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.

Why I Pursued a Career Sustainable Fashion Design. ~ Ana Nedelcu

Elephant Journal

Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only eco fashion eco-business eco-conscious environmental awareness sustainable fashion My whole idea from the very beginning was to build a real concept based on the idea of active citizenship and anti-consumption.

Ethical Designer Opportunity! Madesmith Academy’s Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator

Eco Chic

Is your fashion business (small or large) looking to increase sustainability practices? Have you hit a plateau with the growth of your eco-fashion company? The biggest challenges in creating a sustainable business is communications and marketing.

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

Elephant Journal

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

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.

Sustainable Fashion? Malagasy Style

Eco Friendly Daily

Sustainable Fashion– Malagasy Style. The cloth is sourced from sustainably harvested silk from wild cocoons, and it is dyed in a very sustainable way. The cloth is all certified fair trade, and it is becoming very popular around the world in boutique fashion stores.

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

First Princeton Sustainable Fashion Competition: Creative Recycling at Its Best

Eco Chic

The Sustainable Fashion Competition was held at the lovely Princeton Art Museum Galleries. I was lucky enough to be asked to judge Princeton University’s first-ever Sustainable Fashion Competition a few weeks ago, and it was so much fun.

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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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Nolcha Shows at NYFW A/W 2017: Ethical and Sustainable Fashion Featured

Eco Chic

The Nolcha Shows at New York Fashion Week have come to be synonymous with independent designers—and that includes plenty of talent that is working ethically and sustainably too.

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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.

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.

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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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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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

Eco-Friendly Bridal Gowns the Israeli Way By Liraz Rubbin

Green Prophet

April 2012 saw Tel Aviv’s first Bridal Fashion Week, featuring fifty up and coming Israeli designers. Israel’s lucrative bridal fashion business is on the rise. Reusing and recycling fashion has become increasingly popular across the Middle East, case and point, My Ex Wardrobe in Dubai.

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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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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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

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

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.

Emma Watson Models Eco-Fashion for Green Carpet Challenge

Eccorazzi

Emma Watson is in The Edit magazine wearing sustainable fashion. She took part in the Green Carpet Challenge by modelling eco-friendly gowns by 5 designers. Read More The post Emma Watson Models Eco-Fashion for Green Carpet Challenge appeared first on Ecorazzi.

3 Simple Ways to Inspire Mindful Consumption.

Elephant Journal

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

4 Unexpected Benefits of Buying Fair Trade Fashion.

Elephant Journal

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 fashionMy latest wardrobe craze is fair trade and ethically produced clothing from developing countries.

Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift Giving

Green Furniture Home Design

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.

The More you Know, the Less Gold Glows.

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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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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. 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 fashionIt’s not a crime to wear the same outfit time after time.

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

Eco Chic

Instead of supporting American workers, we now get cheap clothes to the tune of Bangladeshi workers being paid just $43 a month to make them for us (that’s how fast fashion – and cheaper-than-ever clothes happen, my friends). Auralis in her studio.

One Vat of Natural Cochineal Dye: Gorgeous, Multifarious Results

Eco Chic

Related on Eco-Chick: . The post One Vat of Natural Cochineal Dye: Gorgeous, Multifarious Results appeared first on Eco-Chick. Fair Fashion ali golden cochineal design dye eco fashion feral childe natural dye oakland ogaard pink sustainable fashion

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Israeli Designer Fashions Couture Gown out of Envirosax Reusable Bags

Green Prophet

Envirosax, wishing to highlight the beauty and eco-friendliness of its designs, recently selected Israeli designer Amit Ayalon to create the above couture piece (composed of a jacket, Victorian corset, back scroll piece, bustle and skirt) out of colorful reusable Envirosax bags.

Eco Chic Weekly: July 30, 2009

Eco Chic

Eco Chic Weekly is a digest that features the best of the best in green fashion and beauty blogging. Ecco*Eco has a collection of inspiring friends and finery to get you through the remainder of Summer 2009. Eco Fashion World scoops on some fabulous eco fashion sales!

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

Eco Chic

Soft, renewable, biodegradable and wrinkle-resistant, lyocell, or Tencel©, is considered an eco-textile with big advantages. In 2000, the European Union awarded the Tencel manufacturing process an Environmental Award in “technology for sustainable development.”

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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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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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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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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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

Rosh Hashanah 5772 Green Gift Guide for 2011

Green Prophet

But it can be even more difficult when you’re faced with the task of giving a gift to someone who is eco-conscious (and who, therefore, may be against commercial gifts that use up various resources). Eco Fashionista. Wishing you all a happy, healthy and sustainable new year ahead.

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Sun-Soaked and Hazy: Ace & Jig’s Stunning New Spring 2016 Fashion Film

Eco Chic

And as always, Ace & Jig’s dedication to traditional design is apparent in their loom-woven cotton fabrics – a welcome contrast to fast-fashion’s automated process. Cary Vaughan and Jenna Wilson of Ace & Jig have done it again!

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