Green Fashionista

One woman's quest toward green fashion, green design, green work, and green living

Why organic clothing is expensive January 12, 2008

Filed under: affordable,fashion,organic — Anne @ 8:12 pm
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I have often wondered why organic clothing is, on average, so much more expensive than non-organic clothing.  The founders of Lotus Organics explain some of the reasons for the expense from the perspective of the clothing makers and entrepreneurs.  I’m keeping my fingers crossed that as consumers increase their demand for organic clothing, the prices will decrease as the industry is encouraged to innovate growing and production technologies.

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Affordable and eco-friendly December 30, 2007

Filed under: affordable,fashion — Anne @ 8:12 pm
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The weekend edition of the Wall Street Journal reports eco-friendly clothing to be one of the trends to keep in 2007.   And with Wal-Mart and Marks & Spencer now using organic cotton for their clothing, the options are a lot more affordable.

 

Green designer wins CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award December 29, 2007

Filed under: fashion — Anne @ 11:32 pm
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I’ve just picked up my copy of the January Vogue and discovered that Rogan Gregory was the winner of this year’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund’s top prize. His lines range from the casual Loomstate line to cool and earthy EDUN to modern, polished, and professional (check out his ROGAN web site). Oh, and there’s also his line of furniture made from recycled materials.

I think that his recognition by the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund is a sign of the times. So is his recent contract as the latest guest designer for Target.