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Ministry of Supply's Socks Use Coffee-Infused Fibers to Neutralize Smells

Summer swelter have your feet in funk? Ministry of Supply is launching a line of men’s dress socks that are engineered to eliminate sweat and odor while providing all-day comfort…

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FIRST LOOK: Vivienne Westwood's Eco-Friendly Virgin Atlantic Uniforms

TAKING FLIGHT The legendary British designer also developed the new items with sustainability in mind. In addition to the use of recycled materials, the garments are designed to be…

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Veleco is the World's First Fair-Trade, Eco-Friendly Cyclewear Company

Avid cyclists deserve sustainable and stylish gear too, and the two designers behind Veleco hope to launch their eco-friendly line soon. The Fair Trade and sweatshop free line of…

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12 Things We Learned From H&M's 2012 Sustainability Report

GOING GREENER The decision to disclose H&M’s suppliers wasn’t one taken lightly, according to Camilla Emilsson Falk, the company’s head of media relations.…

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H&M Launches "Conscious Exclusive" Line of Sustainable Partywear

GREEN WITH GLAMOUR Standout pieces for ladies include a dusty-pink floor-length backless dress made from 100 percent recycled polyester, a sharply cut organic-cotton blazer-and-trouser…

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Issey Miyake Creates Heat-Retaining Menswear From Recycled Polyester

Issey Miyake’s timing couldn’t be more apt. As temperatures at Paris Men’s Fashion Week plunged below zero on Thursday—and the City of Lights faced its worst…

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H&M, Brick Lane Bikes Launch Eco-Friendly Men's Urban Cycling Collection

BORN TO RIDE “We are extremely excited about the H&M for Brick Lane Bikes collection,” says Feya Buchwald, founder of Brick Lane Bikes, in a press release. “Working…

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Levi's Launches New "Waste<Less" Jeans Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

The original blue-jean company is making efforts to turn its iconic garment green. On Tuesday, Levi Strauss announced the launch of “Waste<Less,” an upcoming collection…

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Cortina: A "Cradle to Cradle" Solar Fabric Made From Recyclable Polyester

CORTINA \ˈkôr tēn ä \ n 1 a: A Cradle to Cradle-certified solar-protection textile used primarily for window shades. b: Made by Mermet from 100 percent PVC-free, recyclable…

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VIDEO: Watch How Nike Recycles Plastic Water Bottles Into Football Jerseys

If you’ve ever wondered how a discarded plastic water bottle can wind up as someone’s football jersey, this video short by Nike should shed some light. The sportswear giant…

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14 Eco-Friendly Bikinis, Swimsuits to Dive Into for Summer

BLEEPED OUT With a black bar splayed cheekily across the chest, Beth Richards’ “Censor” swimsuit remains firmly ensconced in PG territory. Handmade in…

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Marks & Spencer Creates "World's Most Sustainable Suit"

Marks & Spencer has unveiled what it claims is the “world’s most sustainable suit.” Part of Plan A, the British department store’s commitment to whittle its…

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Nike Marries Performance, Sustainability for U.S.A. Track and Field Uniforms

SPEEDING BULLETS Based on Nike’s “Project Swift” technology, which the company developed to improve the performance of Team U.S.A.’s long-track speedskaters at…

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Organic by John Patrick's Resort 2013 Collection is a Boho Boy-Girl Party

POP ART Patrick’s muse? Edit DeAk, co-founder of the ’70s zine Art-Rite, high priestess of the art world, and “epicenter of avant-garde,” Patrick tells Ecouterre…

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14 Eco-Friendly Father's Day Gifts to Show Pops He's Tops

SUN BLOCK Protect Pop’s peepers with a pair of fire-engine-red sunglasses from Waiting for the Sun. An update of the classic Wayfarer, the shades combine the lightweight…

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Win Your Choice of Eco-Friendly Swimsuit From Eco Swim (Worth $124!)

Summer lovin’ happens so fast, which is we’re giving away an Eco Swim by Aqua Green swimsuit of your choice to help you make the most of it. The Lehigh Valley-based label…

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Patagonia Debuts First Warm-Water Wetsuit Made of Recycled Polyester

Never let it be said that Patagonia doesn’t listen to customer feedback. After fielding complaints that its wetsuits were too hot for semi-tropical waters, the outdoor-apparel…

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11 Things We Learned from H&M's 2011 Sustainability Report

CONSCIOUS COLLECTION To its credit, H&M doesn’t paint a perfect picture. It wasn’t so long ago that the fashion chain was raked over the coals for destroying perfectly…

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