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Pyrrha Expands Line of Recycled-Metal "Game of Thrones" Jewelry

VALAR MORGHULIS But while the show—and the books on which it’s based—are fiction, the techniques Pyrrha employs are not. The company uses the traditional art of lost-wax…

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Local Buttons: Upcycled Clothing, Ethically Made in Haiti With Dignity

Local Buttons have evolved a collection of professional accessories and garments ethically in Haiti to help the local community. The design team launched three years ago with the aim of…

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Pyrrha's Recycled-Metal "Game of Thrones" Jewelry is Coming

WIN OR DIE “We were thrilled when HBO approached us to create an official Game of Thrones jewelry line,” says Pyrrha designer Wade Papin, who employs the traditional art of lost-wax…

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"Metamorph" by Thieves: One Sustainable Dress, Over 20 Ways to Wear It

Made from organic bamboo stretch jersey, the Metamorph can be worn long, short, tight, or loose. Perfect for a quick change between engagements, the dress conforms to the mood of the…

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Lotus Wonders Makes iPad Cases That Empower Women in Cambodia

The team ensures that the women who make the items are paid “above fair wages”. On top of this, a “Wonder Fund” contributes an additional 20% of earnings to the community in…

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Mariclaro Upcycles Car Upholstery, Air Bags Into Durable Carryalls

Where do exploded air bags go to die? If you ask Mariclaro, they don’t. The Toronto-based accessories label salvages truck tarps, leather upholstery, seat belts, bicycle inner…

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TORONTO EVENT: Eco-Fashion at the Green Living Show

The Green Living Show is Canada’s largest green consumer show that offers both an opportunity to raise awareness, and a one-stop shop for the eco-conscious consumer. For the first…

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LABEL: An Eco-Fashion Label "On the Run" in Toronto

Lovers on the wrong side of the law. Seedy motel rooms. Sex, violence, and crimes of passion. The twist in this sordid tale? Ms. Femme Fatale is always impeccably outfitted—and…

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Inspired by Nature, Dandi Maestre's Jewelry Embraces Its Wild Beauty

If there’s one thing that designer Dandi Maestre knows, it’s that you can’t tame nature, so why bother? The former graphic designer plunders Gaia’s backyard for…

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Cashmere Tissue Rolls Out Toilet Paper Couture for Breast Cancer Month

Who says the fashion industry is in the pooper? The Great White North had plenty of squares to spare at the Sixth Annual White Cashmere Collection 2009: Fashion with Compassion Show, an…

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