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And the Winners of the 2016 H&M Global Change Award Are...

The people have spoken! At a glitzy event in Stockholm on Wednesday evening, the Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden handed out prizes to the winners of H&M’s inaugural…

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Marks & Spencer Debuts Street Style–Inspired Eco-Clothing Line

LONDON CALLING The capsule arrives in stores just as Marks & Spencer announced additional commitments to improve transparency in its clothing supply chain. The retailer noted in…

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Timberland, Pharrell Create Bee-Inspired Boots With Recycled Plastic

Shoe enthusiasts have something to buzz about. Timberland has teamed up with music mogul Pharrell Williams to create a pair of boots inspired by nature—bees, to be exact. Composed of…

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Livia Firth Dresses in Recycled Plastic Bottles at 2015 Met Ball

While other Hollywood players jostled for the cameras at Metropolitan of Art’s Costume Institute Gala in over-the-top couture on Monday night, Livia Firth made a different kind of…

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Returnity: A Cradle-to-Cradle Polyester With a Tiny Carbon Footprint

RETURNITY \rəˈtərnədē\ n. 1: A 100 percent recyclable polyester fabric licensed by Dutch Awearness, a textile company guided by the principles of “circular economy.”…

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Pharrell, G-Star Raw Get "Happy" for Oceans at New York Fashion Week

HAPPY OCEANS Unlike most designers, who wait till after the models have made their rounds on the runway before revealing themselves, Williams stood front and center among the looks he…

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Quiksilver Debuts Board Shorts Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

Quiksilver has launched a line of board shorts derived from post-consumer plastic bottles. Made from Repreve, a recycled-polyester yarn by textile manufacturer Unifi, each…

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INTERVIEW: Will.i.am Tells Ecouterre Why Green Fashion is the Future

With his ultra-modern aesthetic and song lyrics that reference the next millennium, it’s no secret that Will.i.am is looking to the future. In addition to creating music, the…

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Will.i.am, H Brothers Debut "Ekocycle" Suits Made From Recycled Bottles

Ekocycle, the eco-conscious brainchild brand of musical artist Will.i.am and Coca Cola, has announced a new line of fashion-forward men’s suits designed by New Zealand-based H…

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