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A Reader Asks: How Do I Get Into the Sustainable Fashion Industry?

A Reader Asks: How Do I Get Into the Sustainable Fashion Industry?

Actually, it isn’t one reader email that spurred this, but a dozen. Fashion students and professionals are starting to wake up to the massive environmental damage and worker exploitation inherent to the conventional fashion industry, and want no part of it. But they often don’t know where to start. So they email me, or sustainable...
  • Photos From the Truly Grand Opening of the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator

    Photos From the Truly Grand Opening of the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator

    It was a big night for New York-made fashion. Hundreds of fashion industry professionals were milling about, flipping through racks of clothing, squealing with delight as they ran into old friends, sipping wine and beer. But we weren’t in the Garment District or even the Meatpacking District. We were in Bed-Stuy at the new Brooklyn...
    Designers are Turning to C.L.A.S.S. Fabrics for More Sustainable Fashion

    Designers are Turning to C.L.A.S.S. Fabrics for More Sustainable Fashion

    I had come to a special, several-day event on the invitation of Heller to see learn more about the C.L.A.S.S. textile library, which supports, consults with, and markets sustainable fabrics worldwide.
    Photos From the Textile Arts Center Shop

    Photos From the Textile Arts Center Shop

    Sustainable fashion devotees came together during New York Fashion Week on Thursday at the Textile Arts Center to look at Study’s new woven accessories, painted accessories from Kindah Khalidy, and just generally mingle with like minded women. Check out these photos of the new, eco-friendly fashion guard.