Used-Clothing Furniture, Forever 21’s Knockoffs, Drying for Freedom

by , 07/23/11   filed under: Eco-Fashion News, Site Seeing

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Clothes beyond repair? German designer Tobias Juretzek turns castoff shirts and jeans into colorful furniture. (Inhabitat)

Support a farmer by buying a certified-organic T-shirt designed by Gossyplum and ethically made by Mantis World. (Textile Exchange

Are Forever 21’s copyright violations an unspoken part of its business plan? (Jezebel)

Source4Style’s Summer Rayne Oakes and Benita Singh are in the running for a 2011 Cartier Women’s Initiative Award for their work on their groundbreaking eco-textile marketplace. (TreeHugger)

Drying for Freedom is a new documentary that explores the unlikely battlefield of line-drying. “How did drying clothes become a life threatening, environmental and social catastrophe?” director Steven Lake asks. (EcoSalon)

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