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Cashmere Goats
Written by Kerstin Tschernigg - Friday, 08 November 2013
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Being bred, raised and used in Central Asia for hundreds of years, the cashmere goat has had a wide effect on ecologically-friendly cashmere production. That cashmere comes from a goat can be highly surprising as an exotic species is mostly associated with the fine, soft under down that make up highly-prized light and warm garments.

 
Brand Profile: Woodzee
Written by Eco Fashion World - Wednesday, 06 November 2013
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The Essentials


Founded in 2011 in the City of Trees, Chico, CA, Woodzee strives toward growing a business that is committed to providing quality products priced for everyone to enjoy.  Equally committed to promoting a sustainable relationship between humankind and nature, all pieces are constructed using renewable resources. Woodzee utilizes packaging made from 50% recycled paper using soy ink.

 
Emma Watson Models Net-a-Porter’s “Green Carpet Challenge” Collection
Written by Kerstin Tschernigg - Monday, 04 November 2013
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Livia Firth, Green Carpet Challenge founder and wife of Oscar®-winning movie star Colin Firth, has been a role model for the successful Harry Potter actress and model, Emma Watson. 

 

 
Barefoot Athletic Company’s Tropical Beauty Giveaway
Written by Eco Fashion World - Friday, 01 November 2013
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EFW GUIDE Member, Barefoot Athletic Company, has partnered with us to give away a prize package brimming with nutrient-rich Organic Hemp Oil Lotions, Lip Balms, and Hydrating Mists. 

 

 
Online Store Profile: LIttle Blue Shed
Written by Eco Fashion World - Tuesday, 29 October 2013
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The shed is small and blue and women in Uganda call it their workplace!

The Little Blue Shed products are made from 100% recycled magazine paper. Each paper strip is hand rolled, varnished before the designing begins. The products are as unique as the person who made it and the range includes: hand bags, hip bags, clutch purses, necklaces, bracelets and earrings.  

 
 

 

 
Plastic Bottles: The New Technofabric?
Written by Paula Rosine Long - Monday, 28 October 2013
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It seems absurd.  But plastic bottles have already succeeded in becoming the new polyester.  Or, I should say, the new improved polyester. 

 

 

 
Brand Profile: GREENOLA Style
Written by Eco Fashion World - Sunday, 27 October 2013
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The Essentials


CHANGE YOUR LOOK. CHANGE A LIFE.


GREENOLA Style's art-driven, travel inspired designs celebrate artisan skill while respecting cultural heritage and the earth. Each GREENOLA Style purchase transforms a woman's life, directly empowering her and her family to rise above poverty.

 

 
Re-Made in Italy: Showing the Critical Role of Fashion
Written by Bel Esprit - Wednesday, 23 October 2013
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Federica Righini choker
 

On September 6th 2013, Alter Equo and Riscarti Fest brought the special presentation Re-Made in Italy to the Isola del Cinema, the summer cinema festival taking place in the beautiful Isola Tibernia. In this historic setting on the island in the river Tiber (once the sacral "ship" where Romans worshipped the river as a source of abundance and trade), artists presented multi-media work reflecting the change in lifestyles and consumer habits towards environmentally respectful practices and our place as stewards of nature's resources. 

 

 
Up-cyclers Push for More Exposure in the U.S.
Written by Lanni Lantto - Monday, 21 October 2013
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Just last month, history was made. As artist, Mark Samsonovich stated, “A group of designers came together to create an event centered around the expression of modernity and sustainability through technology, fashion, and art.”  This coalescing of ideas is certainly not new. What made this event a precedent was found in where and how the designers sourced their materials. 

 

 
Josh Rosebrook Partners with Mother Earth to Deliver Truly Natural Beauty
Written by Magaly Fuentes-Sagan - Tuesday, 15 October 2013
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Josh opened his first salon in Portland, Oregon, when he was 10 years old.  He found an antique barber’s chair in the basement and soon he was styling, coloring and fixing the hair of all the kids in the neighborhood. His interest in skin care came a few years later. Josh’s endless curiosity with regard to blending wholesome, natural ingredients to achieve radiant results with hair and skin has resulted in pure magic. Josh Rosebrook Skin and Hair Care continues to set new standards in the beauty industry, giving a new meaning to the term “natural beauty.”  

 

 
Brand Profile: ABURY Collection
Written by Eco Fashion World - Monday, 14 October 2013
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ABURY Collection celebrates culture, heritage, exceptional craftsmanship and innovative designs from hidden places of the world, bringing a new luxury standard to surprising and unique products. 

 

 
7th Edition of Eco Fashion Week in Vancouver
Written by Jessica McIlroy - Saturday, 12 October 2013
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Sally Omeme (Photo by Peter Jensen)
 

The 7th Edition of Eco Fashion Week in Vancouver was once again an amazing display of the diversity in the fashion and garment industry. This comes from the wide range of materials, textiles and techniques, but also because I find the designers are less concerned about being on trend. This season’s event held true to themes from the past, but the maturity of the production in its seventh time through, translated into a smooth and fun event. 

 

 
Take Part in Ms. Wanda’s Blog Action Day on October 16
Written by Eco Fashion World - Friday, 11 October 2013
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Ms. Wanda’s Wardrobe has declared October 16 BLOG ACTION DAY with a specific focus on human friendly fashion. To take part in Blog Action Day, all you have to do is register to participate then post a blog under the theme of human rights.  

 

 

 
Brand Profile: GreenLinebyK
Written by Eco Fashion World - Thursday, 10 October 2013
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The Essentials


GreenLinebyK produces clothing for the modern woman utilizing natural, sustainable and organic fibers. They focus primarily on timeless and comfortable everyday wear made from a variety of knits. Their signature drape is clean and cut with the woman’s figure in mind. In addition to being environmentally conscious, GreenLinebyK is a company with social awareness at the forefront. They give back to a variety of organizations, such as Habitat for Humanity, through the sale of their Participate Eco Tees.

GreenLinebyK will soon be featured under Eco Designers in the April 2014 edition of Cape Cod Magazine.

 
The True Cost (of Fashion): A Documentary
Written by Magaly Fuentes-Sagan - Tuesday, 08 October 2013
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Andrew Morgan is directing a new documentary called The True Cost that explores the impact of the global clothing industry on people and the planet. He and his team are launching a Kickstarter campaign today at 8a.m. PST to raise money to begin full production on the final film.  Funds will go to principal photography and the post-production process.

 
Modavanti: Moving Fashion Forward
Written by Magaly Fuentes-Sagan - Sunday, 06 October 2013
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Rock Me Amadeus by Knotty Gal
 

Adam Clancy, Director of Operations for Modavanti, gives EFW a closer look at how Modavanti came to be, the motivating factors behind the company's successes, what they have their sights set on for the future, AND some of their TOP PICKS FOR FALL.

 
Transforming the World Through Denim
Written by Magaly Fuentes-Sagan - Thursday, 03 October 2013
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What is more classic, comfortable and cool than a great pair of jeans? Bluer Denim encompasses romance, comfort, durability, ethics, rebellion and a revolutionary spirit. Jeffrey Todd Shafer, Founder of Bluer Denim, took a 'time out' to chat with Eco Fashion World and share his story about the birth and soul of the label and his hopes to transform the world through denim.

 

 
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