Intelligent clothing may save U.S. military lives
The smart uniforms would include medical sensors built into the fabric to monitor the health of U.S. troops, including wounds and radiation exposure.
The IOU Project connects you to the people who make your clothes
This affordable clothing line makes cute, fresh styles for men and women.
How to green your garb
From shopping to washing, from drying to dry cleaning, let MNN show you how to green your sleeves.
Greenpeace finds toxic chemicals in branded clothing
Clothing from Adidas, Calvin Klein, H&M, Abercrombie & Fitch, Lacoste, Converse and Ralph Lauren were tainted with nonylphenol ethoxylates.
How would you like to spray your clothes on in the morning?
Scientists are perfecting a fabric that can be sprayed onto skin and other surfaces to make clothes, medical bandages and even upholstery.
The system uses short fibers, such as wool, linen or acrylic, mixed with polymers to bind them together. A solvent which evaporates on contact with a surface allows the fibers to be sprayed out of can as a liquid. The spray can be applied using an aerosol can or high pressure spray gun and the texture can be varied by changing the fibers and the numbers of layers of spray. The whole process also allows the material to be recycled.
The eco-impact of a T-shirt
Find out just how much a single T-shirt can affect the environment.
Glenn Beck launching charity clothing line
Former FOX News personality says proceeds from his ‘1791’ collection will benefit those in need, but there’s no word yet on what percentage of profits will be donated, which has drawn criticism.
What do you think of Beck’s newest project?
Talk about recycling and reusing! Tara Frey went to prom in a dress made entirely of Starbust wrappers — she even had Starburst shoes and a candy wrapper handbag to match. That’s one sweet (and eco-friendly) outfit!
30 percent of girls’ clothing has sexualizing characteristics
Sexualized clothing bodes badly for girls’ mental and sexual health.