Lola's Subscription Service Delivers All-Natural Tampons to Your Door

by , 07/14/15   filed under: Eco-Friendly Beauty

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Feminine hygiene has just become safer and more transparent, thanks to Lola, a sustainable and safe tampon manufacturer. After hearing the toxic shock horror story of model Lauren Wasser, who lost her leg allegedly from contracting TSS from a Kotex tampon, the chemical contents of feminine hygiene products have become a very real concern. Unlike big name tampon manufacturers, Lola discloses all of their products’ ingredients, ensuring safety for their customers.

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Pleats Please Issey Miyake, Native Shoes Debut Cruelty-Free Sneakers

by , 07/14/15   filed under: Eco-Fashion Brands, Eco-Friendly Shoes, Vegan Fashion, Women's Eco-Fashion

 

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Miguelina's Capsule Line of Beachwear Benefits Ocean Conservation

by , 07/14/15   filed under: Eco-Fashion Brands, Fashion Philanthropy

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Swimwear designer Miguelina Gambaccini has teamed up with ocean-health charity, Oceana, to create a line of savvy swimsuits and accessories dedicated to preserving our waters. Miguelina X Oceana features a six-piece capsule collection that will directly benefit the charity. The line was inspired by Miguelina’s recent several month stay in Tulum, Mexico, where she witness trash being washed up on her local beach every day.

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"YWASTE" Sculpture Reveals Amount of Textiles Entering Landfills

by , 07/13/15   filed under: Eco-Art, Reused / Recycled Eco-Fashion

 

"Smart" Sneaker Lets You Change Colors, Design on Demand

by , 07/13/15   filed under: Eco-Friendly Shoes, Wearable Technology

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Here it is, the one sneaker to rule them all. The Shift Sneaker is a new concept that digitally transforms to give you a million different looks all in one sneaker. A smartphone app lets you change the color of the shoes to match your outfit, style or personality with the help of some very high tech textiles. The shifty sneaker and app will allow you to turn your shoes into glowing reflectors when you ride your bike, glow with notifications to tell you if you’re running fast enough or let you get all matchy-matchy with your bestie.

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Naja Launches Colorful Undies Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

by , 07/10/15   filed under: Eco-Fashion Brands, Eco-Friendly Underwear, Retrend Alert, Reused / Recycled Eco-Fashion, Women's Eco-Fashion

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Naja’s “underwear with a purpose” just got a whole lot more purposeful. The social enterprise, which trains and employs single mothers in Colombia through its “Underwear for Hope” initiative, has launched a collection of colorful bras and knickers made with recycled plastic bottles. Sweat-wicking and antimicrobial, the undies offer vintage-inspired silhouettes (paging Taylor Swift!) and bold, kaleidoscopic patterns evocative of 1960s Pop Art and Mexican tile-work. Want something you can flaunt in mixed company? Naja also supplies swimsuits in the same planet-pandering material.

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PETA Slams Gap for Allegedly Selling Fur Through Its Intermix Brand

by , 07/10/15   filed under: Animal Cruelty, The Big Idea

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Gap isn’t as fur-free as it claims to be, according to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. The animal-rights group has dispatched a cease-and-a-desist letter to the retail giant accusing it of not only violating its own code of conduct but also deceiving customers by continuing to sell fur through its Intermix brand. PETA is demanding an end to Gap’s alleged false advertising—a violation of both state and federal laws—as well as the immediate removal of all fur-related products from its physical and virtual shelves.

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Christophe Guinet Recreates Batman Suit...Out of Tree Bark

by , 07/09/15   filed under: Eco-Art, Eco-Fashion News

 

Re/Done Transforms Vintage Levi's Into Modern-Fitting Jeans

by , 07/08/15   filed under: Eco-Fashion Brands, Eco-Friendly Pants, Organic Denim, Retrend Alert, Reused / Recycled Eco-Fashion, Women's Eco-Fashion

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Re/Done is more than just a denim label, but rather part of the sustainable fashion that transforms aged denim into stylish and creative new looks. The Re/Done team take apart denim jeans at the seams and give them a new lease of life. This is nothing new, as pre-loved faded denim has long been a favorite among consumers. But this repurposed denim is transformed locally in Los Angeles using sustainable production methods, with no harmful chemicals used in the process. They take on new styles including skinny and boyfriend jeans, are all hand-cut and unique and maintain an element of the jean’s original character embedded within them. The brand see the wear and tear of the denim like a historic record of their use. Vintage Levi’s denim, says Re/Done’s website, only gets better with age; it is a celebration of the past and a continuation of the jean’s story.

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Hugo Boss Pledges to Go Completely Fur-Free

Hugo Boss Pledges to Go Completely Fur-Free

Hugo Boss is ridding itself of fur. After working with the Humane Society of the United States and the Fur-Free Alliance, the German luxury house announced Monday its decision to adopt…

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Burt Shavitz, the "Burt" of "Burt's Bees," Dies at 80

Burt Shavitz, the "Burt" of "Burt's Bees," Dies at 80

Burt Shavitz, the scruffy-faced, train-engineer-capped namesake of Burt’s Bees, died on Sunday in Bangor, Me., at the age of 80. The cause was respiratory complications, according…

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Shoe Factory Collapses in Eastern China, Killing 14 People

Shoe Factory Collapses in Eastern China, Killing 14 People

Photos by the Associated Press A four-story shoe factory in eastern China collapsed over the weekend, killing 14 people and injuring 33 others in the Zhejiang province city of Wenling,…

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Portland Farmer Jacinda Martinez Turns Vegetables Into Edible Fashion

Portland Farmer Jacinda Martinez Turns Vegetables Into Edible Fashion

Artist and designer Jacinda Martinez began playing with her food to make bold and beautiful statements about slow fashion, in a beautiful series she calls Fashion in the Raw. Based on…

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Do You Have What It Takes to Cut the Waste Out of Fashion?

Do You Have What It Takes to Cut the Waste Out of Fashion?

Ecouterre is the official media sponsor of the 2015/16 EcoChic Design Award. From East to West, the biggest competitive search in history is now on for emerging designers who have the…

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

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

MADE TO LAST Cridland, whose eponymous trousers, launched in 2014, have been spotted on celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Daniel Craig, wants to harken back to the days when…

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Adidas, Parley Create World's First Sneakers Made From Ocean Trash

Adidas, Parley Create World's First Sneakers Made From Ocean Trash

SEA LEGS “At Parley for the Oceans, we want to establish the oceans as a fundamental part of the debate around climate change,” Gutsch said. “Our objective is to boost…

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Walmart's Website Chock-Full of Deceptive "Made in U.S.A." Claims

Walmart's Website Chock-Full of Deceptive "Made in U.S.A." Claims

Photo by Gil C/Shutterstock Walmart has pledged billions of dollars in support of American manufacturing, yet it’s hawking foreign-produced products as U.S.A.-made, according to…

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Susanna Bauer's Hand-Stitched Leaves Are Breathtakingly Surreal

Susanna Bauer's Hand-Stitched Leaves Are Breathtakingly Surreal

The beautiful crocheted sculptures of Susanna Bauer appear to be intricate leather work, but the detailed geometric pieces are expertly made from dried leaves! The artist defies the…

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