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With 25.5 billion pounds of USE-ABLE textiles thrown away each year (70 pounds per American), there is a lot of waste that can be prevented.

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EDGE Market & News, sustainable EDGE

Fashion for Good, the world’s first museum for sustainable fashion opens in Amsterdam

Join the movement!  With the focus on fashion consumerism and the circular economy, Fashion for Good museum is the first interactive museum dedicated for sustainable fashion. Amsterdam — Fashion for Good, the global initiative for sustainable fashion, has opened the doors of its museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, today. The space aims to show visitors […]

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Fast & Cheap Fashion Consumption Leads to R.A.G.S.

Skip the landfill and discard your unwanted R.A.G.S. – Recycle Accessories Garments Shoes – responsibly. Americans discard more than 28 billion pounds of unwanted clothing, shoes, and other textiles.  Charitable organizations and others collect roughly 15 percent of these items, while the remaining 85 percent — 24 billion pounds — end up in landfills.  – […]

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sustainable EDGE

The Visual Story Behind The Story – Fair Trade Fashion Show

‘Young optimists’ ages of 18 – 34 are the most engaged on sustainability. 2/3 actively buy sustainable brands and 1/4 always consider the social and environmental ethics of brands when making purchasing decisions. 67% say they recommend brands that behave responsibly. Ethical Fashion Forum – The Future of Fashion in Facts and Figures. The story of […]

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EDGE Talks To Amabelle Aguiluz

Amabelle Aguiluz  is an artist and knitwear designer working and living in Los Angeles.  Her brand fits the EDGE designer profile.  She is innovative in her approach to texture and sustainable in her development of textiles.  Her designs are culturally relevant and yet wearable works of art.   In blending ancient techniques with machine knitting, along […]

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sustainable EDGE

Sustainable Fashion in the Spotlight

Who are key players steering this sustainable fashion machine? Brands Levi Strauss & Co.  “Our commitment to sustainability goes far beyond regulatory compliance or minimizing the environmental impact of our business practices. Our vision is to build sustainability into everything we do, so that our profitable growth helps restore the planet”.   levistrauss.com Nike – “By […]

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