Royal Silk Conundrum, H&M x Swedish Hasbeens, Chaco Repairs Sandals

by , 01/22/11   filed under: Eco-Fashion News, Site Seeing

Prince William, Kate Middleton

Photo by Mario Testino

Put aside whom Kate Middleton should wear for a sec and consider the what. Asks writer Liz Jones: “You can’t have a bridal gown without silk, but it’s hideously cruel, so what should Kate wear?” (Daily Mail)

H&M and Swedish Hasbeens are bringing three styles of the famed clog-like shoes to the high street this spring. (British Vogue)

Considering H&M’s spotty fashion record and Swedish Hasbeens’ reputation for quality and ethics, however, should we really be celebrating the union? Not so fast, says one fashion blogger. (Grechen’s Closet)

NOW Showcase is making its international debut this weekend at So Ethic Prêt à Porter, Paris’ eco-friendly forum for international fashion brands. (Email)

Chaco, a Michigan-based footwear manufacturer, has just repaired its 20,000th pair of sandals, sent by customers through its ReChaco program. (TreeHugger)

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