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  • Nigerian Duro Olowu - jcp's first collaboration

    By Staff | News

    J.C. Penney has spent the past year working extra hard on its image: getting rid of sales then bringing them back, catering to young shoppers with stylish brand names then running back to its "frumpy" customers. Now it's taking yet another stab a...


  • Toxic Tanneries: Human Rights Watch report

    By Staff | News

    Bangladesh is widely known as significant exporter of garments to major Western brands in Europe and the US. Less noticed has been the rapid growth of its leather industry, which last year exported around $663m worth of leather and leather pr...


  • Emily Blunt + John Krasinskis buy green home

    By Staff | Living

     John Krasinski and Emily Blunt proving they are the latest Hollywood green 'it' couple The handsome pair, have purchased a green home in Ojai, Calif., for $2.15 million. A solar energy system and a well on the site boost the home's eco-friend...


  • Frida Khalo's wardrobe to be exhibited

    By Staff | News

    MEXICO CITY | Fri Sep 28, 2012 4:33pm EDT (Reuters) - The colorful dresses of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo will go on display for the first time in November after being kept hidden from public view for 50 years at the request of her husband, ac...


  • Liya Kebede taps Amanda Hearst for Lemlem

    By Staff | News

    Heiress Amanda Hearst steps back in front of the camera to pose for supermodel Liya Kebede's ethical fashion line The 28-year-old great-granddaughter of media tycoon William Randolph Hearst has taken a pause from her post as associate market edi...


  • Gwyneth Paltrow creates ethical knits

    By Staff | News

    Gwyneth Paltrow has designed two limited-edition sweaters for an ethical clothing label. The actress has collaborated with British label Chinti and Parker to create two exclusive jumpers for her Goop website. Gwyneth joined forces with the brand'...


  • Eco-fashion evolves - Estethica recap

    By Staff | News

    Eco fashion had a reputation for being worthy albeit a bit dull. But with the backing of heavyweight designers, including the former head of Hugo Boss Bruno Pieters, all that has changed. Livia Firth, glamorous eco-conscious wife of actor Colin Fi...


  • Timberland - a leader in social responsibility

    By Staff | News

    How Timberland is building a better life for factory workers' children The apparel company has emerged as a leader in social responsibility, helping families who work along its supply chain. A decade ago, Timberland was among many apparel compa...


  • Resizing fashion’s carbon footprint

    By Staff | News

      Cheap clothing has become a disposable product in our society and most people in Europe recycle or donate less than half the clothing they discard — and they discard a lot — with the rest going into landfills. And despite the glo...