May 1, 2021


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.

O2 Monde sustainable shoes

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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Penn State Harrisburg student is a rising star in the sustainable fashion industry

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — A Penn State Harrisburg freshman is quickly working her way up in the sustainable fashion community. One of her dresses made out of masks and newspapers is now on display at the Art Association of Harrisburg.

Sustainable fashion is becoming increasingly trendy. For Carley Furlow, it involves making clothes out of things that would otherwise be thrown away.

Her dress being featured at the art association is for the gallery exhibit “Figuratively Speaking,” where every piece of art

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How blockchain could make fashion more sustainable

TextileGenesis believes the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin can help. The company, based in Hong Kong and India, wants to make the fashion industry more transparent by using blockchain to digitize the supply chain, helping brands track clothes production from the raw materials to the finished article.

Sourcing sustainable materials is becoming a top priority for fashion companies, according to a 2019 report by consulting firm McKinsey & Company. Brands surveyed for the report said they also wanted to create transparency in their supply chains, but McKinsey noted few companies had yet achieved that.

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