Latest Stories in Sustainable Fashion - Page 62

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    Earth Speaks Women's Wear

    January 7, 11:34 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    The heart of Brooklyn may not seem the most likely place for an Earth-friendly fashion house to appear, yet that's exactly where the headquarters for Earth Speaks are located. The compnay, which calls out to "people who practice consciousness as a way of

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    Architect footwear by Footprints

    January 6, 2:21 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Ssssh, we think the TH boss is still on holidays. He has a thing against this brand of footwear. Let's try and sneak them past him, while he’s not looking. An abrasion and slip resistant outsole, that can be resoled when it does eventually wear out. It’s

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    Green Brand by Sansegal

    January 3, 1:18 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    A range of shirts, tops, jackets and legwear is produced by Sansegal from recycled cotton T-shirts, that have been rescued from a trip to the landfill. It seems Sansegal have a patented blending system that takes the shredded t-shirts and shade matches

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    Of the Earth apparel

    January 1, 2:14 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Why should women have all the fun? Some eco-chic for guys! A 55% hemp and 45% organic cotton T-shirt sweater. Seemingly ideal for shovelling snow! Having established their own factory in China, Of the Earth continue to produce clothing for men (and

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    Mission Playground T-shirts

    December 28, 3:36 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    T-shirts designs from Mission Playground come with cool artwork paired with catchy phrases ("It's not the conditions, it's the decisions" and "Nature rocks," for example) in order to increase people's awareness about environmentalism. Some

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    Stomatex Textiles

    December 28, 10:23 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Borrowing from the physics of transpiring plant leaves, Stomatex high-tech textiles use the art of biomimicry to imitate nature for useful applications. This super-textile uses a pattern of dome-shaped vapor chambers to allow body heat and perspiration

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    IPath Hemp Footwear

    December 27, 10:18 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Street-chic skaters already know that IPath footwear keeps you ice cold. TreeHugger types can hop on that bandwagon, since the company produces about a dozen different styles of footwear fashioned from hemp. Guaranteed to suit your needs, whether you’re

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    Two Star Dog

    December 27, 9:31 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    In the early to mid 90’s there was huge boom in hemp awareness and hemp clothing companies popped up everywhere, like mushrooms on a dark night. Unlike many that vanished, when the bubble burst, Two Star Dog have stayed the distance--a testimony to their

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    Goddess Gear overcoat

    December 24, 4:59 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    With the northern winter biting, a good coat never goes astray. This Wheat coloured, hemp/silk blend tweed overcoat, is 3/4 length with a couple of pockets. For some strange reason however, Goddess Gear chose to use a Plum hued polyester for the lining.

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    Salewa's Jummy Ingeo shirt

    December 15, 2:00 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Salewa, based in Germany, are claiming to be the only adventure sports manufacturer offering Ingeo. (It could have been someone else, but more on that below) Ingeo is something you're going to hear much ado about, especially in the next few years, as a

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    Patagonia's Infurno jacket (and friend)

    December 14, 2:02 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Eons ago, Patagonia did an environmental audit on the four core materials of their outdoor clothing line. Which was the worst? Consultants concluded that really; cotton, wool, nylon and polyester, were all pretty much as grim as each other. This didn’t

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    Watership Trading's 'Mim's Hat'

    December 14, 1:01 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    A hat for all seasons. Summerweight hemp for warmer months or Polartec 200 recycled fleece for the chillier ones. Said to be inspired by a 20's style cloche yet "updated with today's sophistication." The fleece model is $32, while the hemp comes in

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    Recycled Wool Scarf

    December 13, 9:30 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Handmade in Massuchesetts, where they know how to deal with the cold, this cozy scarf is skillfully put together from recycled wool sweaters. A clever and attractive (re)use of an already biodegradeable raw material. (We can't speak for the dyes though.)

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    Knoll Textiles Wide Angle

    December 13, 9:15 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Though its only available as a contract fabric (i.e. you won't be able to source it for your residential living room), Knoll's new upholstery textile, Wide Angle, is an excellent example of the company's eco-endeavors. Designed by Suzanne Tick, Wide

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    New Earth Textiles by Lucia Cassa with Terratex Wool

    December 7, 1:39 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    The New Earth collection of residential upholstery textiles by Lucia Cassa for Mayer Fabrics incorporates the latest from mover and shaker Terratex, a division of Interface, which is entirely devoted to creating earth-friendly fabrics. The textiles are

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    Skoody 3-in-1 Jacket

    December 1, 1:43 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Why take three when one will do? That’s the very TH query that Skoody poses to intelligent folk like you, who smartly prefer that all their goodies do double duty. Skoody is a cutie three-in one anorak that reverses into a hooded rain jacket and then

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    Devo Underwear & Dissolvable Packaging

    November 25, 11:45 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    In case you haven't noticed, there's nothing we like more than a little potty humor. Just mention the word "underpants" and giggles escape the corners of our mouths. So imagine the smiles that user-friendly Devo Underwear elicited, especially when we

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    Double Bliss Organic Camisoles

    November 25, 4:45 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    The makers of Clean Clothes, durable clothing and accessories made from organic materials, are committed to few core values: using raw materials that are grown organically and sustainably; hiring processors that provide livable working conditions and

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