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

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.

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

Eco-Vegan Girl

My favorite vegan truffle company passed out generous amounts of their organic, fair trade, gourmet dark chocolate. The majority of the guests were women, who were dressed to the nine in sassy eco fashion and organic clothing.

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BeGood Clothing’s Bright Colors for a Sustainable Spring

Eco Chic

The store is giving a new face to sustainable fashion by carrying 40 brands and designers that each give back to a different eco or humanitarian cause, while being on the forefront of today’s fashion trends.

Pure Rootz Puts the Preppy in Organic Clothing

Green Prophet

The Pure Rootz fashion line brings organic cotton to the Lacoste customer. An increasing number of young designers see the environmental and personal comfort value of using organic cotton , and so lots of trendy clothes are starting to be made with sustainable fibers.

Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift Giving

Green Furniture Home Design

Use natural resources in a sustainable fashion. 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. In my opinion Christmas gift giving has become insane! For the most part people overspend money they don’t have to buy things that people don’t really need.

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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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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