Sustainable Fashion? Malagasy Style

Eco Friendly Daily

Sustainable Fashion– Malagasy Style. While many people in the west love to have the cheap stuff that this system provides, that “cheap” stuff comes with a very heavy price that is paid by the backs of abused laborers and poisoned water and land. Sustainable Chocolate.

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.

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

Eco-Vegan Girl

The majority of the guests were women, who were dressed to the nine in sassy eco fashion and organic clothing. I feel so fortunate to know so many of the amazing people who at the party.

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

Eco Chic

times the size of fast fashion by 2028. I’ve been a second-hand fiend for many years now and advocate for ethical fashion (@fashionbenders). I find unique and newish designer items this way, while also adhering to my ethical fashion value system. . Second-hand. Flipped.

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Something fishy about new iridescent fashion?

Green Prophet

Leading fashion houses are turning to schools in search of new materials for high-end handbags, shoes, and accessories. The sustainability angle is that widespread adoption of fish leather could relieve demand for cow leather, radically decreasing methane emissions.

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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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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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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.

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 .

2019 41

One Vat of Natural Cochineal Dye: Gorgeous, Multifarious Results

Eco Chic

Maheya by Free People: Natural Dyes for Dresses, Caftans. Fair Fashion ali golden cochineal design dye eco fashion feral childe natural dye oakland ogaard pink sustainable fashion

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Rosh Hashanah 5772 Green Gift Guide for 2011

Green Prophet

The Jewish New Year, or Rosh Hashanah 2011 is quickly approaching next week on September 28, and for many Jewish people this is a time of gift-giving in the new Jewish calendar year 5772. These people can be a little trickier to shop for since, well, they don’t like shops.

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We Went to See Eileen Fisher at The New School and It Was Life Changing

Eco Chic

My friend Tessa and I were one of many excited people who packed into the Tishman Auditorium at Parsons to see Eileen Fisher—the creative force and genius designer behind the eponymous brand.

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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 .

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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Support SecondhandFirst Week

Green (Living) Review

The week aims to encourage people to commit to sourcing more clothing and other resources second hand. 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. TRAID is launching #SECONDHANDFIRST Week, 17 – 23 November 2014, to encourage people to commit to sourcing more of our clothes and other resources second-hand, rather than buying new.

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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

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. To top it off, the models added flare to their outfits with Gretchen Jones jewelry and makeup by W3LL People natural makeup.

Sustania: The Business of Sustainable Business

Green Home Blog

Discussing the environment can be akin to discussing religion or politics, not a place you may want to go with some people. Sustania wants to assist businesses of all sizes and genres by stimulating their market for sustainable products.

Conscious Holiday Gift Bazaar

Eco-Vegan Girl

The first 200 people to walk in get a free vegan buffet. Sita sustainable fashion Smart Glass VegKids.org Visionary Boutique Zen's Purple Garden.

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The Tailor Project Transforms Clothes and Challenges Consumption

Eco Chic

My daughter Sophie is my fashion reality check. As a sustainable fashion writer, consultant and outspoken activist, imagine being my daughter when you want to be totally normal like all the other teens you go to school with. I like fashion.

Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift Giving

Green Furniture Home Design

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

3 New Eco Boutiques: Ethical Shopping Wherever You Are!

Eco Chic

However, I spend a lot of time worrying how much of an impact of what I buy has on the environment and the people who make the product. According to Belvele’s site, the store is, “a platform for independent designers who represent the brand’s essence: design, craftsmanship, sustainability.”

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.

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

Eco Chic

Courtesy of Fashion Revolution Day. Rana Plaza: On April 24, 2013, 1,134 people were killed and over 2,500 injured at the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh. Some of them are still missing, their bodies lost to the race for the fashion bottom—the two dollar t-shirt.

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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. .

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.

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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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.

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?

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MIA Teams with H&M to Get Us to Recycle & ReWear It (But Yeah, That Timing is a Little Controversial!)

Eco Chic

Last week was Earth Week, and all over the world, people are gearing to celebrate the planet that created us and continues to support us even though we’ve been negligent and all around bratty. H&M’s Recycle Week clashes exactly with the grassroots Fashion Revolution campaign.

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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Pop Tops. Fashion. You Fill in the Rest.

Eco Friendly Daily

Fashion. However, while we often look at stuff like that as a way to maximize the use we get out of all our crap, we rarely look at the modest cola can as the genesis of a fashion accessory. Who knows what else they’ll turn into fashion. Categories. Garden. Kitchen.

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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? EC: What are people’s reactions to your pets?

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Novica, the Store

Eco Friendly Daily

Not only are they made out of sustainable materials in a fair way, but they are also REALLY good looking. This thing is soft, awesome, and made in a completely sustainable fashion. Categories. Garden. Kitchen. New & Exciting. Electronics. Events. Health. Personal.

Heroines for the Planet: Anna Getty

Eco Chic

I wanted to help people make more conscious choices about their lives , what they ate, how they took care of themselves, their families and children and the planet. The most important aspects of food is that it is clean, sustainably grown and organic. LB: Who are a few of your favorite sustainable fashion designers and eco-beauty products?

How to Go Green: In the Community

The Green Changemakers

Sustainable living has certainly become a buzz phrase. More and more people are looking at ways to reduce their ecological footprint: driving less, eating less meat, wearing sustainable fashions. By taking the concept of sustainable living beyond the narrow, individualistic approach, we can learn to see our interconnectedness to our environment and its inhabitants. Spread the word People are increasingly curious about living ‘green.’

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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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