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BreakThrough DESIGNER Label: Simply Natural

Simply Natural Clothing

Making products that hold true to their motto, “good for customer, country and earth,” Simply Natural has worked hard to create sustainable goods that give them an edge in this extremely competitive eco-friendly industry. We were lucky enough to learn ...

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Is Coconut Fabric the Future of Sports Wear?

Cocona Fabrics Sustainable Textile

It’s easy enough to make fabric, there are a number of ways to weave, dye and otherwise embellish cloth. But as we all know, beauty is only skin-deep, and our options seem to limit significantly when designing textiles that need ...

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How Far Would You Go For Sustainability? Human Remains Textiles

Human Remains Textiles

Sustainability is a factor that has become more important than ever in the fashion and textile industries. Use of recycled materials in particular, has sparked some amazing innovations in design. Recently, Central Saint Martins MFA student Kerry Greville has undertaken ...

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Eugenia Morpurgo: Sustainable Shoes

Eugenia Morpurgo

As many of us know, though it has come a long way, the textile industry needs major work when it comes to sustainability. Fortunately, this is an issue that is becoming more recognized and people from a variety of different ...

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Studio Swine Offers a Unique Take on Sustainable Fashion

Studio Swine

As designers, innovation is a way of life. We are constantly striving to find new methods, alternative materials, and a unique way of creating our work. This is especially true of Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves, the duo behind Studio ...

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BreakThrough DESIGNER Label: The Sway

The Sway - StartUp FASHION

With a mission to create all products using various sustainable methods of production, fashion label The Sway’s goal is not just to produce edgy jackets and handbags, but to promote honorable business practices to other developing countries around the world. As ...

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BreakThrough DESIGNER Label: KAYU

Kayu-Design-Start Up Fashion business resource

Although Jamie Lim, founder and designer of KAYU, is a born Texan, it was her time spent in Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong that truly shaped the kind of designer she is today. Lim knew that starting her own label would be ...

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IOU Project & Source4Style: Global Independent Design Competition

Global Independent Design Competition - start up fashion business resource

Designers, here is an incredible opportunity to get your vision out there!  Two of the most innovative contributors to sustainable fashion are joining forces to host the Global Independent Design Competition! In the past, we introduced you to Source4Style, a ...

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Qmilch, A New Kind of Textile

Startup Fashion Qmilch fabric milk textile

A new textile has recently come out that could very well redefine sustainability in fashion. Qmilch. Qmilch is an eco-friendly textile made from milk. The designer who created the fabric comes from a unique and seemingly unlikely background; Anke Domaske was formerly ...

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Fashion and Sustainability Lecture – Mass College of Art and Design

Freiderike Von Wedel-Parlow

The word sustainability has been thrown around a lot, especially in the fashion industry. So what does it actually mean? StartUp FASHION recently attended Jennifer Varekamp’s “Fashion and Sustainability” lecture at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and got a ...

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Organik Clothing Line Dedicated to Preserving Green and Natural Life

Organik2

In recent years the fashion industry has taken strides towards promoting philanthropy, social good, and saving the environment. Sustainable products are becoming more popular as designers are embracing the idea of designing for a cause. Brands such as TOM’s, FEED ...

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Have You Heard of The National Association of Sustainable Fashion Designers?

Sustainable

Recently we were introduced to the The National Association of Sustainable Fashion Designers and we have to say, we’re impressed. The National Association of Sustainable Fashion Designers (SFD)  is a non-profit organization that provides specialized programs,education and industry resources that advance creative, ...

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