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? appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Activism cotton eco-friendly clothing fast fashion green lifestyle green living organic PHU slow fashion

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: 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. Green News Green Tips

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

Eco Chic

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. Everything on our site is either sustainable, re-cycled, up-cycled, made in the USA, or fair trade.

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

Eco-Vegan Girl

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

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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.

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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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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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.

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

Sustainability and Storytelling at NYFW: James Nathaniel Piña’s Love Letter Home

Eco Chic

I was here to see the James Nathaniel Spring/Summer 2020 ethical fashion presentation, as part of New York Fashion Week. The ethical fashion collection was interactive; every guest has a front-row seat to view in detail and even touch the eco-fabrics. James Nathaniel Jacket.

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Rosh Hashanah 5772 Green Gift Guide for 2011

Green Prophet

Instead of standard apples and honey, put some creative green thought into your Rosh Hashanah gifts this year. There are those in our lives, especially of the green persuasion, who just aren’t into regular store-bought items. Green Foodie.

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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

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 More you Know, the Less Gold Glows.

Elephant Journal

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How a Minimalist Wardrobe Makes your Life Easier and Happier

Green Living Ideas

The post How a Minimalist Wardrobe Makes your Life Easier and Happier appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green Consumerism green living minimalism minimalist challenge organic shopping sustainable fashion sustainable livingLearn how a minimalist wardrobe can make your life easier with these helpful tips. You'll be purging your closets and clearing out space in your brain too!

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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.

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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.

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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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.

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.

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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Ecco Ukka Weaves Love, Magic and Recycled Materials into Fabric Jewelry

Green Prophet

Ecco Ukka’s funky fabric jewelry pieces are green, fashion forward, and comfy all at the same time. It’s not easy to make it cool to be green. She saw the waste that the fashion industry generated and decided to take action.

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One Vat of Natural Cochineal Dye: Gorgeous, Multifarious Results

Eco Chic

Crazy Hair Colors: Green Beauty for Drag Queens and Beauty Fiends. Fair Fashion ali golden cochineal design dye eco fashion feral childe natural dye oakland ogaard pink sustainable fashion

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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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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.

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. Indeed, Livia’s Green Carpet Challenge is shaking up the red carpet in all the right ways. Livia: Valentino is another Italian fashion institution and I always loved his work.

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Green Shoes Hit Mainstream at Payless ShoeSource

Eco Friendly Daily

Earlier this month, Payless ShoeSource announced that they will be launching a line of eco-friendly shoes making their entrance into the sustainable market at a price the majority can afford. The new line will be the first-ever line of affordable green footwear, and it doesn’t stop there.

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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. The Green Touch of Spain is open Monday through Friday 11am-8pm, and Saturday and Sunday from Noon – 8pm from May 2 – 10.

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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! Green Lashes and Fashion has a wonderful post about the virtues of the maxi dress.

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Sustania: The Business of Sustainable Business

Green Home Blog

It is an approach that just may be igniting the idea of a ‘next plateau’ of merging any kind of business with a valid green initiative in any way possible. It is a way that may enable companies to view it beyond an arm-twisting ‘green’ acceptance for the sake of the eco-demographic.

Eco Designer Carrie Parry Wins the Green Fashion Competition at Amsterdam Fashion Week

Eco Chic

Eco-Chick fave Carrie Parry (check out Haley’s coverage of her F/W 2011 collection here ) has just won the 15,000 Euro prize at Amsterdam Fashion Week for her latest collection. Fair Fashion Featured

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.

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Bieber, Gaga Headline Christie’s 2011 Green Auction

Eccorazzi

Christie’s star-studded “ Bid to Save the Earth &# Green Auction raised millions in 2010 for various environmental charities. To see the full auction details, head on over to the official Bid to Save the Earth Green Auction site here.

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9 small things you can do to transform the garment industry

Green (Living) Review

As the Toronto-based non-profit organization Fashion Takes Action states on its website, “We believe it is important for consumers to understand the Buy It To Vote mentality, and the power that they hold within their wallets. clothes care fashion green living

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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Eco Designer Carrie Parry Wins the Green Fashion Competition at Amsterdam Fashion Week

Eco Chic

Eco-Chick fave Carrie Parry (check out Haley’s coverage of her F/W 2011 collection here ) has just won the 15,000 Euro prize at Amsterdam Fashion Week for her latest collection. Fair Fashion Featured