Rita Luppino
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  • New York, NY
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A Message From Earth: Why Organic Matters

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rita Luppino Oct 7, 2010. 2 Replies

Hello Eco-Innovators, I want to share this viral video to you about why organic matters. It specifically pertains to the apparel industry. Take a look and tell me what you think!…Continue

Tags: eco, cotton, organic, video

Research on Hemp textiles

Started Jul 2, 2010 0 Replies

Hi All,I'm researching the use of hemp in fabric. I'd appreciate any insight/feedback in the following areas pertaining to hemp fabric:- durability- technical aspects for dying hemp- social aspects-…Continue

Tags: innovative, blend, dying, technical, sustainable

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Profession / role:
Graduate Student @ The New School; Corporate Social Responsibility Intern
Company / organisation:
Anvil Knitwear
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My primary role in relation to fashion is:
Student, Other
I am looking to discover or buy
Networking and meeting individuals, businesses, and organizations that are interested in sustainable fashion
About me / About business or organisation:
I am a graduate student at The New School in New York City earning a Masters of Science in Management and Urban Policy, focusing on sustainable management and corporate social responsibility. I am passionate about using business as a platform of change: challenging the status quo and incorporating the "triple bottom line" into work and academics.

My grandmother was a seamstress and a milliner her whole life and a union member in the original NYC Garment district, which has inspired me to work in fashion- not to mention that I admire beauty and art, which is what fashion stands for.

With the turbulent times that the world is facing- from water scarcity to poverty to climate change- sustainable business and cross-collaboration between sectors is a necessity. I wish to be apart of a positive movement in this ever-changing world that we live in.

My mantra: Change starts from within.

I love love traveling and experiencing different cultures, foods, styles, and music. Any opportunity I have to go abroad, I will be there!
Career history / Company history:
- Corporate Social Responsibility Intern at Anvil Knitwear

- Press Assistant at The FOUR Hundred in New York City. High-end contemporary sustainable fashion-design showroom. Worked alongside the Creative Director and Co-Founder, Bahar Shahpar.

- Product Development intern at DKNY, assisted the Director of Inspiration for Spring 09 collection.

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Take the Fashin Swap Challenge!

Posted on March 31, 2010 at 15:00 0 Comments

Hello All,

I'm working on a Clothing Swap Challenge with Anvil Knitwear on CarbonRally.com for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. It's a fun way to see how you can reduce yours CO2 footprint by swapping an item of clothing instead of buying something new.

Please join my Team…


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At 6:07 on July 2, 2013, VISHAL TRIVEDI said…


At 9:54 on July 19, 2010, daria dorosh said…
okay, thats good for this month. If you need the gallery space any other time we can have it. i found out that the floor is being fixed up this month and there may be fumes on the 29th.
At 12:30 on July 14, 2010, daria dorosh said…
Hi Rita,
I will ask Kat my gallery director later today if we can use the gallery on the evening of July 29th and will get back to you.
At 18:11 on May 12, 2010, 3BL Media said…
We did some work with Anvil - good luck to you both!
At 13:51 on April 18, 2010, daria dorosh said…
Hi Rita, where is the earth day NY link? I will pass it on to my students...
At 0:53 on December 27, 2009, mario lewis said…
Hello Rita,
I appreciate very much your reply, sorry that we are unable to croos paths, but I do look forward to joinin the club.
I wish you much success for 2010.
At 23:25 on December 24, 2009, mario lewis said…
Hello Rita,
I trust you are well.
My name is Mario Lewis from Trinidad and Tobago and I'm a member of the Ethical Fashion Network. I would like to let you know that I will be in New York (Brooklyn) from 16th-24th Jan 2010). It will be a pleasure if we can meet during my stay.
Merry Christmas.

Kind Regards,
At 23:50 on December 5, 2009, Manuela Fassbender said…
Hello Rita,

Please keep me updated on the up and coming EFF NY social meetings.

At 14:38 on November 15, 2009, daria dorosh said…
see you at the NYC social!

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