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Celebrate National Library Week With Library Card Tote, Pouch

Celebrate National Library Week—or love of libraries and reading in general—with Out of Print Clothing’s old-school callout to the borrower cards of yore. For every tote or…

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Factory45: An Online Accelerator for Sustainable Fashion Businesses

In 2010, Shannon Whitehead and her partner Kristin Glenn co-founded (R)evolution apparel, a sustainable clothing company for female travelers and lovers of multifunctional dressing.…

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Hipsters for Sisters: Eco-Friendly, Vegan Belt-Wallets Made in Los Angeles

Hipsters for Sisters are the designers behind these cool eco-friendly belt handbags that sit on the hip. Loosely based on the money belt – a longtime favourite of backpackers for…

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American Apparel Stirs Up Controversy With "Made in Bangladesh" Ad

American Apparel’s latest ad does what the controversial retailer does best: objectifying semi-naked women for the sake of pushing merchandise. Never mind that its “made in…

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Convert Style Features U.S.-Made Brands With New E-Commerce Platform

Convert knows a good thing when it sees it. The Berkeley, Calif.-based boutique is following the likes of Everlane and Zady with an ethical online marketplace of its own. Launched late…

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Actress Katie Holmes Shutters U.S.-Made "Holmes & Yang" Label

Photo by DFree/Shutterstock Actress Katie Holme and her former stylist Jeanne Yang have shuttered their Holmes & Yang clothing line as a result of “interpersonal…

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Hanky Panky, Gwen Stefani's L.A.M.B. Collaborate on U.S.-Made Lingerie

Gwen Stefani has some cheek. Despite the imminent birth of her third child, the musician-slash-fashion-entrepreneur announced Tuesday a collaboration between her L.A.M.B. label and…

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For Daniel Silverstein, "Zero Waste," U.S-Made Fashion Makes 100% Sense

Whether you’re an avid reality television viewer or a follower of eco-fashion, the name Daniel Silverstein is probably on your radar. The charismatic, near-prodigy level graduate…

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Abacaxi Brings the Himalayan Desert to Launch NYC Fashion Week

DESERT CACTUS For her Fall/Winter 2014 collection, designer Sheena Sood drew from the Himalayan desert of Ladakh for inspiration. Evoking the Indo-Tibetan Buddhist monasteries she saw…

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Parker Dusseau's "Commuter Suit" Lets You Cycle to Work in Style

Cycling to work and suits don’t really go that well together, unless of course you’re wearing a Commuter Suit. Designed by San Fran-based Parker Dusseau, the Commuter Suit…

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Mohop's Interchangeable Eco-Shoes Are Made by Artisans, Robots

Here at Ecouterre we love these Mohop sandals, crafted from sustainably harvested cherry wood made locally in Pennsylvania. Regular readers may remember Mohop from the Ecouterre feature…

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Walmart Announces $10 Million Fund to Support U.S. Manufacturing

Walmart isn’t exactly synonymous with “made in the U.S.A,” but the world’s largest retailer may be looking to temper its reputation. Walmart president Bill Simon…

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Way It Should Be: Glamorous Organic Clothing, Made in the U.S.A.

The latest collection from Way It Should Be was launched with an elaborate installation in New York last week when floating mannequins presented the sustainable designs. Behind the new…

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Customize Your Clothes With Puzzle Apparel's Team of American Artisans

DESIGN YOUR OWN Trowbridge found her calling after speaking to a hand-weaver in Blue Hill, Maine, where she learned about a Kenyan sandal company that employed Masai beaders to decorate…

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Cotton Incorporated Teams Up With Maker's Row to Promote U.S. Cotton

Cotton Incorporated, the American trade group responsible for making Zooey Deschanel and Hayden Panettiere warble about the “fabric of our lives” on television, has linked…

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Gwen Stefani Launches Eco-Friendly "Design With Purpose" Fashion Line

Photo by Jaguar PS/Shutterstock Got wood? Gwen Stefani certainly does. The No Doubt frontwoman has joined forces with 7 for All Mankind founder Michael Glasser to parlay her unique…

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Top 11 Eco-Fashion Milestones of 2013 (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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"Project Runway" Winner Gretchen Jones Joins Pendleton's Design Team

What happens when you fuse the talent of a hip up-and-coming designer with a brand that’s been in business for 150 years? How about “heritage chic”? Well, that’s…

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