ethical fashion

Redress is Looking for the World's Best Emerging Sustainable Fashion Designers

The following is a guest post from Redress. Redress is known for being bold and brave; and now we’ve proved this true again! We’re now calling out for the world’s best sustainable…

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Pamela Anderson is Sending Melania Trump a Russian Faux Fur Coat

Photo by Getty Images What was inside the blue Tiffany box that Melania Trump handed Michelle Obama on Inauguration Day? The world may never know. Less of a mystery is Pamela…

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Eco-Fashion Predictions for 2017

ECO-FASHION ORACLES Marie-Claire Daveu (Kering) Simone Cipriani (Ethical Fashion Initiative) Livia Firth (Eco-Age, Green Carpet Challenge) Kirsten Brodde (Greenpeace) Judy Gearhart…

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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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Bangladesh's Children Are Working 60 Hours a Week to Make Our "Fast Fashion"

It’s time to face the awful truth: Those cheap clothes we can’t get enough are probably the handiwork of impoverished children from Bangladesh, some as young as 6. About a…

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7 Eco-Friendly Fabrics That Will Disrupt the Luxury Fashion Industry

THE MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE Bettoni’s audience included several finalists from the CFDA + Lexus Fashion Initiative, among them Erin Isakov of Erin Snow, Britt Cosgrove and Marina…

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Patagonia Debuts Short Film About Fair-Trade Fashion, Expands Program to Improve Workers' Lives

More than 40 million people work in the global garment industry, yet their stories rarely make the headlines. We’ll tut-tut about the factory fires, the building collapses, the…

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5 Ways to be a Responsible Fashion Consumer

Photo by Shutterstock Roomful of clothes but nothing to wear? You’re hardly alone. The average U.K. household owns an average of £4,000 worth of clothes, 30 percent of which…

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Ethical Fashion: A Beginner's Guide

Photo by Igor Ovsyannykov/Unsplash Ethical fashion. Green fashion. Sustainable fashion. Eco-fashion. Isn’t all just clothes? Well yes…and no. Confused? Take a deep,…

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How to be a Conscious Fashion Consumer: Advice From the Experts

Photo by Clark Street Mercantile/Unsplash Contrary to what Gwyneth Paltrow might have you think, you don’t need a bank account the size of Gringotts to be a conscious consumer.…

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10 Inexpensive Ways to Keep Woolen Sweaters Looking Like New

SWEATER COMB No need to invest in a battery-powered sweater shaver. For less than $3—and a little elbow grease—a basic sweater comb is all you need to strip pills, fluff, and lint…

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Closet Cleanse: How to Unclutter Your Wardrobe With Panache

The following is an excerpt from Wear No Evil: How to Change the World With Your Wardrobe (2014, Running Press) by Greta Eagan Cleaning out your closet is so wonderfully cathartic, and…

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Aerochromics: Clothing That Changes Color When Exposed to Air Pollution

Faced with a world of increasing outdoor air pollution, designer Nikolas Gregory Bentel decided to help fellow city dwellers monitor their own environments. Bentel has recently released…

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China Says It Will Cease Ivory Trade by End of 2017

Photo by flowcomm/Flickr China has pledged to shut down all trade in ivory by the end of 2017, a move that conservationists are hailing as a “game changer” for elephant…

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Announcing the Winners of Ecouterre’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards!

Photo by Shutterstock Our readership has spoken! Here are the past year’s most creative, game-changing, cutting-edge, and mind-boggling stories of the year, as chosen by you. …

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Top 7 Popular Eco-Fashion Stories of 2016 (Vote for Your Fave)

Throw yourself back a year and check out the most popular stories of 2015

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Top 7 Eco-Fashion Milestones of 2016 (Vote for Most Game-Changing)

Feeling nostalgic? Skip back a year for the most revolutionary eco-fashion stories of 2015…

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Top 7 WTF Fashion Stories of 2016 (Vote for the Most Deplorable)

Ready for more face-palming? check out the worst stories of 2015

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