Category: Ethical Fashion News

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Trends are dead. Long live trends.

“Fashion” can be defined as a variety of things. Originating from the French “façon”, “la manière”, meaning “a certain way”, “style, manner” it is used to describe many different aspects of today’s culture. Most agree that the term fashion describes a certain change. In our society, it is most commonly associated with clothing. This is […]

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To boycott or not to boycott? – That is the question

With the fashion industry producing nearly 100 billion pieces of clothing each year, it’s no surprise that it’s one of the largest contributors to global warming. The UN recently reported that the unprecedented rate and scale of climate change could be more catastrophic to the world than previously predicted. The Facts This week our colleague […]

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EMPOWERING WOMEN: Maria Rasheed

RubyMoon loans 100% of its net profits to women entrepreneurs in 14 developing countries. We share each story with you, from each woman that journeys with us. Case study and beautiful photography provided by FotoDocument/Shai Chishty Meet Maria Rasheed, a 24 year old young entrepreneur from Kot Khawaja Saeed in Pakistan. This is a story […]

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Empowering Women: Jenny Vallejo

RubyMoon loans 100% of its net profits to women entrepreneurs in 14 developing countries. We share each story with you, from each woman that journeys with us. Case study and beautiful photography provided by FotoDocument/Ana Caroline de Lima Meet Jenny Vallejo who lives with her husband and their two kids in Carchi province, Northern Ecuador. […]

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Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind: Who Made Your Clothes?

For Fashion Revolution week I wanted to share a recent visit to the Tenement Museum in Manhattan – Founded in 1988 by historian Ruth Abram and social activist Anita Jacobsen, the museum tours explore the uniquely American story of immigration and the rich, diverse landscape it continues to create. The Museum took root when Abram […]

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CREATING CIRCLES OF POSITIVE IMPACT

Using Circular Economy to design products and businesses that benefit both people and our planet. Alexandra Reece investigates. Clothes are a fundamental part of our everyday life, used by many as a form of self-expression, but clothes are also killing our planet. In the current linear textiles economy, total greenhouse gas emissions from textile production […]

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INSPIRING & IMPACTFUL: Majeeda Bibi

RubyMoon gives 100% of our net profits to women entrepreneurs as microloans across 13 developing countries. We want to share each empowering story with you, with everyone that journeys with us. Case study and photography provided by FotoDocument/Shai Chishty Majeeda Bibi is 58 years old, wife and mother to 3 sons, lives in a rented […]

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Oceans & Oceans of Microfibres: Time To Clean Up Our Act!

In October 2018, one of the European e-commerce platforms on which RubyMoon is featured, banned all polyester clothing – unless it is recycled.  With 35% of all plastic in the ocean being attributed to tiny plastic particles that are washed off of clothing, the issue of plastic pollution is becoming increasingly relevant and urgent. We […]

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Creating a balanced capsule wardrobe

What: A capsule wardrobe is made of carefully selected pieces that express who you are, fit your body, your lifestyle and can be combined in many different ways. Why: Because we love our planet, for us it is all about sustainable consciousness. We encourage investing in good & fair quality pieces. This saves time, money, […]

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Active Support? We Have You Covered!

Looking for some new year exercise inspiration? Our Gym To Swim® Sports Bra is as versatile as you are! With 10% off to our followers before Jan 31st! Add Jan10%off at checkout. Fully adjustable at both the straps and band, you can choose how tight the fit needs to be for your low impact work […]

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