Category archives: Eco Fashion in the News

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 [...]

Eco Fashion in the News

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In support of the World Wildlife fund –protecting endangered wildlife and habitats, tackling climate change and promoting sustainable ways of living– designers like Nicola Fromichetti and Julie Verhoeven (among others) all created wearable art recently unveiled in Hyde Park. – British Vogue This month’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit explored “simply good fa[...]

Eco Fashion in the News

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With 16 hour days and no sick leave, more than 5,000 H&M, Gap, and Levi’s Cambodian garment workers failed to reach an agreement with their employers after 11 days of protest. – Ecouterre Ecotextile News reports that luxury brands are ”lagging on sustainability” and have fallen behind their counterparts in the textile industry. – EcoTextile News Ch[...]

Eco Fashion in the News

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In the name of seahorses, Ada Zanditon is swimming the distance with her spring/summer 2012 collection, Poseisus. Inspired by "the only species where the boys have the babies", Ada and fellow designer Kurt Williams will swim 10km to raise money for the Seahorse fund. -British Vogue Actress Elizabeth McGovern a.k.a. Downtown Abbey's Cora Crawley was spotte[...]

Topshop to debut Eco Collection

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In the footsteps of fast fashion house H&M, Topshop is debuting an eco capsule collaboration with UK fashion label From Somewhere - due in stores June 8th. "Recycling since 1997", From Somewhere specializes in upcycling pre-consumer waste, such as swatches and production off-cuts, into beautiful fashions. The Reclaim to Wear Collection will feature denim[...]

To Shop or to Swap?

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While doing a robot-routine check on all the usual [fashion] suspects online, I felt a slight panic. A sad demeanor came over me as I watched more and more lines, designers, and trends being developed. While some may question why I had this negative reaction from so much *beautiful* *dream-inspired* creation at work, I couldn't help but feel the abuse of tre[...]

OMG [haute fair trade] shoes

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So, I'm currently in lust with the urban, folk, fair trade goodness of Osborn Shoes... A little about these peeps: Founded by Aaron and Carla Osborn, Osborn Shoes began as the desire to combine humanitarian efforts in Guatemala with a fashion project. The dream manifested itself in 2007 when Aaron met a cobbler in need of work while he was doing char[...]

REFIX Fall Preview 2011

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Featuring the talents of: Photography by: Louiza Vick - louizavick.com Stephanie Torres - modelmayhem.com/​1038247 Clothing & Accessories: Emily Factor - emilyfactor.com GreenBees - shopgreenbees.com Hunt & Gather - huntandgathershop.com Makeup & Hair by: Adriana Lopez Charlyn Sanchez Art Direction/Video & Editing: And[...]