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15

Jul

Zoo animals rip jeans to raise money for conservationLions, tigers and bears were enlisted to earnestly shred denim at Japan’s Kamine Zoo, creating material for ‘distressed’ blue jeans to be auctioned on behalf of the zoo and the World Wildlife Fund.

Zoo animals rip jeans to raise money for conservation
Lions, tigers and bears were enlisted to earnestly shred denim at Japan’s Kamine Zoo, creating material for ‘distressed’ blue jeans to be auctioned on behalf of the zoo and the World Wildlife Fund.

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Apr

28

Jan

Is that faux fur really fake?A Humane Society investigation finds that Kohl’s sold handbags labeled as faux-fur that contained rabbit fur. It’s not the first time a retailer has mislabeled real fur as fake. In fact, it’s more common than you think.

Is that faux fur really fake?
A Humane Society investigation finds that Kohl’s sold handbags labeled as faux-fur that contained rabbit fur. It’s not the first time a retailer has mislabeled real fur as fake. In fact, it’s more common than you think.

26

Dec

treehugger:

Cutting-edge fashion for eco-conscious shoppers has a new home on Helpsy.

15

Dec

Would you don a dress of expired condoms or accessorize with jewelry made from human teeth? Take a look at some of our bizarrely sustainable fashion finds.
14 examples of eco-fashion gone too far

11

Dec

5 chic cycling outfitsThese outfits combine style and practicality, proving that you don’t need to wear spandex cycling clothing to pedal to work.

5 chic cycling outfits
These outfits combine style and practicality, proving that you don’t need to wear spandex cycling clothing to pedal to work.

New mood sweater spills the beans about your true feelingsThe garment utilizes the technology used in lie-detector tests to read a person’s mood. The sweater then reflects those emotions in its rather large LED collar.

New mood sweater spills the beans about your true feelings
The garment utilizes the technology used in lie-detector tests to read a person’s mood. The sweater then reflects those emotions in its rather large LED collar.

05

Dec

Beautiful vegan winter hats, scarves, and glovesAnimal-free ways to keep warm and cozy as the temperature dips.

Beautiful vegan winter hats, scarves, and gloves
Animal-free ways to keep warm and cozy as the temperature dips.

17

Nov

Are there toxic chemicals in the clothes you’re wearing right now?Greenpeace’s Detox campaign works to get chemicals out of our clothes — and our environment.

Are there toxic chemicals in the clothes you’re wearing right now?
Greenpeace’s Detox campaign works to get chemicals out of our clothes — and our environment.

09

Aug

3-D printing weaves its way into fashionFrom jewelry and shoes to full-length gowns, 3-D printing may be the future of fashion.

3-D printing weaves its way into fashion
From jewelry and shoes to full-length gowns, 3-D printing may be the future of fashion.