Eco Fashion

Green Your Closet With These Bargains From Patagonia's 50% Off Sale

Stock up on well-made, eco-friendly fashion without blowing your budget.<p>As one of the most environmentally conscious clothing companies in America, …

Lifestyle

Highlights from Sustainable Fashion Day, Day 2 at Lakmé Fashion Week 2017

Over the past few seasons, the sustainable fashion day is finding its lucent vocabulary in a space that is devoid of relevant context. The …

Sustainable Fashion

Consumers send 501,000 tonnes of leather to landfill

The Melbourne fashion industry has come together to support a partnership between Kangan Institute and Red Cross.<p>Kangan Institue and Red Cross are …

Fashion (Australia)

Take a look inside Day 2 of Lakmé Fashion Week winter/festive 2017

The second day of Lakmé Fashion Week was dedicated to the cause of conscious fashion and was aptly titled Sustainable Fashion Day. Starting the day …

Sustainable Fashion

Bensly Makes Luxury Apparel with an Eco-Friendly Edge » Gadget Flow

In an attempt to drive down prices, many fashion labels have gradually reduced their quality over the years. As a result, the garments only look good …

Clothing

Feel good about looking good with Bensly's sustainable line of menswear

Why it matters to you<p>Fashion isn't always the best for the environment, but Bensly is here to change all that.<p>Comfort and your conscience have never …

Clothing

Local ‘Project Runway’ designer to debut sustainability collection at EcoFashion Show

<b>Nathalia JMag</b>, the Framingham native who made it to the final eight designers in last season’s “Project Runway,” will be one of eight designers to …

Sustainable Fashion

Inside Amur, a new sustainable line inspired by a career in 'harmful' fashion - Digiday

Sofia Shannon, creative director of Amur, didn’t set out to create a run-of-the-mill sustainable fashion company, but rather a brand with a …

Sustainable Fashion

A New Basics Brand for the Sustainably Minded

One kilogram of virgin cotton requires somewhere between 10,000 and 20,000 liters of water to produce. It’s an astounding figure, and one consumers …

Shopping

How your activewear may be helping to kill our oceans

by Jo Lennan<p>In a laboratory last year, an unusual study was carried out. Using a Whirlpool washing machine, and fitting the drain hose with a …

Australian News

Patagonia Tackles Workwear

Carhartt and Dickies. If you work for a living, you’re probably wearing their clothing right now. Those are the brands Patagonia is taking head on with its new line. That’s right, Patagucci is making workwear.<p>Patagonia’s Workwear Tradition<p>Before there was the socially conscious outdoor clothing …

Clothing

Patagonia launches new Workwear line made with innovative hemp fabric

<b>Finally, there is now an ethical and practical alternative work wear option to Carhartt and Dickies.</b><p>Patagonia is one of those companies that really …

Sustainability

Meet The Start-up That’s Shining A New Light On Sustainable Fashion

Esa is changing up how we view green fashion<p>Last September, a group of college students and recent graduates gathered around a gallery in the Lower East Side of New York City to attend a fashion presentation event focused on environmentally sustainable designers. The exhibition, created to initiate …

Sustainable Fashion

Patagonia’s New Workwear Line is Gunning for Carhartt’s Throne

Today, Patagonia launched its first-ever workwear line. The collection includes pants, shirts, overalls, jackets and hats — many of which highlight …

Patagonia

Upcycling, borrowing and fair trade: 3 fashion startups focus on recycling

'People are buying more all of the time, and that's a really, really big problem'<p>When was the last time you tossed an old, unwanted piece of clothing …

Sustainable Fashion

8 Street-style looks we loved at Helsinki Fashion Week

As a destination, Helsinki is like the younger sibling of other Scandinavian capitals: equally arty, but with a cutting-edge vibe and a naughty …

Sustainable Fashion

This Denim Company Thinks Blue Jeans Can Go Green And Still Be Affordable

DSTLD is one of a slew of “ethical” fashion companies trying to minimize their environmental impact, guarantee living wages, and keep their prices low.<p><i>Capital & Main is an award-winning publication that reports from California on economic, political, and social issues.</i><p>Christopher Parras is a …

Financial Regulation

How Can We Shift Sustainable Fashion From Niche To Norm?

Photo credit: Fashion for Good<p><i>How can we put sustainability onto the mainstream fashion agenda? How can smaller brands compete? And who's to blame for the lack of progress within the industry? Is it consumers and brands, or do we need structural change led by governments and trade unions?</i><p>These were …

Sustainable Fashion

Forget Sustainable Collections, We Need A Sustainable Fashion Industry

©WGSN<p>Fashion and sustainability aren't two words you often see in the same sentence. An adjective that evokes images of industry and ecology, "sustainable" is actually coming into fashion when describing, well, fashion. And as Director of Denim at WGSN, I can tell you this is very good news for our …

Sustainable Fashion

Get to Know The Eco-Friendly Activewear Brand That Puts Transparency First

Girlfriend Collective’s first collection is finally here!<p>Last summer, ads for environmentally friendly leggings began popping up all over Facebook. The brand offering them was called Girlfriend Collective, and the leggings were <i>free</i>, aside from the price of shipping. While this promotion strategy …

Nylon

All-in-one classy shoes come with different swappable heels (Video)

Many women seem to have an inexplicable obsession with shoes, whether they're high heels, pumps, flats, strappy sandals, boots or wedges. Is it …

Shoes

Stella McCartney Promotes Sustainable Fashion By Shooting Latest Campaign On A Landfill Site In Scotland

Trash is treasure ♻️<p>Stella McCartney shot her latest fashion campaign on a rotting landfill to send a powerful message about the amount of waste we produce every day.<p>In collaboration with artist Urs Fischer and photographer Harley Weir, the vegetarian luxury brand’s autumn/winter 2017 campaign is …

Sustainable Fashion

Miroslava Duma on the Biggest Sustainability Problems Facing the Fashion Industry

The guest editor for our first-ever sustainability issue sits down for a candid chat with Nina Garcia.<p>August 2017 marks <i>Marie Claire</i>'s inaugural sustainability issue, an entire magazine dedicated to the environmental causes we care about most. Here, creative director Nina Garcia sits down with dear …

Sustainability

Pleated kids' clothing line grows along with kids to reduce waste (Video)

If you're a parent, then you know it can be difficult and costly to buy clothes for kids: within months, a brand new set of clothing will be outgrown …

Sustainability

Sustainable Fashion Doesn't Have To Be All Or Nothing

The fashion industry is notorious for being resource intensive. From water usage, pesticides, sweatshops to textile waste -- we are tearing at the …

Sustainable Fashion

Meet the Woman Dedicated to Making High Fashion Have an Impact

Nina Farran is the force behind FashionKind, a blog turned e-boutique with a focus in exclusively ethical and sustainable fashion. Launched initially as an Instagram account, Farran took her years of experience in business and investment and her passion for impact fashion and used it to launch a …

Sustainable Fashion

If You Like Reformation, You'll Love These 5 Brands

There's no time like the present to start being more conscientious about how what you wear and how you shop may be affecting the environment. And if …

Clothing

Wow, We Threw Away 350,000 Tonnes Of Clothes Last Year

There’s now a very real reason to favour enduring style over flash-in-the-pan fashion trends. A new report reveals that in 2016 Brits sent 350,000 …

Sustainable Fashion

How green is your waterproof jacket? | The Great Outdoors

10th July 2017<p>New research from the University of Leeds suggests that the use fluorochemicals in the manufacture of waterproof outdoor garments may …

Backpacking

Reformation is launching a permanent petites line

Cool-girl eco fashion label Reformation has announced it will be making its one-off petites line permanent.<p>According to <i>New York Magazine</i>, the brand’s …

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