Eco Fashion 101, Part Five: Stored
    December 21, 2012
    Eco Fashion 101, Part Five: Stored

    How to vote with your dollars? Seek out stores that are doing the right thing. In October, H&M topped WalMart as the world’s biggest buyer of organic cotton. Who knew? (more…)…

    Eco Fashion 101, Part Four: Materials Watch
    December 20, 2012
    Eco Fashion 101, Part Four: Materials Watch

    Planning to eco-shop? Consider that (more…)…

    Eco Fashion 101, Part Three: The Secret Sustainable Question
    December 19, 2012
    Eco Fashion 101, Part Three: The Secret Sustainable Question

    You’ve heard about the impact new clothing has on the environment—that you can tell next season’s hot color by looking at the rivers in Mexico and China, where  global fashion brands use hazard…

    Eco Fashion 101, Part Two: Your Toxic Closet
    December 18, 2012
    Eco Fashion 101, Part Two: Your Toxic Closet

    Going shopping? Before you hit the mall think about this: The average American generates 11.8 million tons of textile waste—10 pounds for every person—every year. That’s four million tons of sol…

    Eco Fashion 101, Part One: What’s Green, Anyway?
    December 17, 2012
    Eco Fashion 101, Part One: What’s Green, Anyway?

    There are a lot of words being thrown around when it comes to green fashion. But green isn’t a label or a certification; it’s a state of mind that, to me, means a product is sustainably produced u…