Philadelphia

American Colors: Philly-Made Eco-Fashion That's Meant to be Lived In

FAMILY TIES Alex learned early on the damaging effects of conventional cotton. “We thought there must be a better way which would be more sustainable and looked for other resources in…

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Philadelphia Library Loans Out Neckties to Job Seekers

Photo by Pexels A library in southwest Philadelphia is doling out more than books. In an effort to help job seekers make a good impression on their would-be employers, the Paschalville…

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Analog Watch Co.'s Wooden Watches Are Perfectly In Sync With Nature

Show your love of nature on by wearing it on your sleeve, or in this case since it’s an all-wood watch, on your wrist. Philly-based Analog Watch Co.’s line of mostly…

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Sentimental Value: New Exhibit Explores the Stories Behind Used Clothing

Photo by Shutterstock Do you care about connecting with your clothing or would you rather wear it without a second thought?  Most people would say the latter. In fact, when it comes to…

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Philadelphia Residents Get Curbside Textile-Recycling Program

Photo by Shutterstock Philadelphia residents won’t have to venture far to rid themselves of castoff garments. Homeowners in Northeast Philadelphia, Montgomery County, and Southern…

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Team U.S.A's Olympic Uniform Controversy: A Complete Timeline

As Ralph Lauren’s controversial Team U.S.A uniforms make their first public appearance at the Olympic opening ceremony in London, a timeline of the brouhaha. July 10: Ralph…

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U.S. Olympic Rowers to Wear Philadelphia-Made Unisuits, Off-Water Gear

At least one team will be flying the flag for American manufacturing at the London Olympics. While Capitol Hill continues to stew over the Chinese provenance of Ralph Lauren’s…

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