iOS app Android app

Ethical Fashion

5 Truths the Fast Fashion Industry Doesn't Want You to Know

Shannon Whitehead | Posted 10.19.2014 | Style
Shannon Whitehead

The industry giants have dedicated millions of dollars to massive PR campaigns, going so far as to launch "conscious collections" and donate proceeds to worthy causes. Yet despite these efforts, the truth remains -- fashion is one of the dirtiest industries in the world.

Stylification Series. Part One: Caitlyn Chase

Golriz Moeini | Posted 08.24.2014 | Style
Golriz Moeini

I get so excited when I meet designers who work in the fashion industry in Los Angeles. Supporting home-grown designers is important to me. Designers ...

Sustaining 'Fashion Revolution Day' After the Party Dies

Anna Clark | Posted 06.25.2014 | Green
Anna Clark

Even well-intentioned consumers find that the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. But should the responsibility for ethical fashion rest with consumers?

Kahindo Mateene: An African Designer Making a Difference

Nadia Dawisha | Posted 05.25.2014 | Impact
Nadia Dawisha

Kahindo believes that along with creating sustainable jobs, educating and empowering women is the key to poverty reduction in the Congo and Africa.

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...

Accompany Is The Whole Foods Of Fashion

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.19.2014 | Style

Online shopping has become one of those things you do on your lunch break, during lectures or at night before you go to bed. At any given time, you pr...

"What Are You Wearing?" When Fashion Matches Ethics

Kate Black | Posted 04.01.2014 | Impact
Kate Black

"I wear ethical fashion because I want every aspect of the way I live to be an expression of my ideals."

The True Cost

Andrew Morgan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Andrew Morgan

The eyes of the world are opening, and I believe history is giving us this moment to choose a better path forward.

Maiyet in Paris: Spring/Summer 2014

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 11.30.2013 | Style
Elizabeth Nicholas

Far from the maddening crowds in the Jardin de Tuileries, Maiyet showed a gorgeous spring collection Saturday night at Paris' École des Beaux-Arts.

The Eight Ways You Can Shop Sustainably During Fashion Week

David Dietz | Posted 11.05.2013 | Green
David Dietz

We've seen Whole Foods lead the organic foods revolution. We're witnessing Tesla drive the electric car movement. It's about time we experience a sustainable fashion movement.

The Class of 2013: Being The Difference

Eduardo Balarezo | Posted 10.20.2013 | Impact
Eduardo Balarezo

This past July, I landed at Baltra's Galapagos airport with an unusual level of anticipation. I go to the Galapagos every quarter but this time it...

Why Fashion Week Is Going Green

Susan Scafidi | Posted 04.13.2013 | Style
Susan Scafidi

As the fashion world incorporates environmental and other ethical concerns into brand identity, sustainability is becoming the new normal. In other words, eco-chic is going mainstream.

Behind the Label: The Ideologies Behind The Lululemon Manifesto

Jessica Marati | Posted 11.28.2012 | Style
Jessica Marati

If I'm going to spend $68 on a sports bra, my money is better spent with a company that authentically embodies the values it promotes.

Oppression into Opportunity: How Ethical Shopping Can Hold Up Half the Sky

Francine LeFrak | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Francine LeFrak

Often times their world is not easy, having to travel full days to Nairobi to buy beads not even made in Africa, rather imported from the Czech Republic.

Ethical Fashion: The New Luxury

Willa Shalit | Posted 09.04.2012 | Impact
Willa Shalit

In an arena long defined by unrestrained spending on diamonds, designer dresses and exclusive resorts, the idea of "luxury" is being revised by none other than the United Nations. Who'd have imagined it?

Why Ethical Fashion Matters

Posted 03.12.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Starre Vartan: Often enough, people ask me why I cover ethical fashion. With a hard science background and passion for...

Behind the Label: H&M's Conscious Collection

Jessica Marati | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green
Jessica Marati

H&M's steps toward sustainability are certainly laudable. However, it's undeniable that H&M's fast fashion model is in itself wildly unsustainable.

Bonnie Christian

Why Is It So Hard For The Fashion Industry To Go Green?

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Christian | Posted 12.22.2011 | Green

For small businesses, the desire to go green isn't always enough. Many fashion designers and retailers aspire to promote ethical clothing, and yet the...

Can We Change the World by the Way We Shop?

Francine LeFrak | Posted 01.11.2012 | Style
Francine LeFrak

Imagine walking into your local department store, picking out a shirt and eyeing its tag, which says "This product was made in Rwanda by Consolee."

The Uniform Project Returns!

Sheena Matheiken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sheena Matheiken

In 2009, I pledged to wear the same Little Black Dress for 365 days as an exercise in ethical fashion.

Edun Relaunches at Barney's

Jenni Avins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jenni Avins

Wednesday night was Barney's official relaunch of Edun, the fashion brand Bono and his wife, Ali Hewson, established in 2004 to bring trade to Africa. It felt like more of a rebirth than a relaunch.