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Trash to Trend

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Trash to Trend (TTT) is an online platform dedicated to upcycling. The idea behind the platform grew out of the doctoral research of Reet Aus, a designer who has been experimenting with upcycling in fashion design since 2005. While the platform is initiated by the need to offer a solution for the ever-growing waste problem, it also focuses on sharing design [...]

Pride for Place: therethere

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One of the key elements of ethical fashion, is the love and support of local creative systems that engages a new type of pride for one's town in which they live. Oaklandish, Oakland's local love and civic pride apparel brand, re-introduces this "pride of place" in their latest project: therethere. therethere pays homage to the landmarks, the neighborh[...]

Eco Fashion in the News

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Gucci launches an ECO shoe collection for men and women made from biodegradable plastic and veggie-tanned calfskin, with recycled polyester tags. --Contact Music.com Today, the UK Gaurdian's Observer awarded  VEJA their Ethical Fashion 2012 award for the brand's "strong ethical principles whilst creating beautiful products." -Observer IKEA's promotion [...]

Cluster Funk

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          CLUSTER FUNK   Photography: Emily Sandifer Hair/Makeup: Adriana "Kitty" Lopez Models: Bethany Farrington & America's Next Top Model's Rhianna Atwood Art Direction: Andrea Krystine Wardrobe: Kristinit Accessories: Grammatique