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Is Tencel (aka Lyocell) A Sustainable Fabric? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Is Tencel (aka Lyocell) A Sustainable Fabric? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Soft, renewable, biodegradable and wrinkle-resistant, lyocell, or Tencel©, is considered an eco-textile with big advantages.

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Sustainable Spring Coats for Times of Transition

Sustainable Spring Coats for Times of Transition

Be prepared with something perfectly kick-ass that is both comfortable and warm enough, but still has plenty of style.

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Gudrun Sjödén Goes Green in Her New SoHo Store: Sustainable Swedish Style Now in NYC

Gudrun Sjödén Goes Green in Her New SoHo Store: Sustainable Swedish Style Now in NYC

My colorful clothes in natural fabrics attract colorful women all over the world.  Women of all ages, shapes and sizes!

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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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