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Local Brand Bayo Is Taking Its First Steps Towards Sustainability

Here's how they're making it happen!
With a branch in nearly every mall across the country, there's no doubt that local label Bayo is well-loved. They're widely known for their affordable dainty basics, ladylike separates, and that oh-so-nostalgic powder-fresh fragrance gently wafting about each store, but now, they've

This Store Has All the Basics for Starting an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

We talk to's founder Trice Nagusara about her brand and how to switch to a zero-waste lifestyle.
You can talk about it all you want but truly converting to a zero-waste lifestyle isn't an easy feat. It's an entire overhaul of habits and home items to break and shelve. Add on how expensive the eco-friendly alternatives are in the

10 Stylish Shoes Made From Eco-Friendly Materials

From running shoes to heels and everything in between!
These days, there aren’t a lot of excuses left for us not to take steps towards a more sustainable lifestyle. You can find eco-conscious substitutes for almost any of your daily essentials from shampoo refilling stations to bags made from recycled materials,

This Philippine Store Makes It Easier to Start a Sustainable Lifestyle

Loop's founder is the guy who first sold metal straws.
It all started two Christmases ago when people began giving each other stainless steel tubes wrapped in muslin with matching cleaners to boot. Back then, metal straws catered to the niche market of individuals who wanted to cut down on waste or

How to Start a More Earth-Friendly Wardrobe, According to Kimi Juan

"Garments are discarded every day and an easy way to help the environment is to give clothes a second life."
Did you know that, second to oil, the clothing and textile industry is the largest polluter in the world? Just think about it: Remember that dress you threw out because you spilled soy sauce all over the front? It's probably sitting in

This Filipina Will Change the Way You Look at Sustainable Fashion

She's the brain behind global brand Relevé Fashion.
Fashion is an art form that everyone gets to participate in. But in the midst of this multi-billion dollar industry lies the sad truth: It is one of the industries that leave the biggest carbon footprint in the world. While we all

How the Zero-Waste Movement Became Cool

There are cool people who want to save the world. Let's join them.
In the not-so-distant past, there was a cartoon called Captain Planet (Google it, kids) that was about a superhero called upon by a bunch of teenagers wearing magic rings. Hokey, concept? Absolutely. But it was a progressive show even for its time.It

15 Money-Saving Wedding Hacks That Won't Hurt the Environment

Enough with the single-use materials!
When planning a wedding, the impending mountain of expenses is always the first thing a couple is concerned with. But for others, it's the impact of their event on the environment. Think about this: Did you know that your beautiful, freshly-cut bridal

How You Can Get in on the Sustainable Fashion Movement

Five lessons from MUNI Meetup’s Reimagining Local Fashion talk.
If you love fashion, then most likely you’d want to keep up with particular trends. We at Preview do, too, and it’s the very reason why we can truly appreciate fast fashion! Right? So cheap, so updated, always on sale! It seems

Is Sustainable Fashion the New Luxury?

The new forward-thinking movement might be the next It thing.
Leave it to the outspoken, sustainable fashion advocate Emma Watson to strut into the Met Gala last year in a gown made of recycled plastic bottles and organic silk. With new advances in fashion and technology, a ball gown made of, well,

5 Eco-Friendly Things You Can Do Right Now

Fashion girls, it's time to cut down on that carbon footprint.
Despite what stereotypes dictate, being more eco-friendly is incredibly simple. A few tweaks to our everyday choices can make all the difference! And to prove just how simple it is, we gathered a list of fashion girl-centric deeds that can help save

A Bag Made of Paper But Looks and Feels Like Leather

And it’s washable, too!
Sounds too good to be true? It does sound like an oxymoron; but it exists.Marrying traditional craftsmanship with contemporary design, Uashmama is an Italian brand that creates a range of products made of washable paper with the texture of leather. Marco Marconi,

Designers Create Upcycled Outfits Using Car Seat Fabrics

Green is the new black.
Ten up-and-coming designers from Asia and Europe were called to take part in The Redress Forum 2016: Ford Design Challenge in Hong Kong and were asked to come up with statement outfits from sustainable seat fabrics used in Ford vehicles—a view of how

Decorate Your Home With These Sustainable Pieces A La Gwyneth Paltrow

Go for green living with these beautiful and earth-friendly pieces.
If there's one thing (sometimes called a trend!) that we should all learn to follow, it has got to be green living. You’ve heard of the words “recycle” and “sustainable,” but do we actually live them? Do we do them consistently? How