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Ella: Fashion Sense (PHOTOS)

Pam Peterson | Posted 06.15.2013 | Style
Pam Peterson

With her brand, Ella, Elinrós Lindal has made it her mission to provide luxurious clothing that make women feel beautiful and confident, while, at the same time, being mindful of the environmental and economical impact of the industry.

Watch: Transformable Clothing Inspired by Ancient Greek Fashion

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Kirsten Dirksen

A cylindrical piece of fabric converts between a dress and a top with a morphing neckline. A little red dress can be worn backward or forward, with caped sleeves or a bunched neck. A cone-shaped fabric flip-flops between a skirt and a shirt.

Magic of Permacouture: DIY Dyes From Your Kitchen/Garden Create Living Color Richer Than Synthetics (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 09.10.2012 | Style
Kirsten Dirksen

Artist, educator and fashion designer Sasha Duerr uses just about anything to dye clothing: from kitchen waste to invasive "weeds" to the leaves, fruit or petals of nearly any tree or plant.

A 150 Mile Wardrobe: How One Closet Helped Kickstart a Local Economy (Video)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

2011-09-27-Screenshot20110927at5.55.13PM.jpg "In 1965, 95% of the clothing in a typical American's closet was made in America... today less than 5% of our clothes are made here."

Sustainable Fashion Strategy: Play Hard to Get, Take It Slow

Jenni Avins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jenni Avins

I've seen the topic of sustainability, appear with increasing frequency. And while the fashion industry and the media agree on its importance, no one seems able to land on a definition.

What Is 'Slow Fashion'?

The Guardian | Zoe Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Fast fashion, its antithesis, has had the clothing industry in its thrall for much of this decade, with customers seduced by cheap versions of styles ...