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  • 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...


  • Scholar Series: Fashion and waste by Timo Rissanen

    By Timo Rissanen | News

    The Scholar Series highlights the views and research from experts across different disciplines on issues related to ethical and sustainable design. Timo Rissanen is a Finnish fashion designer and currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of...


  • Biodegradable and recyclable line from PUMA

    By Kate | News

    An excerpt from Green Biz.com Puma steps up game with Cradle to Cradle certification by Judith Nemes Puma has been on a steady path to greater sustainability for years, but it just took a major stride forward by designing a new product line that e...


  • Is fast-fashion consumerism an addiction?

    By Melissa | News

    Not sure how or even when it happened but, as a whole, our consumption habits have gotten a little out of control.  We buy things out of boredom, to make us feel better, sometimes for no reason at all.  If you ask me, this habit, this addiction of...