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After PETA Exposé, Patagonia Reboots Sustainable Wool Standard

Photo by Davide Ragusa/Unsplash When People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals accused one of Patagonia’s wool suppliers last August of abusing its lambs and sheep, the…

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Patagonia Cuts Ties With "Sustainable" Wool Supplier After PETA Exposé

Photo by Shutterstock Patagonia says it has stopped buying wool from Ovis 21 after People for the Ethical Treatment for Animals accused members of the Argentinean farming network of…

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PETA Reveals Alleged Animal Abuse by Patagonia, Stella McCartney Wool Supplier

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is accusing an Argentinean supplier of so-called “responsibly sourced” wool of gross mistreatment of its lambs and sheep. The…

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Alicia Silverstone Urges Fans to Take PETA's #WoolFreeWinter Pledge

Photo by Sean Verchick Sustainable darling Alicia Silverstone’s popular blog The Kind Life is asking for readers to boycott wool this-and every- winter. Supported by a revealing video…

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Here's the PETA Ad That Was Too "Racy" for Times Square

Photo by Anton Sterkhov/Shutterstock People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals submitted two near-identical spots to Times Square’s Neutron Media, but only one of them will…

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10 Inexpensive Ways to Keep Woolen Sweaters Looking Like New

SWEATER COMB No need to invest in a battery-powered sweater shaver. For less than $3—and a little elbow grease—a basic sweater comb is all you need to strip pills, fluff, and lint…

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Rahul Mishra Marries Buddhist Philosophy, Slow Fashion

Having won this year’s International Woolmark Prize and launched a new line at Harvey Nichols earlier this month, designer Rahul Mishra is a force to be reckoned with. His mission…

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Roland Mouret's Signature "Eugene" Top Gets an Ethical Makeover

Rouland Mouret is putting an ethical spin on one of his bestselling designs. Together with model and longtime friend Katherine Poulton, co-founder of The North Circular, Mouret has…

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Amanda Henderson's Sculptural Knits Use Local, Natural Materials

Knitwear from Amanda Henderson is deeply rooted in nature, taking inspiration from organic textures and tones in order to celebrate the natural world through fashion. The pieces are all…

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PETA Exposé Shows Sheep Killed, Punched, Mutilated for Wool

Photo by Shutterstock People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has obtained graphic hidden-camera footage that indicates widespread animal abuse in sheep farms across Australia and…

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The Wool Runners: "No Sock, No Smell" Sneakers Made From Wool

For all eco-conscious runners out there here is a fantastic invention that will help keep your hard-worn sneakers odor-free. Introducing Wool Runners, strong shoe upper designs created…

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Wool & Prince Claims Its Shirt Stays Fresh for 100 Days Without Washing

WILD AND WOOLY Sheep’s clothes, per Wool & Prince’s research, is a natural insulator that keeps bodies warm in winter yet cool in summer. Studies conducted at both the…

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Stella McCartney's Latest Bag is Made From the Wool of Her Own Sheep

No need to wonder about the provenance of the materials found in this tufted-wool tote. Stella McCartney obtained her fibers from a source close to home: the organically—a no doubt…

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Campaign for Wool to Host World’s Largest Showcase of Wool

Great Britain is revving up for the biggest celebration of wool the world has ever seen. Come March, the Campaign for Wool, with the help of veteran interior-stylist Arabella McNie,…

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Carlo Volpi Challenges Notions of Masculinity With Campy, Colorful Knits

It’s easy to understand why someone like Carlo Volpi would have a deep and abiding passion for wool. The breathable fiber is a natural insulator that can be weighted to keep its…

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Lasso: A Flat-Pack Wool-Felt Slipper You Assemble Yourself

Gaspard Tiné-Berès’s “Lasso” house slipper is a shoe you assemble yourself. Made of a single piece of die-cut wool felt, the shoe is shipped flat with a single…

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Steven Alan, Hart Schaffner Marx Collaborate on Made-in-U.S.A. Suiting

BETTER TOGETHER The collaboration between Steven Alan and Hart Schaffner Marx includes three two-piece suits, a sports jacket, a blazer, and a pair of trousers. Hallmarks of quality…

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Woolzies' Wool Dryer Balls Reduces Drying Time, Softens Laundry Naturally

Trouble weaning yourself off toxic dryer sheets or chemical-laced laundry softeners? Give Woolzies’ handmade dryer balls a shot, instead. Made from 100 percent all-natural New…

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