Ethical Designer Opportunity! Madesmith Academy’s Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator

Eco Chic

Is your fashion business (small or large) looking to increase sustainability practices? Have you hit a plateau with the growth of your eco-fashion company? The biggest challenges in creating a sustainable business is communications and marketing.

Sustainable Fashion? Malagasy Style

Eco Friendly Daily

Sustainable Fashion– Malagasy Style. These are often goods that go through a certification process that requires producers to pass through a rigorous inspection of their practices. Sustainable Chocolate. Sleeping in Sustainable Style. Categories. Garden.

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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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Sustainable Thread, Now with Israeli Startup Twine

Green Prophet

The fashion industry soaks up 20% of the world’s water, and dumps it back into local streams and rivers as wastewater. To produce one kilo of dyed thread, 70 liters of water are used; enough wastewater to fill 2 million Olympic-sized swimming pools a year.

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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. The report , produced by Forum for the Future and Levi Strauss & Co.,

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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

Stockholm Fashion Week Canceled—for the Planet

Eco Chic

In a surprising move, the Swedish Fashion Council recently canceled Stockholm Fashion Week in the name of sustainability. Sticking your head in the sand does not make the problem go away, neither does the traditional Fashion Week format.

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Carte Blanche Ethical Fashion: Get In on the Ground Floor with This Smart New Label

Eco Chic

New ethical fashion label Carte Blanche addresses all of what is problematic about fast fashion and today’s (unfortunate) way of making clothes. Crowd-sourcing - Fashion companies spend a fortune each season trying to forecast trends. >Carte

What Does Made In USA Really Mean? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Eco Chic

Conscious consumers are already aware of the positive impact they can make by choosing locally sourced food, but clothing is still one aspect of shopping that can leave a lot to be desired in terms of sustainability. Is Bamboo a Sustainable Fabric Fraud? Is Leather Sustainable?

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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.

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.

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.”

2012 81

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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Fashion brands that are leading the sustainable movement

Green Prophet

Reformation hit a sweet spot with customers and the environment by fashioning deadstock fabric into new clothes. The topic of sustainability has become very popular in recent years. Fashion, in general, is one of the most widespread topics that has affected almost all realms of life.

Bieber, Gaga Headline Christie’s 2011 Green Auction

Eccorazzi

According to the release, the carbon-neutral event will bring together “top art collectors, philanthropists, financiers and environmentalists with the fashion community.&#

2011 77

Eco Chick MegaGiveaway and Our Veria Living TV Spot!

Eco Chic

Starre even played stylist and chose the right outfit from the many options generously loaned to us by eco fashion designer Auralis.) In honor of this exciting collaboration, Veria Living is giving away a $200 gift certificate to eco fashion boutique Kaight.

2012 70

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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Meet the Microorganisms That Will Save the Planet (And the Fashion Industry)

Eco Chic

How do we produce the stuff we need with less (or no) impact on the planet’s limited resources? 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.

The New Source4Style: THE Eco Fashion Designer’s Key Resource

Eco Chic

Our goal is to provide the most cutting-edge tools to facilitate commerce between two groups that are currently disconnected in the global market – the leading sustainable suppliers and the designers looking for them,” says Singh. Fair Fashion Featured

2012 70

The New Source4Style: THE Eco Fashion Designer’s Key Resource

Eco Chic

Our goal is to provide the most cutting-edge tools to facilitate commerce between two groups that are currently disconnected in the global market – the leading sustainable suppliers and the designers looking for them,” says Singh. Fair Fashion Featured

2012 67

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

Eco Chic

Courtesy of Fashion Revolution Day. Some of them are still missing, their bodies lost to the race for the fashion bottom—the two dollar t-shirt. Fashion Revolution Day’s aim is to stop a tragedy of the sort of ever happening in order to solve the problem from where it starts: us.

2016 54

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

The best part was recipe testing and developing, experimenting with flavors, picking through the fresh locally grown, organic produce at the farmer’s markets and building a recipe around what I came across. 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?

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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