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The Fashion Duel: Greenpeace Challenges Fashion to Clean Up its Act

The Fashion Duel: Greenpeace Challenges Fashion to Clean Up its Act

The leather industry is leading to deforestation in the Amazon, the textile industry pollutes rivers with hazardous chemicals, and the habitat of Sumatran tigers is […]

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Erin Templeton’s Sleek, Colorful Recycled Leather Bags: Made in Vancouver for Wearing Everywhere

Erin Templeton’s Sleek, Colorful Recycled Leather Bags: Made in Vancouver for Wearing Everywhere

The one Spring accessory that is missing from my closet is a new bag.

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Gucci and Livia Firth Team Up for New Gucci “Zero-deforestation” Handbag Collection

Gucci and Livia Firth Team Up for New Gucci “Zero-deforestation” Handbag Collection

As activists set the bar by grading luxury brands on sustainability, it seems Gucci has their finger on the pulse. Yesterday at Paris Fashion Week, the […]

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Joe Fresh Destroys Brand New Clothes: This is Fast Fashion

Joe Fresh Destroys Brand New Clothes: This is Fast Fashion

I opened the bag and it was filled with new clothes (with tags, see above and below), that had been shredded. Brand new clothes.

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Sylvia Heisel Fall/Winter 2013 Collection is Literally Brilliant in the Face of Darkness

Sylvia Heisel Fall/Winter 2013 Collection is Literally Brilliant in the Face of Darkness

Sylvia Heisel’s eponymous line is inspired by and rooted in the realized potentials of materials.

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Animal Scarves with a Deep Message from Artist Ying Wu by Sportsmax

Animal Scarves with a Deep Message from Artist Ying Wu by Sportsmax

“If you look closer, you start to realize that there is a whole other dimension that brings you back to a starker reality.”

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Eco Fashion Market Week Favorites from Designers & Agents: What We’ll Be Wearing This Fall

Eco Fashion Market Week Favorites from Designers & Agents: What We’ll Be Wearing This Fall

With five showrooms at two locations, the beautiful designs were seemingly endless.

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Eco Fashion Label LYS Battles Kmart Over Brand Identity Rip-Off

Eco Fashion Label LYS Battles Kmart Over Brand Identity Rip-Off

It’s any small business owner’s worst nightmare: realizing that a larger, much more powerful company has stolen your intellectual property, and that fighting them will […]

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Manufacture NY Brings Fashion Production Back to Brooklyn and New York City

Manufacture NY Brings Fashion Production Back to Brooklyn and New York City

As increases in rent force designers, pattern-cutters, sewers and other vital components of New York’s Garment District to find a new home, Manufacture NY is cradling in-city production with their newly acquired 20,000 square foot space in Brooklyn’s Industry City. 

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Nolcha Highlights Indy Designers: Glocal Connection, Amy Delson, Jess Rizzuti, and More

Nolcha Fashion Week’s Fashion Lounge + Media Brunch at Yotel yesterday integrated local eco-production alongside independent designers.

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