SoHo: a Great Place to be Alternative

Eco Chic

Photograph courtesy of Turner PR and Alternative Apparel. With multiple retail spaces thriving on the West Coast, it was only a matter of time before the eco-friendly apparel company, Alternative , opened its first New York City location. Alternative did not disappoint.

SoHo: a Great Place to be Alternative (Apparel, That Is)

Eco Chic

Photograph courtesy of Turner PR and Alternative Apparel. With multiple retail spaces thriving on the West Coast, it was only a matter of time before the eco-friendly apparel company, Alternative , opened its first New York City location. Alternative did not disappoint.

Something fishy about new iridescent fashion?

Green Prophet

Leading fashion houses are turning to schools in search of new materials for high-end handbags, shoes, and accessories. We’re talking fish schools, as designers troll seafood industry waste streams looking for alternatives to increasingly banned exotic leathers.

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Is Tencel (aka Lyocell) A Sustainable Fabric? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Eco Chic

In 2000, the European Union awarded the Tencel manufacturing process an Environmental Award in “technology for sustainable development.” Once the eucalyptus trees are harvested, mostly from sustainable farms, the wood is soaked in a non-toxic solution called amine oxide.

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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We Went to See Eileen Fisher at The New School and It Was Life Changing

Eco Chic

Eileen began her career in interior design and dove into the world of fashion after encountering the world of handmade Kimonos in Japan. The fashion industry has some real big issues to solve and that presents real opportunities for growth and creativity.

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9 small things you can do to transform the garment industry

Green (Living) Review

As the Toronto-based non-profit organization Fashion Takes Action states on its website, “We believe it is important for consumers to understand the Buy It To Vote mentality, and the power that they hold within their wallets. clothes care fashion green living

The Future of Fashion? Designing with Mushroom Mycelium

Eco Chic

But packaging materials aren’t the beginning and end of fungi’s potential—some are interested in making fungus fashionable, and not a moment too soon. Even so, as fast fashion has risen, so have more eco-friendly alternatives. ” The post The Future of Fashion?

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Carbon Footprints in the Garden

Green (Living) Review

For one thing: if you are already gardening in a sustainable fashion, then your environmental footprint is already significantly diminished and relatively low, and even more so if your are growing your own food as well and especially. The amount of waste that we generate and especially the amount of which we sent to landfill also is one of those things that cannot be covered well with the carbon footprint term and is much better served by the alternative term that I use.

Eco Chic Weekly 8/21/09

Eco Chic

Eco Chic Weekly compiles the best of the best in green fashion and beauty blogging each week. Please feel free to copy and use this post on your blog with a link back to Fashion, Evolved. Check out the Eco Fashion World interview with Pivot shop owner Jessa Brinkmeyer.

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Eco Chic

Check out the Eco Fashion World interview with Pivot shop owner Jessa Brinkmeyer. Check out Green Grechen’s roundup of Eco Fashion Deals and Steals this week. Green Lashes and Fashion has Ten Vintage Vegan Bags you don’t want to miss!

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Sustainability is destroying the Earth

The Green Changemakers

“Very provocative article that make us question what sustainability is really about and what alternatives we actually need to create different systems. Enjoy!” ~ Mabel Don’t talk to me about sustainability. I refuse to sustain the monster. The sustainable economy.

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How to Go Green: In the Community

The Green Changemakers

Sustainable living has certainly become a buzz phrase. More and more people are looking at ways to reduce their ecological footprint: driving less, eating less meat, wearing sustainable fashions. By taking the concept of sustainable living beyond the narrow, individualistic approach, we can learn to see our interconnectedness to our environment and its inhabitants.

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