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Why the End of Trends Is Great for Ethical Fashion and Terrible for Fast Fashion

Starre Vartan | Posted 08.04.2015 | Style
Starre Vartan

We are now entering an era where trends just don't dominate like they used to. We are more free than ever to figure out what works for us, our lifestyles and our bodies. And that means that fast fashion is no longer necessary.

Slowing Down Fashion

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.16.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Marci Zaroff, ecofashion pioneer, founder of Under the Canopy, and president of Portico Brands "Be the change you wish to see in t...

DISPATCH: The True Cost, NYC Premier

Miriam Ava | Posted 06.02.2015 | Style
Miriam Ava

I'm Miriam Ava, founder of ColorsofGratitude.com and ambassador of good taste. I share messages that matter, one Dispatch at a time. My views are utterly my own and intrinsically independent. I love what I share. Hope you enjoy!

The Future of Fashion: Earth Day, Fash Rev, True Cost

Miriam Ava | Posted 05.27.2015 | Style
Miriam Ava

It feels like divine momentum that Earth Day and Fash Rev Day are only 24 hrs apart. A multitude of good can spring from even the most dire circumstances -- so how can we best harness the energy of change?

Good Luxury: In Search of Style + Compassion

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.07.2014 | Style
Miriam Ava

It recently struck me that the marriage of ethics and aesthetics in the premium segment of consumer goods seems to be considered a luxury too extravagant to indulge in by the fashion industry.

How To Make Your Closet A Happy Place

Posted 07.15.2014 | Style

Let’s be honest, fashion makes the world go round. In a society obsessed with appearances, the fashionably inclined are constantly cooking up new wa...

This New Year, Drop the Shop!

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 02.10.2014 | Green
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

I've been thrifting and swapping pretty much exclusively for a few years now. When I tell friends that I rarely buy any new clothes they're impressed, but they don't think they can do it, too. But then I give them the numbers.

Apparel Industry on Verge of Unified Environmental Assessment Tool

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Summer Rayne Oakes

Outdoor Industry Association's Eco Index is prime time for piloting, meaning the Beta Version is now available on the new Eco Index site here for ind...

Dutch Designer's "Fragmented Textiles" Are Like Legos For Fashion

Ecouterre | Abigail Doan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Here's another eco-fashion innovation that is both puzzling and promising: "Fragmented" clothing that features customizable snap-on pieces, requires n...

Sexy Ecofashions At Project Earth Day (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Who says Ecofashion has to be frumpy? Some of the most innovative design right now is green. The designers in 2009's Project Earth Day and others show...

Top "10" Green Twitter Tweeters (Who You Should Follow)

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Waylon Lewis

Just three active months on Twitter later, I've gained 4,900 followers -- and, more importantly, Twitter is among my web site's top ten traffic sources.

American Apparel, Naked

Waylon Lewis | Posted 08.01.2011 | Style
Waylon Lewis

American Apparel's fashion sense is personal, retro, preppy, cute, disco, outre. Whatever their designers want to wear, it seems, they figure we'll want to wear. And most of the time they're right.

Style, Naturally: Summer Rayne Oakes' Guide to Green Fashion and Beauty for Every Woman (Not Just Greenies!)

Starre Vartan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Starre Vartan

Summer Rayne Oakes' own life is a study in how to make ethical choices work in the real world. She's a model (for ecofriendly fashion labels), environ...

Sexiest Sweaters of the Season

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Summer Rayne Oakes

Check out all my sustainable knit-picks for the chilly season: They're chunky, knitted, warm and woolly and all environmentally-sensible.

If Sarah Palin were a sustainable style maven...

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Summer Rayne Oakes

Much attention has been paid to Sarah Palin's style these last couple weeks--thanks to the surprising news about her impressive wardrobe bill. And wh...

Elephant Art trunk show paints the town red

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Summer Rayne Oakes

Chatting it up with Alex Melmid, founder of the Elephant Art Project. (Dress by Carasan) We had 300 RSVPS for the Elephant Art trunk show at HOME/Gue...

Vegan Shoes: Top 10 Eco Friendly And Vegan Sexy Summer Sandals

White Apricot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Summertime means keeping up with regular pedicures and parading your feet in great sandals. Whether you love flats or heels, casual or dressy, colors ...