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  • The Sustainable Angle; transforming the fashion system

    By Stephanie | News

    Textiles are an essential aspect of sustainable fashion. The Sustainable Angle is a not for profit organisation which initiates and supports projects which contribute to minimizing the environmental impact of industry and society. We caught up with...


  • Patagonia launches '$20 Million & Change' start-up fund

    By Staff | News

    Patagonia's Latest Product: an In-House Venture Fund Patagonia, a company known for its progressive environmental and social practices, is launching an in-house venture fund. But unlike traditional corporate funds, many of which simply aim to redu...


  • Keira Knightley weds in fashion retread?

    By Staff | News

    The actress and face of Chanel married James Righton in a simple ceremony in France on Saturday -- in flats, and what appears to be a fashion retread! While we're not sure if the bride ticked off rhyme on the "something borrowed, something blue" wedd...


  • Vancouver's Eco Fashion Week - informs and inspires

    By Melissa | News

    VANCOUVER- With shows, seminars and panels to inform and inspire, Eco Fashion Week (EFW) is sure to prove you don’t have to sacrifice style to stay sustainable. The EFW mission is to “present the industry with sustainable innovations in fashion a...


  • The Giant Lipstick: using art for change

    By Staff | News

    "Did you know that lipstick tubes are not recycled? That’s why I have transformed these tubes into a piece of art containing 5000 lipsticks." - Agne Kisonaite Four tubes of lipstick are sold every second in the world. And they are not recyclable....


  • Lindsay Lohan gets 'ethical' on Letterman

    By Staff | News

    Lindsay Lohan made a rare appearance on talk show television last night on the David Letterman Show. Without a doubt a PR move by her team, the rare interview showed her vulnerability and her ethical fashion fondness. The Floral Print Stretch Silk Dr...


  • Focus Finland: a week of Finnish Fashion

    By Staff | News

    Finland  boasts the most saunas, the craziest summer activities and the world’s cleanest tap water. It's also a hotbed of stunning design and eclectic fashion. Geography might have something to do with it; the most sparsely populated country in...


  • Textile Spotlight: Five Innovative Textiles Changing Sustainable Fashion

    By Stephanie | News

    Textiles out of peacock feathers? Knotted wool? Recycled paper? Beer bottles? Fermented tea? These eco-friendly textiles are not only possible, they are building a new vision for sustainable fashion. "Peacocking for Attention" - Fe...


  • Time for some spring "greening" - what to do with things you don't wear

    By Kate | Women

    How many times have you cleaned out your closet, dropped off heaps of things at the donation center, only to find yourself back in a cash register line thinking, "Didn't I just get rid of one of these?" As the seasons change and we prepare for the bi...