Monthly Archives: May 2014

Eco-friendly fabrics and consumer power

“Since all textile manufacturing has a fairly hefty impact, wearing what you already have for a longer time is one of the best and easiest things you can do to make your clothing more eco-friendly. Other ways include buying used … Continue reading

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Katwalk 2014-Fathom

High design, promising designers, Fathom, Katwalk 2014 is May 17, 2014. Had a sneak peak of junior designers work-I am awed, tomorrow we have senior design preview-I am looking forward to be awed as I have seen these promising designers … Continue reading

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Eco-Fashion trending

Loved reading this! I know a few people from this list, they are thought leaders and advocates for sustainability. ECO-FASHION ORACLES (Source: http://www.ecouterre.com/eco-fashion-predictions-for-2014/) 1. Orsola de Castro (Estethica, From Somewhere, Reclaim to Wear) 2. Judy Gearhart (International Labor Rights Forum) … Continue reading

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Fair Trade messaging

Better Messaging, Better Marketing at https://www.fairtradefederation.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/2014ConferenceSessions-3-26.pdf It takes skill and care to maintain a balance in fair trade messaging; communicating across cultures, representing equitable and empowered relationships, and marketing to a Western audience is no easy task. Based on recent … Continue reading

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A designer, tennis player , and a wonderful individual with many beautiful designs that showcase sustainability

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Comeback Clothes: Clothing drive at St. Catherine University in collaboration with dosomeing.org and H&M

The clothing drive will be from April 28th to May 9th, 4pm. It is to promote a sustainable way of discarding old, torn, stained clothing so that they don’t end up taking space in landfills when they can be re-purposed … Continue reading

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