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Copenhagen Fashion Summit Calls For Circularity, Collaboration And Innovation

‘Is that Dhaka?’, I wondered as a film taking us on a tour through a rabbit warren of a damp, dark textile workshop played on the backdrop of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit stage. It’s actually Gujarat in India - Machines by Rahul Jain opened the summit and reminded us of why we we’re here. Sustainability [...]

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Closing The Loop On Sustainable Fashion

The true cost of cheap clothing is no longer breaking news—especially with so many stories of rampant worker exploitation, increasing textile waste in landfills and natural resource depletion leading the headlines. Although we may spend a few dollars less on those cool jeans and tees, we actually pay high human and environmental costs for our [...]

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Your Obsession with Zara is Actually Harming the Planet

Livia Firth Explores the True Cost of Fast Fashion on the Environment "It's one of the biggest industries on earth — and sadly one of the most polluting." n this op-ed to kick off Earth Week at Teen Vogue, eco-fashion activist and Creative Director of Eco-Age Livia Firth explores the environmental impact of shopping at [...]

Three reasons why sustainability in textiles is such a rage

Gone are the days when sustainable clothing was shapeless, foggy, and drab-colored. Available in a broad range of super-stylish designs, bright colors, and fun fabric prints, eco-clothing has stepped into prime time, and is on its way to gaining a firm foothold in the industry. But, there's more to it. Clothing brands, in today's time, are [...]

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Benefits of Organic Cotton Clothing

Some of the benefits of organic cotton clothing include better health for consumers and farmers, environmental conservation, and cost savings for farmers. These benefits have created a boom in the organic cotton clothing industry in the past few years. Parents are increasingly purchasing organic cotton baby clothes, diapers, and baby blankets. Both young and old [...]

Eco Lingo

The words Ethical, Organic and Sustainable go beyond sourcing organic cotton and fair wages. Here is a handy list of all the 'Eco Lingo' that you might need for reference as you join us in this journey. Animal friendly Could include cruelty free, not tested on animals, or free range high living standards for animals [...]