But as the world is forced to turn its attention to protecting the environment, the fashion industry has followed suit. Now, it is becoming fashionable to be eco-friendly. Many designers are integrating eco-conscious practices to their manufacturing and production activities. The following...

After winning the FTA's inaugural Eco Designer of the Year award in 2010 and opening a new flagship store on West 4th Avenue, Nicole Bridger returned to Eco Fashion Week with a collection sure to please her devoted fans. Titled 'Allowing Grace', the soft, pretty separates in eco-friendly...

you really need some basic fashion industry experience to start a brand. Would I decide to open a car repair if I knew nothing about how cars are repaired? No. So don't do the same with fashion. All images from very cool and new (ish) designer Alexis Barrell (www.alexisbarrell.com) 2. A...

As the ultimate outlier of Copenhagen's fashion scene, all of the new Danish fashion brand's products are manufactured by imprisoned women in some of the world's poorest countries. The business is built on dogmas that ensure a responsible, sustainable production, with local, natural materials...

Before I begin my series of reviews of Eco Fashion Week shows this week, I want to get on my soap box and gripe a bit. You see, I've attended EFW (and eco designer shows) for a few seasons now, and after having seen the good and bad of green fashion, I have to say: I wish eco fashion wasn't so...

They always have the inside scoop on the latest trends, fashion brands, and literal statement pieces: Accessories that not only look amazing, but make a difference. Here are 7 charitable and trendy fashion brands celebrities adore: 1. CureDiva CureDiva is the first of its kind: It's an...

and extremely talented designers in the country are delving into the realm of sustainable fashion. Upcycling is an especially popular trend among the eco-conscious designers, who no doubt have a surplus of waste material from the country's numerous factories to work with. Here are 5 favorite...

An eco-fashion brand has teamed up with Edinburgh Zoo to make t-shirts for their new Giant Pandas, Tian Tian and Yang Guang. With the Zoo conscious to raise awareness about conservation, they recruited eco-fashion brand Rapanui, winners of the RSPCA Good Business awards, to create a t-shirt...

This week in On Trend, we highlight burgundy and basics by eco fashion brands — setting in motion a new foundation of standards within their areas of specialty—from shoes to jeans to nail polish. 1. Wine Bi-Color Crew Neck Sweater by SVILU This sweater is a perfect example of why...

arrival of giant pandas Tian Tian (Sweetie) and Yang Guang (Sunshine), eco fashion brand Rapanui has teamed up with Edinburgh Zoo to make eco-friendly, organic bamboo t-shirts for the two newcomers. The zoo is conscious to raise awareness about conservation and have recruited Rapanui –...

 

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