Fur is Red with a hint of Green?”

The charming folks over at the Fur Council continue to run their “fur is green” campaign despite the mountain of evidence against such a claim. They persist with the false statement: “Synthetics are generally made from petroleum (a non-renewable resource), which is NOT consistent with the sustainable use of our environment. The production, transportation and […]

DISPOSABLE CLOTHES for Recessionistas

DISPOSABLE CLOTHES: How about disposable paper frocks during the credit crunch? That’s the subject of an upcoming exhibition at Antwerp’s Musée de la Mode de la Province museum. The show — dubbed Paper Fashion and conceived in collaboration with Atopos Cultural Organization, an Athens-based design and fashion organization — studies the role of paper and […]

Soles4Souls: Donated Shoes Landed on eBay

Ethical fashion, now there’s an oxymoron… Soles4Souls has filed a federal lawsuit claiming that about 16,000 pairs of donated Minnetonka Moccasin shoes ended up for sale on eBay rather than being shipped to needy people in Africa. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee against five defendants, including Concord, […]


Joining Forces for Orphans in Malawi More than 400,000 children in Malawi have lost their mother, father, or both to the AIDS epidemic. Given the rapid spread of the disease, countless families and village communities have no hope of coping. In many cases, AIDS has wiped out entire generations of parents. An acute famine affecting […]

Rogan Clothes at Target

The mass retailer on April 19 will launch Loomstate for Target, a version of the environmentally conscious Loomstate label designed by Rogan Gregory. The release for the collection for men and women is meant to coincide with Earth Day on April 22. Prices will range from $14.99 to $44.99. A New York City-based designer, Gregory […]

Richard James Savile Row x Condor

Tour de Green? Savile Row tailor Richard James has teamed up with British bicycle makers Condor on a new deluxe, state of the art bicycle. City gents who prefer to take the green route to work, can now cycle in style. Richard James is one of the newest but also most coveted tailors on the […]

Marni & Moncler Clothing for Charity

Both Marni and Moncler build on the momentum of ethical fashion and provide hope to poor children in deprived countries. Marni created two special projects called In a World of My Own and Dreams of Growing Up, where children are the artists. For the first one, kids around the globe were asked to envision themselves […]

Gucci Handbag for UNICEF

Rihanna has partnered with Gucci to be the face of their new Tattoo Heart accessories collection, which Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini designed as part of their annual campaign to benefit UNICEF. “Our relationship with UNICEF is a partnership that I hold very dearly,” said Giannini. “It is an exceptional organization that is able to […]


The RE:Fashion Awards will take place on the 13th November 2008, celebrating people and organisations who have taken great strides in tackling poverty, healing the environment and changing consumer attitudes towards ethical fashion. Join Daisy Lowe, Portia Freeman, Vivienne Westwood, Zandra Rhodes, Katharine Hamnett, Pixie Geldof, Leah Weller and a stellar line up of stars […]

Rogan Jeans + soulful minimalism

Rogan Gregory, the designer behind Rogan, as well as Loomstate and Edun, defines his new collection as “soulful minimalism.” “It’s minimalism in the true sense of the word – stark and super simple,” he said in his New York showroom on Wednesday, Nov. 5, during a presentation of his Spring 2009 collection. “Letting the shape […]

Bulgari Ring + Save the Children

Bulgari will mark its 125th anniversary with high-wattage celebrations and a charity initiative. The Roman jeweler has joined forces with Save the Children for a project called Rewrite the Future. The goal is to provide education to eight million children living in conflict-affected areas by 2010. Bulgari said it aims to raise 10 million euros, […]

Nike Considered Design follows NOHARM

Nike follow NOHARM’s lead and goes green. Green has been the theme of NOHARM for three years and Nike’s decision to follow in NOHARM’s footsteps is a positive move for the company and the environment. Nike today debuted Nike Considered Design, products which combine sustainability principles with the newest innovations for sport. Nike Considered Design […]

Prada Store NO + NOHARM Brand YES

Friends of the Earth boycott Prada and vote for environmentally-friendly brands like NOHARM Friends of the Earth claim a sign board at Prada’s flagship store in the central business district in Hong Kong was needlessly illuminated from dusk until dawn, the South China Morning Post reported. The group’s activists in other cities found that Prada’s […]

Eco and Green Fashion

Is Eco and Green Fashion a real phenomenon or a temporary media driven frenzy? Eco-Friendly Designs Close Out LA Fashion Week by Jenny Peters “Los Angeles – It was a green ending to a packed week of fashion shows at Smashbox Studios in Culver City, as the Mercedes-Benz Los Angeles Fashion Week closed out on […]

NOHARM – Green Menswear

NOHARM footwear, apparel and accessories is the answer to the fashion conscious man with an ethical leaning and an eye on an environmentally sustainable future. In a groundbreaking 2006 report, the United Nations (U.N.) said that raising animals for food generates more greenhouse gases than all the cars and trucks in the world combined. Senior […]

Vivienne Westwood gets vocal!

Mad Madge, whose latest single is in support of Barack Obama, isn’t the only one injecting politics in to pop music. Vivienne Westwood is tossing her hat into the ring too: “I’ve written a political song about the legalized, 42-day detention of suspected terrorists,” said the designer at the London launch of her compilation CD […]

Gwyneth Paltrow Wears Tod’s Fur

“Gwyneth Paltrow in the new Tod’s ad is draped in fur! PETA is already up in arms, and they’re trying to hit her where it hurts by bringing Apple into it. The organization told the Independent: “Gwyneth Paltrow won’t be the apple of her daughter’s eye if she continues to flaunt fur.” PETA says it […]

Stella McCartney Lingerie

Stella McCartney Bra Used in Fur Ad, Stella Goes ‘Ballistic’ by Jessica Coen “There are really only two facts you need to know about the personal proclivities of Stella McCartney: One, she’s a Beatles progeny, and two, she’s hard-core PETA — an ardent supporter of animal rights and a strict vegetarian. She’s rumored to give […]

Terrorist Clothing by Joe Corre

The son of punk pioneers Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood, Corre has launched a new menswear boutique in East London devoted to selling his “Terrorist” clothing line and a range of collected artifacts. First question has to be why Corre and not McLaren-Westwood?… and the second question: is this an extension of his father’s Great […]

Vivienne Westwood Clothing or Not!

Can you spot Viv?… By the face? Vivienne Westwood was born in Derbyshire, England in 1941. Her father was a shoemaker and her mother a cotton weaver. When she was 16, her family moved to London and Vivienne attended the Harrow School of Art. After spending just one term there, she left to become a […]

De La Soul + Sugar Cane Jeans

Mega group De La Soul are massive Sugar Cane fans and are seen here wearing their favourite denim brand with Flavor Flav the prolific hype man of Public Enemy. De La Soul is a Grammy Award-winning hip hop group from Amityville, New York. They are best known for their eclectic sampling and quirky, surreal lyrics, […]

Oliver Sweeney Shoes follow NOHARM

Following the lead of NOHARM footwear, Oliver Sweeney is going ethical and green. Luxury footwear and accessories label Oliver Sweeney, is gearing up to show its greener side by launching a shoe amnesty program. The initiative is set up in association with Green World Recycling in a bid to raise funds for the developing world. […]


With the growing trend in eco-fashion comes much misleading marketing. The truth is there are a great many brands with true ecologicial credentials like NOHARM, Sugar Cane, Loomstate, Kohzo to name a few but there are also a great many other brands who are simply looking to make a buck off the latest trend. Venessa […]

Counterfeit Clothing = Terrorism

Following Kitmeout’s report that fake clothing is supporting terrorism in 2006: http://www.kitmeout.com/blog/2006/02/14/louis-vuitton-shoes-louis-vuitton-bag-louis-vuitton-fakes/, Reuters have issued the following update: “NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City, long a place where counterfeit watches and fake designer handbags are sold on street corners, is unveiling an ad campaign warning consumers of the human cost of indulging in knockoffs. […]

Ethical Fashion

The International ethical fashion trade fair will take place October 9th – 12th 2008 in Paris at the Carrousel du Louvre. Ethical Fashion Show® is organised by Universal Love a not-for-profit organisation founded in 1995. Ethical Fashion Show’s objective is to bring together International buyers and fashion professionals together with cutting edge ethical fashion designers […]

Earthchild Clothing with a Conscience!

Following the lead of NOHARM Footwear and Clothing, Earthchild Clothing is making an impact with Contemporary, Comfortable Clothing with a Conscience. Bright Beginning Aware of the fine quality of South African cotton, the partners of the Earthchild U.S. Flagship store in Westfield, N.J. sought a clothing store with South African roots. “One look at Earthchild […]

Barneys + Loomstate to Go Green…

Barneys, Loomstate to Go Green by Recycling T-Shirts. The axiom “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is getting an eco-sensitive spin, thanks to Barneys New York, Loomstate and the Sundance Channel. Anyone up for recycling their Tees let us know. Launched in New York City in 2004 by designer Rogan Gregory and Scott Hahn, […]

Green Fashion + NOHARM Clothing

“Research and Markets” just published a report covering the latest of green textiles and apparel. According to Research and Markets “green fashion” is the way forward and the future for the industry is looking very rosie. Going green is still a hot news item and environmental issues are being addressed. Research and Markets reports it’s […]

Sugar Cane Jeans, The Eco Answer?

ECO-TIPS FOR JEANS Sugar Cane Jeans, the original environmentally progressive brand is perhaps the answer to the denim woes highlighted by UNEP?  The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) presents an innovative ad to sensitize young people to climate change through… their jeans! Paris, France – March 2008 – Among the sustainability challenges that affect our […]

A Peace Treaty 2008 Collection

Born as a personal treaty between Faraf Malik, a Pakistani Muslim and Dana Arbib, a Libyan Jew, A PEACE TREATY is a statement in fashion aimed at an international audience. Their production enables talented artisans to ply their trade in difficult socio-economic conditions. Each collection focuses on a specific region, with the 2008 collection inspired […]