A Perspective on Sustainability

Samer Kamal, a self-described environmentalist, capitalist and social entrepreneur, is dedicated to proving that sustainability and profitability can go hand-in-hand. How did this University of Toronto graduate end up in Dubai as a thought leader and expert on sustainability? Read on to learn what this visionary has to say as he educates us on his perspective and on what sustainable luxury means … Read More

Sustainability in Our Own Sandbox

cathy leibman and Christina decker ethical muse

It’s no secret that we love traveling the globe, sharing and educating readers on our personal finds and offering insights into the world of sustainable luxury. Last month we decided to venture out into our own sandbox, playing tourist for the afternoon in our adopted home town. Our choice was the tiny Bastakiya quarter in Old Dubai which was established at … Read More

Rabab Tantawy; Sustaining Through Art

Rabab Tantawy is a Dubai-based artist focused on sustaining Egyptian and African heritage art.  Her bio speaks to being inspired by Africa’s rich history, and her paintings focus on portraying the close-knit African families standing tall in spite of their everyday struggles. Rabab’s artwork chooses to reflect happy times, connected to the brighter future that she feels will soon prevail on the … Read More

Sustainaluxe Resolutions for the New Year

A new year is moments away. If you’re looking to do something new, better or differently in 2016, how about resolving to incorporate at least one sustainable habit or act into your lifestyle? Sorted by our blog hashtag categories, read on for easy suggestions designed to help jump-start your 2016 commitment to living a sustainable, luxury lifestyle… #eyeofthebeholder – Get to know … Read More

Fa la la la la

From Christmas past to Christmas present, this festive season always has us feeling incredibly grateful and looking forward to that promising new year right around the corner….. May yours be merry and bright. C&C xo          

ethical muse Shares Their Scoop on Goop

As fans of Gwyneth Paltrow’s life-style blog Goop, we couldn’t wait to pay a visit to her pop-up shop in Manhattan. Walking into Goop Mrkt makes you feel as if you’ve been invited to her NYC apartment. All cool girl vibe, with her trademark feminine touches throughout. Designed by Roman and Williams, each piece of furniture is available for sale along with … Read More

Getting to Know the Duo of ethical muse

We’ve turned the tables on the co-founders and decided to ask them the questions this time. Come along as we get to know each half of ethical muse a bit better. Christina Decker Favorite holiday destination? Paris What’s on your iPod? I like a bit of everything and have so many favorite songs…you’ll find anything, from the soundtrack of Les Miserables, to Eminem … Read More

A Quick Snapshot: What are B Corps?

Do you know what Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s and Warby Parker have in common? Well, apart from the fact that these are a few of ethical muse’s favorite go-to brands to warm us, feed us and help keep us seeing 20-20, they belong to a group of close to 1500 for-profit international companies which are benefit corporations, or B Corps. … Read More