What is Sustainable Fashion?

Green Living Ideas

What is sustainable fashion, and what does it mean for the human and planetary impact of our wardrobe? The post What is Sustainable Fashion? Activism cotton eco-friendly clothing fast fashion green lifestyle green living organic PHU slow fashionappeared first on Green Living Ideas.

Hijab Culture for Islamic Clothing in the Sustainable Fashion Limelight

Green Prophet

Long sustainably-made silk robes, vibrant headscarves fro organic cotton, and intricate lace face veils paint a modest, underground and mystical picture of Muslim fashion. And we are hoping this new fashion trend will inspire designers to cover this new trend.

Confused About Sustainable Fashion? 5 Easy Tips for Buying Ethically.

Elephant Journal

I create and manufacture clothing for a living, and talk with customers often about the hard decisions around buying clothes. Questions like “how can you tell if something is sustainable?” and “What does sustainability even mean?”

Flipping Clothing is Fun and Profitable—But What About the Fashion Ethics?

Eco Chic

Whatever you call them, the market for clothes that make their way into the resale ecosystem is booming. But what about the fashion ethics? . times the size of fast fashion by 2028. While this trend might be environmentally sustainable, is it ethical in other ways?

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Sustainable Fashion? Malagasy Style

Eco Friendly Daily

Clothing & Accessories. Sustainable Fashion– Malagasy Style. This is why I like things like the Lamba Landy cloth at Peace Goods. The cloth is sourced from sustainably harvested silk from wild cocoons, and it is dyed in a very sustainable way.

Why Does American-Made Clothing Cost More?

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only american american made Bangladesh brand clothing eco rana plaza sustainable fashion USA

Well Dressed: Livia Firth’s Eco Age and the Observer Honor Stylish, Sustainable Fashion

Eco Chic

Sustainable style guru and Eco-Chick Heroine for the Planet Livia Firth will have a hand in choosing the Observer Ethical Awards ‘ first sustainable fashion champion for 2013! Fashion to me is all about the narrative behind the pieces we wear.

Hussein Chalayan’s Transformer Runway Clothes

Green Prophet

Want to go from one high fashion look to a completely different one without getting undressed? Hussein Chalayan is a high-end transformer clothing designer. . London-based designer Chalayan unveiled a line of tranformative clothing in the runways of Paris Fashion Week not long ago.

H&M to Launch the First Global Clothes Recycling Venture

Green Prophet

Swedish retail company H&M recently announced an upcoming clothes recycling venture, starting in February 2013. The fashion recycling campaign will span 48 nations, including the company’s Israeli franchises. Sustainable fashion is a burgeoning market in Israel.

Flipping Clothing is Fun and Profitable—But What About the Ethics?

Eco Chic

Whatever you call them, the market for clothes that make their way into the resale ecosystem is booming. That’s good news for those of us looking for a deal, the planet (clothing production has a whopping environmental toll), and proponents of personal style over rabid trend-following. .

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Sustainable Fashion: Pay What You Can Afford & Do Good Too

Eco Friendly Daily

Sustainable fashion is growing beyond its hard-to-find niche. Sustainable. designers and their collections can now be found at the ever-present white tents at Bryant Park in New York during their fashion week, and was recently showcased at.

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.

Zameeg: Ancient Persian Eco-Love for US Clothing Line

Green Prophet

For as long as they’ve known each other, Mohsen and Sepideh have dreamed of having an ethical fashion line that conveys how deeply the earth, or Zameeg in ancient Persian , needs our protection.

Happy Birthday EcoStiletto: L.A.'s green community celebrates 2 years of sustainable fashion

Eco-Vegan Girl

The majority of the guests were women, who were dressed to the nine in sassy eco fashion and organic clothing. Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff is known around Los Angeles as the queen of green events, since she throws one heck of a party.

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The Tailor Project Transforms Clothes and Challenges Consumption

Eco Chic

My daughter Sophie is my fashion reality check. As a sustainable fashion writer, consultant and outspoken activist, imagine being my daughter when you want to be totally normal like all the other teens you go to school with. I like fashion.

Fashion Futures 2025: Global scenarios for a sustainable fashion industry

The Green Changemakers

Image www.forumforthefuture.org Fashion Futures is a call for a sustainable fashion industry. Four vivid scenarios explore how climate change, resource shortages, population growth and other factors will shape the world of 2025 and the future of the fashion industry within it. The global fashion industry generates over a trillion dollars a year. describes how fashion companies can be successful by becoming sustainable.

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5 Amazing Fashion Brands that Give Back.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only clothes eco fashion ethical clothing lines ethical gifts shopping sustainable fashionBy buying into these brands you’re making a positive impact to someone else’s life.

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5 (More) Things You Didn’t Know About Fast Fashion.

Elephant Journal

Here are five more surprising truths about the fast fashion industry. Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Conscious Consumer eco apparel eco clothing fashion fast fashion sustainable fashion Did you know that outlets like Forever21 and H&M deliver new styles to their stores every single day? I didn''t either.

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10 Eco Fashion Companies You’ve Never Heard Of.

Elephant Journal

Here are some of the best eco-fashion companies you''ll want to support and share! Ecofashion Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only eco fashion eco fashion brands made in the USA clothing mindful consumption shop local sustainable fashion There are cool companies doing good things all around us.

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The Higg Index: A New Way to Judge the Sustainability of Your Clothes?

Eco Chic

Various companies have been working for the last few years to assess the sustainability of the clothing we buy off the rack (or from the website!). Fair Fashion eco fashion eco friendly fabrics Fashion health higg index leather silk Sustainable Apparel Coalition sustainable fashion

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BeGood Clothing’s Bright Colors for a Sustainable Spring

Eco Chic

BeGood Clothing is a socially responsible and eco-friendly clothing store located online and on Union Street in San Francisco. BeGood Clothing is trying to change the perception of eco-friendly clothing.

3 Simple Ways to Inspire Mindful Consumption.

Elephant Journal

Clothes shopping is an Ameircan pastime. But it’s time to change the way we relate to, and talk about, our clothing. Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Green Z ADMIN Green Featured Today eco mindful consumption mindfulness sustainable fashion

4 Unexpected Benefits of Buying Fair Trade Fashion.

Elephant Journal

My latest wardrobe craze is fair trade and ethically produced clothing from developing countries. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) benefits eco fashion ethical buying ethnic fashion fair trade purchasing power sustainable fashion

There’s Something You Don’t Know About the World of Eco-Fashion.

Elephant Journal

Next time you see the word “sustainable” attached to your clothing, take a step back. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Boulder Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Denver Ecofashion Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Editor''s Picks Z ADMIN Green Featured Today eco-friendly ethical brand green fashion mindful consumerism organic cotton sustainable fashion

9 small things you can do to transform the garment industry

Green (Living) Review

Learn how to care properly for your clothes Last week I attended the first-ever World Ethical Apparel Roundtable (#WEAR2014) held in Toronto. The more consumers demand and pay for ethical, sustainable fashion, the quicker we can get to where we want to be.”

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

Green Prophet

Naomi Maaravi makes clothes with a story. 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.

Israeli Designer Fashions Couture Gown out of Envirosax Reusable Bags

Green Prophet

Normally, upcycled dresses are made out of existing clothing, as in the case of Lebanese designer Ziad Ghanem , or the “New Dress a Day&# blogger. Fashion & Design design eco-fashion Fashion Israel Israeli Design recycled fashion sustainable fashion

The 30-Year-Old Sweatshirt: Why Fashion should be Made to Last.

Elephant Journal

It’s the only way to take a stand against the culture of throwaway fashion that is becoming so prevalent. It may sound preachy but, as consumers, I believe it is our responsibility to know where our clothes are made. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) fast fashion is not eco or moral fighting back serve as example sustainable fashion

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Bust-Waist-Hip: The Skinny on Fashion’s Body Image Issue.

Elephant Journal

A funny quote popped up in my personal trainer’s Facebook feed the other day: “Skinny girls look good in clothes; fit girls look better naked.” I couldn’t help but crack a smile.

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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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Reformation swimsuit makes you feel like a pin-up model and a saint

Green Prophet

In their swimwear, Reformation uses a sustainable product called Econyl, a regenerated nylon fiber made from waste such as fishing nets from the oceans and other waste from landfills. Fashion regenerated sustainable clothing upcycled

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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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Rosh Hashanah 5772 Green Gift Guide for 2011

Green Prophet

Speaking of edible gifts, you may have some foodie friends out there that you want to give delicious yet sustainable presents to for the new year. Fashion is something that keeps on changing, so you may think that it is inherently not sustainable.

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What Does Made In USA Really Mean? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Eco Chic

Conscious consumers are already aware of the positive impact they can make by choosing locally sourced food, but clothing is still one aspect of shopping that can leave a lot to be desired in terms of sustainability. Is Bamboo a Sustainable Fabric Fraud? Is Leather Sustainable?

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Carte Blanche Ethical Fashion: Get In on the Ground Floor with This Smart New Label

Eco Chic

New ethical fashion label Carte Blanche addresses all of what is problematic about fast fashion and today’s (unfortunate) way of making clothes. Crowd-sourcing - Fashion companies spend a fortune each season trying to forecast trends. >Carte

The Green Closet Project: Eco Designers Tara St. James and Auralis Join Forces with Ecover to Promote Smarter, Lower Impact Fashion

Eco Chic

“Americans spent roughly $340 billion on clothing and shoes last year, which is about 25 percent of the global market, and virtually all of it — 99 percent for footwear and 98 percent for clothes — came from somewhere else,” reported the New York Times last year.

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

Eco Chic

It’s quite unbelievable the countless steps clothing goes through before entering your closet (fabric production, dying, finishing, cutting, sewing, labelling, shipping and more). The post Is Tencel (aka Lyocell) A Sustainable Fabric?

High Fashion News on the Runway

Eco Friendly Daily

This fashion show featured sustainable fashions cleverly created from recycled newspaper, and it was the first of its kind. The designers in the show included Anthony Lilore of RESTORE CLOTHING, Bahar Shahpar, Lara Miller and Samantha Pleet.

Support SecondhandFirst Week

Green (Living) Review

The week aims to encourage people to commit to sourcing more clothing and other resources second hand. It is organized by TRAID , the charity doing tireless work to ensure sustainable and ethical practices in the clothing chain and it is hoped that this will become an annual event. TRAID is launching #SECONDHANDFIRST Week, 17 – 23 November 2014, to encourage people to commit to sourcing more of our clothes and other resources second-hand, rather than buying new.

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3 New Eco Boutiques: Ethical Shopping Wherever You Are!

Eco Chic

Belvele, Seven Sisters PDX, and Everyday Magic all contribute to an ethical fashion experience—whether it’s in how eco-friendly their products are, catering to made in the U.S.A. Our goal is to make it easy to find sustainable fashion that you WANT to wear.

Conscious Holiday Gift Bazaar

Eco-Vegan Girl

The Farmer's Kitchen Innerwear Clothing yoga calenda r Pure Bamboo SilverMoon chocolate ( dark chocolate fudge is delicious!) Sita sustainable fashion Smart Glass VegKids.org Visionary Boutique Zen's Purple Garden. event vegan los angeles gift clothing holiday eco dessert

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H&M’s Conscious Collection: More Than Just Talk? A Conversation on Fast Fashion and Sustainability

Eco Chic

Fast fashion is on its way out. But the milestone meeting, which occurred Thursday at the Vogue headquarters, “Conscious Talk,” gathered together a dynamic group of individuals to discuss how to move the fashion industry into a sustainable future. .

Eileen Fisher at the Green Festival: Eco Fashion, Beauty and Social Responsibility

Eco Chic

The Wonder Women of New York City’s sustainable fashion movement gathered under one big roof this Sunday to showcase style and ethics hand-in-hand. Eileen Fisher clothing, designed with clean lines and a modern aesthetic, was the epitome of cool.