July 25, 2021


How Designer Sami Miro Is Challenging Fashion Through Her Sustainable Brand, Sami Miro Vintage

In the past few years, the fashion industry has been confronted with a challenging question: how can it continue to produce at its current rate without harming the planet? From Gucci to Burberry, heritage fashion houses have made a conscious effort to get rid of harmful practices – from the use of furs to unsustainable manufacturing processes. But a rising number of small business owners have taken the lead on what it means to manage a sustainable, eco-conscious brand and galvanize a clientele that cares about saving the planet, too. Impact

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‘Abacaxi’: Indian American Designer Sheena Sood’s Clothing Label is Fun, Sustainable and Inclusive | Business

If you can’t really go on a tropical holiday, try wearing one of Sheena Sood’s outfits, which will automatically transport you to some place that screams fun.

“Mindfully-made clothing inspired by travel, vibrant hues, and the infinite beauty of nature. Balancing bold color, handcrafted techniques, and an innovative play on traditional silhouettes”: This is how the Brooklyn, New York-based Indian American designer describes her clothing brand that is fast gaining recognition.

Just like her sustainable clothing and tie-dye technique, her brand name is unique, too. Called Abacaxi (pronounced as “uh-bah-ka-shee”), the brand is named after the Portuguese word for pineapple,

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L.A. clothing designer creates sustainable underwear brand that supports local business

LOS ANGELES — Greatwood Underwear founder and designer Jermelle F. Pitts has been passionate about quality men’s underwear for as long as he can remember. When starting his own underwear line in 2018, the goal was to create a product that is sustainable.

Pitts set out to create a brand that is based locally in downtown Los Angeles. According to Shon Simon, owner of the clothing manufacturer Pitts works with, all of the manufacturing, textiles, waistbands, and fabric are created in Los Angeles. She said, “He’s the perfect candidate for doing it locally.”

One of the highlights to Pitts’ underwear

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Adidas CEO Rorsted says consumers will force fashion to be sustainable

Kasper Rorsted, chief executive officer of Adidas AG, gestures while speaking during a Bloomberg Television interview in London, U.K., on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019.

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Social media has made it easier for consumers to hold companies and CEOs accountable for their actions, and that’s a good thing, Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted told CNBC’s Sara Eisen at the CNBC Evolve Global Summit.

“I think that the scrutiny on companies and CEOs are much greater today. I think that part of the reason is social media is bringing a transparency and also a news flow out

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Get to know the Dominican-founded fashion brand making sustainable clothing sexy

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“Thanks, it’s sustainable!” Words like “cute” or “sexy” might not come to mind when you think of sustainable fashion, but Dominican-based

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St. Louis designer creates sustainable clothing brand

ST. LOUIS — This week we observed the 51st anniversary of Earth Day – a day set aside to show support for environmental protection.

In St. Louis, there is a young clothing designer on a mission to help take care of the world under our feet. He is using his spare time to build a brand that is minimal and sustainable.

“Need for a creative outlet in my life,” said Anthony White.

But instead of picking a hobby to occupy his days, he decided to do something bigger. He launched the Jon Blanco clothing line.

“The ultimate goal is to

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Sustainable fashion brands – CNN Underscored

(CNN) —  

Whether it’s reducing waste or using sustainable beauty products, there are many things we can change in our daily routines to live in a more earth-friendly way. One way you can cut down on your environmental impact is ditching fast fashion and instead shopping sustainably. But it’s not as easy as you might think. Sustainability has become somewhat of a marketing ploy for many companies; that’s why we talked to experts to figure out what brands are actually sustainable and what you should look for when trying to make the switch to sustainable fashion.

So what exactly does

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The 5 Best Sustainable Fashion Brands of 2021

From clothes to shoes to accessories, call on these brands for luxury fashion finds that don’t harm Mother Nature.

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1. Christy Dawn

A sustainable brand since the start, Christy Dawn seeks to go further and actively heal Mother Earth by creating partnerships with communities and ecosystems that support the initiatives. From the Deadstock Collection—a series of dresses made with excess fabric left behind from other fashion companies—to the Organic Cotton Collection—a collaboration with Oshadi Collective featuring organic cotton pieces colored with natural or organic dyes—to the Farm-to-Closet initiative, the brand’s goal to evolve from a sustainable brand into a regenerative

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The Japanese designers building a more sustainable fashion industry

Written by Lena Vazifdar, CNN

In Japan, the term “mottainai” — loosely translated to “what a waste” — has deep roots. Originating from a Buddhist belief that every object has intrinsic value and should be utilized for its full life cycle, the credo has been threaded throughout national culture for centuries.

“Mottainai and handmade culture is everywhere in Japan,” said Kaoru Imajo, director of Japan Fashion Week Organization, said in an email. Sake lees (the residual yeast left over from the fermentation process), he points out, has long been used as a cooking ingredient, and discarded orange peels have been
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