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What does sustainable fashion really mean?

  Sustainable fashion can be qualified as such through a variety of different means; overall, it involves looking at the garment’s life cycle. Even then, it means different things to different people, since we all prioritize different facets of clothing manufacturing. The goal of sustainable fashion is to bring environmentalism and social responsibility into the […]

July 6th

Modavanti: Changing the World Through Sustainable Fashion

Two weeks ago, we had a delightful lunch in Brooklyn with David Dietz, the founder of the newly launched online retailer Modavanti. Italian for “fashion forward,” Modavanti is an online retailer for high-end sustainable fashion. In our Q&A with David, he shares the vision for his new platform – and what we can expect Modavanti to bring to high-end sustainable fashion.

January 29th

3 Ways London’s Ethical Fashion Forum Can Serve as your Holiday Gift Guide:

Searching for that perfect sweater for your mother, or those great shoes for your sister – all while trying to support ethical fashion? The Ethical Fashion Forum rates ethical criteria according to 28 different unique categories, and rates each brand, designer and shop in their database accordingly. The categories range from animal friendly, biodiversity and carbon neutral to supporting communities, supporting women and fair trade cotton, among others.

November 19th

TanQ – One Tee, One Month, One Good Deed

Since its launch in September of 2010, the t-shirt design company TanQ has donated 100% of net profits to a different nonprofit organization each month. Founder Judy Tan chooses causes that she is passionate abouTanQ “do good feel good” tshirts t, as well as those she believes to be in the greatest need of help. The company often ties in with an organization’s annual fund-raising effort. Other times, they select a group based on immediate need.

September 8th