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  • Seattle’s Sustainable Style

    Seattle’s Sustainable Style

    Sustainable fashion in Seattle has surged in recent years. With hundreds of fashion companies in the greater Seattle area, diverse quality garments and accessories have become more accessible. Companies such as Filson and Eddie Bauer have supplied classic, outdoor clothing for decades but style in the Emerald City seems to be morphing in the past few years, with designers…

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  • A Stitch in Time – The Patagonia Principle

    A Stitch in Time – The Patagonia Principle

    byPrerana Manvi Share on FacebookShare on Twitter “Only on the fringes of an ecosystem, those outer rings, do evolution and adaptation occur at a furious pace; the inner center of the system is where the entrenched, non-adapting species die off, doomed to failure by maintaining the status quo. Businesses go through the same cycles.” –…

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  • 3 Companies Leading the Way in Circular Fashion

    3 Companies Leading the Way in Circular Fashion

    Upcycled fashion can be a beautiful and sustainable solution for the textile industry Every second, a truckload of textiles is landfilled. These three companies have taken on the challenge to turn waste into wonderful sustainable fashion. EEDEN: A Seed to End the One-Way Street Eeden, a German startup, has developed an innovative process to recycle…

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  • Six Simple Ways to Fill Your Wardrobe with Sustainable Clothing

    Six Simple Ways to Fill Your Wardrobe with Sustainable Clothing

    Sarah Lees, University of South Wales The environmental impact of fashion waste is overwhelming. Every year the UK alone sends 350,000 tonnes of clothing to landfills. And as the majority of garments are made from oil-based materials like polyester – 22.67 billion tonnes of polyester clothing is produced every year worldwide – they aren’t going…

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  • Sustainable Fashion Aims to Make Green the New Black

    Sustainable Fashion Aims to Make Green the New Black

    Employing more than 300 million people and producing 100 billion items every year, the fashion industry has a colossal impact on the environment. Driving this trend is so-called ‘fast-fashion’, an exploitative yet highly profitable business model that turns high-fashion designs into low-cost, mass-produced styles. In the EU, textile consumption is the fourth highest pressure category in terms…

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  • San Francisco’s Answer to Fast Fashion: A Zero Textile Waste Initiative

    San Francisco’s Answer to Fast Fashion: A Zero Textile Waste Initiative

    Fifteen years after the Zero Waste Textile initiative started in San Francisco in 2003, the city has diverted 80 percent of all waste generated in the city away from landfill disposal through source reduction, reuse, recycling, and composting programs—the highest rate of any major U.S. city according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Although there is still…

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  • Adidas and Nike, Two Rivals on Sustainability: Who Wins?

    Adidas and Nike, Two Rivals on Sustainability: Who Wins?

    by Emilia Sharpes In a world saturated with big-name brands,  Adidas and Nike are two sportswear giants that have found success in the apparel sector. Inevitably, they are rivals and it would be hard to find someone who does not own a single item from either brand. But in terms of sustainability, which one is best? The Impakter Index…

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  • Embrace Secondhand Shopping for a More Stylish You

    Embrace Secondhand Shopping for a More Stylish You

    Beyond the allure of affordability and sustainability, embracing the world of pre-loved fashion can be the key to unlocking a wardrobe that not only tells your story but also stands out in a crowd. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the art of secondhand shopping and explore how this approach can elevate your style…

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  • Ordinary: The Extraordinary Power of Embracing Simplicity

    Ordinary: The Extraordinary Power of Embracing Simplicity

    There’s a subtle rebellion taking place—one that celebrates the extraordinary power of embracing the ordinary. In the realm of fashion, where uniqueness is often championed, the art of being ordinary emerges as a distinctive and impactful statement. In this blog post, we’ll explore the profound beauty and style that comes with embracing simplicity, demonstrating how…

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  • Unveiling the Trends: Discover the Latest Fashion on Poshmark

    Unveiling the Trends: Discover the Latest Fashion on Poshmark

    In the dynamic world of fashion, staying on top of the latest trends is a never-ending quest for style enthusiasts. With an abundance of online platforms, Poshmark has emerged as a treasure trove for fashionistas seeking the hottest trends at their fingertips. In this article, we’ll explore the art of finding the latest fashion on…

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