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Amy DuFault

 
Amy DuFaultAmy is a sustainable fashion writer and editor whose work has been published in EcoSalon, Huffington Post, Organic Spa, Coastal Living, Yahoo News, The Frisky and other online and print publications. In addition to being a former co-owner of an eco-boutique and repping for many designers, she also coaches and connects the sustainable fashion community.

Factory45: An Online Accelerator for Sustainable Fashion Businesses

Factory45: An Online Accelerator for Sustainable Fashion Businesses

In 2010, Shannon Whitehead and her partner Kristin Glenn co-founded (R)evolution apparel, a sustainable clothing company for female travelers and lovers of multifunctional dressing. Their signature piece,

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Raise Money for Garment Workers’ Rights With a “Six Items” Fashion Fast

Raise Money for Garment Workers’ Rights With a “Six Items” Fashion Fast

Illustrations by Shutterstock How many items of clothing do you have in your closet and how much of your closet do you actually wear? Labour Behind the Label wants you to think long and hard about that

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LAST DAY: Helpsy, Market 605 Toast Slow Fashion With Ethical Pop-Up

LAST DAY: Helpsy, Market 605 Toast Slow Fashion With Ethical Pop-Up

As New York Fashion Week kicked off, a private party at Market605, hosted by sustainable e-commerce site Helpsy offered attendees a chance to meet the shop’s designers while shopping a handpicked

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Organic by John Patrick Shoots for the Moon at Fall 2014 NY Fashion Week

Organic by John Patrick Shoots for the Moon at Fall 2014 NY Fashion Week

Over the years we’ve seen designer Organic by John Patrick channel everything from urban traipses through Manhattan’s East Village to 19th century British photographs. This New York Fashion

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Max Mara Adds Recycled Polyester to Its “Weekend” Clothing Line

Max Mara Adds Recycled Polyester to Its “Weekend” Clothing Line

Weekend Max Mara and Saluzzo Yarns recently collaborated on a Spring-Summer 2014 collection with a curated selection of garments made of a special high-tech yarn called Newlife. Newlife, an arm of Saluzzo

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“Project Runway” Winner Gretchen Jones Joins Pendleton’s Design Team

“Project Runway” Winner Gretchen Jones Joins Pendleton’s Design Team

What happens when you fuse the talent of a hip up-and-coming designer with a brand that’s been in business for 150 years? How about “heritage chic”? Well, that’s what we all hope

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Zady Launches Pop-Up Retail Store At LaGuardia Airport For the Holidays

Zady Launches Pop-Up Retail Store At LaGuardia Airport For the Holidays

Conscious-consumer focused e-commerce site Zady, opened its first-ever holiday pop-up retail shop at NYC’s LaGuardia airport this past Tuesday. The store will be open seven days-a-week during the

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Indonesian Spa Claims “Python Massage” Boosts Metabolism With Fear

Indonesian Spa Claims “Python Massage” Boosts Metabolism With Fear

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Industrial Revolution II Offers Socially Responsible Manufacturing in Haiti

Industrial Revolution II Offers Socially Responsible Manufacturing in Haiti

Post garment factory disasters, supply chain checks, fashion manufacturing smack-downs and more of the mainstream public asking where their clothes are coming from are creating interesting, new

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“The True Cost”: A Documentary About the Clothing Industry’s Impact

“The True Cost”: A Documentary About the Clothing Industry’s Impact

“Growing up I was told this very simple story about where our clothes come from,” Andrew Morgan, director of a new documentary, The True Cost, tells viewers in the opening scenes of his film

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Awaveawake Pays Tribute to Thai Spice Markets at NY Fashion Week

Awaveawake Pays Tribute to Thai Spice Markets at NY Fashion Week

Interviewing Awaveawake designer and stylist Jaclyn Hodes is like once again being at her Spring/Summer 2014 presentation at New York Fashion Week: one leaves dreaming of saturated silks, travel through

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Suzanne Rae Explores a Futuristic Age of Aquarius at NY Fashion Week

Suzanne Rae Explores a Futuristic Age of Aquarius at NY Fashion Week

Much like Suzanne Rae’s inspiration for Spring/Summer 2014, the cult classic 2150 A.D. by Thea Alexander, her collection is an exploration into futuristic dress in a utopian society, stylishly

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Zady: An E-Commerce Platform for the Post–Rana Plaza Consumer

Zady: An E-Commerce Platform for the Post–Rana Plaza Consumer

The days of new e-commerce fashion start-ups launching without a conscience might be a thing of the past. Consider Everlane, Durated or new sustainably minded retail start-up Zady launching August 27th.

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Durated’s E-Commerce Platform Tracks Products From Cradle to Grave

Durated’s E-Commerce Platform Tracks Products From Cradle to Grave

Do you know how that dress, sustainable or not, got to you and the many people it took to create it? Durated wants you to. With total transparency from cradle to grave, the founders of Durated hope to

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Bib + Tuck is an Online Community for People to Shop Without Spending

Bib + Tuck is an Online Community for People to Shop Without Spending

There’s organic, upcycled, recycled, vintage, and many other ways you can find an outlet to be a more conscious shopper. But Bib + Tuck, a members-only online community for women, is upping the

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Win Two Free Passes to FIT’s Sustainable Fashion Symposium

Win Two Free Passes to FIT’s Sustainable Fashion Symposium

Paying a visit to New York City next week? Drop by the Fashion Institute of Technology on July 10 and help kick off Connecting the Dots, a three-day symposium about the positive impacts the fashion,

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Fast Fashion is Here to Stay (So How Do We Work With It?)

Fast Fashion is Here to Stay (So How Do We Work With It?)

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Your New T-Shirt Slogan: Spectrum & Ali & Tazreen & Rana

Your New T-Shirt Slogan: Spectrum & Ali & Tazreen & Rana

Photos by Dan Cutrona Can you stop fast fashion with a T-shirt? Probably not, but it’s a start. When Rana Plaza came tumbling down in Bangladesh in April, those of us in the sustainable fashion

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