Esprit

Greenpeace Reveals the Most—And Least—Eco-Friendly Fashion Brands

Even seasoned models have been known to take a spill or two on the runway. We’re only human, after all. For the fashion brands behind them, however, the onus not to stumble weighs…

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Adidas Now a "Detox Leader," Nike Still a "Greenwasher"

Looks like Adidas has finally cleaned up its act. A year and a half after Greenpeace branded it a “Detox greenwasher,” the sportswear giant is now “back on…

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Esprit Fetes Third Recycled Clothing Collection

THIRD TIME’S THE CHARM Esprit expects the pieces to become wardrobe mainstays. Denim items, which include a jumpsuit, a dress, a jacket and coat, a fitted shirt, skinny pants, and…

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Esprit Debuts PETA-Approved Vegan Sneakers for Women

Esprit’s new collection of women’s sneakers isn’t just vegan-friendly, it’s also endorsed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Available online and at…

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Esprit, New Look Follow H&M's Lead, Nix Angora Production

Esprit and New Look have joined H&M in suspending the production of angora-based garments over animal-welfare concerns. The firms’ decision, ostensibly made in the wake of…

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Top 7 Eco-Fashion Milestones of 2012 (Vote for Most Game-Changing!)

Feeling nostalgic? Skip back a year for seven of the most ground-breaking eco-fashion stories of 2011… …

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Mango, Esprit Pledge to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals From Clothing by 2020

Greenpeace’s “Detox” campaign is having a banner month. Not only did the environmental nonprofit convince Zara, the world’s No. 1 apparel retailer, to commit to…

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Meet Gong Jia Qi, Winner of China's 2012 EcoChic Design Award

Ecouterre is the official media sponsor of the 2012 EcoChic Design Award. China ushered a new era of sustainability late last month when it hosted the nation’s first mainstream…

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Announcing the Winners of the 2012 EcoChic Design Hong Kong Award!

Firstly, Redress presented The EcoChic Design Award Hong Kong 2012 Grand Final fashion show. This finale concluded six grueling educational and competitive months of sustainable design,…

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Redress's "R Certificate" Tracks Recycled Clothing From Factory to Retail

Ecouterre is the official media sponsor of the 2012 EcoChic Design Award. Greenwashing by the fashion industry just got a whole lot harder. Asian nonprofit Redress has launched a…

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Esprit Debuts Recycled Casual Wear, Denim With EcoChic Award Winner

Ecouterre is the official media sponsor of the 2012 EcoChic Design Award. Esprit isn’t letting anything go to waste. The Hong Kong-based apparel brand has released a collection of…

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Esprit, Royal College of Art Collaborate on Eco-Fashion Collection

Now in its fourth decade, Esprit is ripe for reinvention. The international apparel label, which Susie Buell and Doug Tompkins began in 1968 from the back of a Volkswagen minibus in San…

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Target, Gap, Walmart, H&M, Patagonia Launch Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Photo by thinkretail A consortium of manufacturing and retail giants, non-governmental organizations, academic experts, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are banding together…

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