Jasmin Malik Chua
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Who’s got spirit? Out of Print Clothing does. Whether you’re battling back-to-school blahs or waxing nostalgic over the smell of freshly sharpened pencils, the literature-loving label’s
Unlike most parents, Helena Meresman doesn’t look forward to the start of the school year. Back-to-school shopping fills the environmental scientist and mother of two with an uncommon sense of
Photo by Tupungato/Shutterstock Forever 21, H&M, Mango, and Zara top the list of fashion labels that regularly fail China’s quality and safety trials, say officials from the General
Zady is moving from curator to maker. The ethical e-tailer, which celebrates its one-year anniversary today, is poised to launch its own private label, beginning with a knitted women’s sweater.
Photo by Attila Jandi/Shutterstock “There are lists out there. I can’t tell you where they are, but generally if you are getting something very cheap—clothes or food—that’s almost
Celebrate the art of craft with Knit Wit, an upcoming magazine about the world of contemporary fibers and textiles, as well as the people who inhabit it. Currently raising subscriptions on Kickstarter,
Photo by Shutterstock Could a manicure thwart the specter of sexual assault? A team of undergraduates from North Carolina State University have developed a nail polish that changes color when exposed to
Want to live every day like it’s Shark Week? Scientists in Australia have created what they’re dubbing the world’s first shark-deterrent wetsuit. A collaboration between Hamish Jolly and
Upcycling must be paying off for Topshop. The British high-street retailer is launching its third “Reclaim to Wear” capsule collection, derived from production offcuts and surplus stock from
Photo by Luc Forsyth for IndustriAll Global Union Cambodia’s garment workers are working themselves to death—literally, according to IndustriAll Global Union, a labor-rights group that supports 50
Quiksilver has launched a line of board shorts derived from post-consumer plastic bottles. Made from Repreve, a recycled-polyester yarn by textile manufacturer Unifi, each “AG47″ short saves
We can’t decide what’s more impressive: the ingenuity of the designers behind this MacGyvered “doggie pack,” or the fact that they came up with a prototype in less than 24 hours.
RE:NEWCELL \ri-ˈnü-ˈsel\ n. 1 a: A breakthrough method of “regenerating” high-quality textiles from used cotton and cellulosic fibers (such as viscose and lyocell). b: Involves shredding