Dress Suzy Cameron, Organic Cotton Soars, Adidas Goes Back to School

by , 01/15/11   filed under: Eco-Fashion News, Site Seeing

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Suzy Amis Cameron (wife of director James) is bringing back her Red Carpet Green Dress challenge. Your mission: To design a sustainable gown for her to wear to Global Green’s Pre-Oscar Party. The winner gets $2,000, a trip to L.A., and entree to the party as the Camerons’ guest. (Press release)

Global organic cotton is up 15 percent, despite the 2009-2010 recession, according to a new report from the Textile Exchange (formerly Organic Exchange). Organic cotton now represents 1.1 percent of international cotton production. Victory is ours! (Press release)

KAIGHT, our favorite NYC eco-fashion boutique, is launching a “vintage shop within a shop.” Vintage fashion, according to proprietor Kate McGregor, is the “purest form of eco,” offering “not only a glimpse into fashion’s past, but wonderfully well-made garments.” Amen. (Ecco Eco)

Adidas has inked a $207,000 contract with RMIT University in Melbourne to push sustainable sportswear manufacturing in Asia. (Press release)

QUOTABLE QUOTE

“My ultimate style tip is to invest in pieces that will see you through a good few seasons. I definitely think it’s worth spending a bit more on clothes you’ll wear time and time again.”

—It-Brit Alexa Chung, in an interview with Heat

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