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Label Love: Farrah Floyd’s Zero Waste Creations

By Diane Small I first discovered sustainable German fashion brand Farrah Floyd at a gym, of all things. She was being profiled in a documentary about sustainability in fashion on the German ARD channel, which was later internationally broadcasted…

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Meet the Finalists For the EcoChic Design Award 2017

By Lora O’Brien For the last six years, The EcoChic Design Award has welcomed young designers from around the world who are keen to create fashion from sustainable techniques such as zero-waste, upcycling and reconstruction. The guidelines for entering the…

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Barbara i Gongini: Sustainable Fashion Gets Chimerical

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Chimerical: (adj):  existing only as the product of unchecked imagination; fantastically visionary. That’s the dictionary definition of the word, but chimerical also describes Barbara í Gongini’s new collection. The Nordic sustainable designer’s avant garde creations have…

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Granny Cool: A Rare Interview With Gudrun Sjoden

By Chere Di Boscio Unlike most (usually male) designers, Gudrun Sjoden wants women to be two things: happy and comfortable. Her waistbands here are often elastic; hemlines are low; shoes are sensible; cuts are generous. These are not clothes you’d be…

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Great News Or Greenwash? Mango Committed Collection

By Arwa Lodhi It all started with H&M’s Conscious Collection, and now another high street giant has taken steps towards sustainability. Mango has launched a new collection called Mango Committed, comprised of 45 pieces (25 women’s and 20 men’s items).…