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Raw Beauty by Milena Silvano for Autumn/Winter 2013/14

by: Abigail Doan

Fashion week season is very much a celebration of bold cosmopolitan attitudes, but organic methods also permeate the deepest expressions of modern style bred in the wild. Designer Milena Silvano genuinely understands the rapport that […]

Tags: Abigail Doan, AW13, ethical fabrics, ethical fashion, Fashion, Milena Silvano, raw beauty, the WILD
A Boy Named Sue WILD mag fashion

A Boy Named Sue Launches in Hong Kong

by: Abigail Doan

One might ask what Johnny Cash and online fashion retailing from Hong Kong have in common, but for some of us, this unlikely pairing makes perfect, ‘pull up your bootstraps’ sense. A Boy Named Sue […]

Tags: A Boy Named Sue, Abigail Doan, conscious fashion, eco fashion, ethical fashion, Fleabags, Groceries Apparel, Hien Le, Hong Kong fashion, Isabell de Hillerin, Muzungu Sisters, Partimi, The Sway.
Preview of the Ttania SS13 beauty look by Kumi Hosoda

NYFW Profile: Titania Inglis SS2013 Collection

by: Abigail Doan

Navigating the deep waters of any fashion week can be both exhilarating and exhausting with back-to-back runway shows, late-night parties, and complete schedule overload for even the most adrenaline-pumped enthusiasts. Perhaps this is why I […]

Tags: Abigail Doan, Brooklyn fashion designers, Ecco Domani winner Titania Inglis, ethical fashion, New York Fashion Week SS13, NYC independent fashion labels, Textile Arts Center, The Wild Magazine, Titania Inglis, Titania Inglis SS13
Eko-Lab and Jennifer Wen Ma's Dark Blossom Garden

Eko-Lab and Jennifer Wen Ma’s Dark Blossom Garden

by: Abigail Doan

Eko-Lab has been artfully navigating the cool rivulets of art and fashion since their early days as members of the House of Organic aka “Ekovaruhuset” collective on the Lower East Side. Designers Xing-Zhen Chung Hilyard […]

Tags: Abigail Doan, art fashion collaborations, Brooklyn fashion designers, Eko-Lab, Eko-Lab Dark Blossom, ethical fashion, Jennifer Wen Ma, sustainable fashion, The Wild Magazine
Awamaki Lab Ties The Knot With Quechua Textile Traditions

Awamaki Lab Ties The Knot With Quechua Textile Traditions

by: Abigail Doan

Wouldn’t it be progress if just about every fashion label moving forward was structured like a lab, or at least a cross-cultural incubator for exploring rich artisan traditions, economically viable production models, and smart fashion […]

Tags: Abigail Doan, Andean textiles, Andria Crescioni, Awamaki Lab, Courtney Cedarholm, ethical fashion, fair trade Peru, Peruvian weaving, Quechua culture, The Wild Magazine
Garment workers in Bangladesh (image via Global Labor Rights)

Bangladeshi Worker Rights and The Fast Fashion Appetite

by: Abigail Doan

Whether you are a fast fashion junkie or a slow fashion gourmand, there is no disputing that today’s fashion tragedies are not just about outrageous celebrity tastes or luxury brand designers with major burnout, but […]

Tags: Abigail Doan, Aminul Islam, Bangladeshi garment workers, Clean Clothing Campaign, ethical fashion, garment workers, H&M, Human Rights Watch, Lucy Siegle, murder of Aminul Islam, The Wild Magazine
Loza Maléombho

Loza Maléombho New York Builds a Fashion Bridge with Côte d’Ivoire Artisans

by: Abigail Doan

Innovative African fashion collections and textiles are without a doubt a growing force on the international fashion scene, all thanks to bold independent designers like Loza Maléombho. Born in Brazil, raised in Côte d’Ivoire, West […]

Tags: Abigail Doan, African chic, Arise magazine, ethical fashion, Fair Trade fashion, Loza Maléombho, Loza Maléombho New York, textile sourcing Ghana, The Wild Magazine, West African textiles
Partimi London Based Sustainable Fashion Brand

PARTIMI’s North End Collection for Autumn/Winter 2012

by: Abigail Doan

London-based designer Eleanor Dorrien-Smith is not your average fashion alchemist. Her print concoctions are as deep and complex as the hues and textures of the varied landscapes that inspire her ready-to-wear pieces. The award-winning Central […]

Tags: Abigail Doan, digital print fabrics, Eleanor Dorrien-Smith, ethical fashion, London fashion designers, Partimi, Partimi AW2012, Partimi Fall 2012, sustainable fashion, The Wild Magazine

Madras on a Mission

by: Roxanne Fequiere

Anyone who’s seen – or perhaps waited in – the lengthy lines of people waiting to trade their current Apple gadgets for the latest and greatest product can agree that we extol the virtues of […]

Tags: e-commerce, ethical fashion, Fashion, India, IOU Project, Kavita Parmar, madras, Roxanne Fequiere, textiles, The Wild Magazine