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Organic-Cotton Undies Fight Odor, Bacteria With Silver Technology

Organic Basics is fighting the funk in your trunk, one pair of undies at a time. The Danish apparel company has developed a line of organic-cotton boxer briefs that keeps your nether…

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BASE Range Offers Sustainable Wardrobe Basics Sans Filter

Simple. Soft. Natural. Minimal. Organic. Feminine. Today, our world is filled with endless filters and editing – it’s nearly impossible to find anything that hasn’t been…

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Nordic Countries Launch Action Plan for Sustainable Fashion

TRUE NORTH The textile industry is one of the most resource-consuming sectors in the world, Brosbøl said, noting that a Nordic citizen’s annual consumption of textiles uses more…

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Kim Kardashian's Fur Bikini Might Have Been Historical Cosplay

The ridiculousness that is Kim Kardashian came to a head in January, when the reality-show star hit the slopes in Utah wearing a fur bikini—or “furkini,” as she dubbed it…

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Takaokami's Ethical Rainwear Tackle Showers in Style

RAIN, RAIN GO AWAY Jorn’s Scandinavian ethos is apparent in her designs, which are understated but made to last. (Standouts include a generously-sized hat and a kicky A-line…

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Meet the Winners of the 2014/15 EcoChic Design Award

REPURPOSE FOR A PURPOSE Now in its fifth cycle, the EcoChic Design Award is the brainchild of Redress, a Hong Kong-based nonprofit that strives to demonstrate the potential of disused…

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Every Cotton T-Shirt Costs the Environment $3.40, Says Study

Photo by Shutterstock Ma Earth is paying through its nose for the clothing we produce, according to a study that quantifies, for the first time, the price we exact from the ecosystem…

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Announcing the Finalists of the 2014 EcoChic Design Award!

Ecouterre is an official media sponsor of the 2014 EcoChic Design Award. It was a big week here for us here in the Redress Hong Kong office as months of application processing and…

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Livia Firth Challenges H&M's Claims of "Sustainability"

Livia Firth doesn’t call herself a “professional agitator” on Twitter for nothing. Faced with H&M’s Helena Helmmersson at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit on…

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Vanessa Friedman: "Driving Force of Fashion is Planned Obsolescence"

The phrase “sustainable fashion” isn’t just a contradiction in terms, declared New York Times fashion critic Vanessa Friedman last Thursday, it also doesn’t make…

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Kering Aims to be the "World's Most Sustainable" Luxury-Goods Conglomerate

The name change was only the beginning. Kering—formerly known as the PPR Group—plans to become the world’s most sustainable luxury-goods conglomerate, Marie-Claire Daveu, the…

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"Traces of You" Uses Textiles, Digital Media to Mourn A Loved One

When a loved one passes away, it is difficult to pin down feelings and emotions generated by a host of memories. Through a multimedia piece entitled “Traces of You” by Zubin…

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New Academic Fashion Prize to Reward Supply-Chain Transparency

Designer Bruno Pieters and fashion journalist Kristopher Arden-Houser have teamed up to create the “From1000 Transparency Prize”. The award is inspired by Piter’s…

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7 Youth Fashion Summit Demands for a More Sustainable Fashion Industry

MAKE MEMORIES, NOT JUNK The challenge is to make ‘common sense’ more common, said one representative from the Bocconi School of Management in Milan. “In today’s…

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VIDEO: The "Mesh" Dress is a Living, Growing, Wearable Garden

No space for a garden? Ali Seçkin Karayol and Mette Lyckegaard’s “Mesh” dress doesn’t just anchor seeds for planting, but it also composts kitchen scraps to…

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MUUSE: An Online Marketplace That Lets You Shop From the World's Top Fashion Schools

Fashion as a democracy? With MUUSE, a new online marketplace that features the world’s leading design schools, you could launch the career of fashion’s next big thing simply…

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Stine Ladefoged’s Dramatic Knits Are Wearable Works of Art

We cannot resist a chunky knit. Danish designer Stine Ladefoged juxtaposes bulky- and fine-gauge woolens to create arresting flights of fantasy without sacrificing wearability. Many of…

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