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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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. We’ve brought them to life in four animations. The global fashion industry generates over a trillion dollars a year. Climate change refugees have introduced new fashion influences.

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How a Minimalist Wardrobe Makes your Life Easier and Happier

Green Living Ideas

Learn how a minimalist wardrobe can make your life easier with these helpful tips. 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 livingYou'll be purging your closets and clearing out space in your brain too!

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Korto Momolu Brings Cannabis Culture to NYFW with Women Grow

Eco Chic

Now add fashion to the mix: On the evening of September 7th, I had the opportunity to attend a runway show for New York Fashion Week at Pier 59 Studios and watched a hybrid of cannabis and fashion.

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Flipping Clothing is Fun and Profitable—But What About the Fashion Ethics?

Eco Chic

That’s good news for those of us who love vintage fashion , looking for a deal, the planet (clothing production has a whopping environmental toll), and proponents of personal style over rabid trend-following. But what about the fashion ethics? . times the size of fast fashion by 2028.

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The More you Know, the Less Gold Glows.

Elephant Journal

2016 64

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.

2016 63

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.

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

Eco Chic

In this series, Textile Test, we will investigate the life-cycle of different fabrics from plant to final product and beyond. In 2000, the European Union awarded the Tencel manufacturing process an Environmental Award in “technology for sustainable development.”

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.

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Sustania: The Business of Sustainable Business

Green Home Blog

In their own material, after many eloquent words, phrases and descriptions, it seems as though their program is to enable the business world to look at building sustainability as an opportunity.

Reformation swimsuit makes you feel like a pin-up model and a saint

Green Prophet

Ordering on the Internet or going to some bland and somewhat vulgar shop like Bikini Bay fills me with dread; I tried both at some point in my life. Three cheers to this company that makes sustainable fashion affordable, sexy, in good quality and in good faith.

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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

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

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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Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift Giving

Green Furniture Home Design

Use natural resources in a sustainable fashion. Have an extended shelf life. 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. Don’t get me wrong, I think giving a gift or two is fun and exciting, especially if you’ve made it yourself. But it has just gone too far commercially and there is too much pressure to spend, spend, spend.

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

Eco Chic

In our ongoing search for the underpinnings of the good life, we are continually looking for better ways of doing things, slowing our pace even, and carving out a better future. The post Feral Childe: Fine Art Meets Fashion in The Searchers for Spring/Summer 2013 appeared first on Eco-Chick.

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7 Gorgeous Coats That Will Get You Excited for Winter

Eco Chic

Collection sizes and production are limited, in order to stay sustainable. ” Sustainable luxury at its finest. In the world of sustainable fashion, Stella McCartney needs no introduction. Men’s Eco Fashion Shopping Guide Part 1.

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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.

2009 41

Eco Chic - Untitled Article

Eco Chic

Check out the Eco Fashion World interview with Pivot shop owner Jessa Brinkmeyer. Check out Green Grechen’s roundup of Eco Fashion Deals and Steals this week. Green Lashes and Fashion has Ten Vintage Vegan Bags you don’t want to miss!

2009 41

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.

2011 80

Robin Wilson, Interior Decorator to the Kennedys and Clintons, Shares Her Secrets

Eco Chic

We shop with reusable bags, fill up our water bottles, avoid plastic like the plague, purchase beauty products made free of chemicals and we’re now filling up our closets with American designers that are making affordable and sustainable fashion their mantra.

2011 88

Pop Tops. Fashion. You Fill in the Rest.

Eco Friendly Daily

Fashion. Whether it’s bike chains or old flip-flops, we have seen that there are a number of consumer materials that can have new life breathed into them with a minimum of work for maximum reward. Who knows what else they’ll turn into fashion. Categories. Garden.

2012 56

Leaf // Cloud Exhibit at Fair Folks and a Goat in NYC, Featuring Eco Fashion via Kaight Boutique

Eco Chic

As you scroll through this post, you’ll see some of the gorgeous naturally-inspired works of art, along with some eco fashion pieces brought to complement the exhibit for a special trunk show I attended on June 14. His life being partly as the falling leaf, and partly as the flying vapour.”

Summer Rayne Oakes Opens Up: Business, the LBD, and Her Passion for Bugs

Eco Chic

I happened upon one of the “How I Wear Eco Fashion&# posts here on Eco Chick mid-March to find a woman named Summer Rayne Oakes. What would you tell aspiring environmentalists, journalists and eco-fashion lovers? Go out and invent your life. Summer Rayne Oakes.

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Eco-Friendly Printing

Eco Friendly Daily

Either they themselves are involved with conservation practices, or they give you access to a regular type of service that has the added benefit of being conducted in a sustainable fashion. Categories. Garden. Kitchen. New & Exciting. Electronics. Events. Health. Personal.

Heroines for the Planet: Anna Getty

Eco Chic

Anna: To be honest with you the life I was living as a struggling actress was not very glamorous at all. The most important aspects of food is that it is clean, sustainably grown and organic. Of course I want to get back on the mat consistently but the yoga, the yoke, the union has helped me see that we are all connected, it has helped me become more accepting, more present in my life, more patient and more kind with myself and others.

Sustainability is destroying the Earth

The Green Changemakers

“Very provocative article that make us question what sustainability is really about and what alternatives we actually need to create different systems. Enjoy!” ~ Mabel Don’t talk to me about sustainability. I refuse to sustain the monster. What is it we are trying to sustain?

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The 2011 Edition of the Journal of Sustainability Education

The Green Changemakers

Her impressive accomplishments and the examples she brings to the interview are a must-read of inspiration for anyone involved with sustainability education. Show that your company or institution educates for sustainability. Sustainable-development Research Education

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