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Lily Cole Cries, Natalie Portman Wears H&M Dress, Transformer Shoes

by , 02/26/11   filed under: Eco-Fashion News, Site Seeing

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British model/actress Lily Cole, co-founder eco-knitwear label The North Circular, was driven to tears over the plight of child cotton laborers in Uzbekistan. “I had thought the problem was just sweatshops,” she says. (Mother Nature Network)

Academy Award nominee Natalie Portman was spotted wearing a lacy recycled-polyester frock from H&M’s Conscious Collection. If you’re not Academy Award nominee Natalie Portman, however, you’ll have to wait till April 14 like the rest of the unwashed masses. (Racked)

Icebreaker, the New Zealand company that pioneered merino-wool activewear, has joined the Conservation Alliance, a group of outdoor-apparel companies that donates a portion of their profits to protecting the environment. (Fibre2Fashion)

Urshuz (pronounced “yer shoes”) is a new line of kicks that allows you to customize your look by swapping out the uppers. Plus, the soles are recyclable. (TreeHugger)

Fort Payne, AL was once the sock capital of the world, but rising costs and overseas outsourcing has all but shuttered 14 of the mills. Some of the holdouts’ remaining hope? Organic cotton. (Wall Street Journal)

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