It's an innovative way of producing knitwear that is lightweight and stretchy and made virtually without any waste. "We wanted to bring back crafts and trade and the sustainability aspect to the U.S. domestic market," says Danko. "Everything we make is seamless, there's no waste in the...

First, I try to find it used so I'm not creating more waste. If I can't find it used, I'll make sure it's made with an eco material. If I can't find it in either of those categories, I'll buy something regular. But I rarely have to do that." Alicia Silverstone If you want to get more...

that strives for a timeless impression, stands behind distinguished, Argentinian craftsmanship, and cares about creating as little waste as possible, Hare + Hart delivers handbags, accessories, and jackets that just... feel good. It was great to get a chance to ask Jennie a few questions...

A designer attempting a zero waste garment design cannot simply ask, "have I used ALL of that piece of cloth?" Doing only this would potentially result in garments that no one would want to purchase. So with ZWFD and indeed all sustainable design, aesthetics cannot be at the expense of...

On January 13, 2014 the San Francisco Department of the Environment announced a new strategy toward making the California city the "greenest" in North America – a zero waste textile initiative. The Progress with Less campaign is a collaboration between the city, I:CO, San Francisco native...

For example my very first collection, entitled The Square Project, was a study in zero waste pattermaking, while of course using all overstock or sustainable textiles, and to this day I still implement a lot of zero waste in my designs. I also work very closely with artisan weavers and...

Designer news portal Dexigner reports: "Through muslin prototypes, garment patterns, video and photography, the exhibition will provide visitors with a behind-the-scenes look at this cutting-edge approach to sustainable design, which is the focus of a new course of study at...

You are invited to the launch event of Andria Crescioni's zero waste garment, put into production by clothing company Loomstate. In the Spring semester, 2011, faculty Timo Rissanen taught a group of students how to change their design processes using the technique of zero waste pattern...

Please join us this coming Tuesday for the opening night of the ZERO WASTE Exhibition, celebrating this inaugural class led by Timo Rissanen, Asst. Professor of Fashion Design and Sustainability. Remarks by Simon Collins along with Scott Hahn of Loomstate Organic, who will announce the...

The limited-edition Loomstate Zero Waste Anorak ($345 at Loomstate.org) stands as a pioneer of a new green fashion frontier, one with tons of promise from both a stylistic an an environmental stance.

 

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