Latest Stories in Sustainable Fashion - Page 63

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    Ecolog Outdoor Clothing by vauDe

    November 16, 8:01 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    A decade ago, a respected German outdoor gear company decided to put its money where its mouth was. Instead of platitudes about doing 'good' for the environment they got off their butt and made something happen. It goes by the moniker of Ecolog. Working

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    Gabriel Scarvelli Beaded Fashions

    November 15, 11:23 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Aussie designer Gabriel Scarvelli makes beautiful clothes. But we’re not just talking about his intricately beaded dresses and tops that have made him a fashion darling. The man also has a conscience and a soul. Wherever possible, the designer uses

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    Organilicious T-shirt

    November 15, 3:40 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Under the Canopy, an online retailer of clothing and accessories made from organic fibers, offers clothing and footwear for men and women, baby stuff, and bedding. All of the items are made from natural fibers such as cotton, hemp, linen, wool--even

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    Sneak Peek at Ecoganik's Upcoming Clothing Collection

    November 12, 10:46 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Last century finding clothing that trod lightly on the planet was as hard as, well, finding WMD in Iraq, — i.e, nigh on impossible. If threads were your scene, then looking sharp pretty much excluded benign materials and labour practices. There were a

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    Tissue Culture's "Victimless" Leather Jacket

    November 10, 10:49 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    We're not sure if this is cool or disgusting, but here it is: a "living" jacket grown from mouse and human bone cells. The cells used, which are applied to a biodegradeable polymer base, come from "immortalized" cell lines--i.e., cells that divide and

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    Rock My Hemp Adidas

    November 9, 5:45 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Betcha Fila ain't got these. Adidas recently put their hemp shell-toe Superstar back into production just for you, you hip-hop hipster. We also heard they changed their motto to "All Day I Dream About Sustainabiliity". Via Cool Hunting and MetaEfficient

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    Prana Clothing

    November 5, 11:26 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    PrAna, which in Sanskrit means both "breath" and "life force", makes stylish clothes and accessories that work for both yoga and climbing, but that also look pretty cool for just hanging around. Primarily made of recycled plastics and organic cotton, so

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    Stella McCartney Vegan Boots

    November 4, 5:44 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    High fashion isn't usually associated with sustainability--at best it does a little greenwashing here and there. But in the case of Stella McCartney, high fashion makes an exception. Miss thing inherited more than just rock royalty genes from Daddy, she

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    American Apparel Sustainable Clothing

    November 3, 11:51 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Almost reads like a work of fiction. T-shirts and underwear made on-shore, in the US of A, where the machinists are even paid fair wages, in a factory located in downtown LA, that just happens to knit its own fabric. And in this case knitted with 100%

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    Blue Canoe Organic Apparel

    November 2, 11:20 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Blue Canoe bodywear is perfectly down-to-earth apparel for when you want to hit that torturous Bikram class without torturing the earth. The company’s tops, pants, intimates, and baby gear are made entirely from organic cotton with a smidgen of Lycra and

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    Intrigue Shoe by Earth

    October 31, 8:47 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Earth shoes use "negative heel technology"--sounds fancy, but what it boils down to is that you'll walk with proper posture and alignment. The Intrigue, shown here, has an anatomical footbed and is made with a natural rubber soul. Props also go out to

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    Rachel Sleight Paper Wedding Dress

    October 29, 3:50 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Rachel Sleight designed this paper wedding dress for "Design Mart", an exhibit recently held at the London Design Museum. Inspired by the beauty of origami, the dress is also environmentally sound—it packs flat for shipping and can be recycled when

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    Patagonia Extension Cord Pants

    October 25, 4:41 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Patagonia’s new Extension Cord pants are made from hemp and PCR (Post Consumer Recycled) polyester, a proprietary textile made from recycled soda bottles. They’re designed to accommodate the rigors of climbing and bouldering, but we think they’re

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    Ecoganik Clothing

    October 17, 11:02 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    California-based Ecoganik clothing is sophisticated, stylish, and we wish it already lived in our closet. Equal parts hip and eco-conscious, the company designs and manufactures its wares using only certified-organic, natural, recycled, and other

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    Kuyichi Organic Jeans

    October 12, 4:27 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Kuyichi jeans hug your butt in that really sexy Europeans-trying-to-look-American-but-not-too-American way. But wait. There’s more. ::KuyichiKuyichi isn’t just wrapped up in the young male model scene. They’ve got a conscience. And a purpose. And that’s

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    Icebreaker Clothing

    October 9, 6:16 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    From New Zealand, Icebreaker's hoodies, baselayers, and outerwear are intended for adventurous outdoorsy types who need technical fabrics to achieve great things, but their style's so slick, they serve street-bound hipsters equally well. All of

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    Classics: Freitag Recycled Freeway Bags

    September 22, 1:08 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Swissies Markus, Daniel Freitag designed these in '93. Trucks in Europe don't have solid walls. Instead they stretch tarps across the openings. I suppose so that they can easily unload from the sides and to save on weight. Anyhoo...these bags are made

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    0°-38° Height-Adjustable Shoes

    September 19, 8:44 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Ok, ok..you're right, the green is quite ugly. But the concept is awesome and I am sure william could get the aesthetics/environmentals worked out. Walking to work 0°. Coffee with a potential date 27°. Sneaking into Soho House 38°. Excellent

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