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Eco-Friendly Dresses

Avon to Phase Out Toxic Chemical Triclosan From Cosmetics

Avon announced this week  that it will begin to phase out triclosan from their roster of products. The antimicrobial agent can be fond in many health and beauty products, and has been…

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Francis Bitonti's "Bristle" Dress is Couture You Can 3D-Print at Home

Francis Bitonti didn’t just envision a future where everyone can print their own clothes, he created it. Together with students from his “New Skins: Computational Design for…

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Mimi NY Turns Antique Textiles Into Couture at Launch NYC Fashion Week

AMAZING LACE It’s in the literal transfiguration of these “forgotten fragments” that designer Mimi Prober finds her inspiration. Her one-of-a-kind works, which she…

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"Metamorph" by Thieves: One Sustainable Dress, Over 20 Ways to Wear It

Made from organic bamboo stretch jersey, the Metamorph can be worn long, short, tight, or loose. Perfect for a quick change between engagements, the dress conforms to the mood of the…

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Anna Dumitriu Embroiders Deadly Bacteria, Antibiotics Into Textiles

Using one of the most unusual materials you could imagine, artist Anna Dumitriu transforms superbugs into unique items of clothing. The artist sterilizes strains of deadly bugs that…

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11 Offbeat Wedding Dresses to Spice Up Your Eco-Friendly Nuptials

IN THE BAG Stephanie Watson had her wedding gown in the bag—the bread bag, that is. The Australian fashion designer whipped up her gown using 10,000 bread tags that she collected over…

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Jolene Fung's Plastic-Bag Gowns Are Inspired by Midcentury Furniture

Photos by Lucy Campbell For her graduate collection, Central Saint Martins fashion student Jolene Fung turned to an unlikely source of inspiration: vintage furniture. You’d be…

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Suno, Shantell Martin's Ethically Made T-Shirt, Dress Benefit Arts Education

The New York based design label Suno, and british-born artist Shantell Martin have recently teamed up to design a limited-edition T-shirt and dress in efforts to raise money for their…

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Natalia Allen's Minimalist Dresses Are Made by Robots in the U.S.A.

“Fashion is emotional at its core,” says the designer. Dubbed the “Conscientious Fashionista,” Allen took on the title with voracious enthusiasm when creating her collection…

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CrOp by David Peck Goes on a Tropical Vacation for Summer 2013

CrOp by David Peck’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection is a tall, cool drink of water on a sweltering summer’s day. Ethically produced in Houston, the womenswear line builds on…

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Emily Blunt Joins Green Carpet Challenge With Eco-Friendly Met Ball Gown

Consider Emily Blunt officially “Green Carpet Challenged.” The British actress attended the unveiling of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s latest exhibit, Punk: Chaos to…

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Create Your Own "Peace Silk" Dresses with Supezas

Looking for an eco-friendly dress that is cute, you can feel good about, and won’t break the bank? Look no further! We’ve recently discovered an inspiring company called…

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Aussie Bride Creates Wedding Gown From 10,000 Recycled Bread-Bag Clips

Stephanie Watson’s wedding gown has something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue covered. The recent bride’s multicolored dress was made of 10,000 bread tags…

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Dita Von Teese Models World's First Fully Articulated 3D-Printed Gown

Photos by Albert Sanchez Dita Von Teese did more than show off her curves at Manhattan’s Ace Hotel Monday night. The burlesque star and fashion icon also modeled what designers…

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A Gothic Wedding Dress, Made From Thousands of Paper Feathers

Dana Jasinkevica and Dita Enikova’s wedding dress is a page from a gothic fairy tale come to life. The two Latvian fashion students created Swan in Oil.Before and After from more…

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Iris van Herpen Debuts World's First 3D-Printed Flexible Dresses

PRINTABLE COUTURE Van Herpen and Oxman’s ensemble was the product of Stratsys’s “Objet Connex” multimaterial 3D-printing technology, which the company says…

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Turn a Pair of Printed Scarves Into a Breezy Caftan Dress (DIY Tutorial)

MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES Two medium-sized silk or satin scarves Cotton thread in a coordinating color Scissors Sewing needle Pins Measuring tape Body form (optional) STEP ONE Before you…

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Nicole Dextras Turns Foliage Into Compostable "Little Green Dresses"

Dextras expertly weaves palms and leaves to create gorgeous bodices. Bark pieces are stitched together to form pencil skirts, while wild grasses jut into full skirts on others. Berries…

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