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And the Design Forward Winner Is?

Fashion Takes Action, led by Kelly Drennan, recently hosted their first Canadian designer award called Design Forward. Each designer was hand-selected by FTA based on a set of criteria including materials used, carbon footprint, ethical production practices, design aesthetics and any extra “eco-initiatives” they’ve implemented, like energy efficiency and organic […]

Eco Education Important Component at Canada’s Fashion Weeks

Fashion Weeks around the world have taken the headlines by storm with coverage from NY, Paris, Milan and London. And thankfully, each of these international shows have featured sustainable fashion on their runways. Here in Canada, we tend to hold our Fashion Weeks a bit later in the season, mainly […]

Eco Education Important Component at Canada’s Fashion Weeks

Fashion Weeks around the world have taken the headlines by storm with coverage from NY, Paris, Milan and London. And thankfully, each of these international shows have featured sustainable fashion on their runways. Here in Canada, we tend to hold our Fashion Weeks a bit later in the season, mainly […]

Eco Education Important Component at Canada’s Fashion Weeks

Fashion Weeks around the world have taken the headlines by storm with coverage from NY, Paris, Milan and London. And thankfully, each of these international shows have featured sustainable fashion on their runways. Here in Canada, we tend to hold our Fashion Weeks a bit later in the season, mainly […]

And the Design Forward Winner Is?

Fashion Takes Action, led by Kelly Drennan, recently hosted their first Canadian designer award called Design Forward. Each designer was hand-selected by FTA based on a set of criteria including materials used, carbon footprint, ethical production practices, design aesthetics and any extra “eco-initiatives” they’ve implemented, like energy efficiency and organic […]

Eco Education Important Component at Canada’s Fashion Weeks

Fashion Weeks around the world have taken the headlines by storm with coverage from NY, Paris, Milan and London. And thankfully, each of these international shows have featured sustainable fashion on their runways. Here in Canada, we tend to hold our Fashion Weeks a bit later in the season, mainly […]

Fashion Takes Action Launches Design Forward

Kelly Drennan and her crew over at Fashion Takes Action are movers and shakers (we’ve known this for a while), but we are delighted to hear of their FTA Design Forward contest for Canadian designers. (That’s Kelly, above.) Drennan says FTA’s first annual award is being created in recognition of […]

Fashion Takes Action Launches Design Forward

Kelly Drennan and her crew over at Fashion Takes Action are movers and shakers (we’ve known this for a while), but we are delighted to hear of their FTA Design Forward contest for Canadian designers. (That’s Kelly, above.) Drennan says FTA’s first annual award is being created in recognition of […]

10 Finalists Are Off & Designing For The DIY With IOU Competition

Column10 finalists compete to have their design produced in The IOU Project’s “Made in NYC” Capsule Collection. The DIY with IOU Sustainable Design Competition recently announced their 10 finalists in the race to have their fashionable creation produced as part of The IOU Project‘s inaugural “Made in NYC” Capsule Collection. […]

THREADED: Wearable Woods – From Forests Into Fashionable Fabrics

Column“Best regards and please continue to bark up the right tree.” These were the closing words of wisdom I received from Oliver Heintz, founder and managing director behind BARK CLOTH®. His email salutation is potentially playful or maybe meant to leave a mark on your memory. Regardless, through this signature, […]

We EcoSalon Shopped!

With EcoSalon Shops! so sadly behind us, we wanted to let those of you who couldn’t make it (and those who did but want just a little bit more) to see highlights from the party, people and fashions. For those of you reading and asking, “Hey, what did I miss?” […]

Eco Education Important Component at Canada’s Fashion Weeks

Fashion Weeks around the world have taken the headlines by storm with coverage from NY, Paris, Milan and London. And thankfully, each of these international shows have featured sustainable fashion on their runways. Here in Canada, we tend to hold our Fashion Weeks a bit later in the season, mainly […]

Eco Education Important Component at Canada’s Fashion Weeks

Fashion Weeks around the world have taken the headlines by storm with coverage from NY, Paris, Milan and London. And thankfully, each of these international shows have featured sustainable fashion on their runways. Here in Canada, we tend to hold our Fashion Weeks a bit later in the season, mainly […]

And the Design Forward Winner Is?

Fashion Takes Action, led by Kelly Drennan, recently hosted their first Canadian designer award called Design Forward. Each designer was hand-selected by FTA based on a set of criteria including materials used, carbon footprint, ethical production practices, design aesthetics and any extra “eco-initiatives” they’ve implemented, like energy efficiency and organic […]

Eco Education Important Component at Canada’s Fashion Weeks

Fashion Weeks around the world have taken the headlines by storm with coverage from NY, Paris, Milan and London. And thankfully, each of these international shows have featured sustainable fashion on their runways. Here in Canada, we tend to hold our Fashion Weeks a bit later in the season, mainly […]

10 Finalists Are Off & Designing For The DIY With IOU Competition

Column10 finalists compete to have their design produced in The IOU Project’s “Made in NYC” Capsule Collection. The DIY with IOU Sustainable Design Competition recently announced their 10 finalists in the race to have their fashionable creation produced as part of The IOU Project‘s inaugural “Made in NYC” Capsule Collection. […]

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10 Finalists Are Off & Designing For The DIY With IOU Competition

Column10 finalists compete to have their design produced in The IOU Project’s “Made in NYC” Capsule Collection. The DIY with IOU Sustainable Design Competition recently announced their 10 finalists in the race to have their fashionable creation produced as part of The IOU Project‘s inaugural “Made in NYC” Capsule Collection. […]

THREADED: Wearable Woods – From Forests Into Fashionable Fabrics

Column“Best regards and please continue to bark up the right tree.” These were the closing words of wisdom I received from Oliver Heintz, founder and managing director behind BARK CLOTH®. His email salutation is potentially playful or maybe meant to leave a mark on your memory. Regardless, through this signature, […]

Summer Rayne Oakes and the Uniform Project Pair Up for Charity

The Uniform Project launches a monthly pilot series with sustainable movers and shakers. It’s amazing what a little black dress can do. Ever since Sheena Mathieken’s virgin exploration into the wardrobe unknown, which entailed wearing a single dress for 365 days, women have taken on similar challenges, some to see […]

Source4Style Workshop: Eco-Integration 1-0-1

The much anticipated Source 4 Style website went live earlier this fall and now founders Summer Rayne Oakes and Benita Singh are bringing the depths of their eco-fashion expertise in atelier style workshops to a city near you. The first one in NYC kicked off last Wednesday and attendees had […]

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