Kasey Lum

 
Kasey LumKasey Lum works in digital marketing by day and is a blogger by night. She graduated from Connecticut College with a B.A. in environmental studies and East Asian studies and enjoys writing and reading about sustainability, technology, and pop culture.

Kasey has written for Mother Nature Network, Time Out New York, and has consulted for a number of nonprofit organizations in the environmental, legal, and entertainment sectors.

For updates on organic/natural beauty, technology, and sustainability follow Kasey's blog, Plein Vanity

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Evrnu Recycles Old Cotton Garments Into New Fibers

Evrnu Recycles Old Cotton Garments Into New Fibers

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Minan Wong Brings Recycled Fabrics, Feminine Designs to NY Fashion Week

Minan Wong Brings Recycled Fabrics, Feminine Designs to NY Fashion Week

During a snowy, bitter-cold New York Fashion Week, the Nolcha Shows “Ones to Watch” heated up the runway, spotlighting a selection of Made in the USA fashion brands and student work at Chelsea’s

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Formication Upcycles Scottish Mill Remnants Into Colorful Ethical Menswear

Formication Upcycles Scottish Mill Remnants Into Colorful Ethical Menswear

Who says recycled fabrics don’t make for cool clothes? Scotland-based fashion designer KellyDawn Riot’s new sustainable menswear collection, Formication, utilizes recycled fabrics donated from local

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Tom Cridland’s Organic Sweatshirt Will Last 30 Years—Guaranteed

Tom Cridland’s Organic Sweatshirt Will Last 30 Years—Guaranteed

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MetaWear is U.S.’s First Solar-, Geothermal-Powered Garment Factory

MetaWear is U.S.’s First Solar-, Geothermal-Powered Garment Factory

More often than not, ethical manufacturing practices and the textile industry seem to be somewhat of an oxymoronic thought. MetaWear, a screen-printing apparel company based in Fairfax, Virginia has

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Reformation Debuts Low-Carbon Clothing, “RefScale” Eco-Index

Reformation Debuts Low-Carbon Clothing, “RefScale” Eco-Index

In celebration of Earth Month, eco-chic fashion brand Reformation launched RefScale, a detailed “eco-gauge” feature on every product page informing customers how much of an impact their purchase has

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Fashion Project Turns Clothing Donations Into Force for Good

Fashion Project Turns Clothing Donations Into Force for Good

Online clothing shopping is an endless world of opportunities. Nowadays, there are countless websites and even mobile apps where you can buy, sell, and even trade with others online. What if there was a

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RPMWEST’s “Quarter Century” Pant Has a 25-Year Guarantee

RPMWEST’s “Quarter Century” Pant Has a 25-Year Guarantee

Another year, another pair of new pants to buy or so it usually goes if you’re like any average individual. Durable, quality-made pants are hard to come by these days, and ones that last or are made in

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Noctu: Fair-Trade, Organic-Cotton Nightwear for Men, Women

Noctu: Fair-Trade, Organic-Cotton Nightwear for Men, Women

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Skyebags Upcycles Delta Air Lines Upholstery Into Flight-Worthy Bags

Skyebags Upcycles Delta Air Lines Upholstery Into Flight-Worthy Bags

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Surfer Kelly Slater Launches Outerknown, a Sustainable Fashion Line

Surfer Kelly Slater Launches Outerknown, a Sustainable Fashion Line

Professional surfer Kelly Slater wasn’t kidding when he said he was splitting from longtime sponsor Quiksilver after 23 years. The world champion is preparing to launch his own ready-to-wear line

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Francli Craftwear: Rugged Workwear Made From Salvaged Materials

Francli Craftwear: Rugged Workwear Made From Salvaged Materials

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Tuckerman & Co.’s Dress Shirts Champion New England Craftsmanship

Tuckerman & Co.’s Dress Shirts Champion New England Craftsmanship

Dressing your best for a professional setting while being environmentally conscious has never been simpler with Tuckerman & Co., a line of high-quality dress shirts for men that are made from 100%

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Botanica Workshop Makes Its Organic Cotton, Silk Lingerie in the U.S.A.

Botanica Workshop Makes Its Organic Cotton, Silk Lingerie in the U.S.A.

Photos by Ye Rin Mok Launched at the beginning of this month, New York-based Botanica Workshop is a new organic and sustainable underwear brand for women. The line is a beautiful collection of luxurious,

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Bombsheller’s Customizable Leggings Are Printed on Demand in Seattle

Bombsheller’s Customizable Leggings Are Printed on Demand in Seattle

Bombsheller is a Seattle-based clothing company that produces eye-catching, graphic leggings on-demand with designs created by anyone who has an artistic eye or knack for design. Artists and regular joes

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Alchemist Creations Upcycles Soda Cans, Leather Scraps Into Watches

Alchemist Creations Upcycles Soda Cans, Leather Scraps Into Watches

What is once trash becomes treasure. Hong Kong-based manufacturer, Alchemist Creations takes this saying to heart with their collections of sustainable, upcycled products all crafted from discarded

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Orange Harp Brings Conscious Consumption to Your iPhone, iPad

Orange Harp Brings Conscious Consumption to Your iPhone, iPad

Shopping for consciously-made products can be a difficult task. Orange Harp is a new iOS app that makes ethical shopping a bit easier. Created by two women, programmer Anbu Anbalagapandian and attorney

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Laundry Additive Could Turn Clothes into Mobile Air Purifiers

Laundry Additive Could Turn Clothes into Mobile Air Purifiers

You don’t need to wear the world’s first air-purifying dress to breathe a little easier Catalytic Clothing’s Helen Storey and Tony Ryan are proposing a liquid laundry additive that will

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