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Is Bamboo Fabric an Sustainable Textile Fraud? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Is Bamboo Fabric an Sustainable Textile Fraud? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Turning bamboo into a silky fabric isn’t possible without highly intensive chemical processes, where approximately 13 different toxic solvents are used.

by × July 8, 2013 × 10 comments

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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.

by × April 2, 2013 × 0 comments

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H&M's Spring 2011 Conscious Collection: Eco Fashion Breezes into April

H&M's Spring 2011 Conscious Collection: Eco Fashion Breezes into April

H&M is making good on its promise to continue expanding their commitment to using sustainable fabrics. Their upcoming Spring, 2011 collection, Conscious Collection is the […]

by × February 4, 2011 × 1 comment

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Walk in OMBU Shoes and Reforest Our Planet

Walk in OMBU Shoes and Reforest Our Planet

I’d wager that you never thought you could purchase a pair of shoes while helping with the world’s reforestation efforts. But it’s true. We now […]

by × December 31, 2010 × 4 comments

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Emma Watson's Sustainable Style Collection for People Tree

Emma Watson's Sustainable Style Collection for People Tree

The newest installment of Harry Potter (Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 1) came out this past weekend and the world could not wait […]

by × November 22, 2010 × 3 comments

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Lara Miller: Eco Fashion's Quick Change Artist

Lara Miller: Eco Fashion's Quick Change Artist

Eco Fashion designer Lara Miller is an Eco Chick fave; her supermodern, often convertible, sensuously romantic, yet travel-friendly designs are deceptively simple but always on […]

by × July 27, 2010 × 1 comment

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Artful Undergarments: Rio Wrenn's R.A.W. Eco Lingerie Collection

Artful Undergarments: Rio Wrenn's R.A.W. Eco Lingerie Collection

Portland, Oregon based textile designer Rio Wrenn has a unique vision for lingerie, combining modern eco friendly materials and dying techniques, antique constructions and ethical […]

by × June 18, 2010 × 2 comments

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Eco Fashion Basics: An Ode to the Perfect Little Black Dress

Eco Fashion Basics: An Ode to the Perfect Little Black Dress

Wearing my Carol Young LBD at the Mini Exhibit at the Go Green Expo in LA. It is only this year, my 32nd, that I […]

by × January 7, 2010 × 0 comments

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Three Timeless & Timely Vintage Fabric Dresses

Three Timeless & Timely Vintage Fabric Dresses

It’s Spring, so I’ve been perusing dresses, looking to add to my beloved collection of interesting and ecofriendly frocks. Here are three that are all […]

by × May 15, 2009 × 0 comments

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Best Office Air Cleaners: Get Your Indoor Plant On

Best Office Air Cleaners: Get Your Indoor Plant On

If your office environment is anything like mine, chances are you’re surrounded by rows and rows of cubical farms (covered in hideous synthetic fabric pattern!), […]

by × May 15, 2008 × 2 comments