Eco Fashion

The eco guide to radical materials

Cotton has a disastrous foorprint, leather is destroying the Amazon, polyester threatens the ozone layer. Luckily there are some new fabrics on the way<p>The current exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art asks: “Is Fashion Modern?” Looking at the industry’s main materials you would have to …

Environment

Reformation is launching a more affordable sister line

And it's still just as sustainable<p>Reformation is a label known for its sustainable approach to fashion - using responsible manufacturers, along with ethical and environmentally-friendly materials - <i>and</i> still nailing it in the style stakes.<p>Now they are launching a more affordable sister line, …

Clothing

Sustainable fashion brand Reformation launches a more affordable sister line

Reformation are a brand known for their chic, sustainable fashion.<p>(They’re also known for a pair of jeans that zip from bum to crotch but let’s not …

Clothing

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

Photos: The fashion designer turning hotel curtains into clothes

Sustainable Fashion

Reformation Just Launched a More Affordable Sister Line

Meet Reformation Jeans.<p>Since the brand launched in 2009, Reformation has made it crystal clear that sustainability and ethical production have been at the core of its mission. Now the ubiquitous cool-girl brand is taking its message a step further with the launch of Reformation Jeans — a new sister …

Clothing

Reformation Just Launched A Sister Line

Get ready for eco-friendly denim and basics<p>The fashion industry doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to be environmentally conscious. In fact, it’s currently the second most polluting industry in the world. The time to start implementing more responsible and ethical modes of production …

Sustainability

Stella McCartney Discusses How Sustainable Fashion Can Be Sexy—And “How Technology Can Save Us”

Stella McCartney made ethical fashion a pillar of her label way before <i>sustainability</i> was a hashtag or buzzword. She’s candid about the immense harm fashion inflicts on the environment—it’s the second dirtiest industry on the planet after oil—and has paved the way for other eco-minded designers to …

Fashion

Reformation Launches A Stylish And Sustainable New Denim Line

LA-based (and Taylor Swift favourite) Reformation is already the go-to label for clothing and accessories that are both sustainable and stylish. Now …

Clothing

Reformation is Launching a Full Collection of Sustainable Jeans

Meet Ref Jeans.Ref Jeans collection out Oct. 23. Photo: ReformationReformation, the LA-based brand known for its commitment to sustainable, …

Clothing

Reformation Launches the Sister Line You Always Wanted

Finding the perfect pair of jeans that checks all the boxes — the flattering fit, trendy details, affordability, <i>and</i> environmentally sustainable — can seem like an impossible task. But after years of sustainability testing and innovating, Reformation is making your denim dreams come true and …

Clothing

China’s Sustainable Fashion Paradox

Sustainability is moving up the agenda of the Chinese government as the country's people say they care more about it. So why does the local fashion …

Sustainability

Can we make fashion greener?

<b>We continue to buy new clothes at an incredible rate. How can manufacturers reduce fashion's environmental footprint?</b><p>According to the Valuing Our Clothes report analysing the contents of British wardrobes by the Waste Resources Action Programme (WRAP), we purchased 1,130,000 tonnes of new clothing …

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Rag & Bone now offers a denim recycling program (and 20% off)

We’ve all been faced with the task of cleaning out our closets when the desire for minimalism strikes. But what can one do to ensure said old …

Clothing

Fast Fashion Wrecks the Environment: Here Are 3 Ways to Slow It Down

By Gabriele Salari<p>The fashion industry is considered to be one of the most polluting in the world. Its material-intensive business model relies …

Sustainability

What Goes Into Making an Earth-Friendly $68 Pair of Jeans

Denim production is a “dirty business,” says Michael Preysman, chief executive officer of fashion e-tailer Everlane Inc. He’s not wrong. Chances are, …

Business

Nina Garcia is Making Sustainable Fashion Mainstream

As the founder of a sustainable fashion brand, there are times I tread water and others when I count my lucky stars. Today is the latter. Good Cloth has been included, for the second time, in Nina Garcia's Quarterly Co. subscription box. This time she is featuring our round textile bracelets—strips …

Sustainability

48 Lbs. Sustainable and Ethical Clothing

Give back to the environment with the 48 Lbs. Sustainable and Ethical Clothing. Offering a simplistic approach to style, these t-shirts and …

Sustainability

12 best sustainable fashion brands for women

“Sustainable” has become a catch-all term to describe a better way of producing the clothes that we buy and wear. It’s the antithesis of fast-fashion …

Clothing

Spider silk and stem-cell leather are the future of fashion

On Sunday, there were no cars in Paris as the city clamped down on soaring pollution and tried to honor the climate accord that bears its name. With Paris Fashion Week here too, garment makers must face their own part in the planet's despoilment. An incubator called Fashion Tech Labs (FTL) is …

Stella McCartney

Best websites for sustainable fashion — Well Made Clothes, Maison de Mode and Re-SEE

<b>Sustainable fashion has never been more appealing. Here are our favourite ways to shop (or borrow) slow fashion online.</b><p><b>The vintage authority</b><p>Hearing …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Vivienne Westwood showers once a week

<b>The 76-year-old fashion designer said washing less is the key to her youthful looks.</b><p>Vivienne Westwood has revealed the secret to her youthful looks, …

Sustainability

McCartney proves eco fashion can turn a profit

Stella McCartney proved that eco-friendly fashion can turn a buck, with her label's profits shooting up as she unveiled her new collection Monday at …

Paris Fashion Week

Reformation Has Launched an Affordable Denim Line — Reformation Jeans

Budget-friendly style.<p>Reformation has focused on bringing sustainable fashion to the industry one garment at a time. Its designs are loved for the …

Fashion

Stella’s success as eco fashion drives up profit

Stella McCartney’s clothing range includes an £835 handbag lined with recycled plastic bottles, and she has pledged to reuse rubbish that had been …

Personal Finance (UK)

Our Favorite Environmentally Friendly Jean Companies

Most jeans are terrible for the environment. In fact, you need hundreds of gallons to make a single pair. Producing the synthetic indigo dye, which companies use to turn the material blue, requires a toxic sequence that begins with petroleum extraction and ends with a mix of cyanide and …

Sustainability

Sustainable Fashion Brand Kotn Expands into Women’s Apparel – WWD

Kotn’s women’s ad campaign.<p>Kotn’s women’s ad campaign.<p>Courtesy Photo<p>Kotn’s women’s ad campaign.<p>Courtesy Photo<p>Kotn’s women’s ad campaign.<p>Courtesy Photo<p>…

Fashion

The Vintage Patagonia Jacket You’ve Always Wanted Is Now Online

And if you buy it, you’re helping save the environment.<p>Six years ago, Patagonia released an ad on Black Friday reading “Don’t Buy This Jacket,” the idea being the the company cared more about the planet than revenue. It sort of backfired: Annual sales grew 40 percent the two years following the ad, …

For Men

All For Good: These Asian Brands Offer Eco-Friendly & Ethical Jewelry

The jewelry industry has caused an uproar due to its impact on local populations and the environment in recent years. This is especially so for diamonds as Amnesty International estimates 3.7 million people have died in civil wars fuelled by “blood diamonds”. However, fast fashion jewelry that’s …

Jewelry

Vegan knitwear that’s cruelty-free the next line from hobby knitter turned winner of EcoChic Design Award in Hong Kong | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>How has winning the EcoChic Design Award in Hong Kong affected your work?</b> “This competition has been the biggest adventure I have ever been on. …

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