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"Maybe we need to realize that caring about the Earth and taking care of things doesn't necessarily mean 'crunchy'; it's just what we all have to do to live. That definitely is a hurdle, but we're doing it, you know. We're trying to make the connection that things should have value. We shouldn't ...
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Four years after Solo Eyewear crowdfunded a line of bamboo sunglasses with a philanthropic bent, the San Diego–based label has returned to Kickstarter to pre-launch eight new designs, this time made with 20 percent recycled plastic. Featuring names such as "Belize," "Liberia," and "Malawi," th ...
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The North Face isn't the only outdoor-apparel brand exploring synthetic spider silk. Patagonia has just inked a deal with Bay Area startup Bolt Threads to produce the latter's "engineered silk" protein, derived from yeast, on a commercial scale this summer. “The $1.5 trillion textiles industry ...
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Photos by Maven Collection AGAVE SILK \ə-ˈgä-vē ˈsilk\ n. 1 a: A cruelty-free textile composed of filaments derived from the crushed leaves of the Saharan aloe vera cactus, part of the agave family of plants. b: Also known as sabra silk and vegetable silk. c: Hand-loomed in Morocco, sometim ...
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An incredible new "face lift in a tube" could dramatically reshape the appearance of eye bags and wrinkles without surgery, Gizmodo reports. Developed by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Living Proof, and Olivo Labs, the second-skin-like ma ...
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Bad news for the Beyhive: Britain's The Sun reports that the Sri Lankan seamstresses who make Ivy Park, Beyoncé's new line of high-end athletic wear for Topshop earn just £4.30 ($6.19) a day. "It would cost them more than a month’s wages to buy a pair of [the Lemonade singer's] £100 legging ...
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The Body Shop wants you to help it build a bio-bridge. What's a bio-bridge? Described simply, a bio-bridge is a green corridor that connects wildlife habitats that have been fragmented by human activity such as highways or logging. Think of it as a kind of road crossing that helps estranged flor ...
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There's very little about Google and Levi Strauss's "smart" jacket that distinguishes it from any other garment a savvy urbanite might sport. With neither flashing LEDs nor conspicuous circuits, the "Commuter" trucker doesn't exactly telegraph "high-tech." And that is precisely the point. Unveil ...
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We've seen the future of leather and it doesn't involve cows. Take Rombaut, for instance. Eschewing animal hide, the experimental Parisian label harnesses plant-based alternatives such as fig tree bark from Uganda, tapa from the South Pacific, wild Amazonian rubber, coconut fiber, and even potat ...
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Nike is doubling down on waste. In fact, 71 percent of its shoes and apparel today contain recycled materials derived, in part, from its own production leftovers, the sportswear giant revealed in its annual sustainability report on Wednesday. Writing in his "Letter from the CEO," Mark Parker ref ...
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Bad news for the Beyhive: Britain's The Sun reports that the Sri Lankan seamstresses who make Beyoncé's new line of high-end athletic wear earn just £4.30 ($6.19) a day. "It would cost them more than a month’s wages to buy a pair of Beyoncé's £100 leggings," the newspaper wryly observed of ...
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FUTURE OF RETAIL Plus, spot and snap any of the retailer's ambassadors—who will be tooling around town till Sunday in jackets emblazoned with messages such as "I've been around," Love me or leave me," and "You don't own me"—and you'll be entered to win a curated wardrobe worth €1000 ($1,13 ...
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