Eco Fashion

Did You Know Your Favorite Leggings Are Probably Toxic? Consider These Sustainable Athleisure Brands Instead

Aside from the comfort factor and the slimming, bottom-sculpting properties of compression leggings, there’s a bigger reason women (and men) are living in athleisure right now. Going out in your workout clothes—whether or not you actually intend to work out—lends the impression that you’re a person …

Clothing

Eco-warriors unlimited

Shiny, synthetic activewear is passé. Not only do they irritate your skin, but they’re also detrimental to the environment. Which is why …

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Can We Actually Afford To Shop ‘Ethically’?

Style<p>To be honest, we can't afford not to...<p>I don’t know anyone who shops entirely ethically all of the time. I know I don’t. If I buy a dirt-cheap …

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North Vancouver woman recognized by UN for sustainable clothing

'I'm feeling all the emotions,' says fashion designer Kaya Dorey<p>Kaya Dorey is receiving international recognition for her work combining fashion and …

Sustainability

The Epic Social Impact Holiday Gift Guide (2017)

Getting through the holiday season can be a real challenge for the conscious consumer. For the average shopper, any item will do for their mother, …

Clothing

The perfect pedestrian: How to make the world safe for Motocracy

We have talked so many times about those campaigns to make people who walk wear bright clothing, even carry flashlights and flags, so that drivers of …

Sustainability

This Site — and the Style Star Behind It — Will Turn You On to "Eco Fashion"

In 2017, conscious consumerism is finally a focus in the fashion industry, but Amanda Hearst has been at the forefront of the conversation for the better part of a decade. As the woman behind the conscious ecommerce site Maison de Mode, Amanda spends her time as an advocate and activist who …

Fashion

A Native Parisian Spins A Thriving Ethical Clothing Brand From Sustainable Fibers

The navy and white stripes may be iconic, but the T-shirts Amour Vert began selling several years ago were something new. The shirts were spun from a fabric so soft it they quickly caught the attention of celebrity stylemakers and major retailers.<p>That soft fabric also happened to be sustainable and …

Sustainability

3 businesses creating sustainable duds

No mall in America is complete without an H&M, Forever 21, JC Penny, or a Macys. These stores, along with big department stores like Target and …

Clothing

Outerknown and Levi’s Just Partnered Up to Make a Sustainable Line of Denim

Jeans! Jackets! Jean jackets! Photo: Outerknown<p><b>Remember when Kelly Slater stuck his toes in the fashion industry and the surfing world exploded?</b> “I …

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Meet the Women Behind Swedish Stockings, the First-Ever Sustainable Hosiery Brand

As someone who pays attention to sustainable fashion, I’ve seen my fair share of organic cotton T-shirts, upcycled jeans, faux fur outerwear, and even lab-grown leather. I’ve shopped for secondhand goods on The Real Real, sold my gently used pieces on ThredUp, and borrowed cocktail dresses from …

Fashion

Why You Need To Know About Reve En Vert - The Net-A-Porter Of Sustainable Fashion

As sustainable fashion is finally embraced by the industry, we meet the woman who was at its frontline four years ago<p>It's unlikely that many will …

Sustainability

Have you heard of the Net A Porter of sustainable fashion?

It’s unlikely that many will have heard of Cora Hilts, but she is fast becoming the Net A Porter of the sustainable world.<p>Since its inception in 2014, her online store, Reve En Vert, has become a go-to destination for desirable sustainable brands. As the site proves, sustainability doesn’t come at …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Are Zara labourers’ ‘pleas for help’ the result of a fast-fashion business model?

Zara found themselves at the epicentre of a retail scandal this weekend, as customers reported finding notes in their clothes written by allegedly …

Sustainable Fashion

New Life for Denim: Post-Consumer Waste Jeans

<b>By David Shuck, Heddels</b><p>It’s no secret that we buy more clothes than we can actually use. Americans alone toss out more than 13 million tons of …

New Fashion Company Transforms Plastic Bottles Into Activewear

The fashion industry receives a lot of criticism for a lack of eco-friendly sourcing and production methods. As explained in The True Cost, a …

Sustainability

London's V&A Museum Brings Sustainable Fashion to the Forefront

Featuring pieces from Dries Van Noten, Vivienne Westwood & more.<p>With brands the size of Nike now looking toward a sustainable future for their business, there’s really no room left to deny the topic’s importance. With that in mind, London institution the Victoria & Albert Museum is now taking the …

Dries van Noten

Is The Second Wave Of Sustainability Finally Here?

Sustainability is a buzzword many people are sick of hearing. It’s been overused and virtually lost its meaning (although trying to define it in …

Sustainability

How and why the fashion industry is trending toward sustainable clothing

<b>Who makes the clothes we wear every day? Where are they being made? And what happens to all the clothes we discard? These are the questions both</b> …

Sustainability

Recycled Cashmere Is Guilt-Free and Just as Soft

Your newest sweater should have something in common with your oldest.<p>Along with lug-sole Chelsea boots and down-filled parkas, cashmere sweaters fall into the enviable category of clothes that make winter not only survivable but stylish. Alas, there's a teeny-tiny issue with the staple, which is …

Sustainability

Sustainable Clothes That'll Give Your Closet an Eco-Conscience

Listen, nobody loves fashion more than we do. But in terms of pollution, the apparel industry is right up there with oil and coal. Every stage of the supply chain,—from growing the cotton (with toxic pesticides) to assembling the garments (in smoke-belching factories) to shipping the clothes (in …

Clothing

How Reformation tackled faster, affordable denim sustainably

With Reformation’s new line, Ref Jeans, the sustainable, direct-to-consumer brand for trendy women’s fashion is making faster, more affordable …

Advertising Industry

Jeans With A High Waste

<b>Who doesn't own a pair of jeans?</b><p>Invented in 1873 by Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss (sound familiar?), jeans have gone from being the workwear of farm …

Clothing

What Can We Learn From London Fashion Week? - Sustainable Fashion

<b>London Fashion Week.....</b><p>London Fashion Week 2017 has finished - a frantic festival of catwalk shows and new designs. But it's not just about style …

London Fashion Week

16 ways you're wasting resources and money every day without realizing it

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase</i><p>As far as animals go, we humans are pretty wasteful. And we tend to rely on the "out of sight, out of mind" model for most of our …

Shopping

7 Things You Need To Know Today (October 16, 2017)

All the wellness news you need to know including the arrival of the perfect sustainable fall jeans, the truth about diet avocados, and what …

Calvin Klein

A new fashion era – conscious, circular and compassionate – Green Strategy | Sustainable and Circular Fashion Consulting

The concept ‘<b>conscious fashion</b>’ has been around for quite some time now, possibly since Dr. Kate Fletcher coined the term ‘slow fashion’ in 2007. …

Sustainability

These 8 Vegan Jackets Are Ethical, Utterly Chic & Made For Crisp Autumn Weather

Every year we post a round-up of our top ethical and vegan jackets that you can add into your wardrobe without an ounce of fast fashion guilt. It can …

Clothing

Reformation Jeans Are Finally Here―​​And Totally Sustainable

Reformation has become the leader in sustainable fashion with style. Their flirty sundresses, jumpsuits and two-pieces have garnered an A-list fan …

Fashion

Theory Wants To Create The Most Sustainable Wool Suits In The World

Fashion is one of world’s most polluting industries. As Theory turns 20, founder Andrew Rosen has a bold plan to develop workwear that is more Earth-friendly.<p>“If we don’t worry about the fate of our universe, I won’t have people to clothe,” says Andrew Rosen, founder and CEO of Theory, who launched …

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