Empowered by a curiosity for design and her travels to create a jewellery label inspired by our human experience of love, Nazneen Aziz-Samson is the founder of Pyar, an ethical jewellery label produced on the magical island of Bali. We chatted to the designer to find out more about her story.
In the latest edition of our Shared Journeys series, we catch up with Charlotte Mei, a modern multi-hyphenate who works as a nutritionist by day, radio host for by night and is a big advocate for living green!
Ever wondered what goes into your skincare? And what does it take to start an ethical beauty business? We find out from Mehdi and Fern, co-founders of ANIA, a local beauty brand we love with clean ingredients inspired by Africa.
Unapologetically bold and bright, artist Vicky Harris' work champions diversity, inclusivity and equality through her portraits of inspirational women throughout history. We sat down with her for the latest instalment of our #sharedjourneys series.
Inspired to create a label that gives back, Gema Santander is the founder of fair trade resort wear brand Baliza. We find out more about her dedication to responsible production, and about the highs and lows of being an ethical fashion entrepreneur.
As a sustainable business, how do you combine a desire to make a positive impact with a need to make money? Editorial contributor Veena speaks to three Asia-based brands to find out their insights on combining purpose and profit.
What started as a means to raise money for a language school became Dorsu - an ethical fashion label selling mindful, considered basics with a store and workshop base in Cambodia. We spoke to co-founder Hanna Guy (pictured left with co-founder Kunthear, right) about her journey and her thoughts on sustainability in the industry today.
Inspired by her design background and the weaving talent of Cambodian artisans, Ka-Lai launched MANAVA in 2016, a conscious accessory and homeware label. Her mission is to share artisanal craft with the world, while improving the lives and income of a community in Krobey Village, Cambodia. Discover their story here.
Sometimes, creative inspiration comes when you least expect it. That's what happened to Lorraine Lee, who's inspiration to start her jewellery label, TALEE, came from a period of emotional hardship for her family. Discover the story behind the label here.
Inspired to create a cruelty free natural beauty brand that gives back, Winona Tan founded WANT Skincare two years ago after discovering a lack of truly clean skincare formulations. Discover her story inside.
In the latest edition of our Shared Journeys series, ZERRIN catches up with social entrepreneur Cheryl Ou, founder of new conscious cafe The Social Space, located on Kreta Ayer Road. If you're a fan of great coffee, smoothie bowls or businesses that give back, this is the new place to be!
A fine jewellery label with heart, Emi & Eve empowers artisan communities and landmine clearing efforts in Cambodia by producing its designs from recycled bombshell brass. We met with founder Cassandra Postema to find out all about her journey.
To kick off our Shared Journey series, we caught up with Elisa, a Singapore-based conscious style blogger, who shares about her favourite brands and her opinion on the growth of the sustainable fashion industry in Asia.
Founder of organic indie skincare label, Cissy Chen, transitioned into the beauty industry after she struggled to find an over the counter solution to her sensitive complexion issues. We chatted to the beauty entrepreneur about her journey, natural beauty and her skincare tips.
A maker of ethically handmade jewellery with an industrial edge, Gin Tan is the founder of Singapore-based label Yard Yarn. We caught up with her in her home based studio to discover the story behind her brand.
On a mission to spread the word to the next generation about sustainability, Anisa Johnny gives back through education and teaches fashion marketing and management at Raffles College of Higher Education, and is also the co-founder of socially responsible jewellery business Boheme Style Nomads.
Passionate about green living, Danielle Champagne runs one of Singapore's first sustainable fashion labels, Zhai, which produces using only natural fabrics like bamboo, linen and tencel. We chat to her about her entrepreneurial journey, conscious living and her tips for shopping more mindfully.
Preserving the traditional arts of bead weaving and sewing, fair trade jewellery label Eden + Elie provides employment opportunities to people from underprivileged backgrounds and special needs communities. Discover the story behind the label.
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