Manufacture NY

MIT's New Manufacturing Hub to Lead U.S. in Textile Innovation

Photos by M. Scott Brauer for MIT The U.S. Department of Defense has tapped a broad coalition of manufacturers, universities, and nonprofits to spearhead an ambitious new project to…

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From Farm to Fabric: Exploring Natural Fibers, Fashion Sustainability With Manufacture NY

On the last weekend of September, Manufacture New York hosted a two-day weekend exploration into local textile production and sustainable fashion practices. This event included hands-on…

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Explore "From Farm to Fabric" With Manufacture New York

Join the gang at Manufacture New York in Brooklyn next week for a two-day symposium on natural fibers, local textile production, and sustainability in fashion. The program is a…

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39 Eco-Fashion Predictions for 2015

ECO-FASHION ORACLES 1. Marie-Claire Daveu (Kering) 2. Simone Cipriani (Ethical Fashion Initiative) 3. Lewis Perkins (Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute) 4. Livia Firth…

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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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Kick Off NY Fashion Week With Fashion Revolution Day's Eco-Chic Soiree

Ecouterre is an official media sponsor of Fashion Revolution Day. Kick off New York Fashion Week in sustainable style on Friday with Fashion Revolution Day, a worldwide movement that…

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37 Eco-Fashion Predictions for 2014

ECO-FASHION ORACLES 1. Orsola de Castro (Estethica, From Somewhere, Reclaim to Wear) 2. Judy Gearhart (International Labor Rights Forum) 3. Jason Kibbey (Sustainable Apparel Coalition,…

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"The True Cost": A Documentary About the Clothing Industry's Impact

“Growing up I was told this very simple story about where our clothes come from,” Andrew Morgan, director of a new documentary, The True Cost, tells viewers in the opening…

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Help Manufacture NY Bring Garment Jobs Back to the U.S.A.

MAKING IT IN BROOKLYN Bland doesn’t intend for Manufacture NY to compete with New York’s legendary Garment District, of course. Rather, she sees the proposed space as both a…

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