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Can Fashion For Good Fix All of Fashion's Environmental Problems?

Can Fashion For Good Fix All of Fashion’s Environmental Problems?

The problem with the idea of sustainable fashion, is that right now it’s only possible for small and emerging brands. It’s not that mass market brands don’t care, or aren’t motivated. There are many that are. It’s just that the technology required to make 5,000 relatively affordable and sustainable garments literally doesn’t exist. In fact,...
  • How to Save Water Through Your Fashion Choices

    How to Save Water Through Your Fashion Choices

    Ever thought about how much water it took to make your cotton t-shirt? How about three years worth of drinking water for one t-shirt! That’s a lot of water; 2,700 litres to be exact. Pretty shocking right? Here's how to celebrate World Water Day with your fashion!
    Weekend Reading: I'm Obsessed With Emma Watson's New Instagram Account

    Weekend Reading: I’m Obsessed With Emma Watson’s New Instagram Account

    Hi readers! What are you up to this weekend? I’ll be working this weekend trying to get as much done as possible before I head to the Dominican Republic for a week on Thursday. The tourism board there is eager to show off the island’s sustainable side on the North Coast. My fiancé and I actually...
    Is Cotton Really Evil? I Debate a Cotton Scientist

    Is Cotton Really Evil? I Debate a Cotton Scientist

    When Refinery29 asked me if I would debate a cotton scientist, I was like, “Um, yeah!” Because I believe in dialogue, instead of having a contest of who yells the loudest. And maybe, just maybe, I could plant a bug in this Cotton Inc. employee’s PhD-educated brain. What follows is the story I wrote for...