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Ethical Closet Series: Lia Terni

Ethical Closet Series

Ethical Closet Series: Lia Terni

Joining our Ethical Closet Series this week is the ethical jewelry designer Lia Terni!  Art and architecture are qualities used in the design, process, and creation of each Lia Terni, which through its artistic sensibility share a world with each of the pieces.Lia was born in Brazil and comes from an Italian background. She has lived abroad in many cities, she has nourished various artistic qualities that are revealed in her creations. She decided to take her involvement with jewelry design a level further and became the first designer in Spain to work with Eco Gold. Recently moving to Miami, Florida she has...

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Ethical Closet Series: Just Bee Queen

Ethical Closet Series

Ethical Closet Series: Just Bee Queen

  Just Bee Queen is an ethical resort wear brand based in Miami and a brand we are excited to have as a part of our Ethical Closet! Maria and Sydney Strauss, the Cuban-American mother and daughter duo and founders of Just Bee Queen, set out to create an ethically produced, sourced, and sustainable high end resort brand that would appeal to women of both their generations. Influenced by their Caribbean and Latin American backgrounds, they wanted to create the perfect ready-to-wear garments that would be a resort staple as well as a versatile streetwear collection. The mix of color, movement,...

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Ethical Closet Series: Sigál

Ethical Closet Series

Ethical Closet Series: Sigál

Don't miss: Instagram Live with Gabriella Smith and Sigal Cohen, May 7th 6pm EST @gabriellasmith! In this week's Ethical Closet Series we speak to Sigal Cohen, founder and designer of SIGÁL, a brand that creates beautiful and ethical tropical resort wear.  Miami-based, Venezuelan designer, Sigal Cohen Wolkowiez is the sole creative force behind her namesake label SIGÁL. In 2008, Wolkowiez, a trained graphic designer, completed a Printed Textiles Program at London's Royal College of Art. Immediately after graduating from the program, she began handcrafting textiles with motifs including watercolor prints, ink illustrations, and collage techniques for various clients in the fashion...

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Ethical Closet Series: JetLagMode

Ethical Closet Series

Ethical Closet Series: JetLagMode

The Upcycle Foundation is excited to introduce the Ethical Closet Series!  A series of interviews and Live conversations that celebrate the sustainability efforts of our favorite brands!  Our goal with this initiative is to provide you with brands that are good for the planet and good for the people, so that you can build an Ethical Closet that is true to your style. This week we talked to Carolina Baena, founder and designer of the accessory brand JetLagMode. Don't miss our Instagram Live with Carolina on Friday May 1st, 6pm EST at @gabriellasmith. Read interview below:      UP: Tells us about your brand, why did...

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