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Help Raise Awareness of Modern Slavery in the Fashion Industry

Safia Minney, founder and CEO of ethical fashion label People Tree, wants to shed a light on modern-day slavery in the fashion industry. Fresh off the publication of her second book,…

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36 Eco-Fashion Predictions for 2016

ECO-FASHION ORACLES 1. Marie-Claire Daveu (Kering) 2. Simone Cipriani (Ethical Fashion Initiative) 3. Livia Firth (Eco-Age, Green Carpet Challenge) 4. Lewis Perkins (Cradle to Cradle…

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Zandra Rhodes: "The Only Constant in Fashion is Change"

Photo by Helga Esteb/Shutterstock “I don’t have the answer as to what needs to change in the industry for sustainable fashion to become the norm, but I do know that the only…

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9 Sustainable Fashion Brands That Produce Ethically in Bangladesh

PEOPLE TREE People Tree has been working since 2001 to transform “Made in Bangladesh” from a mark of shame into a badge of pride. Based in the United Kingdom, the…

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Fashioning Change: 60,000 Eco-Fashion Interventions and Going Strong

Fashioning Change has come a long way. Since it launched last fall, the online marketplace has conducted nearly 60,000 “green shopping interventions” by helping consumers…

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Why Does Fair-Trade Fashion Matter?

The following is an excerpt from Naked Fashion: The New Sustainable Fashion Revolution (2012, New Internationalist) by Safia Minney. It seems like a very small thing to us, choosing a…

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Is Emma Watson Disappointed Over "Flopped" People Tree Collaboration?

Rumor has it that Emma Watson’s ethical fashion aspirations are on hold—that is, if gossip from the Daily Mail is to be believed. An unnamed source claims that the Harry Potter…

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People Tree Debuts Short Film to Document Life in Post-Disaster Japan

A year after Japan’s earthquake and tsunami caused the worst nuclear emergency since Chernobyl, People Tree’s Safia Minney remains unmoored by the disaster. Minney was on…

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Orla Kiely Re-Teams With People Tree on Spring Eco-Fashion Collection

CHARM OFFENSIVE Kiely keeps her silhouettes simple, allowing her prints speak for themselves. “I have always loved the 60’s and 70’s where the pattern was intrinsic to the…

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Orla Kiely Collaborates With People Tree on Ethical Fashion Collection

PEOPLE TREE x ORLA KIELY Considering how well the two play off each other, it’s surprising that this is Kiely’s first collection for the fair-trade pioneer. ” I think…

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14 Eco-Chic Back-to-School Looks for the Preppy at Heart

Wish you were headed back to school? Look the part with our 14 green academia-inspired looks and score an A+ in Sustainable Fashion 101. For more eco-friendly takes on classroom chic,…

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Emma Watson, Livia Firth Get "Naked" in New Book on Sustainable Fashion

Actress Emma Watson, boutique owner/celeb missus Livia Firth, designer Vivienne Westwood, and model-entrepreneur Summer Rayne Oakes are just some of the bold-faced names set to appear…

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CONTEST: Design a T-Shirt for People Tree's Spring 2012 Collection

Ethical fashion pioneer People Tree has worked with incredible designers, including Vivienne Westwood, Bora Aksu, and actress Emma Watson, to bring you fresh collaborations. Now People…

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Vivienne Westwood Teams Up With Marie Claire, People Tree on Dress That Benefits Rainforests

Dame Vivienne Westwood said it best: “buy less, choose well.” The legendary British designer has partnered with Marie Claire on a limited-edition T-shirt dress to draw…

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11 Must-Have Pieces for the Eco-Conscious Executive

Making an impression in the boardroom is important, which is why your business attire should always telegraph decisiveness, ethics, and moxie, as well as mold-busting creativity. We…

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Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration Renders Eco-Fashion Into Gorgeous Art

ART IMITATING FASHION With Amelia’s Magazine, founder and editor Amelia Gregory brought her eye as a textile designer, plus her experience as a photographer and stylist, to create…

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A Bid to Save the Earth, People Tree's Japan Loss, Pure Citizen's Generous Shoppers

The online component of Christie’s Green Auction, “A Bid to Save the Earth,” is now in session. Up for grabs in the fashion category are an invitation to Project…

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Actress Emma Watson Models Her Third—and Final—People Tree Collection

PREVIOUS COVERAGE OF EMMA WATSON + Preview Actress Emma Watson’s Spring 2011 People Tree Collection + Emma Watson, Alberta Ferretti to Collaborate on Eco-Fashion Collection + Actress…

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