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Stella McCartney, G-Star Raw Join Forces With Cradle to Cradle Institute

Change for the fashion industry is afoot, thanks to a new initiative backed by the likes of Stella McCartney, G-Star Raw, Loomstate, and Bionic Yarn. Unveiled at the second annual…

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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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Able Made: A Collab-Friendly E-Boutique That Propels Social Change

Suzanne McKenzie, Able Made’s Founder, CEO and Creative Director, describes her company as a retail platform where creative innovators and designers join forces to support causes…

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Loomstate Designs Environment-Inspired Panda Helmet for the NFL

Loomstate just put the “fantasy” into “fantasy football.” Together with 48 of its fellow Council of Fashion Designers of America members, the ethical clothing…

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Cradle to Cradle's Star-Studded Bash Teases "Fashion Positive Project"

Photos by Patrick McMullan for the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute Last Friday evening, distinguished patrons filled the ground floor of New York’s IAC building for the…

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Council of Fashion Designers of America Forms "Sustainability Committee"

Photos by Loomstate The Council of Fashion Designers of America has tapped Loomstate’s Scott Mackinlay Hahn and jewelry designer Melissa Joy Manning as the co-chairs of its…

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H&M's "Conscious Talk" Highlights Fashion's Role in a Sustainable Future

Depending on whom you ask, H&M is either the problem or the solution. The Swedish retailer isn’t just any apparel firm, after all. When it comes perpetuating our culture of…

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Watch H&M's "Conscious Talk" Panel Live From Vogue's HQ in NYC!

Join Honest By founder Bruno Pieters, Loomstate designer Scott Mackinlay Hahn, the magnificent Julie Gilhart, Parsons School of Fashion’s Simon Collins, H&M head of…

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Loomstate Launches Sandy Relief T-Shirts to Aid Recovery Efforts

Congressional delays be damned; Loomstate is putting together a Hurricane Sandy relief package of its own. The New York City-based fashion label has launched a trio of 100 percent…

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Dare To Go There: 6 Eco-Friendly Ways to Mix Neons With Prints

We saw it all over the runways at last season’s Fashion Week: neon colors and prints; but what if you dared to pair these two trends together? Have no fear, it can totally be done.…

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Loomstate Batters Up for NY Mets With Eco-Friendly Tops, Sweatshirts

HERE’S THE PITCH “We are excited to be working with the New York Mets on a CFDA-member-designed mini collection commemorating our 50th anniversaries,” says Steven…

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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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Buy Chipotle's Recycled Billboard Lunch Bag, Get a Free Burrito

Buy a Chipotle-branded reusable lunch bag between now and April 14 and the fast-food purveyor will “plant” a free burrito in it for Earth Day (plant…Earth Day, get it?…

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Loomstate's Reversible, Rotatable "321" Garments Offer Multiple Options

ON YOUR MARK “We want to reinvent the way women think about their clothes,” Gregory, who cites the paintings of Mark Rothko and… …

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CFDA Designers Customize "You Can't Fake Fashion" Bags for Charity

THE REAL DEAL You Can’t Fake Fashion is a joint initiative by the CFDA and eBay to raise awareness about counterfeit goods by celebrating original design. You Can’t Fake…

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14 Eco-Chic Vegan Accessories for Holiday Giving

TWO OF A KIND Some things just go better together, like Funchi’s glove-and-headband combo. Each set is knit from 100 percent certified-organic cotton, with a seamless…

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You Can Finally Buy Loomstate's Student-Designed Zero-Waste Anorak (But Hurry, Only 10 Were Made!)

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre When Parsons student Andria Crescioni won Loomstate’s zero-waste challenge in February, she didn’t just receive accolades and the…

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Justin Gignac's "Waste Cubes" Illustrate NY Fashion Week's Trashy Side

TRIMMING THE WASTE Yoxi, a media platform that discovers “rock stars of social innovation,” also announced the winner of its waste-reduction competition, which was judged by…

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