pay more for designer jeans? A good pair of jeans is already pretty pricey – upwards of $100! But many people believe that quality jeans are worth paying the extra buck for. But how many more...

And they did! Ha! But when it comes to living more sustainably, collectively we all could be doing a better job. Unilever, the company behind many of our beloved food, home, and personal care brands, launched Unilever Project Sunlight, a long-term initiative to motivate people to live...

You can practice your handshake-and-eye-contact routine all you want—it turns out the key to making a good first impression may have more to do with being beautiful than anything else. Researchers at the University of British Columbia have found that we pay closer attention to people we find...

Still - I have to continually tell myself that there will always be more, there will always be enough. That is just prelude to hide the fact that I'm about to trash one of Musette's favorite perfumes. I think I'm remembering it was her that almost stomped me when I said this before....

costly versions will yield even better results. It's a system that not only convinces women we're undeniably imperfect, but also snows us into believing that our "imperfections" can be cured with products. And, of course, bales of money. So I find myself seething with frustration at the...

If you stop and look at your local drug store, you'll see shampoo, moisturizer, hair gel, and deodorant all tend to cost more for women. Chatel notes that manufacturers have claimed for years that the pricing is a result of women's products costing more to make. But when you see her...

It can take more than 20,000 litres of water to produce 1kg of cotton, equivalent to a single t-shirt and pair of jeans. Up to 8,000 different chemicals are used to turn raw materials into clothes, including a range of dyeing and finishing processes. And what becomes of the clothing that...

apparel companies worldwide in order to form a responsible fashion industry for the future. Although sustainable, eco and ethical fashion have all become movements that most people are familiar with, does the majority of the world's population have a green wardrobe? No. That's where the...

The sweet romance of Swedish folklore is the major influence for the Conscious collection this fall, proving that sustainability and style are second nature at H&M. Every piece in the collection is made with more sustainable materials, from organic cotton or linen to recycled wool and...

 

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