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The jig is up: We’re just a bunch of crazy cat ladies here at Ecouterre HQ. So of all the made-up holidays to embrace, it’ll have to be National Cat Day. Our friends at Wool and the Gang feel
Is Cambodia’s aggressive anti-trafficking campaign forcing sex workers into an even worse trade? A video exposé from Vice News claims that Cambodian authorities are “rehabilitating”
“Slow shopping is very much a vogue term these days, and there’s a bit of a greenwashing element to it—sure, buy slow but you’re still buying stuff, and buy quality but you’re
Photo by Shutterstock Halloween may be the spookiest time of the year for all the wrong reasons, according to a study released Thursday by Ecology Center’s HealthyStuff.org. The Michigan-based
Photo by Shutterstock Ma Earth is paying through its nose for the clothing we produce, according to a study that quantifies, for the first time, the price we exact from the ecosystem for our clothing.
Royce Hutain sure knows how to light up a little girl’s Halloween. Not only did the California dad ring in the spookiest season the year with his family at Disneyland, but he also dressed his
French Connection is the latest apparel retailer to suspend production of all angora-based items following reports of routine rabbit abuse in China. The U.K.-based firm joins the likes of ASOS, Esprit,
Looking for the most eco-friendly jacket money can buy? Dirtball’s got you covered. The North Carolina-based apparel brand is soliciting preorders for “The 50,” an all-American topper
“Green fashion—be it recycled, organic, fair trade, vegan, or other movements—is not yet a phenomenon of the masses. To date, it is still a relatively small niche segment of the market, albeit a
PLASTEX \ˈplas-tek\ n. 1 a: A one-of-a-kind woven textile derived from discarded plastic bags. b: Made on traditional Egyptian hand looms. c: A pathway to reviving the endangered art of weaving in Egypt
Wish sorting your plastic empties was more…glamorous? Hungarian designer Kovács Apor imagines a future where we routinely transform plastic bottles into clothes, right in the comfort of our homes.
Photo by Shutterstock Tumblr. Snapchat. Instagram. Emojis. Millennials are nothing if not quick studies. Still, there’s at least one thing Generation Y has been slow to embrace: caring for their
Photo by Glynnis Jones/Shutterstock The U.S. Navy could soon be welding more than ships. The Navy Clothing and Textile Research Facility, together with Rhode Island-based firm Propel, is testing a new
If there’s one Halloween costume worth losing your head over, it’s this recycled Queen of Hearts getup by Keep Mesquite Beautiful. Constructed by the Texas-based initiative’s fashion
Photo by Shutterstock The U.S. government wants to provide health workers with better tools in their fight against ebola, and it’s crowdsourcing the Internet for help. The U.S. Agency for