Month: September 2017

Dispatches from Hemp Research: Setting up an Organic Field Trial in North Carolina

Hemp holds tremendous potential as a crop that can contribute to restoring our working landscapes, revitalizing our regional economies, and rethinking the impact of the way we clothe ourselves. Our worldwide fiber consumption has tipped the scale toward a reliance on fossil-fuel derived synthetics, yet bast fibers and blended fabrics emerge as a soil-based solution […]

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Climate Beneficial Design: with Heidi Iverson, Ashley Eva Brock, and Industry of All Nations

Celebrating the collaborations that transform materials from soil to skin, we set out to visit each designer creating a full look for the Climate Beneficial Fashion Gala. Here we share excerpts from three conversations: read on for inspiration from their design practices and pathways to sustainability, and how each consumer, designer, and the fashion industry […]

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Climate Beneficial Design: with Ambatalia, Running River Organics, Madge & Me, and Prairie Underground

Celebrating the collaborations that transform materials from soil to skin, we set out to visit each designer creating a full look for the Climate Beneficial Fashion Gala. Here we share excerpts from three conversations: read on for inspiration from their design practices and pathways to sustainability, and how each consumer, designer, and the fashion industry […]

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A Glimpse into Caprette Cashmere

Written by Valerie Yep & Photographed by Alycia Lang Cashmere is known by many to be a luxuriously soft and willowy fiber. It keeps us warm in the winter, yet weighs hardly a thing. It comes in many natural colors, and also takes dyes beautifully. What kind of work goes into the making of this […]

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