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Together California:  Sustainable, Responsible, and Made with Love in DTLA
2 years ago

Together California: Sustainable, Responsible, and Made with Love in DTLA

Fall is the perfect time for layered sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes, and love. Many of the greatest ideas or collaborations are discovered during every day activities such as lunch, daily …
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Conscious Style List: What A Social Entrepreneur / Editor in NYC Would Wear
2 years ago

Conscious Style List: What A Social Entrepreneur / Editor in NYC Would Wear

From this corner of Conscious Magazine, we’re on the discovery for Conscious Style brands that are thoughtfully and creatively made. Check back on the Conscious …
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Purpose Drives You, Passion Alone Drifts You
2 years ago

Purpose Drives You, Passion Alone Drifts You

People are often mistaken in the belief that in order to enjoy their job, they need to pursue their “passion”. Is following your passion worth it? Truth is, passion is …
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5 Brand Building Tips for Conscious Fashion Designers
2 years ago

5 Brand Building Tips for Conscious Fashion Designers

You’ve done the late nights, and have a collection you are proud of, but now you need sales. If the sound of crickets is all too familiar, then it’s …
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What to Look for in a Collaboration
2 years ago

What to Look for in a Collaboration

Collaborations for business and startups have helped many companies to grow. At MATTER, we believe that being a collaborative brand enables us to build a network that creates access to …
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Soul Carrier—Bags That Have Soul And Are A Force For Good
2 years ago

Soul Carrier—Bags That Have Soul And Are A Force For Good

Summer, the vacation-spirited season, engages an insouciant mindset with indulgence, recreation and re-discovery of self. Despite one’s career, professional or academic, summer rallies for quality cherished moments.

This July, a …
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The Power of Storytelling for Social Businesses
2 years ago

The Power of Storytelling for Social Businesses

In most of our communications, we tend to use analysis to persuade others, despite substantial evidence indicating that people are more effectively affected by stories. When it comes to getting …
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Your Conscious Culture Guide To Summer Style
2 years ago

Your Conscious Culture Guide To Summer Style

We love Summer, and we love Conscious style. Check out these awesome looks and brands who are paving the way for style that makes a difference. #ConsciousSummerWishlist

DISCOVER MORE …
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North America: The Revival of Homegrown Fashion
2 years ago

North America: The Revival of Homegrown Fashion

Moving on from the spotlight on Asia’s fashion innovators, we look ahead into the birthplace of the “new-age” green movement in North America.

While designers in Vietnam or Cambodia struggle …
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What Driving An Auto Rickshaw Across India Will Teach You
2 years ago

What Driving An Auto Rickshaw Across India Will Teach You

We recently embarked on a 3,500 km fundraising journey through India driving an auto rickshaw, aka Tuk Tuk in Thailand, or ‘glorified lawnmower’ in some worlds, and lovingly named …
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How To Show Respect and Do Business Across Borders
2 years ago

How To Show Respect and Do Business Across Borders

People always ask what it’s like to do business in India, especially as a woman. In my personal experience I have had (mostly) only good ones, and a lot …
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3 Strategies To Becoming A Digital Nomad
2 years ago

3 Strategies To Becoming A Digital Nomad

The modern dream is increasingly no longer money, but meaning. In a world where the standard 9 to 5 (or longer) is a grind and people spend lunch hours dreaming of …
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4 Japanese Concepts That Inspire Our Daily Lives
2 years ago

4 Japanese Concepts That Inspire Our Daily Lives

The Japanese have long been recognized for their concepts that reveal the secrets to living a simple and meaningful life. These concepts range from philosophies into aesthetics, ethics, design and …
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Journey Back in Time Through The Elements of Craft
2 years ago

Journey Back in Time Through The Elements of Craft

The experience of work that depends on the elements is an entirely different perspective.

Whenever I travel to stay in our artisan partners’ homes, observing their pace of life and …
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Five Lessons in Choosing an Ethical Production Partner
2 years ago

Five Lessons in Choosing an Ethical Production Partner

An idea is just 1% of the final product. 99% is execution.

The people you work with will make or break a business, particularly so if you are planning …
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How to Start a Values-Based Business
2 years ago

How to Start a Values-Based Business

A business is made up of hundreds of decisions everyday. Who to work with, what to produce, what message to put out, to when to launch a certain product …
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Asia’s Innovators in the Fashion Industry
2 years ago

Asia’s Innovators in the Fashion Industry

From my previous article we understand why ethical fashion needs to be a priority and know that our consumption choices in buying better is a way to pioneer change. But …
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Matter: The Globetrotting Trousers With Ethical Production
2 years ago

Matter: The Globetrotting Trousers With Ethical Production

“Story driven, community based, built on direct relationships and a commitment to respecting provenance.”

Simplicity reigns as the fashion industry continues to move toward a …
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The Parative Project Creates Conversations About Human Trafficking
2 years ago

The Parative Project Creates Conversations About Human Trafficking

It began as a couple of high school guys making “dumb iron on tee shirts” together. But now, The Parative Project is a brand that raises awareness about human trafficking by …
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Artisan Designs And Their Beautiful Traditions
2 years ago

Artisan Designs And Their Beautiful Traditions

For a special edition of Conscious World, we want to introduce you to the beauty of International arts and culture revealed through fabrics, stitching, patterns, textiles, colors, and more with help from American Nomad.

One …
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Understanding The Fundamentals Of Fair Trade
2 years ago

Understanding The Fundamentals Of Fair Trade

As consumers we need to sort through many messages regarding fair trade these days and it can be overwhelming for the most conscious of us to differentiate between labels. As the …
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Fast Fashion Needs Globalized Intervention And Slow Fashion Needs Globalized Participation: 3 Ways To Pioneer Change
2 years ago

Fast Fashion Needs Globalized Intervention And Slow Fashion Needs Globalized Participation: 3 Ways To Pioneer Change

When it comes to the slow movement, the food sector has progressed in educating and nurturing our palettes with eating local, seasonal ingredients and a farm-to-table ethos. Eliminating all kinds …
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Handmade with Love: Conscious Gifts + Conversation Starters for Every Valentine
2 years ago

Handmade with Love: Conscious Gifts + Conversation Starters for Every Valentine

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s not too late to get your valentine the perfect gift(s). When it comes to the Hallmark part of the holiday, people tend to …
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8 Brands Fighting Human Trafficking That You Need To Know About
2 years ago

8 Brands Fighting Human Trafficking That You Need To Know About

Sex-trafficking.  It’s a word that has come into the forefront of the news, part of the push for social justice in recent years.  It is a scary, dark word, representing …
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10 Ways To Dress To Inspire
2 years ago

10 Ways To Dress To Inspire

Last year we took a look at gorgeous social giving accessories from Article 22, The Giving Keys, Half United and many other conscious brands. December’s Conscious Biggest Holiday Gift Guide …
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