Community News

A roundup of some of the stories, headlines, and updates you may be interested in from in and around the community of socially responsible fashion design.

Staple Design via Hiphonest, "How a tweet became a bag.."

Commerce with a Conscious

World Class: Slowmo by Shopfair


Tire sneakers from Japan, tread intact

European design policy bulletin released

Impact! Design For Social Change: SVA’s six-week summer intensive in New York City

Parsons launches new MFA program in Transdisciplinary Design


Corporate sustainability is like teen sex. Everybody talks about it. Nobody does it very much. And when they do it, they don’t do it very well. (Joke by Joel Makower, Greenbiz)

MSU Student Wins Suzy Amis Cameron’s ‘Red Carpet Green Dress’ Contest

Ecotextile News

M&S: Plan A is ‘profit positive’

Planet Textiles line-up confirmed (click here to see more on our Events Calendar)

OE responds to organic cotton ‘fraud’


Made-By defines Eco-Fashion Terms with New “Jargon Buster” Calendar

Check out this video and article, Emotion-Sensing Dress Emits Mood-Enhancing Aromas, Pheromones, re: ‘Emotional Fashion’

Ethical Style

A tribute to Alexander McQueen, here.

Fashion Loves People

Bamboo rayon: Not a green fabric


The State of Green Business 2010: Alive and Kicking

Why Green Business is Like Teen Sex

Hiphonest (via Ecofashion World)

For teenagers


Blood, Sweat and T-Shirts Premiers on Planet Green

Top Fashion Designers Think Fair Trade for EJF Cotton Campaign

United Nations Global Compact

859 Companies Delisted for Failure to Communicate on Progress

Mary has a PhD in Sociology from University of Edinburgh, researching responsible fashion and transnational labour rights activism in the wake of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh.

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