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  • Fashion Beginning to Mend Its Ways

    By Shana Levy McCracken | News

    When it comes to fashion and appearance, visibly repaired or mended pieces stand out. What was once a sign of frugality; that well-worn, loved-to-death look, is now on-trend. What makes sense and warms the heart of every ethical or self-styled sustai...


  • Carmina Campus: A Different Side of Fendi

    By Staff | Women

    Ilaria Venturini Fendi may have luxury handbags and impeccable design in her blood (she is a member of the Roman fashion dynasty known for its handbags) but she has taken a different tack with her socially conscious, upcycled luxury handbag brand Car...


  • Changemaker: Elizabeth L. Cline

    By Kate | Changemaker

    Elizabeth L. Cline is a New York-based journalist, activist, and author of Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion, the acclaimed exposé on the environmental and socio-economic impact of the global apparel industry and fast fashion...


  • Material Matter: Clean, Regenerated Nylon

    By Brittany DiBenedetto | Material Matter

    Nylon is loved for its soft feel, light-weight manner and stretch. Unfortunately it is known as one of the most polluting textiles in the world with the release of hazardous chemicals during manufacturing and its inability to biodegrade. Meet Ec...


  • Designer Spotlight: Suzanna James

    By Staff | Men

    Meet Suzanna James, a multi- award-winning knitted textiles and fashion designer working within the fields of environmental and ethical sustainability. Her graduate collection saw her chosen as one of Texprint's Top 50 graduates of 2015 and awarded w...


  • One Planet One Future: An NYC Exhibition for the Environment

    By Staff | Events

    You may have missed the opening party, but you shouldn't miss the exhibit. Tuesday night the fashion crowd of New York added the opening of ONE: One Planet One Future to their agendas. The event drew a mix of fashion and philanthropy art collectors...


  • ELEVEN SIX: Luxury Knits Handcrafted in Bolivia and Peru

    By Staff | Women

    Catherine Carnevale, founder of ELEVEN SIX, a luxury knitwear line, grew up in a house of knitters. Her mother was one. Her grandmother was one. As a child, Catharine found herself knitting and sewing anything she could get her hands on. This love o...


  • The Renewal Workshop: An Easy (and Fashionable) Way to Save the Planet

    By Staff | Crowdfunding Love

    We keep hearing about fashion waste as something we, as consumers, should be concerned about. And it's true; we buy too much and dispose of it too often. But what about the commercial side of fashion waste? What about all of those pieces in stores an...


  • The African Market: a Report from Fashion Africa Conference 2016

    By Claire Bates | Events

    Last weekend top designers, industry professionals and thought leaders gathered in London for the fifth annual Fashion Africa Conference created by Africa Fashion Guide. This year's theme ‘The African Market’ focused on both design and the Afri...


  • 5 Vegan Boots That Will Have You Dreaming of Winter

    By Staff | Women

    Yes, we said it; dreaming of winter. Maybe not the snow and the cold, but certainly the cooler weather needed to step into this season's hottest boot trends. And whether you are vegan or not, these are the top fall boot trends that will be on everyon...