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Despite a down economy, fashion designers who refuse to compromise on ethical issues have been one of the industry’s brightest lights in recent years.
Hand-knitted pieces have always been ahead of the sustainability curve, and as crocheting, knitting, and other DIY crafts have become more popular, knitters are leading the conversation around lower-impact dyes and the positive attributes of natural and organic materials. Wool and alpaca are strong, long-lasting, warm (even when wet) and breathe well. Cottons are soft […]
Fur-Free and Fabulous: Who Can Tell If It’s Fake Fur or Real? A Fashion Competition That Celebrates Sustainability and Gives a Boost to Budding Designers
Now that fake furs look increasingly realistic, it’s hard to tell what comes from an animal and what comes from a machine…
Getting fancy in the thick of summer’s heat can be a challenge—key is keeping adornments light: dresses that move, shoes & accessories that don’t add bulk.
Must-have handbags made from vintage leather jackets, flirty cocktail dresses from former Speedo racing suits—this season, it’s all about reuse.
Navigating this season’s most stylish & sustainable winter coats, from puffy jackets to camel coats…
Organic luxury clothes raise the industry bar.