October 17, 2021

Tag: Sustainable Fashion

Rags To Riches: Key Players Are Missing Out On Circular Fashion
Circular Design

Rags To Riches: Key Players Are Missing Out On Circular Fashion

In the glamorous Schmatta (rag) biz this week, the Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association won a fight to keep a measly 40,000 low-paying jobs in America by continuing to dump our unwanted clothes onto African countries. The domestic apparel industries in these countries suffer terribly when used American clothing is so much cheaper than new locally-made […]

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Sustainable Fashion, Transparency

Sustainable Fashion LA Speaks on TEDxLA Panel

Last week I had the honor of joining filmmaker Andrew Morgan, Eileen Fisher’s Shona Quinn and Reformation’s Kathleen Talbot on a panel moderated by eco-fashion diva Taryn Hipwell. Beyond The Label, a pre-event for next year’s TEDxLA, was a lovely evening, with a great turnout. After the panel we broke into round table discussions on […]

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Afingo’s Behind The Seams Panel
Events, Sustainable Fashion

Afingo’s Behind The Seams Panel

In November 2010, Afingo invited me to moderate a panel on sustainable fashion. Here’s the condensed version of the video. If you have the time, check out the full video here. From the schedule: Eco-friendly fashion specialists will discuss whether “going green” is just another trend or a necessary, fundamental shift in how the industry […]

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Fast Fashion Takes Over Las Vegas
Events

Fast Fashion Takes Over Las Vegas

MAGIC is the largest apparel industry trade show in the world, held biannually in Las Vegas, that bastion of rampant consumerism. (The pink stretch Hummer above sums it up.) With thousands of mass-market brands on display, the show represents the full spectrum of the mass apparel industry. There were also a number of great panels […]

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Eco-Chic Exhibit at Scandinavia House, NYC
Events, Sustainable Fashion

Eco-Chic Exhibit at Scandinavia House, NYC

 The “Eco Chic | Towards Sustainable Swedish Fashion” exhibit runs through August 21st, and is a lovely showcase of sustainable fashion coming out of Sweden. I had never entered the Swedish Embassy (aka Nordic House) before, so this was a pleasant surprise. The exhibit is on the second floor, but on the ground floor they […]

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