Weekend Cardigan – Indigenous Designs $90 Fair Trade Certified 100% Organic Cotton Low Impact Dyes One day, hopefully in the not too distant future, we will no longer call it “eco fashion”. There will be one symbol on the tag showing that the materials are eco-friendly and the company is fair in its dealings. These items … Continue reading
(Photo not from thegreenshows.com) The Green Shows, New York Eco Fashion Week started yesterday! See information and videos here: The GreenShows, New York Eco Fashion Week, Sept 8th – 15th 2011. Check out their BLOG for daily updates Check out their great FIBER GLOSSARY A Little about The Green Shows The GreenShows is dedicated to the design, … Continue reading
Bliss!! I cannot lie. I have a huge thing for beautiful fabrics and fabric prints. A couple years ago I fell head over heals, madly, deeply in love with Amy Butler’s bright, passionate, joy-filled designs. I knew then and there that we needed Amy Butler on Team Organic. So… About a year and a half ago … Continue reading
Uzbekistan, a central Asian republic, is the 2nd largest exporter of cotton in the world. cotton irrigation and pesticide use have caused environmental catastrophe teachers take their children to work in the fields as ordered by the state adult and child workers drink out of the tainted irrigation canals they are forced to sell the cotton … Continue reading
“Nike, Patagonia and other companies have created an Eco Index to make comparison shopping easier for green-minded consumers.” Read about it here. An Eco Index for eco-fashion | MNN – Mother Nature Network.
￼￼ I am very excited about the new Green Products Innovation Institute in California. It is intended to support California’s Green Chemistry Initiative, which calls for the elimination of toxic substances from materials and manufacturing processes for all textiles and other products sold in California. Image Credit: Michelle Kaufmann/C2C MBDC Cradle to Cradle is an MBDC … Continue reading