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AlgiKnit: Knitting New Possibilities for Design with Algae

AlgiKnit: Knitting New Possibilities for Design with Algae

Knitters, crocheters and stitchers may have a new material to work with.

by × May 10, 2017 × 0 comments

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WHO is Bunny Yan and What is the Squirrelz? Just the Smartest Sharing Economy Idea Ever!

WHO is Bunny Yan and What is the Squirrelz? Just the Smartest Sharing Economy Idea Ever!

A new app lets designers share materials and upcycle locally.

by × April 20, 2017 × 0 comments

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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 × 2 comments

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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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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