Haute Food Wrappers, Killer Fast Fashion, Cathy Horyn Vs. Consumerism

by , 10/16/10   filed under: Eco-Fashion News, Site Seeing

Katell Gelebart

One person’s disposable food packaging is Katell Gelebart’s idea of haute couture. (TreeHugger)

Is fast fashion killing regular fashion, or will the phenomenon be foiled by the rising costs of labor and raw materials? (Just Style)

A recent survey found that 61 percent of Americans would be more likely to purchase a product that was labeled as “Made in the U.S.A.” (Styleite)

For Blog Action Day, jewelry designer (and ardent scuba-diver) Temple St. Clair discusses why coral is “too precious to wear.” (Etsy Storque)

New York Times fashion critic Cathy Horyn isn’t a fan of Fashion’s Night Out. “I hope it doesn’t go on,” she says. “You know, we’re a nation of shoppers. That’s how people spend their time, shopping online, shopping in stores, acquiring. And I feel like we perpetuate that with Fashion’s Night Out. What are you really celebrating? Not art or great books. You’re celebrating shopping.” (The Daily Beast)

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