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Movement Global Eco Capsule Wardrobe Pioneers

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While the term "capsule wardrobe" has been around since the 1970's, I believe Movement was one of the very first eco version of this popular "less is more" concept. Movement's Capsule Wardrobe Ideas Our staple pieces are a variety of reversible and modular silhouettes for all shapes, sizes and tastes. You can start with any of our sustainable, MODULAR or REVERSIBLE items and build a variety of looks from there with only three pieces. With us, if you get 7 pieces, you have an entire wardrobe. Capsule 1: 3 items - 6-8 looks WSK16 Pippa Reversible Skirt + WT1 Double Take Tank...

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Earth Day is every day!

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Although we always like to celebrate Earth Day, it's something we like to do on a daily basis. In our daily practice of honouring and taking care of the earth we want to remind people that what you wear is just as important as what you drive, eat, and carry groceries in. As we wrote in our last blog post, micro fibres in clothing, along with over use of clean water, and toxic by products make the fashion industry one of the worst polluters in the modern world. Help spread the word that you can look great, feel comfortable, and save the...

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The Modern Ayurvedic & The Tastes of Ayurveda

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My great passion is living a sustainable lifestyle both inside and out. Alongside developing a fashion company that treads more lightly on the planet, I have spent years studying yoga and Ayurveda.  I have written two cookbooks for those that are interested in learning more about this rich Indian tradition in food preparation and healthy living. These books can both be purchased through Vancouver publisher Arsenal Pulp Press at the links below. Enjoy! The Modern Ayurvedic The Tastes of Ayurveda About the books Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old holistic healing tradition from India whose history is linked to the development of...

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What we wear is fast becoming the #1 Environmental issue

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There fashion industry has long been one of the dirtiest in the world. Between the enormous amounts of toxins sprayed on conventional crops like cotton,  and child labour and extremely underpaid (slave) labour used to create cheap clothing for mainstream fashion houses, it's very much a dirty little secret of our capitalist culture. When we created Movement Global it was precisely with a vision to create amazing sustainable clothing, that was fair paid, fair trade, made locally and using organic cotton and easy to grow sustainable Bamboo.  The latest news: big farming is wreaking more havoc than global warming Our...

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How many ways can you wear a Circle Scarf?

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Well, we've come up with a few! Watch our video below, for a WA8 Circle Scarf tutorial. This item is so much more than a scarf, it can turn a same colour long sleeve into a turtle neck, add a pop of colour to a muted top or outfit. Be used as sleeves for short sleeve tops, or a shawl...  

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