Eco Fashion

J.Crew Debuts a Paisley Print Capsule for Summer

J.Crew is steaming ahead despite Jenna Lyons’s impending exit later this year, and focusing on summer with a new capsule collection with London-based …

Clothing

Carte Blanche: Crowdsourced Womenswear, Affordably Made in NYC

Photos by Andy Zou and Eva Sakellarides<p>Monica Noh wants to trim the fat from the fashion equation. As the founder of Carte Blanche, the world's first …

Fashion

12 Sustainable Fashion Brands Worth Shopping

Earth Day may have come and gone, but if you ask us, sustainable living is an initiative that requires our attention 365 days a year. You best believe every effort counts, especially when it comes to minimizing fashion waste and helping the environment. Make a vow today (not tomorrow or next week) …

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Entrepreneur spreads sustainable fashion across the globe

It started as a small fashion show during a final-year marketing degree.<p>Now Queensland Young Achiever of the Year Edda Hamar is hoping to change the …

Sustainable Fashion

New open source tool for journalists and designers to weave interactive stories

<i>Odyssey.js is a project funded by the Knight Prototype Fund developed by mapping company CartoDB. Today it is releasing the beta version of an open</i> …

Open Source Movement

War on waste: Clothes swap and eco-styling workshops fighting the scourge of fast fashion

Clothes swap workshops are teaching fashion lovers how to stop adding to landfill.

Clothing

Sick of fast fashion? Here are five ways to make your closet more sustainable

In a world of fast fashion, how does one start the process of slowing down? We asked writer and editor Clare Press to give us five tips.

Sustainability

C&A debuts world's first Cradle to Cradle Certified Gold T-shirts

A chain of clothing stories in Belgium has launched the world’s first Cradle to Cradle Certified Gold T-shirts. Available in two styles for women in …

Sustainability

Swarovski Opens the 2017 Youth Fashion Summit

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, May 11 /CSRwire/ - <b>The next generation of fashion leaders from around the globe will gather for this year’s Copenhagen Fashion</b> …

Sustainable Fashion

By now, we should all be into sustainable fashion

There was a time when sustainable apparel was just background noise <b></b>in the fast-paced, trendy world of fashion must-haves.<p>So if one couldn’t afford …

Sustainable Fashion

Emma Watson's Latest Instagram Posts Continue To Prove Her Dedication To Sustainable Fashion

She's our sustainable style icon 👑 🙌 🌏<p>Emma Watson took to Instagram once again to prove she’s committed to sustainable and eco-friendly fashion.<p>Yesterday, the actress shared three images on her Instagram account, @the_press_tour, of more eco-friendly ensembles.<p>The account - which has amassed …

Sustainable Fashion

Surprise Surprise, the Fashion Industry Isn't as Sustainable as It Should Be

Ahead of this year’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, the world’s most important event dedicated to sustainability in fashion, the Global Fashion Agenda …

Sustainable Fashion

Actress Nikki Reed Just Launched This Sustainable Clothing Line

When <i>Twilight</i> (or does anyone else remember <i>Thirteen</i>?) actress Nikki Reed announced her pregnancy on Instagram with this adorable photo of husband Ian …

Fashion

Orange is new black for sustainable fashion

Salvatore Ferragamo’s new collection made with orange fibre shows how brands are realising they will only make an impact if they pair up with social …

Sustainable Fashion

As Vancouver's design scene evolves, here's who has—and will—put our city on the map

Lucy LauWhen the first issue of the <i>Georgia Straight</i> hit the streets of Vancouver in 1967, the city’s design scene was ruled by figures such as …

PODCAST: Can Fashion Ever Be Sustainable?

If you can change the way people dress, I truly believe you can change the way they think.<p>Popular fashion labels are cheaper and more widely available than ever before. Around the world, people consume some 80 billion new pieces of clothing each year, 400 percent more than two decades ago.<p>As one of …

Sustainability

Why you should look for Fairtrade cotton

<b>A new study explores the social and environmental costs of cotton production, and how Fairtrade certification can mitigate these.</b><p>Look down at the …

Agriculture

How Clothing Brands Are Embracing Transparency to Meet the Growing Demand for Sustainable Apparel

Much like current trends in food consumption, shoppers are placing a higher value on where their clothing comes from and how it’s made. They will …

Sustainability

Fashion for Good Accelerator Winners Pioneering #SustainableFashion Solutions

<i>Your future wardrobe may be made from bananas, pineapples, flax, and mushrooms, and dyed with organic dyes from microorganisms.</i><p>The fashion industry has taken a devastating toll on those who make our clothing and the environment, making ill those who live local to production and destroying nearby …

Sustainability

This climate change bracelet is actually really cool, and buying one helps support super important organizations

Whether you’re into the crafty, braided kind or the charming, dangling variety, if you want to make a bold fashion statement, bracelets are the way …

Climate

Emma Watson Wore a Sustainability Week-Approved Burberry Gown

Emma Watson has been an outspoken champion of sustainable fashion, even launching a special Instagram account to call attention to the importance of …

Fashion

Where Mountains Meet — By Marchesa and Theory Alums — Is a Sustainable Label to Watch

<i>Welcome to Sustainability Week! While</i> Fashionista <i>covers sustainability news and eco-friendly brands all year round, we wanted to use the time around</i> …

Fashion

Eco Friendly Men's Clothing Made With Repreve Fabric: Review & Giveaway

I love eco-friendly fabrics and I have written about several types before but today I want to share a newer fabric made from recycled bottles. I am …

Clothing

14 of the Best Resources for Becoming A More Ethical (and Educated) Fashion Consumer

<i>Welcome to Sustainability Week! While</i> Fashionista <i>covers sustainability news and eco-friendly brands all year round, we wanted to use this time around</i> …

Sustainability

Is Fast Fashion A Class Issue?

"Don't let Zara and Uniqlo educate you on the price of a garment because that's not fashion. That's McDonald's.”With this one pithy comment, Virgil …

Sustainable Fashion

The best eco brands that are as stylish as they are sustainable

In the midst of Fashion Revolution week, we're taking the opportunity to shine a light on some little-known brands that have set the bench park admirably high when it comes to acting on the need for sustainable fashion. The fact that these under-the-radar labels source their products responsibly, …

Clothing

Why We're Asking 'Who Made My Clothes?'

And why you should join us.<p>Here at A Plus, we're passionate about raising awareness about unethical practices in the fashion industry and …

Sustainable Fashion

3 Luxury Buyers on How to Really Make an Investment Purchase

Until recently, you'd have to pry my AmEx out of my cold, dead hands before I'd consider a purchase that wasn't sold at an outlet or shipped via Amazon Prime. But the fact is, once you buy that perfect, goes-with-everything-use-it-every-day black bag of your dreams, the desire to buy another bag …

Sustainable Fashion

Sustainable Fashion & Ethical Shopping: Four Simple Tips

Everyone in the fashion supply chain is responsible for its impact on the planet, from designers and manufacturers to retailers and consumers. The …

Sustainable Fashion

How to dress sustainably – How to make my wardrobe sustainable

<i>(Models wear Stella McCartney, shot by Erik Madigan Heck for Harper's Bazaar)</i><p>The idea of creating a sustainable or ethical wardrobe from scratch is, …

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