Wear Your Greens, Rent the Runway Gets $15M, Extreme Knitting

by , 05/29/11   filed under: Eco-Fashion News, Site Seeing

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We knew hats were big in Britain, but this foliage-inspired topper at the Chelsea Flower Show takes the rake. (Take Part)

Sharing is caring: Rent the Runway, which is like Netflix for designer gowns and accessories, just received a hefty $15 million in venture capital funding. (WWD)

Who says knitting is for little old ladies? A new exhibit at ModeMuseum in Antwerp showcases extreme and subversive hand-knits. (Fashion Projects)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture allows garments produced in accordance to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) to be sold as “organic.” (Ecotextile News)

The International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers’ Federation, along with apparel brands like Esprit, Levi Strauss, and H&M are calling for a global ban on sandblasting denim. (Fibre2Fashion)

What happens to your clothes after you’ve tossed or donated them? EcoSalon investigates. (EcoSalon)

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