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Can We Ever Break Our Collective Grip on Fast Fashion?

The Cut | Posted 06.10.2015 | Style
The Cut

The global juggernaut that is fast fashion is a fairly recent phenomenon, but if you ask Andrew Morgan, the director of The True Cost, a new film about the garment industry, it's not entirely to blame for the environmental and labor ravages.

The Telltale Signs Of Aging

Phyllis Berger | Posted 06.05.2015 | Fifty
Phyllis Berger

On my late father-in-law's 90th birthday, I asked him what 90 felt like. 'It feels like 50,' he said, 'except when I get up from a chair.' Now that I'm in my 60s, I'm beginning to know what he means.

DISPATCH: The True Cost, NYC Premier

Miriam Ava | Posted 06.02.2015 | Style
Miriam Ava

I'm Miriam Ava, founder of 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!

Be a 'Don't Knower': One of Eileen Fisher's Secrets to Success

Matt Tenney | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Matt Tenney

Today, Eileen Fisher, Inc. employs over 1,100 people, has over 60 retail stores, and will likely generate over $300 million dollars in revenue in 2015. Between then and now, despite her success, Fisher never lost her "I don't know" approach.

Fashion Icon Eileen Fisher Talks About Creating Sustainable Fashion

Karim Orange | Posted 02.11.2015 | Style
Karim Orange

Who knew that 30 years ago, this small-framed woman from Des Plaines, Illinois would not only revolutionize women's fashion, but would also be a pioneer at saving the earth?

Hot New Trend: World's Largest Clothing Brands Take Action for Endangered Forests

Kevin Grandia | Posted 06.07.2014 | Green
Kevin Grandia

In the wake of this week's IPCC report outlining the dire consequences of the continued lack of bold political leadership to systemically address climate change, it's left to NGOs and the private sector to provide us with some noteworthy progress.

Super Bowl Promotes Female Entrepreneurs On TV's Biggest Stage

Sandy Marshall | Posted 04.05.2014 | Women
Sandy Marshall

In a sea of some of the year's best commercials created by some of the world's biggest brands (almost all led by men), GoldieBlox was founded and is run by a female entrepreneur. And the ad was voted in by a popular vote.

Great Design: Made to Measure

Ken Carbone | Posted 08.27.2013 | Arts
Ken Carbone

Today, the words great design brilliantly light the marquee of contemporary life. What is great design? It's a perennial question with no single answer.

What's Poverty? Ask 10 Simple Questions

Heather Franzese | Posted 08.10.2013 | Impact
Heather Franzese

Do you have a sewing machine? Do you have a blender? These are not questions you would hear from a mortgage broker if you were trying to qualify for a home mortgage loan. But surprisingly, they are questions that give us insight into household wealth in countries like India and Peru.

What Happens in Bangladesh Does Not Stay In Bangladesh: Key Lessons for Retailers

Diana Mao | Posted 08.10.2013 | Impact
Diana Mao

The bottom line is that from the top down, human beings have to be appreciated and not depreciated.

Fashion Brands Bet Shoppers Want To Partner For A Cause

Theresa Bradley | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Theresa Bradley

Shoppers at a growing group of clothing companies can now not only buy recycled items or see a portion of sales go to nonprofits, but partner with brands that give them a more active role in giving back.

Rosie O'Donnell Dissed By Favorite Designer Eileen Fisher

WWD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"On behalf of every plus-sized woman in the world, I just want to thank you,'" O'Donnell recalled. "And I want to ask you why do you only have the [pl...

Eileen Fisher Now Making Clothes You May Want To Wear (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

On Sunday, the New York Times brought to light a very interesting development in the world of frumpy (sorry!) fashion: Eileen Fisher is now making clo...

Searching For "She-roes" in Nicaragua

Bonnie St. John | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bonnie St. John

Yesterday was life-changing. I could write a book about this one part of my visit to Nicaragua, so describing it in a few paragraphs is going to be a challenge.

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.