How Should We Think About What We Pay for Clothes?
The price on the tag has to factor in the materials, labor, transportation, taxes and of course a retail markup, among other costs. When all these are added up, it becomes clear that someone is losing out in this equation.
Protection for Long-Exploited California Garment Workers Is Finally Signed Into Law
The Garment Worker Protection Act enforces fair compensation and holds fashion brands accountable for unpaid wages.
In Fashion, Regenerative Farming Isn't an Impossible Solution
Eco-label Christy Dawn spent two years bringing 24 acres of depleted farmland back to life. Now, the brand is sharing the roadmap of how it did it.
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3 Up-and-Coming Designers Who Could Shape the Future of Sustainability
In their work with seaweed shoes, creepy knits and Ugandan bark cloth, these designers are ones to watch.
Covid-19 Gave Fashion the Chance to Change for the Better — But So Far, Results Are Mixed
Our post-pandemic sustainability narratives won't get better without sustained effort.
The Los Angeles Brand Making a Big, Patchworked Business Out of Deadstock
Launched on Kickstarter by two recent Stanford grads, Oddli is going all in on funky, mismatched fabric that would've been thrown away.
The Pandemic Transformed Fashion's Sustainability Narrative in 2020
The sustainability movement experienced both gains and losses in this monumental year. But it also proved it's here to stay.
How Two Sustainability-Focused Brands Have Adapted to Weather the Pandemic
Maggie Marilyn and Mara Hoffman adopted different strategies to ride out this uncertain year.
By Reinvesting in Artisans, This Brand Is Challenging the Way Apparel Treats Its Skilled Workers
Someone Somewhere has increased the monthly income of its artisans — located across five of Mexico's lowest-income states — by 300%.
This Site Makes it Easy to Shop the Coolest Sustainable Brands
Wolf & Badger exclusively works with independent, ethical designers, delineating their production practices on every product page. They put the 'able' in 'sustainable.'
Inside the Fight to End Labor Exploitation in L.A. Garment Factories
Garment workers are working to change a long history of wage theft and sweatshop-like conditions in Los Angeles.
Stella McCartney 'Barely Knows What Sustainable Means Anymore'
The designer used her Spring 2021 presentation to try and go deeper with the language we use to talk about fashion's environmental impact.
Just How Bad is NYFW for the Environment? A New CFDA Report Tries To Find Out
Some of what's in it may surprise you.
Approaching Sustainability as a Mass-Market Retailer: A Case Study With Walmart and Asos
One launched a small "circular" collection with much fanfare, the other started employing organic and recyclable fabrications and barely told anyone. Which approach works best?
Must Read: 'Vogue' Launches in Singapore, a Timeline of Black-Owned Beauty Brands
Plus, Hill House Home launches new nap dresses.
Your Guide to Made-to-Order: The No-Inventory Shopping Solution
A shopper's-first primer on the promising world of on-demand manufacturing.
New Standard Institute Unveils 'Roadmap' to Rebuild a Better Fashion Industry
How citizens, brands and media can move toward the ideal that the word "sustainability" represents.
PH5 Highlights Indigenous Fire Management Practices With Its Spring 2021 Presentation
As fires ravage the American West, the brand looks to Firesticks Alliance, an Indigenous Australian fire and land management group, for hope.
Leah Thomas is Helping Build a More Intersectional Sustainability Movement
"I of course want to save the whales, but I also want to save Black people. Can we talk about that?"