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Panâh: An Ethical Fashion Production House That Empowers Kenyan Women, Youth

Photo by Lemlem How did you and Morteza Saifi decide to found Panah? My husband has spent over 20 years in fashion industry in New York City. After Parsons School of Design, he…

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EDUN, J.Crew Crewcuts Collaborate on African-Made Childrenswear

EDUN JR. Sherman credits St. Ann’s, which she describes as a “very special place,” for motivating the partnership in the first place. The orphanage abuts one of the…

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EDUN Faces Accumulated Financial Losses Totaling $54.5 Million

EDUN is seeing red. The Africa-centric fashion label, which U2 frontman Bono launched 2005 with his wife, Ali Hewson, in 2005, recorded losses of €5.9 million ($7.88 million) in the…

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Diesel, EDUN Collaborate on African-Made Sustainable Denim Line

AFRICA ALLIANCE The co-designers didn’t have to look far for inspiration. The four-pocket jean of the 1970s, popular on the streets of South Africa (and reinterpreted using raw,…

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Matt Bernson Repurposes EDUN's African Textiles Into Camo-Print Shoes

A good find is a terrible thing to waste. Thank the fashion gods, then, that EDUN didn’t chuck its leftover Spring/Summer 2013 fabrics into the trash heap. Instead, the socially…

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Hot Green Designers at Spring/Summer 2013 New York Fashion Week

We came, we saw, we chronicled the hottest green shows at Spring/Summer 2013 New York Fashion Week. Get the complete rundown below, and let us know which collections are your…

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9 Eco-Chic Fashions Inspired by the Music Industry

Driven by the same cultural and social factors, fashion and music have shared an inextricable bond since the 1950s, when the first rumblings of malaise and discontent rippled among the…

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EDUN Redefines Military Luxe at Spring 2013 New York Fashion Week

Photos by Jill Fehrenbacher for Ecouterre Tough and girly, soft but edgy: True to its rocker heritage—U2’s Bono and his wife, Ali Hewson, are the African-focused label’s…

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Is the African-Inspired Fashion Trend a Form of Cultural Imperialism?

Photos by Nneka Salmon Fashion and cultural appropriation are more than passing acquaintances. The latter, which is typically bandied about with terms like “borrowing” or…

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24 Hot Green Designers at Fall/Winter 2012 New York Fashion Week

SEEING GREEN AT NEW YORK FASHION WEEK + Organic by John Patrick + Raleigh Denim + Gretchen Jones + Assembly New York + Titania Inglis + Lauren Moffatt + Costello Tagliapietra +…

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EDUN Packs for an African Safari at Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week

METAMORPHOSIS Indeed, the now seven-year-old business fielded a flurry of criticism for what many saw as a betrayal of its original mission: to rescue apparel manufacturing in…

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EDUN Hits Asia, Jurlique's New Owner, Janet Jackson Fan's Fur Fury

EDUN, the ethical fashion brand founded by Bono and his wife, Ali Hewson, has touched down in Asia with a special launch at Isetan in Tokyo. (EDUN) Social enterprise United by Blue is…

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EDUN Launches “Pioneers” Project to Showcase Men of Style, Substance (Including TOMS’s Blake Mycoskie!) at New York Fashion Week

MEN OF SUBSTANCE Shot by famed British photographer Ben Watts at New York City’s Milk Studios, the campaign will roll out each month through December, three pioneers at a time.…

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VIDEO: EDUN Offers Africa With an Edge at Spring 2012 New York Fashion Week

ALMOST PARADISE Despite a profusion of shells, feathers, horn, and demure African floral prints, Wauchob’s third outing at the helm has lost none of EDUN’s…

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VIDEO: Actor Adrian Grenier Curates Eco-Fashion Sale on Gilt Man

Entourage hottie Adrian Grenier and SHFT, the green lifestyle website he founded with film producer Peter Glatzer, have teamed up with Gilt Man to curate a shop of sustainable picks,…

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6 Green Designers at New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011

We checked out the eco-fashion lines that have been making a name for themselves for Fall/Winter 2011, including Bodkin, Study NY, EDUN, Suzanne Rae, Christopher Raeburn, and the always…

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EDUN’s Fall/Winter 2011 Line Brings Storytellers and Liars to Life

John Patrick of Organic isn’t the only ethical designer mixing things up this season. At EDUN’s Fall/Winter 2011 runway show at New York Fashion Week on Saturday, Sharon…

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A Royal Eco-Wedding, CoverGirl Goes Green, Westwood's Unwashed Ways

Forget a white wedding, says fashion journalist Tamsin Blanchard. Queen-to-be Kate should take a page from Prince Charles and opt for a local, green designer like Orsola de Castro,…

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