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Sustainable Fashion

6 Experts Reveal the Sustainable Fashion Projects to Watch in 2017

Shannon Whitehead | Posted 01.04.2017 | Style
Shannon Whitehead

There's no doubt that the fashion industry is changing. While, for some of us, it may not be changing as quickly as we'd like, there is proof that con...

Style with a Conscience: "Orange Your Heart!" with SeeMe and Caterina Occhio

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.12.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

We may have marched on November 25th in support of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and we can find agreement to #...

Reclaimed, Refashioned and Reimagined: Researching the reuse possibilities for secondhand clothing

Tasha Lewis | Posted 11.01.2016 | Style
Tasha Lewis

For the past two years I have spent a good amount of my time as academic grappling with the challenges of clothing that has reached the end of its con...

The Problem With Fast Fashion

The Huffington Post | Paul Josephson | Posted 10.28.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Farm to Closet is the Future of Fashion

The Huffington Post | Paul Josephson | Posted 09.27.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Fashion Faux Pas: How is The World's 2nd Dirtiest Industry not a Topic at Climate Week?

David Dietz | Posted 09.23.2016 | Green
David Dietz

Imagine going to an Italian restaurant and not seeing pasta on the menu. Or going to a parent-teacher conference to learn that math and science aren't part of your child's curriculum. Or signing up for a healthcare plan and discovering that none of your prescriptions are covered.

Why Are You Wearing Dirty Oil?

Justin Guay | Posted 09.14.2016 | Green
Justin Guay

Image: "Clothing Spill" by Savers. Credit: Ecouterre Co-Authored by Kathrine Nasteva CEO Lozena The reason I care about sustainable fashion isn't t...

Dirty Laundry : Fashion's Impact On Our Ocean

Ashlan Cousteau | Posted 06.09.2016 | Impact
Ashlan Cousteau

PHOTO: REFORMATION For years, I've been swimming with sharks both on the red carpet and in the ocean. I've seen firsthand how the clothes we wear can...

Pioneering Sustainable Fashion Trends

Umar Zulqarnain | Posted 06.06.2016 | Style
Umar Zulqarnain

This is the first article in my startup series. I will be publishing articles on notable startups, I will be conducting interviews with notable founde...

Do we have time to wake the fearful stuck in a flawed system of consumption?

Miss Deap Khambay | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Miss Deap Khambay

The dirt under fashion is well known so what is stopping us from taking responsibility and doing something about it? The fashion industry has always...

Remembering Rana Plaza: Is Fashion Revolution Enough?

Amy Rubin | Posted 04.20.2016 | Style
Amy Rubin

Two things are missing from the talk and promotion of sustainable apparel and the Fashion Revolution -- both have to do with history.

What Is Fashion Revolution Week and Why Should You Care?

Shannon Whitehead | Posted 04.20.2016 | Impact
Shannon Whitehead

Igniting a long overdue call-to-arms by a concerned group of educators, designers, journalists and consumers, "Fashion Revolution Day" was created as a global movement to commemorate those lives lost, while promoting a conversation around supply chain transparency.

Authenticity and Artisans

Simone Cipriani | Posted 04.08.2016 | HuffPost Home
Simone Cipriani

Hands of Fashion: Kenyan artisan doing quality control on a Vivienne Westwood x Ethical Fashion Initiative 10th Anniversary tote bag © ITC Ethical Fa...

How to Cure a Bad Case of Fast Fashion

Dr. Juli Fraga | Posted 04.01.2016 | Style
Dr. Juli Fraga

You might not realize it, but shopping that comes with a minimal price tag for us often comes with a hefty cost for the factory workers who make these inexpensive items.

Inventing a green and growing product pipeline

Pioneers for Change | Posted 03.23.2017 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Guy Jeremiah Ohyo is based in London with manufacturing in Sheffield. We create products that make people's lives easier with sustainable produ...

Ethical Fashion breathes new life into NYFW AW16

Kate Black | Posted 02.19.2017 | Style
Kate Black

In what could be the last traditional runway week for NYFW, the city, the shows and the fashion did not disappoint. In what could be foreshadowing for...

How This 27 Year Old Female Entrepreneur Made "Made in LA" Happen

JUST | Posted 01.25.2017 | Style
JUST

When I first sat down across from Sofia Melograno in the fall of 2014 at a coffee shop in downtown Manhattan, she was the third young designer I'd met...

It's Easier (And Cheaper) To Shop Ethically Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 12.15.2015 | Style

Fast fashion is inexpensive but polarizing for its effects on the planet, and now more people than ever are demanding to know where their clothing com...

You're Better Than That: Why Consumer Is a Dirty Word

JUST | Posted 12.09.2016 | Impact
JUST

It probably goes unnoticed to most but we don't use the word consumer at our company. Several months back after seeing the True Cost movie and after a...

Recycling Connects With Fashion, Quality and Design

Pioneers for Change | Posted 12.07.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

The concept of the brand came after the birth of my son, Alfredo (the company is named after him) when I was reflecting upon the world we would leave to the next generation, and my frustration with the excessive use of the World's natural resources.

Holiday Gifts That Give Back

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 12.12.2016 | Style
Sucheta Rawal

Before you hit the Black Friday rush, or join thousands of other citizens on a month-long shopping spree, browse through this meaningful holiday gift guide. These products will not only bring happiness to your friends and family, but also impact someone in need.

Goodbye Cotton, Hello Hemp?

John Converse Townsend | Posted 10.28.2016 | Green
John Converse Townsend

About 20 million tons of cotton are produced each and every year, making it far and away the world's most profitable non-food crop. But it's resource intensive in a big way.

The True Cost of Fast Fashion: Continuing the Conversation

Shannon Whitehead | Posted 08.15.2016 | Style
Shannon Whitehead

When you're the mom with four mouths to feed and the cheapest store is a Wal-Mart, how do you say 'no' to the five dollar t-shirts that your kids will grow out of in a few months? When you're the student drowning in debt, how do you make ethical fashion a part of your lifestyle?

Yael Aflalo : On Living Legacy

Renata M. Black | Posted 07.27.2016 | Impact
Renata M. Black

Yael is a testament to what unwavering determination to have a significant impact on the world looks like. She is very practical in her approach but her relentless drive is what makes her a true visionary.

From Slow Food to Slow Fashion

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.09.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

You may be wondering why fashion integrity matters--because after all, you don't eat clothing. But the truth is, just as with food with integrity, clothing with integrity effects a huge swath of people and places.