Street Style: Sustainably Fierce

By Kestrel Jenkins

Emily Kate Symes ::

Emily is an eco ambassador, model, stylist, designer-turned-entrepreneur and sustainability expert. She founded EKOLUV to showcase her passion to move toward a more eco friendly and socially responsible way of living.

Emily aims to raise awareness of the social and environmental impacts of the fashion industry. She hopes to provide tools and information to empower and inspire people to start critically thinking and making more conscious decisions with their purchases whilst still remaining stylish.

Whenever possible, Emily lives a sustainable lifestyle, and believes in positive social change through the empowerment of women by way of education and opportunity.

Coat (reused)
Dress (vintage, purchased in London)
Bag (by Mettle Fair Trade, made with recycled materials)
Ring (by Mettle Fair Trade, made with brass from recycled bombshells)




Kestrel JenkinsAbout The Author

Kestrel is a globetrotter with small-town Wisconsin spirit. She has lived in Chile, London, Madrid & New York, soaking up and absorbing every moment of fashion and difference along the way. She has worked with People Tree, Global Action Through Fashion, The GreenShows, FashionMeGreen, Fashioning Change, Ecouterre, Inhabitat & EcoSalon. She loves words & garments, and reorganizing them both. For Kestrel, fashion is her favorite way to share stories. Her most recent endeavor, AWEAR, is a style-driven project intended to help inspire us to think about where our clothes are made, what they are made of, and who makes them.


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