It Was A Sustainable Fashion’s Night Out!

Eco Chic

To kick off a green Fashion Week, EcoSalon was pleased to co-host a (Sustainable) Fashion’s Night Out party Thursday, September 8th in partnership with New York’s Textile Arts Center, Of Rags , and the New York City Fair Trade Coalition.

Rosh Hashanah 5772 Green Gift Guide for 2011

Green Prophet

The Jewish New Year, or Rosh Hashanah 2011 is quickly approaching next week on September 28, and for many Jewish people this is a time of gift-giving in the new Jewish calendar year 5772. Fashion is something that keeps on changing, so you may think that it is inherently not sustainable.

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Piece-Meal High Heels Let Wearers Design Their Own Shoes

Green Prophet

When it comes to fashion, and sustainable fashion, shoes may be one of the worst offenders. Not only do shoe fashions change rapidly, but they also tend to wear out faster than our other articles of clothing.

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Israeli Designer Fashions Couture Gown out of Envirosax Reusable Bags

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Fashion & Design design eco-fashion Fashion Israel Israeli Design recycled fashion sustainable fashionColorful, feminine, and elegant, Amit Ayalon’s couture dress upcycles reusable Envirosax bags.

Beirut’s Eco Fashion Boutique is “Green and Glam”

Green Prophet

Green is glamorous, according to Beirut’s eco fashion boutique. People need to eat and people need to dress every day, so food and fashion are two of the ways that people can make a daily difference in protecting the environment.

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Naomi Maaravi Fashions an Individual, Recycled, Re-designed Eco Collection

Green Prophet

When Dutch designer Naomi Maaravi moved to Tel Aviv a few years ago, she brought her “clothes with a story&# and affinity for recycled fashion with her. Fashion & Design eco-fashion Fashion Israel Israeli Design recycled fashion sustainable fashion upcycling

What Wins the Competition for Most Sustainable Eye Glasses Material – Wood or Human Hair?

Green Prophet

Accessories are the victims of quickly changing trends and fads, and so their unsustainable fashionable-ness makes their ecological sustainability greatly needed. However we have not yet seen designers stare sustainable accessories in the face.

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Pure Rootz Puts the Preppy in Organic Clothing

Green Prophet

The Pure Rootz fashion line brings organic cotton to the Lacoste customer. An increasing number of young designers see the environmental and personal comfort value of using organic cotton , and so lots of trendy clothes are starting to be made with sustainable fibers.

Ecco Ukka Weaves Love, Magic and Recycled Materials into Fabric Jewelry

Green Prophet

Ecco Ukka’s funky fabric jewelry pieces are green, fashion forward, and comfy all at the same time. Trained as an industrial designer, Liat founded Ecco Ukka in 2009 when she could no longer resolve her work as a fashion designer with her personal ecological beliefs.

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Bieber, Gaga Headline Christie’s 2011 Green Auction

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Today, the art powerhouse pulled back the curtain on round two; announcing a 2011 Green Auction with even more celebrity punch and “one-in-a-lifetime&# opportunities.

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H&M to Launch the First Global Clothes Recycling Venture

Green Prophet

The fashion recycling campaign will span 48 nations, including the company’s Israeli franchises. Sustainable fashion is a burgeoning market in Israel. In 2011, Israeli designer Amit Ayalon was chosen by Envirosax to create couture pieces out of colorful reusable bags.

The 2011 Edition of the Journal of Sustainability Education

The Green Changemakers

Her impressive accomplishments and the examples she brings to the interview are a must-read of inspiration for anyone involved with sustainability education. Show that your company or institution educates for sustainability. Sustainable-development Research Education

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Mission Savvy: An Eco Boutique Built on Passion for Animals and Sustainable Style (Video)

Eco Chic

Check out the video below to hear about founder Jennifer Miller’s love of sustainable fashion and animals, and how she uses one to benefit the other. Fair Fashion animal rights animal welfare boutique eco fashion mission savvy Shopping sustainable style

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Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

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Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . John Moore, co-founded sustainable fashion brand Outerknown with surfer Kelly Slater. Watch Creating Sustainability with Style: Avery Dennison RBIS x Outerknown .

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Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . John Moore, co-founded sustainable fashion brand Outerknown with surfer Kelly Slater. Watch Creating Sustainability with Style: Avery Dennison RBIS x Outerknown .

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Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift Giving

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Use natural resources in a sustainable fashion. In my opinion Christmas gift giving has become insane! For the most part people overspend money they don’t have to buy things that people don’t really need. Don’t get me wrong, I think giving a gift or two is fun and exciting, especially if you’ve made it yourself. But it has just gone too far commercially and there is too much pressure to spend, spend, spend.

How I Wear Eco Fashion: Fashion Ecopreneur Greta Eagan

Eco Chic

Recently Greta Eagan, who is an eco fashion expert (more on that below), had an event to attend, and in putting her outfit together, realized that every part of it was sustainable, down to her nail polish! shoes*: c/o Cri de Coeur , vegan, friendly fashion.

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Livia Firth Steps Up Her Green Carpet Challenge

Eccorazzi

If you remember Livia Firth’s 2011 Oscar gown or the video we posted of her eco shop in London , you know that this is a woman dedicated to not just wearing sustainable fashion, but being its champion. Livia wasn’t the only fashion forward thinker at her table.

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Win Tickets to the Afingo Fashion Forum, April 1: Sustainability and Philanthropy in Fashion

Eco Chic

The Afingo Fashion Forum takes place this Friday, April 1, at FIT. Julie Gilhart , Fashion Consultant. AFINGO FASHION FORUM NY PRE-PARTY.

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Modavanti: Hot Summer Sustainable Style

Eco Chic

Modavanti , an online boutique, is quickly becoming the web destination to shop sustainable fashion. Stocking some of the industries’ hottest brands, they’ve got an eye for style and a heart for moving fashion forward.

Radiant Natural Beauty with Jessa Blades and Greta Eagan

Eco Chic

Not only does she offer an amazing expertise on cosmetic safety, but her stellar makeup artistry is convincing women of all ages—from savy fashion clients to impressionable teens—that natural beauty products should absolutely be the norm. Featured Beauty cosmetics Fashion makeup Organic

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Covet’s Wearable Eco Chic Comfort: Perfect for the Dog Days

Eco Chic

I first heard of Covet several weeks ago, and quickly fell in love with their Spring/Summer 2011 collection which define my breezy on-the-move fashion sense! Covet accomplishes this via the use of organic and sustainable materials while keeping track of trends around the world.

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Eco Chick Debates: What Are the Biggest Summertime Fashion Don’ts?

Eco Chic

Kate Mcgregor, owner of sustainable fashion boutiques Kaight on the LES and Brooklyn, NYC. The capant is just a fashion sin and needs to be abolished. Amy DuFault, Managing and Fashion editor of EcoSalon.

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Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . John Moore, co-founded sustainable fashion brand Outerknown with surfer Kelly Slater. Watch Creating Sustainability with Style: Avery Dennison RBIS x Outerknown .

Robin Wilson, Interior Decorator to the Kennedys and Clintons, Shares Her Secrets

Eco Chic

We shop with reusable bags, fill up our water bottles, avoid plastic like the plague, purchase beauty products made free of chemicals and we’re now filling up our closets with American designers that are making affordable and sustainable fashion their mantra.

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The Eco-Lovely Mrs. Montague Collection

Eco Chic

Parry is very aware about the constant evolution of sustainable fashion, but she is committed to her support of artisan communities. When I arrived at Capsule to meet miss Carrie Parry , I was excited to discover the creative mind behind her collection, Mrs. Montague.

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Afingo Fashion Forum at FIT: Sustainability and Philanthropy

Eco Chic

Starre Vartan (far right) speaks at FIT at the Afingo “Sustainability and Philanthropy&# panel. The most engaging insights included a consideration of the standards to which any fashion brand, eco or otherwise, must hold itself, as well as a call for improved labeling for consumers.

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Summer Rayne Oakes Opens Up: Business, the LBD, and Her Passion for Bugs

Eco Chic

I happened upon one of the “How I Wear Eco Fashion&# posts here on Eco Chick mid-March to find a woman named Summer Rayne Oakes. What would you tell aspiring environmentalists, journalists and eco-fashion lovers? What’s going on for the rest of 2011?

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Leaf // Cloud Exhibit at Fair Folks and a Goat in NYC, Featuring Eco Fashion via Kaight Boutique

Eco Chic

As you scroll through this post, you’ll see some of the gorgeous naturally-inspired works of art, along with some eco fashion pieces brought to complement the exhibit for a special trunk show I attended on June 14. John Patrick, founder of the sustainable fashion label John Patrick Organic, created an indigo painting, which is part of his wider exploration of historical natural and handmade pigments including honey, cochineal, and china ink.

Eco Designer Carrie Parry Wins the Green Fashion Competition at Amsterdam Fashion Week

Eco Chic

Eco-Chick fave Carrie Parry (check out Haley’s coverage of her F/W 2011 collection here ) has just won the 15,000 Euro prize at Amsterdam Fashion Week for her latest collection. Fair Fashion Featured

Eco Designer Carrie Parry Wins the Green Fashion Competition at Amsterdam Fashion Week

Eco Chic

Eco-Chick fave Carrie Parry (check out Haley’s coverage of her F/W 2011 collection here ) has just won the 15,000 Euro prize at Amsterdam Fashion Week for her latest collection. Fair Fashion Featured