Well Dressed: Livia Firth’s Eco Age and the Observer Honor Stylish, Sustainable Fashion

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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.

Eco Closet in Williamsburg, Brooklyn: A New Sustainable Fashion Destination

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Run by the knowledgeable and friendly Lisa Joseph, who has an extensive background in fashion, the store carries some of my fave sustainable brands like Prairie Underground, Stewart + Brown, Ecoskin, Amour Vert, Smartglass, and Kris Nations. sustainable williamsburg

H&M to Launch the First Global Clothes Recycling Venture

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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.

Naomi Maaravi Fashions an Individual, Recycled, Re-designed Eco Collection

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When Dutch designer Naomi Maaravi moved to Tel Aviv a few years ago, she brought her “clothes with a story&# and affinity for recycled fashion with her. Fashion & Design eco-fashion Fashion Israel Israeli Design recycled fashion sustainable fashion upcycling

Eco-Friendly Bridal Gowns the Israeli Way By Liraz Rubbin

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April 2012 saw Tel Aviv’s first Bridal Fashion Week, featuring fifty up and coming Israeli designers. Israel’s lucrative bridal fashion business is on the rise. Reusing and recycling fashion has become increasingly popular across the Middle East, case and point, My Ex Wardrobe in Dubai.

Israeli Designer Fashions Couture Gown out of Envirosax Reusable Bags

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Colorful, feminine, and elegant, Amit Ayalon’s couture dress upcycles reusable Envirosax bags. Normally, upcycled dresses are made out of existing clothing, as in the case of Lebanese designer Ziad Ghanem , or the “New Dress a Day&# blogger.

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

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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.

Rosh Hashanah 5772 Green Gift Guide for 2011

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We’ve been eying these very comfy-looking handmade slippers made out of upcycled fabric scraps by Israeli designer Neta Amir (check out her Etsy shop netamir ). If you’d like to give something with a slightly more nostalgic look, consider a vintage or upcycled item.

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

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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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The Tailor Project Transforms Clothes and Challenges Consumption

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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.

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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Radiant Natural Beauty with Jessa Blades and Greta Eagan

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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. Featured Beauty cosmetics Fashion makeup Organic

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

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In an effort to make conservation tangible for those of us who are overwhelmed, new, or just into curving our Fashion carbon footprint, musical artist and bad-ass MIA has teamed up with fast- fashion giant H&M to get the word out about recycling our clothes. Image via Metro Lyrics.