Images: Arzu Studio HopeWhat could holler good taste and social conscience like a fair trade rug designed by architect Zaha Hadid? Since 2003, a non-profit called Arzu Studio Hope has been working with women weavers in Afghanistan to create high-end
Guest blogger Cara Smusiak is a journalist and regular contributor to NaturallySavvy.com's Naturally Green section.
American Apparel is known for sex-charged ads and made-in-America product, but aside from their
Making green and ecological shoes is a difficult challenge because of the many components involved. There have been several success stories: Terra Plana and the wonderful Melissa, the hot Brazilian plastic shoemaker, spring to
How can refurbished clothing look this great? Leave it to Ropa Doceñada (12-Na), a fashion firm based in both Argentina and Chile, to do the work. You might remember them from a brief post a few years ago, but you have to
Green Fashion has come a long way in the five years since TreeHugger has launched, when it was tough just to find an organic cotton T-shirt. As a testament to that fact, at yesterday's Nolcha Ethical Fashion
Now in her third season, Kate Organics, (not to be confused with Kate Quinn Organics) has decided to get serious this fall with clothing that is serious, yet stylish, and always organic.In past seasons, Kate clothing has had a
With organic cotton being almost inexistent as a crop in Argentina and bamboo barely present, wool felt is one of the few local and sustainable materials that designers have in this country for fashion and accessories.
While not as true as it once was, eco-friendly and fair trade clothing often still lacks that special something. The Autonomie Project is out to prove that idea wrong by providing sustainable, fair trade clothing and
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If you've ever tried to figure out how to support important projects like green schools while combating climate change AND meet a movie star all while shopping online, wonder no more. eBay and Global Green USA is holding an
Seems like Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro are not the only Brazilian cities with a passion for green. The capital of the country, Brasilia, has some gems too, including Cia do Lacre and now 100% Cerrado.
In response to concerns about child labour and working conditions, Ikea set up its Ikea Social Initiative with UNICEF almost ten years ago. Its focus was development, health and education in the eastern area of India, with a
No, planting one tree at a time won't save the planet, but it's one more way for socially conscious tshirt designers to distinguish themselves from the pack. Tees for Change will plant a tree for every t-shirt or onesie
Their website asks the question: " So we're an eco-friendly clothing brand, surely that's a given these days?" And the answer is that sadly it is not always the case, so let's celebrate the winners. These tee-shirts have their
One more example of how eco-fashion is so not crunchy and so mainstream is the Renegade Fashion Show taking place in front of the Museum of Natural History during London's Fashion Week this year. Organized by the
Sister-duo Ashley and Kimmy Ulmer, owners and designers, think not, designing a sustainable bag with a sustainable business model. Green Eyed Monster - reusable bags with audience-generated art decorating the outsides, are