Posts Tagged ‘Ethical Fashion’

Jan
2013
22

Kevin Tong wears NOHARM Vegan Brogues

Kevin Tong wears NOHARM Vegan Brogues
Kevin, of Kevin Tong Illustration, here sports a pair of NOHARM vegan brogues. The brown brogues match magnificently with denim. Kevin proves there’s nothing more stylish than ethical fashion...
Aug
2012
18

Lady Gaga: Mother Monster Defends Fur

Lady Gaga: Mother Monster Defends Fur
Self-described “Mother Monster”  defends her love of animal abuse after PETA publicly branded her a “turncoat” for sporting fur at recent appearances. Lady Gaga in turn described PETA as  “violent, abusive, and childish” for addressing her use of fur. “I have truly always stayed away from skinned fur, especially since I...
Jul
2012
1

Uniqlo says no to mulesing

Uniqlo says no to mulesing
Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo will immediately phase out its purchase of wool from Australian suppliers who mutilate sheep in a practice called “mulesing,” according to the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia. In a statement, PETA Asia said they have received written confirmation from Uniqlo that it has committed...
May
2012
19

Christian Vegetarian Association

Christian Vegetarian Association
The Christian Vegetarian Association has a new forum. Interesting thread there: “are faith & ethics naturally related? in my experience faith is predominantly devoid of ethics and more associated with dogma and a lack of tolerance.” Christian Vegetarian Association...
Dec
2011
1

Fake Faux Fur

Fake Faux Fur
The HSUS Files False Advertising Complaint over Fur Garments Eleven retailers face potential civil and criminal penalties for real fur sold as faux The Humane Society of the United States filed a legal petition with the FederalTrade Commission against 11 nationally and internationally known retailers for the false advertising and mislabeling of...
Nov
2011
8

Alexa Chung Says Trends Are Lies Made Up by Fashion Magazines

Alexa Chung Says Trends Are Lies Made Up by Fashion Magazines
“I don’t really follow trends. I don’t know what they are. I think people make them up, and then they say, ‘Oh yeah, yellow’s really in this season.’ Sometimes there are obvious trends, but there aren’t any at the moment I can think of. Are there? It’s bullshit. Trends are a lie magazines make up ...
Oct
2011
15

Cocona, Fruity Material Made From Coconut Husks

Cocona, Fruity Material Made From Coconut Husks
Cocona is a lightweight, breathable fiber derived from coconut-husk waste discarded by the food-service industry. Reduced to charcoal, combined with recycled polyester, and spun to maximize its surface area for warmth retention and moisture wicking. It’s Said to resist odors better than traditional polyester fill...
Sep
2011
22

H&M to eliminate toxic chemicals from chain by 2020

H&M to eliminate toxic chemicals from chain by 2020
Activists in 12 countries spent a week plastering H&M store windows with giant decals imploring the company to “detox our future” and “detox our water.” Online campaigners also descended upon the high-street brand’s Twitter and Facebook with similar petitions. By Friday, Greenpeace activists finally achieved face time with...
Sep
2011
11

Vivienne Westwood celebrates …

Vivienne Westwood celebrates …
Showcased at the Vogues Fashion Night Out was an exclusive video of Vivienne Westwood’s visit to Kenya to coincide with a collection from the Ethical Fashion Africa Programme. Vivienne Westwood’s Ethical Fashion Africa collection has a holistic approach that is 100% dedicated to supporting disadvantaged communities to improve lives. Dame...
Oct
2010
8

Ethical Fashion Industry deserves a break!

Ethical Fashion Industry deserves a break!
Harold Tillman, the owner of Jaeger and Aquascutum and chair of the British Fashion Council, today called for tax breaks for Britain’s £175 million ethical-fashion industry. Tillman said incentivising eco-friendly design would “make sense for businesses and consumers” across the fashion sector, which is the UK’s second-biggest...