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

Sustainable Fashion? Malagasy Style

Eco Friendly Daily

Sustainable Fashion– Malagasy Style. There’s no denying the impact of supposed “free trade” agreements on the livelihood of local communities. One great way to break out of this cycle of abuse is to use fair trade goods. Sustainable Chocolate.

Eco Closet in Williamsburg, Brooklyn: A New Sustainable Fashion Destination

Eco Chic

Eco Closet owner Lisa Joseph minds the till. Eco Closet opened this past summer, rounding out a chic green shopping row in Billyburg; its next to Vaute Couture, the vegan coat store, and down the street from Bird. sustainable williamsburg

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.

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

Eco-Vegan Girl

Rolling Greens Nursery in Hollywood was hopping on the warm summer evening of July 14th, as several hundred eco movers and shakers gathered to celebrate with cocktails and organic food in hand. Perhaps the main reason Rachel's events are so successful is because of their fantastic eco perks.

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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. This color-blocked FashionAble scarf is made for a nice Spring day out in the park.

Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift Giving

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Use natural resources in a sustainable fashion. Here are some common gifts from some common gift categories that I consider to be eco-friendly: Clothing. T-shirts, PJs, sweaters, long-johns, hats all come in these eco-friendly materials, you just have to source them. This one is an easy one, to make the switch to a more eco-friendly stocking just be sure to buy organic or fair-trade when it comes to your treats like chocolate or coffee beans.

Top Seven Online Eco Boutiques

Eco Chic

One of my favorite things to do while travelling around the world is to seek out the local eco boutique or sustainable store, as is inevitably includes a new designer I’m not yet familiar with and great local knowledge and resources.

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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.

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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