Helen Storey

"Dress For Our Time" Reveals Effects of Climate Change Worldwide

As 190 nations gather in Paris today to discuss a possible new global agreement on climate change, one dress holds court at London’s St. Pancras International Station as a symbol…

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Pop-Up T-Shirt Factory Helps Consumers Reconnect With Their Clothes

As one of the most basic items of clothing at our disposal, the T-shirt rarely generates attention. But what does it really take to make the humble garment? Central Leeds shoppers got a…

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Laundry Additive Could Turn Clothes into Mobile Air Purifiers

You don’t need to wear the world’s first air-purifying dress to breathe a little easier Catalytic Clothing’s Helen Storey and Tony Ryan are proposing a liquid laundry…

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"Plastic is Precious" Provokes Consumers Into Rethinking Plastic Bags

Few would quibble over the plastic bag’s marginalization over the years. The ubiquitous carriers siphon off diminishing petroleum reserves, suffocate sea life, clog drains, and…

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Can Wearing a Denim Kilt Help Combat Climate Change?

Most people wouldn’t consider a denim kilt or a Vivienne Westwood ball gown essential tools for mitigating climate change, but then again, most people aren’t Helen Storey…

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VIDEO: "Catalytic Clothing" Cleans the Air You Breathe

Catalytic Clothing cleared the air with the world’s first pollution-neutralizing dress, then a “Field of Jeans” that helps you breathe easier. Now, watch the…

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“Field of Jeans” Showcases World’s First Air-Purifying Dungarees

A pollution-scrubbing “Field of Jeans” may sound more outlandish than a bunch of dead baseball players playing catch in a cornfield, but Helen Storey will not be swayed.…

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Meet "Herself," the World's First Air-Purifying Dress

We have dresses to impress, for success, even to kill, but “Herself” must be the first drapey number to clear the air. A collaboration between the University of Sheffield,…

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