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Feel-Good Fashion Headlines from the Week of May 27

Sustainable and ethical fashion news worth celebrating this week. Teen Invents Microplastic Filtration System Using Magnetic Water Irish 18-year-old Fionn Ferreira has devised a plan to tackle microplastic pollution using magnetic liquid to remove the particles from water (read the New Fashion Initiative Microplastics Action Guide to learn more). Ferreira will share ...

The New Fashion Microplastics Action Guide

By Anna Brones Visualize a sea of plastic. You might picture waves of plastic bags, but you should add to that visual a rolling sea of tiny fibers called microplastics that shed from our clothes, including our yoga pants, polar fleece pullovers and nylon windbreakers. That’s exactly where we’re headed, a ...
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Feel-Good Fashion Headlines from the Week of May 13

Sustainable and ethical fashion news worth celebrating this week. With Fenty, Rihanna Becomes the First Woman of Color to Launch a Label at LVMH The pop star is the first woman of color to have a label under LVMH, and the first woman to start an original brand for the world's ...

GoodStuffNYC: An Immersive, Circular Fashion Experience

Good Stuff NYC is a pop-up experience of living well in the circular economy. It runs May 31st through June 28th, 2019 at the South Street Seaport. A sustainable, circular fashion industry is often thought of as some aspirational, distant future, but a month-long pop-up aims to change that perception. ...
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In Made in MexicoDoc, Female Empowerment Is More Than a Slogan

By Ayesha Barenblat, Founder, Remake  In the fashion world, talking about empowering women is really trendy right now. From the UN to fashion CEOs, everyone is talking about uplifting women. Yet data suggests a very different story. In an article “Fashion’s Woman Problem”, the New York Times reported that 85% of graduating ...
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Feel-Good Fashion Headlines from the Week of April 29

Young designers are creating a sustainable identity for African fashion I-D interviews the continent’s rising talents, including Selam Fessahaye, Kenneth Ize and Ituen Basi, whose designs are based on the traditions of craftsmanship, quality and creativity that have long called all corners of the continent home. ""African fashion is finally ...

Ronald van der Kemp: The New Fashion Questionnaire

Each month, The New Fashion Initiative invites a leading voice in the sustainable fashion revolution to answer 17 questions about themselves, both personal and professional. It's our green and socially conscious spin on Vanity Fair's beloved Proust Questionnaire. This month, our inaugural interviewee is Dutch designer Ronald van der Kemp, ...
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