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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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

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. However, I was sure to indulge in the scrumptious organic vegan food offerings.

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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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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

How a Minimalist Wardrobe Makes your Life Easier and Happier

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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! The post How a Minimalist Wardrobe Makes your Life Easier and Happier appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

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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.

H&M to Launch the First Global Clothes Recycling Venture

Green Prophet

The fashion recycling campaign will span 48 nations, including the company’s Israeli franchises. Sustainable fashion is a burgeoning market in Israel. H&M Israel’s CEO, Andrew Horesh, Speaks About Sustainable Clothing.

Rosh Hashanah 5772 Green Gift Guide for 2011

Green Prophet

Speaking of edible gifts, you may have some foodie friends out there that you want to give delicious yet sustainable presents to for the new year. If you want to give the gift of actual food, thankfully there are several companies offering gourmet organic food baskets these days.

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

Eco Chic

This time around, the duo collaborated with Wolfgang Laib , a German conceptual artist known for his work with perishable organic materials such as pollen, milk, and wool. The post Sun-Soaked and Hazy: Ace & Jig’s Stunning New Spring 2016 Fashion Film appeared first on Eco-Chick.

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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.

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

Eco Chic

In 2000, the European Union awarded the Tencel manufacturing process an Environmental Award in “technology for sustainable development.” Once the eucalyptus trees are harvested, mostly from sustainable farms, the wood is soaked in a non-toxic solution called amine oxide.

The Higg Index: A New Way to Judge the Sustainability of Your Clothes?

Eco Chic

Various companies have been working for the last few years to assess the sustainability of the clothing we buy off the rack (or from the website!). Called the Higg Index , it “allow brands, factories and chemical manufacturers to score the relative sustainability of their products.”

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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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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.

Radiant Natural Beauty with Jessa Blades and Greta Eagan

Eco Chic

Not only does she offer an amazing expertise on cosmetic safety, but her stellar makeup artistry is convincing women of all ages—from savy fashion clients to impressionable teens—that natural beauty products should absolutely be the norm. Honey and Jasmine Mask, The Organic Pharmacy.

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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?

Sustania: The Business of Sustainable Business

Green Home Blog

This is exactly what the organization Sustania, chaired by Arnold Schwarzenegger, is attempting to do. Sustania wants to assist businesses of all sizes and genres by stimulating their market for sustainable products.

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?

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

BiCoastal Style Gone Green: Doie’s Spring 2009 Collection

Eco Chic

Sara Kirsner moved her sustainable fashion line, Doie , from NYC to LA last year, and the first collection from her new city (pictured here) is simply called “Los Angeles.&# Tags: Fashion X Shopping X ecofashion organic cotton silk sustainable

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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! pants*: c/o Stewart + Brown , organic cotton & hemp blend.

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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-Friendly Christmas Gift Giving

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Use natural resources in a sustainable fashion. Basically anything made from organic cotton, bamboo, hemp or recycled fleece would do. 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. You can source out organic vineyards for your wine choices as well. In my opinion Christmas gift giving has become insane!

Fashioning Change Offers 40% Off Everything for Cyber Monday! And a Fun Song for Their First Birthday

Eco Chic

Organic Camel Coco Coat Head on over to Fashioning Change to check out all the cute sustainable fashion fabulousness you can get 40% off on today! Hovey Lee Twigs II Earrings And a big shout out to Fashioning Change for their first birthday!

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Livia Firth Steps Up Her Green Carpet Challenge

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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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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

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.

Covet’s Wearable Eco Chic Comfort: Perfect for the Dog Days

Eco Chic

I first heard of Covet several weeks ago, and quickly fell in love with their Spring/Summer 2011 collection which define my breezy on-the-move fashion sense! Covet accomplishes this via the use of organic and sustainable materials while keeping track of trends around the world.

2011 69

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.

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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

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.

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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

Do YOU Want to Be the Next Green Model?

Eco Chic

A 20 piece Eco-Fashion wardrobe. * A natural and organic beauty shopping spree at Future Natural. * A feature in Organic Spa Magazine. * Guidance and introductions by LOHAS to sustainable beauty, fashion and other companies.

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Carbon Footprints in the Garden

Green (Living) Review

For one thing: if you are already gardening in a sustainable fashion, then your environmental footprint is already significantly diminished and relatively low, and even more so if your are growing your own food as well and especially. Some ever arrives with us by plane, such as the “organic” green beans from Kenya that I hate with a vengeance.