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Recycled Polyester: Textile Test Series Investigates An Imperfect Ecofashion Hero

Recycled Polyester: Textile Test Series Investigates An Imperfect Ecofashion Hero

Recycled polyester is at the beginning phases of what will probably become a fully circular fabric in the future.

by × July 27, 2016 × 1 comment

Creative Arts

Sun-Soaked and Hazy: Ace & Jig’s Stunning New Spring 2016 Fashion Film

Sun-Soaked and Hazy: Ace & Jig’s Stunning New Spring 2016 Fashion Film

Get warm while it cools down outside.

by × December 1, 2015 × 0 comments

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Indigo Handloom: Human-Powered, Artful Textiles Are Carbon Neutral

Indigo Handloom: Human-Powered, Artful Textiles Are Carbon Neutral

“There is no beauty in the finest cloth if it makes hunger and unhappiness”

by × July 2, 2015 × 1 comment

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Eco Fashion Event: FIT’s Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles Conference in NYC

Eco Fashion Event: FIT’s Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles Conference in NYC

An INCREDIBLE conference if you are in or near NYC.

by × April 9, 2015 × 0 comments

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Eco Fashion for 2015 and Beyond: 3 Gamechanging New Projects

Eco Fashion for 2015 and Beyond: 3 Gamechanging New Projects

These three companies are challenging current paradigms.

by × November 24, 2014 × 1 comment

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Photo courtesy of ProudMary.org

Proud Mary Textiles: Prints and Color for Sustainably Sexy Summer Style

We are a very polyester loving society, and though the synthetic fabric isn’t inherently evil (it dries faster than almost anything else!), I appreciate the […]

by × June 2, 2014 × 2 comments

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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 × 14 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 × 1 comment

Creative Arts

Artist Rachel Miller Brings Together Environment, Travel, Textiles, Nature and More

Artist Rachel Miller Brings Together Environment, Travel, Textiles, Nature and More

Drift, Materials: bent-laminate oak Rachel Miller‘s work focuses on environmental patterns and how they interconnect with our own patterns of growth, departure, and rejuvenation. Using […]

by × March 15, 2012 × 2 comments

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Eco Art in Textiles: Liz Burow's Landscape-Inspired Creations

Eco Art in Textiles: Liz Burow's Landscape-Inspired Creations

Prairie Scene- Golden Perspective (01) Dimensions: 9”x17” Materials: Handmade wool felt, industrial felt, upholstery thread, machine sewn I can’t think of a more perfect time […]

by × September 27, 2010 × 2 comments