08 Sep '11, 5pm

Patagonia Takes Fashion Week as a Time to Say: 'Buy Less, Buy Used'

Patagonia Takes Fashion Week as a Time to Say: 'Buy Less, Buy Used'

In a novel bid to lower the environmental impact of its products, outdoor-gear maker Patagonia is telling its customers to "Buy less, buy used." To make it easier for them to do so, the Ventura, Calif.–based outfitter set up an online marketplace in collaboration with eBay . The tie-up marks a first for eBay, as the auction site's first-ever venture where its listings are available via another company's web presence. Used goods can be listed on either site show up at both. An auction function may not sound revolutionary in the retail world, but Patagonia's broader agenda here is an unorthodox, perhaps even radical, act for the fashion industry. Indeed, unveiled in New York last night, against the backdrop of fashion week -- that annual blitzkrieg of "toss those togs from last season, here's what to buy now" -- Patagonia's program points in the opposite direction. "This pro...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/09/08/patagonia-takes-f...

Tweets

Patagonia prepares for Fashion Week

Patagonia prepares for Fashion Week

mnn.com 08 Sep '11, 11pm

"The Common Threads Initiative addresses a significant part of today's environmental problem – the footprint of our stuff,...

Mummy, Can Buy For Me?

blogshopcity.com 10 Sep '11, 7am

Hihi! Welcome to www.canbuyforme.com , your truly local site (we speak Singlish you know?) for all tots and mommies! We op...

Patagonia to Help Customers Reuse Clothing, in ...

environmentalleader.com 08 Sep '11, 3pm

“This program first asks customers to not buy something if they don’t need it,” says Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia’s founder a...

Patagonia

Patagonia

ecouterre.com 07 Sep '11, 8pm

always had a reputation for making durable, low-impact outdoor apparel, but the California label is taking its sustainable...

Patagonia & eBay Partner to Reduce Consumption | Sustainable Life Media via @SustainBrands

Patagonia & eBay Partner to Reduce Consumption ...

sustainablelifemedia.com 08 Sep '11, 6pm

"The Common Threads Initiative addresses a significant part of today's environmental problem – the footprint of our stuff,...

Time flies: "Do you know it's been 10 years sin...

yu-kym.blogspot.com 10 Sep '11, 7am

"Do you know it's been 10 years since 911?" my colleague asked me. It's amazing how time flies. It doesn't even feel like ...

Tour de Fashion: Borrow a Designer-Customized Bike During New York Fashion Week

Tour de Fashion: Borrow a Designer-Customized B...

ecouterre.com 08 Sep '11, 1pm

? How gauche. The only way to roll is on two wheels. No need to tune-up your Schwinn for the long haul, however—you can bo...

New York Fashion Week: Vena Cava

New York Fashion Week: Vena Cava

thebaglady.tv 08 Sep '11, 10am

New York Fashion Week has begun! The NYC runways are now buzzing with stylish traffic, and so far, our favourite accessori...

New York Fashion week 2011 starts today #NYFW

ida.gov.sg 08 Sep '11, 8am

World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Reports Note: The WEF revised its methodology for the 2007 GCI. The WEF also r...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2012: Tadashi...

purseblog.com 09 Sep '11, 2am

I doubt that Shoji would balk at the suggestion, because he surely knew that doing a collection full of floor-length gowns...

Patagonia Partners with eBay to Reduce Consumption

Patagonia Partners with eBay to Reduce Consumption

triplepundit.com 08 Sep '11, 9am

Patagonia encourages its customers to reduce consumption, repair clothing, recycle, and finally, resell its items. That is...

INFO: you can buy SS3 3D tickets here: ! new se...

gv.com.sg 07 Sep '11, 8am

(You will enjoy instant benefits after registering. Please note you are required to fill in a form and it takes about 5 mi...

G2000 - Buy a suit set and enjoy 40% off your next regular priced item!

G2000 - Buy a suit set and enjoy 40% off your n...

tualobang.blogspot.com 10 Sep '11, 3am

Hi, thanks for visiting. Here's a simple FAQ for the site: 1. We provide multiple content push options: a) Subscribe to em...

Nicolle Miller Ode to 80´s!

purseblog.com 10 Sep '11, 5am

Holy 1980s prints, PurseBloggers. Nicole Miller Spring 2012 had them in spades during her showing this evening at Mercedes...