Sari Strategy Repurposing #01 by Sathya Bhavana, Founder of ‘Re’vastra

3R's - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

This piece comes in time to commemorate Fashion Revolution – a movement born to demand fair wages and working conditions for workers-women in particular- in the garment industry. This movement was born in the aftermath of the Rana Plaza incident in Bangladesh on April 25, 2013 where thousands of garment factory workers perished and many others were badly injured.  Namaskaram! After being a fashion writer and editor for over 15 years, and having written over …[Read more]

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EcoBeauty Skincare Recipes from the Pantry by Deepali Sakhare, the Chief Formulator behind SVA’s Organic Range

skincare natural recipes homemade scrubs and masks

Who among us doesn’t wish for a healthy glowing skin? The packaged products around our bathroom sinks, however, have more than just beautifying ingredients. Many have microplastics that leach into our seas and endocrine disruptors that mess our hormones… Moreover, they aren’t always as effective as (literally) food for the skin! Today’s article comes from the pen and kitchen of Deepali Sakhare, the Founder and Chief Formulator at Singapore-based skincare and haircare brand SVA: Back2Nature. …[Read more]

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Looking to offset your carbon footprint? │ A handy guide to choose the right carbon offset project

choose the right carbon offset project

“What difference does my teeny tiny carbon footprint really make?” At some point of time, this question may have been a whisper in your ear or a small thought bubble in your head… My friend, the world’s population is currently 7.7 billion people and is growing every minute! So, if each one had that question, I think that ‘teeny tiny carbon footprint’ would be substantially large to have an impact on Mother Earth. Singapore alone …[Read more]

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Eco Warriors │ Meet Nasyitah Tan, founder of The LOOMs Workshop, a social enterprise

nasyitah tan looms workshop singapore social enterprise

Creating bespoke handcrafted products for clients by repurposing and recycling materials; very few enterprises manage to blend in sustainability and design the way The LOOMs Workshop does. And if that wasn’t enough ‘doing good’, their mission is “to provide education and employment opportunities that will empower women and enable their families.” We asked Nasyitah Tan, the bright and cheerful founder of The LOOMs Workshop (TLW) to share the story with us and she very readily obliged. …[Read more]