11 Feb '12, 4pm

Eco fashion designers at New York Fashion Week: Part 1

Eco fashion is a category that, despite economic woes, limited finances and more expensive materials, keeps on growing. Like organic food, many people (both designers and clothes-lovers) are realizing that traditional textile manufacture creates a host of environmental and human rights issues that are becoming harder and harder to ignore. Local manufacturing, reuse of materials, upcycling, and sustainable fabrics (like organic cottons and wools, recycled polyester, peace silks, alpaca and bamboo) are just some of the most popular fabrics that can be created with less energy, less waste, and less pollution.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/blogs/eco-fashi...

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