Category archives: Sustainable

photo éco

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photo éco is our TUMBLR- a site dedicated to documenting ethical street fashion from around the world. What exactly constitutes as ethical fashion, you ask? photo by Jeff MorrisEthical : Fashion that contributes to environmentalism and social responsibility. Sustainable : Fashion that is typically concerned with harmonizing economic, environ[...]

Ecologique.edu

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What does it really mean to be an "ethical consumer"? Really, it can mean a lot of things! As consumers we have a great impact on economic trends... As independent peeps, we tend to focus on products that enhance our fabulous lives; as “marrieds” we have a great deal of influence on our mate's appearance and the items they purchase; as parents we m[...]

Think, Act, Vote T-Challenge

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If you are going to do social media, skip the gossip feed and find a site that exemplifies your talents and gifts and coordinates them with the efforts of others. For those interested in the most upcoming and innovative textiles/products associated with the fashion industry.. might I make a suggestion? The Ethical Fashion Forum is a terrific not-for-profi[...]

NYC BUST Magazine “Craftacular” 2009

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During my travels to NY I was lucky enought to be able to swing by Bust Magazine's Craftacular, an annual event of which was held this year at The Metropolitan Pavilion.Artisans and vendors of all kinds were lined up in several rows inside the pavilion awaiting the long line--as long as an NY city block-- of anxious attendees. For only 2 bucks a ticket, what[...]

Olsenhaus’ Hot Kicks

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Coming Spring 2010, Olsenhaus will be releasing a line of super cute [Babylon] eco-chic flats that are made entirely from Recycled Television Screen Microfiber! The recycling process used reduces energy consumption and CO2 emissions by 80%-- talk about kick-ing bad habits!www.olsenhaus.com

Dear Mr. Larkin

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Your designs are ethical, elegant, and lovely. Eco-consious 'Mr. Larkin' made an impressive impact on all who attended the The Green Shows, a two-day event that took place in Soho sponsored by The Rainforest Action Network. Designer Casey Larkin's collection included organic, sustainable, and renewable textiles. Organic cotton, peace silk, bamb[...]

Lara Miller Holiday Collection

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Lara Miller is greatly influenced by architectural aspects of her hometown of Chicago. Her designs have been featured on Elle.com, The Today Show, NY Times, WWD, Lucky Magazine, and many others. In addition to doing her best to limit her carbon footprint, Lara's designs are created by hand pattern making and draping which allows her to re-use old patt[...]