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.

Suzy Amis Cameron Developing Sustainable Fashion Line

Eccorazzi

Suzy Amis Cameron – already known for creating one of the world’s greenest elementary schools, pushing ethical fashion into the spotlight with her Red Carpet Green Dress contest, living a Read More The post Suzy Amis Cameron Developing Sustainable Fashion Line appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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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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.

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

Eco Chic

Run by the knowledgeable and friendly Lisa Joseph, who has an extensive background in fashion, the store carries some of my fave sustainable brands like Prairie Underground, Stewart + Brown, Ecoskin, Amour Vert, Smartglass, and Kris Nations. 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.

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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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.

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

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

5 Ways to be Independent While Maintaining a Strong Relationship.

Elephant Journal

Last month I launched a new weekly podcast series featuring real conversations with some of the most progressive people I know.

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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.

2013 108

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?

2015 76

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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You’re a Plus-size Model?

Elephant Journal

In the fourth episode of SRO Conversations, model Kate Dillon-Levin talks with Paul and I about the definition of a plus-sized model and how the fashion industry has changed over the years as it relates to a woman’s size. Twenty years ago, models were a size 6-8 and weighed 8 percent less than the average [.].

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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. Eileen spent the evening bringing her talk back to how personal connections are an integral part of building ethical businesses.

2016 63

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. Ethically made in Los Angeles.

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 .

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.

Heroines for the Planet: Livia Firth Fresh From the Oscars

Eco Chic

To say Livia Firth is passionate about greening the fashion industry would be an understatement. Livia: Valentino is another Italian fashion institution and I always loved his work. We are building bridges with the big fashion designers and working together on this process.

2012 80

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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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.

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. Eco Fashion World scoops on some fabulous eco fashion sales! Ethical Style has compiled a list of sexy summer dresses that just happen to be on sale.

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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.”

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?

2017 68

Meet the Microorganisms That Will Save the Planet (And the Fashion Industry)

Eco Chic

Kristal Peters, a veteran of the luxury fashion industry, believes that fashion should set a higher standard of sustainability for the rest of the business. “[But] employees who work in the fashion industry need to be fully educated on this movement.

Support SecondhandFirst Week

Green (Living) Review

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. Plus our reuse, educational, ethical fashion and development partners will be running their own initiatives under the #Secondhandfirst flag during this special week. Maria Chenoweth-Casey, CEO of TRAID said, “Second-hand has the power to create a more sustainable society.

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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’s approach to sustainable clothing is simple—timeless and modern clothing.

Green Touch of Spain Pop-Up Shop in Brooklyn

Eco Chic

The Green Touch of Spain, a pop-up shop featuring products from sustainable fashion brands, is open through Friday, May 10th. Fair Fashion accessories Brooklyn dresses eco fashion fair fashion pop-up shoes spain Ecoology dresses and blouses.

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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.

2011 79

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.

2010 89

What Are YOU Doing for Fashion Revolution Day in 2016? There’s LOTS Going On!

Eco Chic

Courtesy of Fashion Revolution Day. Some of them are still missing, their bodies lost to the race for the fashion bottom—the two dollar t-shirt. An ethical industry that had learned from its mistakes could have prevented these events with some tried and true regulations.

2016 57

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

Eco Chic

The invite promised four of my favorite things: sustainable fashion, great music, delicious cocktails, and free food. The brand’s was born in 1995, as is focused on bringing simplicity and style to the eco-friendly fashion scene. Want more Spring fashion?

SoHo: a Great Place to be Alternative

Eco Chic

The invite promised four of my favorite things: sustainable fashion, great music, delicious cocktails, and free food. The brand, whose inception happened in 1995, is focused on bringing simplicity and style to the eco-friendly fashion scene. Want more Spring fashion?

Feral Childe: Fine Art Meets Fashion in The Searchers for Spring/Summer 2013

Eco Chic

Yet the independent designer label, Feral Childe , has been serving up a sustainable fashion feast for many a season now, and their ethically-made pieces have proven to be both aesthetically rich as well as stylistically grounding.

2013 74

7 Gorgeous Coats That Will Get You Excited for Winter

Eco Chic

Collection sizes and production are limited, in order to stay sustainable. Nomad is an ethically designed brand, manufactured in Portugal. ” Sustainable luxury at its finest. In the world of sustainable fashion, Stella McCartney needs no introduction.

2014 77

The New Source4Style: THE Eco Fashion Designer’s Key Resource

Eco Chic

For years, designers with a conscience spent an inordinate amount of valuable time tracking down fabrics that had a smaller footprint, looking for materials that were made from organic and ethical sources and colored with less-polluting dyestuffs. Fair Fashion Featured

2012 73

The New Source4Style: THE Eco Fashion Designer’s Key Resource

Eco Chic

For years, designers with a conscience spent an inordinate amount of valuable time tracking down fabrics that had a smaller footprint, looking for materials that were made from organic and ethical sources and colored with less-polluting dyestuffs. Fair Fashion Featured

2012 71

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. .

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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