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Summer Institute Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles NY 6 - 9 June, 2016 New York

The Summer Institute; Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles is a four-day series of lectures, discussions, panels, and hands-on workshops focusing on sustainability and technology in fashion and textiles. This year an optional fifth day has been added to close the loop on the conference with a full day of site visits to relevant industry locations. Designed for industry professionals as well as academics wishing to broaden their understanding of sustainability and how to support its…

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Added by Sass Brown on May 24, 2016 at 2:47 — No Comments

Summer Institute Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles NY 8 - 11 June New York

Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles is a four-day series of lectures, discussions, site visits, and hands-on workshops focusing on sustainability and technology in fashion and textiles taking place at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. Designed for industry…

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Added by Sass Brown on May 9, 2015 at 21:39 — No Comments

Viennese upcycling brand MILCH

Viennese label MILCH produce a women’s collection from upcycled classic men’s wear.suitings. …

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Added by Sass Brown on February 22, 2014 at 23:47 — No Comments

Bottletop, Eco Fashion, Sass Brown

Founded in 2012, Bottletop produce a sophisticated and contemporary version of the iconic Brazilian ring pull purse.  The collection features dramatic, tropical coloured and enamelled ring pulls, reconfigured in a contemporary range of purses and totes in high gloss, expertly crocheted together with contrasting…

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Added by Sass Brown on January 22, 2014 at 16:54 — No Comments

Eco Swim by Aqua Green made from recycled materials

Aqua Green is a stylish, demure, swimwear collection with a sophisticated range of one and two-piece swimsuits and beach cover-ups.  The collection is clean and uncluttered, running from sporty styles with primary colored graphic insets, to pretty, with fluted and flounced styles cleverly designed to flatter any body…

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Added by Sass Brown on January 19, 2014 at 16:58 — No Comments

Myrrhia, Eco Fashion Designer Overview by Sass Brown

This weeks Eco Fashion Designer Feature is on Myrrhia, a contemporary women’s knitwear brand based in Oakland, California, working with locally grown and spun yarns. Inspired by friends and family, the collection fulfills a practical and…

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Added by Sass Brown on January 12, 2014 at 4:25 — No Comments

Fashion Revolution

Today, 1st January 2014 sees the official launch of Fashion Revolution Day build up, a worldwide movement demanding fair treatment of workers in the garment industry the world over.  One year on from the horrific disaster at Rana Plaza, the 24th April will see the culmination of the campaign to honor those that lost their lives, and in an effort to create justice and transparency in the global fashion supply chain. 

Major high street retailers continue to supply cheap,…

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Added by Sass Brown on January 1, 2014 at 18:50 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on Yves Andrieux and Vincent Jalbert by Sass Brown

With a love and passion for recycled antique and military fabrics, Yves Andrieux and Vincent Jalbert refashion flea market finds into sophisticated designs, which wouldn't look out of place on a Victorian version of Out of Africa.…

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Added by Sass Brown on December 22, 2013 at 23:13 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on We Are Islanders by Sass Brown

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Added by Sass Brown on December 15, 2013 at 19:07 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on 01M by Sass Brown

Todays Eco Fashion designer feature in on Spanish shoe brand 01M, who produce a 100% biodegradable multi functioning sports casual shoe is crazy colors!…

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Added by Sass Brown on November 24, 2013 at 18:14 — No Comments

Future Factory sustainable fashion talk and workshops for SME's & emerging designers

There are still a few spaces available for my Nottingham, Trent UK talk and workshop for small and medium sized business's on sustainable business, on the 29th October. Last time I did this we had a packed house at…
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Added by Sass Brown on October 9, 2013 at 13:23 — No Comments

SAVIA, Eco Fashion, Sass Brown

SAVIA is a clothing and textile art project founded by sisters Fabiana and Patricia Persia. One of a group of seven designers based in Santiago, Chile, under the collaborative name of Moda Lenta de Chile, or Slow Fashion Chile. The group comprises of a range of talented Chilean fashion, accessories and jewelry…

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Added by Sass Brown on September 8, 2013 at 16:57 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on Feral Childe by Sass Brown

This weeks eco designer overview is on US bi-coastal duo Feral Childe and thier refined aesthetic, and subtle layered dressing for the coming fall.  Take a moment and check out the Resource Section of the site, which is home to a visual listing of thousands of eco fashion designers.…

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Added by Sass Brown on September 2, 2013 at 2:16 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on Paper No 9 by Sass Brown

This weeks Eco Fashion Designer overview is on innovative Brooklyn design lab Paper No 9, and thier recontextualization of paper as a fashion material. …

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Added by Sass Brown on August 19, 2013 at 2:44 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on Bioneuma by Sass Brown

This weeks Eco Fashion Designer overview is on Italian label Bioneuma, who produce an easy, comfortable, lifestyle collection from organic cotton and natural undyed supefine alpaca.…
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Added by Sass Brown on August 10, 2013 at 23:28 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on Antithesis by Sass Brown

This weeks Eco Fashion Designer overview for Eco Fashion Talk is on brand new label Antithesis, just on their third collection and still in fundraising mode, while producing a modular, multi-functioning collection for…
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Added by Sass Brown on August 4, 2013 at 21:38 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on Re;code by Sass Brown

This weeks Eco Fashion Designer posting is on Korean upcycling brand Re;code. …

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Added by Sass Brown on July 28, 2013 at 18:02 — No Comments

Elena Garcia Eco Fashion Designer Overview

This weeks eco fashion designer overview is on the work of Elena Garcia. Founder of the Ecoluxe eco fashion and accessory trade show during London Fashion Week. This was one of the very first postings I did on Eco Fashion Talk back in August 2010! Enjoy…

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Added by Sass Brown on July 22, 2013 at 13:45 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on Preloved by Sass Brown

Preloved creates one-of-a-kind clothing from reclaimed and vintage fabrics.  With fit, comfort and style acting as their driving force, the collection is trend conscious but wearable, with a broad range of items including dresses and separates. …

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Added by Sass Brown on June 23, 2013 at 20:14 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on Angela Johnson by Sass Brown

Check out this weeks Eco Fashion Designer overview on Angela Johnson. Based in Arizona, Angela's retro, playful collection is made from upcycled T-shirts, reimagined as prom dresses.…
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Added by Sass Brown on June 16, 2013 at 23:51 — No Comments

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