ethical fashion

Loomstate Touts Most "Transparent" Cotton T-Shirt in America

COTTONING ON Millions of pounds of cottonseed are incorporated into our favorite foods every year, Godfrey says. “People ask us almost every day, ‘Why should I care about organic…

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Take a Selfie, Buy Better-Fitting Clothes Online

Now there is actually a good reason to take a selfie – it might help someone else figure out if the same clothes will fit them. Fashion startup, Fitbay is preaching the selfie as…

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London Fashion Week Activists Stage Protest on Waterloo Bridge

As London kicked off its biannual Fashion Week at Somerset House Friday morning, an entirely different scene unfolded on nearby Waterloo Bridge. Campaigners from anti-poverty group War…

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Harare Brings Berber Chic to Spring 2015 New York Fashion Week

GLOBAL TRIBE Harare, Fuss said afterward, strives to “create [its] own modern wanderer through the story told by [its] fabrics.” The label had a global outlook from the…

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VIDEO: CuteCircuit Lights Up Spring 2015 New York Fashion Week

MIGHTY MORPHING Francesca Rosella and Ryan Genz, whose “Q by CuteCircuit” smartphone app allowed its models to dictate their clothing’s appearance, demoed an updated…

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Horse-Drawn Carriages Draw Ire of Activists at New York Fashion Week

It just wouldn’t be New York Fashion Week without a demonstration or two. Filling the quota for the Spring/Summer 2015 season? Argentine designer Victor de Souza, who sent…

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Pharrell, G-Star Raw Get "Happy" for Oceans at New York Fashion Week

HAPPY OCEANS Unlike most designers, who wait till after the models have made their rounds on the runway before revealing themselves, Williams stood front and center among the looks he…

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Meet the "Apple Watch," Apple's Highly Anticipated Smartwatch

IWATCH Expected to retail for $349 early next year, the Apple Watch will be available in two sizes, three models (the Watch, Watch Sport, and Watch Edition), and a variety of styles. A…

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Lucio Castro Channels Soviet Nostalgia at New York Fashion Week

IRON CURTAIN Other standouts include Cape Cod-ish shoestring belts, marled-knit grandpa cardigans, extra-cushy quilted bermuda shorts, and one particularly natty-looking gray summer…

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Intel, Opening Ceremony Unveil "Smart" Bracelets at New York Fashion Week

Intel and French fashion house, Opening Ceremony have partnered together to create the most luxurious piece or wearable technology we’ve seen yet. MICA (My Intelligent…

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London Artist Opens a "Cornershop" Made Entirely of Felt

FELT UP Sparrow, whose efforts began as a Kickstarter campaign, before culminating in a monthlong pop-up installation in London’s Bethnal Green, admits that she is “very…

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D&H Jewelers' Conflict-Free Wedding Rings Feature Reclaimed Metals

Tying the knot with a sparkling ring is many an environmentalist’s dream, but not its often-produced side effects of civil war, human rights abuses, and environmental degradation.…

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Freitag Launches 100 Percent Compostable Clothing Made From Plants

Freitag has made a name for themselves repurposing truck tarpaulins into stylish messenger bags and purses. Now, the Zurich-based company is coming out with a small apparel line, made…

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Rebecca Minkoff, Case-Mate Launch Wearable-Tech Jewelery

We all know that wearable tech won’t become pervasive until it not only works well but looks great too. Jewelry and hand bag designer, Rebecca Minkoff though might just have a…

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Roland Mouret's Signature "Eugene" Top Gets an Ethical Makeover

Rouland Mouret is putting an ethical spin on one of his bestselling designs. Together with model and longtime friend Katherine Poulton, co-founder of The North Circular, Mouret has…

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H&M, Swedfund to Develop a "Responsible" Ethiopian Textile Industry

Photo by Vytautas Kielaitis/Shutterstock H&M has its eye on Africa. It’s not the only one, either. Swedfund, a state-owned risk-capital firm that specializes in emerging…

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Russians Use 3D-Printing to Subvert Lacy Lingerie Sanctions

A German lingerie company is using technology circumvent a controversial new law that bans the import, production, or sale of synthetic lace underwear. The Eurasian Union trade…

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Angelina Jolie's Bespoke Wedding Gown Features Her Kids' Artwork

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s wedding was a family affair to remember. Hollywood’s golden couple, who celebrated their nuptials in their French family estate on August 23,…

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