New York

New York City's Jussara Lee Turns "Zero Waste" Into an Art Form

Life doesn’t always go the way you expected. Born to Korean parents and raised in Brazil, Jussara Lee embraced her love of tailored clothing from a young age. After a transitory…

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Parsons, Tide Educate Next Generation on How to "Design for Care"

DESIGN FOR CARE Part of the Parsons Festival, the garments are among a number of projects that the school says embody its “human­-centered approach to technology and commitment…

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Rallier: NYC-Made Dresses That Support Education for Girls in Need

RALLY TOGETHER For every garment sold, Rallier will source up to three uniforms from regions plagued by poverty and gender inequality and donate them to local girls in need. Fay…

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5 Pieces, 30 Outfits: Vetta Offers The Ultimate Eco-Capsule Collection

READY TO WEAR Made in New York City’s historic Garment District from Tencel and deadstock fabric, Vetta offers a V-neck blouse that can be worn forward or backward, a short-sleeve…

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Julie Gilhart and Simon Collins: People Want "Great Fashion"

Julie Gilhart: “The customer is not asking for sustainable fashion, they want great fashion, and they want good product priced at a price they can afford. “If you can add in…

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Don't Miss the "Hand of Fashion" Speaker Series at FIT

Illustration by Shutterstock Join the Fashion Institute of Technology and the Ethical Fashion Initiative as they launch “The Hand of Fashion,” a series of conversations…

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LAST CHANCE: Win Shadowplay NYC's "Galaxy" Tee, Inspired by Space

We’ll announce the winner in our newsletter on Wednesday, June 3. The deadline to enter is 12 midnight ET on Tuesday, June 2, so ENTER NOW for a chance to win! ABOUT SHADOWPLAY…

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P!nk Hopes Fur Lovers Get "Bitten in the Ass" by the Animals They Wear

P!nk would rather appear naked on a 90-foot billboard in Times Square than wear fur. She’s not kidding, either. The singer-songwriter is currently baring her tattoos in a giant…

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Botanica Workshop Makes Its Organic Cotton, Silk Lingerie in the U.S.A.

Photos by Ye Rin Mok Launched at the beginning of this month, New York-based Botanica Workshop is a new organic and sustainable underwear brand for women. The line is a beautiful…

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Amanda Henderson's Sculptural Knits Use Local, Natural Materials

Knitwear from Amanda Henderson is deeply rooted in nature, taking inspiration from organic textures and tones in order to celebrate the natural world through fashion. The pieces are all…

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It's Official: New York State Enacts Law to Combat Illegal Ivory Trade

Photo by lev radin/Shutterstock New York State is commemorating World Elephant Day by enacting a law that toughens criminal and civil sanctions for parties involved in the illegal ivory…

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11 Eco-Fashion Designers to Watch For at Designers & Agents' Green Room

SUZANNE RAE A sustainably notioned women’s ready-to-wear label from Brooklyn, Suzanne Rae is both inspired by and made for the progressive, modern gentlewoman. As feminine as they…

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WILBy's "Ethical Sweatshop" Pops Up in Brooklyn's Wythe Hotel

What exactly does an “ethical sweatshop” look like? New Yorkers who are curious to know can now head over to the lobby of Williamsburg’s Wythe Hotel to glimpse one in…

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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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Khmer-American Artist Sews Dollar Bills Outside NYC H&M in Protest

LESS THAN THREE Two and two-thirds—the same amount of money a Cambodian garment worker makes in a day—is the sum that gave Eng’s “Less Than Three” campaign its…

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Fischer: Effortlessly Cool Clothing for Men and Women, Made in America

“A man should look as if he has bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care and then forgotten all about them.” —Hardy Aimes Take a look at Fischer and it’s easy…

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Zady Launches Pop-Up Retail Store At LaGuardia Airport For the Holidays

Conscious-consumer focused e-commerce site Zady, opened its first-ever holiday pop-up retail shop at NYC’s LaGuardia airport this past Tuesday. The store will be open seven…

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3D-Printed Silver, Stainless Steel Jewelry Available at Neiman Marcus

Neiman Marcus is pushing technology as well as fashion, by adding two 3D printed products to their catalog. In a partnership with Shapeways, the retailer will offer customers an…

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