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Humble roots make for great stories and there have been no shortcuts or easy roads for Nomads Hemp Wear founders Louis and Anik. Nomads creates clothes for everday people who want to make a difference in the world- and they’ve developed a devoted and diverse following. “People from 15 to 60 years of age wear our funky gear through their daily lives.  You can go to work, do yoga, go out or whatever blows your hair back wearing Nomads." says Louis. The dream to create forward-thinking, sustainable style began out of the back of a small VW van (it couldn’t possibly get much cooler than that) with just a couple of sewing machines and rolls of fabric. (Plus the kindness of others, read......

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econica, natural organic ecofriendly clothing custom dyed
Yep. So we've incurred a pound, kilo, or 5 as result of the festive indulgence(s). And although we have every faith that you've set your mindful intentions for the new annum and no doubt are hittin' t......
Yep, it's not often you’ll find us writing about a store that you’d actually find in a mall (yes we used that 4-letter-word). Don't judge yet, hear us out... On the hunt for planet friendly......
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wes misener, ethical sweatshop-free mens wear organic
Discovering this Canadian made, sustainable, sweatshop free men's line made us... downright sweaty. WES MiSENER manufactures all it's sexiness in an ethical, sweatshop free environment, using only t......
missoka, re-purposeful design, salvage saints, upcycled jewelry, sustainable design
Ever wonder what happens to discarded electronic components? Are you puzzled by the fate of old typewriters? Perhaps you wonder where all those lost Scrabble tiles end up? One place might be adorning ......
ECO, ECO FASHIO, NICOLE BRIDGER, FASHION TAKES ACTION, SUSTAINABLE, AWARD WINNING
Impossible not to adore a clothing line with the mantra ‘I am love’ hand-stitched in to every piece... This positive affirmation stems from the philosophy of the award winning Nicole Bridger brand......
The Generation, vegan sustainable footwear
Long and fettered by adoration has been our relationship with shoes... even longer seems the road we've walked in search of stellar, sustainable, homespun eco-treats for the feet. Finally! The Generat......
Billy Would Designs, sustainable belt buckles, upcycled, ecofriendly
Nothing renders an outfit more badass than a killer belt buckle.Plenty of us are making style statements with a little bit of hip bling, but with Billy Would Designs you make more than just a fashion ......
Adhesif Clothing, vintage fabrics, sustainable fashion, alice in wonderland
Tim Burton's latest blockbuster film is influencing more than just movie goers...  Vancouver's Adhesif Clothing is going down the rabbit hole to capture the magic of Alice in Wonderland......
You know when the fashionati of NYC incorporate an entire series of shows dedicated to Green fashion that we’re finally seeing a real shift in the industry. After a successful debut during New York ......
read my hips, recy-collage, upcycled belts, vintage, retro, crafts, wearable art, eco fashion
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Jack & Marjorie, upcycled handbags, recycled materials
We just love upcycled creations – new incarnations that come to us with a story, a narrative, and a history.  And it was history itself that inspired Jack & Marjorie to create a line of bag......
Myco Anna eco-fashion
Its fashion week and we know all you eco-fashionistas are hitting the runway shows to scope out what's hot and fresh in new eco-wears…But let's pause for a moment to muse, and appreciate, one of Can......
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Ok this is "jean"-ius! Not only have we discovered an awesome line of eco-denim (we’ve sought after a good Canadian pair of eco-wise jeans for ages), but we’ve also stumbled upon a revolution in j......
Nixxi Eco fashion
It’s a subtle crispness in the air... that random whiff of a fireplace in the night breeze, a slow-cool feeling moving in… the seasonal shift symbolizes exciting opportunities - fall shopping is u......
Ecocessories one of a kind accessories
Ecocessories, striving to bring the cradle-to-cradle model to the jewelry industry… not just by (up &) downcycling old jewelry, but by truly giving it new life…. rebirthing one-of-a-kind ornam......
Lav & Kush organic eco-fashion
Eco-clothier Lav & Kush take their love for mother earth from mythology to modernity... Lav & Kush takes its roots from the Hindu story of the demigods Lav and Kush, (born to lord Ram and thei......
deux fm swimwear
The weather’s heatin' up around the country…and it ain't (all) global warming folks. Another swimsuit season is upon us and what better way to beat the heat than in a bikini you can feel good......
lilë design scarves
With scarves making a huge comeback, we went in search of options to meet our ecocentric-ideal : marrying style with sustainability... and we found lilë design- the new kid on the eco-block, wit......
Paper People Sustainable Fashion
What’s a funky small-town girl from Thunder Bay to do when her only options for stylish wear are cookie cutter mall fashion and random second hand finds? .. Break out of conformity and create a fash......
Salts Organic Clothing
Salts Organic Clothing is designed and produced in Canada with the most sustainable materials and methods available. Their organic clothing uses Organic Cotton, Soy, Hemp and Bamboo and they’re alwa......
Make your next handbag an eco-conversation piece! Watch the look as you tell your friends that your bag is made of candy wrappers, maybe a movie billboard, or some original old-school 45’s. Eco-Hand......
Bazant Unique Adornments
Bazant Unique Adornments is a Toronto based ethical and eco-friendly artisan jewelry design company that uses global fair trade materials and recycled vintage and merges them with sterling silver. The......
Roots Organic Clothing
Concern for the environment is one of the core values of Roots. Ever since Roots was established in 1973, Co-Founders Michael Budman and Don Green have demonstrated a strong commitment to sustainabili......