Confused About Sustainable Fashion? 5 Easy Tips for Buying Ethically.

Elephant Journal

I create and manufacture clothing for a living, and talk with customers often about the hard decisions around buying clothes. Questions like “how can you tell if something is sustainable?” and “What does sustainability even mean?”

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

Green Prophet

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. Fashion regenerated sustainable clothing upcycled

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My Favorite Shirt Since Unicorns. {Review}

Elephant Journal

Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Funny Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Yoga Z ADMIN Work Featured Today business for good cotton dolphins ethical fashion green ocean sustainable clothing

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The True Value Behind Buying Sustainable (Yoga) Clothing.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Yoga Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) eco fashion fashion local designer local fashion lululemon sustainable clothing yoga clothes

How to Create a Green Wardrobe on a Budget.

Elephant Journal

Greening one''s wardrobe does not have to be an expensive and/or tedious endeavor. As someone who greened her wardrobe, I can honestly say it was fairly easy, painless, and rather fun.

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4 Easy Ways to Plan a Wedding That Gives Back.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) alternative gift registries conflict-free jewellery eco fashion engagement season ethical gifts fair trade sustainable clothing weddingWhy bother having an eco, ethical, or "giveback" wedding?

Different Ways to Wear a MATTER Scarf

Green Living Ideas

Sponsored Posts eco-fashion fashion MATTER sustainable clothingThere are so many fun ways to wear a MATTER scarf! Learn why we love this ethical company and check out some of their looks! The post Different Ways to Wear a MATTER Scarf appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

Made in NYC Eco Fashion Label Tabii Just is Zero Waste, Looks Like a Million Bucks

Eco Chic

Made in NYC Eco fashion label Tabii Just , brings it, mixing an urban (Brooklyn) edge with a breezy, colorful Trinidadian vibe to create sustainable clothing that’s all about sharp, effortless style.

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Honest By Clothing Reveals its 100% Transparent Fashion Line

Green Prophet

Going to the mall or outlet store to buy clothing is not the greenest thing one can do when the truth is known about what materials the clothing is made out of, as well as where and how it is made. D Grade’s Hipster Trash Clothing is Made Cheap in China.

So 2012: Warm Up in White this Winter (and Autumn), Sustainably of Course!

Eco Chic

We’ve curated our white hot and sustainable picks around a watch we think should be in your winter arsenal. Fair Fashion eco fashion green fashion sustainable sustainable clothingOur verdict is in. White is the new black this season.

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The Tailor Project Transforms Clothes and Challenges Consumption

Eco Chic

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’d never thought of that in the grand scheme of fashion and sustainability.

AWEAR 2014: Eco Fashion Worn by Stylish Changemakers

Eco Chic

“ AWEAR is a project intended to help inspire us to think about where our clothes are made, what they are made of, and who made them.” Fair Fashion awear eco fashion Fashion recycled metal sustainable clothing vintage

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California Natural with Nau’s Micromodal Pants: How I Wear Eco Fashion

Eco Chic

Made from sustainably grown and harvested European beech wood trees, this fine cellulosic fiber has the softness of silk and the breathability of cotton. Fair Fashion cali style ethical how I wear ecofashion micromodal Nau pants sustainable clothing trousers

H&M’s Conscious Collection: More Than Just Talk? A Conversation on Fast Fashion and Sustainability

Eco Chic

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. . Fast fashion is on its way out. Well, not completely.

Heroines for the Planet: Summer Rayne Oakes, Green Inspiration, Ecopreneur and Activist

Eco Chic

Right now she’s in Brazil for Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, where she’s connecting with other like-minded influencers keen on advancing social equity and environmental protection.

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Suzy Amis Cameron Writing Books on Food and the Environment


Looks like a future sustainable clothing line isn’t the only thing Suzy Amis Cameron has on her radar.

5 Easy ways to Upcycle old Clothing

Hug a Tree with Me

The majority of the clothing we purchase are made from a blend of non-biodegradable synthetic fibers and petrochemical additives. It is our duty as stewards of the environment to extend the life of such conventional clothing so that they never see a landfill. Recycled Clothing Yarn.

8 Ways to Green Up your Wardrobe

Hug a Tree with Me

From the moment we enter the world to the moment we leave it, we are cuddled by some form of clothing. With the exception of bathing and canoodling, our clothes are always on us – they hug our skin to provide privacy, and allow us to shield away the weather while expressing our styles.

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Aussies Create Dress Made Of Microbes From Wine

Eco Chic

We all want more sustainable clothing, but how about a dress made from billions of microscopic creatures? Microbe Dress. Image by Ray Scott.

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H&M to Launch the First Global Clothes Recycling Venture

Green Prophet

Swedish retail company H&M recently announced an upcoming clothes recycling venture, starting in February 2013. Customers will be invited to leave old clothes for recycling in participating stores across the world, in return for H&M vouchers.

Video: Fashion Giveaway, New Vegan Movie, Man = Meat, Gluten-Free Bagels & More!

Eco-Vegan Girl

Ecolissa is a self-proclaimed eco-vegan online shop with beautiful sustainable clothing and accessories for women. video vegan sustainable weekly roundup free breakfast clothing film websites eco recipe green YouTube beauty eco-vegan restaurants dessert filmmaker

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How Fast Fashion is Being Converted Into Jet Fuel

Eco Chic

It’s long process to turn a blazer into a blast-off , but that’s exactly what’s happening, as Bloomberg Business Week reports that Japanese recycling firm Japan Environmental Planning (Jeplan) has begun testing ways to use discarded clothes as jet fuel.

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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. Eileen Fisher clothing, designed with clean lines and a modern aesthetic, was the epitome of cool.

Three New Ecofashion Brands That Bring Basics, Beautifully

Eco Chic

And even those of us who love less simple clothing still need basics. . These three sustainable clothing brands make a compelling case for not only buying eco-friendly, but buying American-made and manufactured basics. They’re called “basics” for a reason.

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Three Cool Aussie Eco Fashion Labels

Eco Chic

These three impressive up-and-coming Australian fashion labels are bringing fresh, hip, colorful garments to the Southern Hemisphere and beyond – and they’re doing it with ethics and sustainability as a top priority. Pairs Organic Clothing with Peaceful Jewelry Made from Disarmed Nuclear Weapons Cabling

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Leading organic clothing e-tailer,, is pairing up their sustainable clothing line with jewelry made from recycled, disarmed nuclear weapons cabling. Their clothing is made from sustainable fabrics and low-impact dyes.

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The Great Bamboo Lie

Green (Living) Review

The FTC is not the first to criticize bamboo-clothing manufacturers for advertising the fiber as eco-friendly when the process of converting the pulp into fiber employs such caustic chemicals. Bamboo clothing is not – really – natural and neither is it biodegradable or compostable.

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Council for Textile Recycling Launches Education Initiative Promoting Clothing Recycling

Green (Living) Review

Website released aimed at getting used clothing out of landfills, into recycling stream Bel Air, Maryland : For the first time ever clothing brands, retailers, consumers, municipalities, charitable organizations, academics and recyclers are joining forces to promote the recycling of clothing and textiles. In the United States the average person discards 70 pounds of their old clothing, shoes and household textiles in their local landfill each year.

Buy Sustainable Duds

Eco Friendly Daily

From yoga gear to formal wear, eco-friendly clothing is gaining hype. You might be wondering what is means for your clothes to be eco-friendly. Environmentally conscious clothing is often made from natural and fair-trade materials like soy, organic cotton and bamboo.

DGrade’s Hipster Trash Clothing is Made Cheap in China

Green Prophet

Determined to make a positive environmental contribution, the UK-based clothing manufacturer DGrade perfected a method that converts recycled plastic into yarn. Which was all very exciting, until we learned that their clothes are made in China. How to make clothes from plastic.

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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. For those of you interested in a line of sustainable. clothing that’s not only affordable but helping create social change while. greatest in affordable sustainable fashion.

BeGood Clothing’s Bright Colors for a Sustainable Spring

Eco Chic

BeGood Clothing is a socially responsible and eco-friendly clothing store located online and on Union Street in San Francisco. BeGood Clothing is trying to change the perception of eco-friendly clothing.

Inspiration for Mindful Consumption

The Green Changemakers

My reasons have always been about sustaining our environment and leaving it a better place for my kids. All contribute in some way to either the degradation or sustaining of our planet. But strangely, this connection we’re feeling isn’t about the actual clothes.

Video Script and Illustrations: Introduction to Whole Systems Design

The Green Changemakers

We're going to start by looking at the two most important global principles of sustainable design: Whole Systems and Life-Cycle Thinking. So let's expand our thinking from the dryer to the larger process of clothes getting dirty, being washed, and being dried.

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