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Lucia and Lucia

Inspiring & Impactful: Lucia Mudima

RubyMoon empowers women through small loans to help them start or grow their own business. We do this through Lendwithcare.org where we select the women we invest in, who have stories that inspire us. Some of our garments are named after these women- take Lucia for example: Our bestselling Lucia boy shorts are comfortable, soft, stretchy, vegan, durable as well as chlorine, sunlight and saltwater resistant. But behind this garment hides the protagonist of the show: Lucia. Lucia Mudima is a widow living in the Mandeya area of Honde Valley in the Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe. Before she could access her loan, she undertook financial training at Thrive Microfinance, enabling […]

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Capsule wardrobe

The Capsule Wardrobe Meets Gym To Swim ®

The idea of de-cluttering and forming a unique, small capsule wardrobe is not new, but gaining in popularity. The ethical implications are clear Having less clothing results in way less waste, less consumption and way less stress! – so of course, we also wanted to highlight how our own Gym to Swim ® collection is designed and produced to require less pieces- with a focus on sports, swimming and a holiday vibe. If you’re heading off anywhere you always want to pack as few things as possible.  Nothing more liberating than taking a small back pack rather than a big heavy suitcase!   Recommended Pippa Moyle, founder of both Pippa Says  and the City Girl Network which […]

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These Boots Will Make You (UN)HAPPY!

Yesterday I recieved an email from M&S promising that ‘These boots will make you HAPPY’, I eagerly opened up the link expecting something really special- and there they were, the ‘HAPPY FEET- trend-led vegan approved boots are a great ethical style choice.‘ Vegan boots? Upon closer inspection- these were completely made of synthetics….yes, PLASTIC! Back in the day when M&S was actually a trendsetter in R&D of new fabrics and concepts, they would have used veganism as a catalyst to develop new trademarked vegan fabrics and materials- but instead we are offered a selection of, ‘For footwear designed with thought, turn to our edit of vegan footwear. Not only is […]

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HOW TO: Host a Vegan Summer Garden Party!

  It’s no secret that summer is our favourite season. Days by the beach, walks in the sun, and of course – evening garden parties. But at RubyMoon, we love animals just as much as parties, so have been doing some research into which kinds of foods to serve to make sure our evening do is cruelty-free. So, here’s a collection of some of our finds! There’s a section for everyone; whether you’re health-conscious, short on time, looking for some unique ideas or catering for the whole family – we’ve compiled our FAVOURITE vegan recipes for your summer garden party!   Savoury… HEALTHY: At just 35 calories each, these egg-free mini […]

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