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! Organized by British newspaper The Observer in collaboration with eco-friendly cleaning product company Ecover , these awards celebrate the people, campaigns and initiatives making a real difference in promoting a sustainable lifestyle in the UK.

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

Green Prophet

Then I stumbled upon Reformation and took the chance. Reformation uses regenerated materials or dead stock to create a stunning line of dresses, pants, shirts, shoes and bathing suits. In their swimwear, Reformation uses a sustainable product called Econyl, a regenerated nylon fiber made from waste such as fishing nets from the oceans and other waste from landfills. Not me, but a very cute model showing off the 50s era Reformation bathing suit.

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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. Despite the obvious effect of unsustainable fast fashion brands on the environment, people are also concerned about the human rights violations that happen in these factories. Fashion, in general, is one of the most widespread topics that has affected almost all realms of life.

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? The sustainability movement says that our capacity to endure is the responsibility of individuals, who must make lifestyle choices within the existing structures of civilization.

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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. This essay explores the challenges facing organizations intent on fostering peace, justice, and sustainability when incorporating traditional business practices into their operational modeling. Sustainable-development Research Education

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