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Converse New String – Good for the Green

It looks like a lot of major brands are getting on the ‘green’ bandwagon. No more than a week ago, Converse and Missoni revealed their new line of unique-looking sneakers made from deadstock fabric, according to Ecouterre. Deadstock is a … Continue reading

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Can Fabric Heal Wounds?

Well, can it? Scientists now are saying, ‘yes.’ Ecouterre reports that a group of researchers in the UK known as P^3I are trying to create new garments that will, ‘change the way we interact with our bodies,’ such as curing … Continue reading

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John Bartlett Reveals India-Inspired Menswear

John Bartlett isn’t your typical menswear designer. Known for wonky color pallets that scream chic masculinity, Bartlett revealed his newest collection earlier this week at the Spring 2013 New York Fashion Week, according to Ecouterre. Last season’s John Bartlett- reveal … Continue reading

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Scientist Creates Camo-Makeup to Protect Soldiers

Scientists have officially created a life-saving cover-up, but sorry ladies, it’s not for evening out your skin tone or covering pimples. Presented by a professor at the University of Southern Mississippi, the new makeup has the potential to protect soldiers … Continue reading

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Keds Launches Local Apparel Line

Looks like Keds is catching on to the eco-fashion revolution: The canvas shoe company is launching a new line of clothing made in the U.S.A, according to Ecouterre. The line is currently on sale at Opening Ceremony, a Manhattan-based website … Continue reading

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Global Goods Presents Eco-Inspired Olympic Jewelry

From interviews, to commercials, it’s no secret that the 2012 Olympics are creating a high volume of press. Ecouterre tells us that the eco-fashion world is also looking towards the Olympics for inspiration.

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Got Spoiled Milk? Scientists Use Old Milk to Make Fabric

German designer and  microbiology student Anke Domaske copyrighted a new form of milk fiber called QMilk, according to Ecouterre. QMilk takes casein, a protein found in milk and uses it to make what Ecouterre calls a “silk-like material”.

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Paul McCartney Vows to End Animal Testing

British superstar Paul McCartney has a new mission: ending animal testing in the cosmetics industry. He’s teamed up with the United States Human Society to get the job done and according to Ecouterre, this is the largest attempt to “dissuade cosmetics … Continue reading

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Menswear Collection to Stamp out HIV in Kenya

Bora Wear is brain child of Cornell University graduate James Muna. Muna was determined to do something about the HIV epidemic in Kenya, his family’s native country. Living in the United States, says Muna, it didn’t take him long to … Continue reading

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Alexander Wang Accused of a Running Sweatshop in NYC

A lot of Americans think that the sweatshop issue is worlds away. But if you live in the Philadelphia area like I do, the nearest controversy is not even two hours away because last week, renowned designer Alexander Wang was … Continue reading

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