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October 22, 2017


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How these princess wigs are making tiny cancer patients feel magical For many kids diagnosed with cancer, the thought of losing your hair can be particularly scary. Two Alaska moms are bringing some fairy tale magic into the lives of little ones who are battling this cruel and often debilitating disease. Read more… Does Your Shirt Hem Flip Up? There's a Simple Way to Fix It It's a problem everyone who does laundry knows all too well. Good news: There's a fix! Two actually. Read more…
Everlane’s Quest To Make The World’s Most Sustainable Denim Michael Preysman, founder and CEO of Everlane, says making a pair of jeans creates massive pollution. But Everlane found a factory where denim by-product is turned into bricks and polluted water is filtered. Read more… How To Take Plain Store-Bought Curtains to the Next Level While store-bought curtains are perfectly wonderful out of the package, here are a few tricks to make them a little bit more special. Read more…
Reformation Just Launched A Line Of Sustainable Denim Reformation’s new collection is held to the same material standards as the rest of the brand’s products: with 100 percent recycled materials, leftover fabrics, or sustainably sourced fibers. Read more… Mom Turns Husband's Old Shirts Into Adorable Dresses For Her Daughters She rediscovered her passion for art with the help of a sewing machine ? and found internet fame after turning her husband’s shirts into adorable dresses for her daughters. Read more…
MOMA Exhibition Highlights Biofabrications And New Technologies As The Future Of Fashion The future will be greatly shaped by those in the fashion industry – not as designers or those close to the end of the chain, but those who are making the clothes, who are predominately women. These women are reshaping whole economies and social hierarchies, Read more… Wait — It's Really Important That You Wash Your Swimsuits Before You Pack Them Back Up Follow these simple steps before storing your swimsuits and they will look and feel brand new when summer rolls around again. Read more…
Spider silk and stem-cell leather are the future of fashion An incubator called Fashion Tech Labs is trying to break the textile pollution cycle with new tech like stem-cell leather, recycled fabrics and ultra-strong spider-silk-based fibers. Read more… Insane Ways Brands Use Technology to Save the Environment Many innovators are finding increasingly resourceful ways to side-step — or at least reduce — fashion’s environmental impact. Read more…

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