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Jenny Lee

June 9, 2020 in What is Sustainability

COVID-19 is a Wake-up Call for Sustainable Fashion

The global spread of COVID-19, commonly known as the novel coronavirus, has affected all aspects of society, from our everyday lives to the international operations of major companies in various trades, including the fashion industry. This shutting down of modern society as we know it has forced us to reconcile […]

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Jenny Lee

April 13, 2020 in Fashion

How COVID-19 is Impacting the Global Fashion Industry

With the worldwide spread of COVID-19, also referred to as the novel coronavirus, the international fashion industry has been heavily impacted. The disease’s negative impact is being felt by many companies and functions, especially as the troubling effects have escalated as brands were ramping up for the fall 2020 fashion […]

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Jenny Lee

April 13, 2020 in Uncategorized

The Fashion industry Needs Social Justice

Social justice and fashion are directly intertwined, both in the statements that are made on the runway and the daily operational practices that fashion industries engage in. When one thinks of fashion, the most immediate thought is the clothes that are made and presented. However, these clothes are only the […]

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Jenny Lee

April 13, 2020 in Beauty

Defining Healthy Beauty

The age-old saying goes, “Beauty is pain.” The fashion and cosmetic industries have since embodied this adage, setting impossible standards of what it means to achieve beauty in our everyday lives and implementing harsh labor practices that exploit workers and the environment.  Beauty should not be synonymous with pain. Beauty […]

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Catalina

April 11, 2020 in Materials & Innovation

Environment Friendly Clothing Designer

Hello, my name is Catalina. I am an environmentalist, I work advocating for solar and wind power in California. I am also an artist, I create clothes made from Felt, which is a non-weaved fabric made of virgin wool mixed with soap. It is believed Felt is the first textile material […]

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June 24, 2019 in Uncategorized

How to Find Manufacturers with Ethical Procedures

The process for finding ethical clothing manufacturers can be challenging and time-consuming. With so many listings on the internet, how can you tell if you're choosing the right one? Here are some tips to keep in mind to ensure that you're working with manufacturers who follow ethical procedures. Use Ethical [...]

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July 24, 2018 in Fashion

Copenhagen Fashion Summit

Top Three Innovations Copenhagen Fashion Summit is the leading sustainability event in fashion, bringing leaders together from around the world to discuss, mobilize and develop the future of the industry! This year I had the honor to be able to attend the event on the 15th and 16th of May […]

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June 5, 2018 in Materials & Innovation

Apple Girl: Leather of the Future

The Apple Girl is an amazing new material innovation coined by Hannah Michaud; a female American Entrepreneur taking the fashion industry by storm! To find a substitute for leather, she has partnered with the engineer university DTU in Copenhagen, Denmark to transform apple waste into the leather of the future. […]

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April 5, 2018 in Fashion

Scandinavia, the Pioneers of Sustainable High Quality Design

Scandinavia is an incredible part of Europe filled with culture, high quality design and right now, with a huge sustainable development! Characterized by minimalism, simplicity and functionality Scandinavian design is on the forefront of modern interest and appeal. In regards to furniture and fashion; Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Finland […]

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April 4, 2018 in Fashion

VERONIKA KOCARIKOVA, A Designer Embracing Slovakian Heritage

VERONIKA KOCARIKOVA A Designer Embracing Slovakian Heritage Veronika Kocarikova is a Slovakian Designer embracing sustainable fashion through her cultural heritage and personal experiences. By creating modern designs that are personal to her, she has landed with a collection featuring family history with threads of emotional design. Slovakia, one of the […]

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April 4, 2018 in Fashion

Why is Sustainability Important for the Fashion Industry?

Why is Sustainability Important for the Fashion Industry? The fashion industry today is a multi billion dollar business affecting everyone around the world in some way! Business are booming, but at what cost to others?  Fashion is the second dirtiest industry in the world, following right after oil. Due to […]