I’m very excited that this article on my frustrations with vegan fashion is out. First, because I worked really hard on it and the editor was great to work with. Second, because now whenever I get snide comments, I can direct those commenters straight to this.
But I surely do believe in organic fashion, and was honored to be a contributor to this documentary-style video by Kate Arnell of EcoBoost on why organic textiles are so important!
Preorders are open for the next zine by Fashion Revolutions (of #whomademyclothes fame)! I wrote the introduction, and judging from the fact-checking questions I’ve been getting and the list of contributors, the content is going to be top quality. Order yours today!
Lab-grown textiles are the future of fashion. Stella McCartney is ON IT. | Endgadget
Here are all the companies with takeback programs. | Litterless
East Africa is trying to ban secondhand clothing, but the issue is complicated. | NY Times
Tom Ford is a sustainable brand? I had NO idea. | Vogue
Stop trying to make consumer education happen, advocates. Stop trying to fight millions of years of evolution, and focus on technology and legislation. | The Independent
If we’re going to solve fashion’s environment problem, we’ll need, “a crap load of money and time.” | Glossy
The future of textiles is methane-eating bacteria. | Fast Company
East Africa is struggling to stem the tide of secondhand clothing imports. But will the U.S. let it? More importantly, would banning them do any good? | NY Times
Gucci says it’s going fur-free. | The Guardian
Beauty & Health
Beware the naturopath. | Quartz
I support the launch of this cookbook with nothing but sustainable fish recipes. Get your omega-3 on! | Blue Moon Fish
I would love to buy this eco-friendly tiny mobile home and take a grand, slow roadtrip across America! | NY Mag
I REALLY needed to read this. | Grist