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H&M Wants to Recycle Your Old Clothing

H&M Wants to Recycle Your Old Clothing

An H&M store in Stockholm is piloting a clothing recycling program that spins old fibers into new garments. Called Looop, the world's first in-store clothing recycling system, the machine is a step toward circular fashion,...
How Sustainable Is Organic Cotton?

How Sustainable Is Organic Cotton?

You’re likely already pretty familiar with cotton. As one of the most widely-used textiles in the clothing industry, most of the items hanging in your wardrobe are probably made from it. But for something...
What Is Biodegradable Fashion?

What Is Biodegradable Fashion?

Notorious for falling apart after a few washes, human rights violations, and polluting the planet, the fast fashion industry is a modern force to be reckoned with. But it doesn’t have to be the...

Upcycling Is Not Just a Fashion ‘Trend.’ 10 Brands to Know

Shopping sustainable fashion has a vocabulary all of its own. Upcycle fashion, or upcycling, may be one of the less familiar terms — and a little confusing, too. How is upcycling different from recycling?...

How to Shop for Fall: A Sustainable Fashion Guide

Everyone's favorite fashion season is upon us: fall! Wherever you live, the change in the season (whether it's slight or dramatic), brings with it a chance to freshen up your wardrobe. It's time to...
10 Reasons Why Stella McCartney is a Sustainable Fashion Icon

Stella McCartney Knows the Future of Fashion Is Sustainable

When you hear the name Stella McCartney, a few things may come to mind. There’s her obvious family rock royalty connection, her beautiful, timeless classic designs (sold through her eponymous vegetarian clothing brand), and...
Everything You Need to Know About Sustainable Underwear

Everything You Need to Know About Sustainable Underwear

Looking to make more sustainable choices in your life? You might eat more plant-based foods, curtail travel that requires fossil fuels, and purchase clothing that is sustainably made. And one more area where you...
Canada Goose Is Ditching Virgin Fur For Good

Canada Goose Is Ditching Virgin Fur For Good

Luxury parka brand Canada Goose is ditching virgin fur. The brand included the new policy in its sustainability impact strategy report. The report, published Wednesday, highlights the company's pledge to use only "reclaimed" fur by...
How to Create a Sustainable Wardrobe With Vegan Fashion

How to Create a Sustainable Wardrobe With Vegan Fashion

Fast-fashion isn’t timeless. Fueled by trends and micro-seasons, fast-fashion isn’t built to last. These clothes have a reputation for falling apart after just a few washes. On top of that, fast-fashion is notoriously bad...
New Vegan Leather Is Made From Indian Temple Flowers

New Vegan Leather Is Made From Indian Temple Flowers

A former automation engineer has created a vegan leather made from upcycled flowers. Called Fleather, the innovative leather alternative has caught the attention of luxury fashion brands and the UN. Ankit Agarwal and research scientist...
Paul Smith’s Fashion Label Just Banned Kangaroo Skin

Paul Smith’s Fashion Label Just Banned Kangaroo Skin

Iconic British fashion label Paul Smith has announced that it will ban all exotic skins in future collections—including kangaroo skin, or "K leather." Kangaroo skin is a particularly light leather, making it a popular choice...
Anna Wintour Swaps Out Real Fur for Faux

Anna Wintour Swaps Out Real Fur for Faux

Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour stepped out in a sustainable faux fur coat from designer Stella McCartney's upcoming Autumn 2020 collection. The British designer took to Instagram to express her gratitude. "Proud, proud moment," she wrote....
What Is Sustainable Fashion? A User’s Guide

What Is Sustainable Fashion? A User’s Guide

(Updated September 23, 2020) Fashion brings many of us joy. We all know that what we wear on the outside can change how we feel on the inside, giving us that extra confident bounce...
Stella McCartney Just Launched Sustainable Faux Fur Made From Corn

Stella McCartney Just Launched Sustainable Faux Fur Made From Corn

Stella McCartney is launching a sustainable faux fur coat made from a new material called Koba. At the designer's Spring 2020 fashion show in Paris, model Natalia Vodianova wore a plush black coat made from...
IKEA Is Making Vegan Food to Convert Carnivores

IKEA Is Making Vegan Food to Convert Carnivores

IKEA is developing a vegan meatball that tastes like traditional meat as part of its efforts to become more sustainable. The Scandinavian multinational warehouse chain debuted its meatballs in the 1980s. The product has since...
Vegan Fashion Week Is Back and It's About More Than Just Faux Fur

Vegan Fashion Week Is Back and It’s About More Than Just Faux Fur

Vegan Fashion Week returns to Los Angeles next month. A celebration of the ethical strides made by the industry, the Second Edition aims to go beyond just that. The theme, Fashion is Activism, shines...
Dolce & Gabbana’s Former President Just Launched Vegan Shoes

Dolce & Gabbana’s Former President Just Launched Vegan Shoes

Dolce & Gabbana, North America's former president Tina Bhojwani has launched Aera, a new vegan, "110% sustainable" shoe brand. Together with investor Alvertos Revach and Jean-Michel Cazabat -- label-owner and the former head of luxury...
Adidas and Stella’s New Vegan Shoes Are Made With ‘4D’ Printing

Adidas and Stella McCartney Just Launched Vegan 3D-Printed Shoes

Vegan fashion designer Stella McCartney has teamed up with Adidas and 3D manufacturing specialists Carbon to create a new sustainable shoe. It isn’t the first product to be produced by the footwear giant and Carbon;...
These Madewell Vegan Shoes Are As Handsome As You

Madewell Launches Vegan Sneaker Range

Popular sustainable denim clothing brand Madewell launched its first-ever sneaker collection in time for spring; not only is it unisex, but it also features vegan-friendly designs. "We're excited to launch our first line of sneakers,”...
Vegan Luxury Menswear Brand Brave GentleMan to Launch Sustainable Suits Made From Italian Bamboo

Vegan Luxury Menswear Brand to Launch Sustainable Suits Made From Italian Bamboo

Vegan luxury menswear brand Brave GentleMan is set to launch wool-free suits made from sustainable bamboo. Founded in 2010 by ethical designer, activist, and author Joshua Katcher, Brave GentleMan is the first vegan men's lifestyle...
Why 'Slow' Vegan Clothing Is Set to Outpace the Fast Fashion Industry

Why ‘Slow’ Clothing Is Set to Outpace the Fast Fashion Industry

Change is happening in the fashion industry. Top name labels like Diane von Furstenberg, Burberry, Gucci and Versace have ditched fur, decrying the industry for its cruel practices. At the same time, brands like...