Fashion

Alessandro Michele's Clear Signature for Gucci

The designer's fall collection was a carefully considered, exquisitely rendered adventure in real fashion.

clock 16hBridget Foley

Business

Retailers Withdraw from Bangladesh Apparel Summit

Seven leading apparel companies - H&M, Gap, Inditex, C&A, Next, VF Corp. and Tchibo - have pulled out of the Dhaka Apparel Summit.

clock 20hArthur Friedman

Business

CFDA, Suntchi Forge Five-Year Partnership

They will connect China’s premiere business network and brand platform with U.S. based fashion brands and designers.

clock 22hLisa Lockwood

Green Goddess

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Overview

"The awesome thing about being a vegetarian," says Alicia Silverstone, "is that you are taking care of the environment, the animals and your health at the same time."

From This Issue

Mauro Bianucci with one of his Carga bags.

Textiles

Don’t Blame the Messenger

Mauro Bianucci never set out to be a “green” designer. The 35-year-old architect and founder of Carga, a line of wool felt bags, didn’t have soil pollution…

clock October 30, 2007Catherine Hong

Mount Nelson hotel employees display the worms that make up its Vermiculture Project.

Lifestyle

Wriggle Me This

Earthworms, celebrities and luxury hotels make strange bedfellows, but not at The Mount Nelson, the grande dame of Cape Town, South Africa, hotels.

clock October 30, 2007Bambina Wise

Gamila's Secret's all-natural olive oil soaps.

Beauty Features

Secret Ingredients

Gamila Hiar isn’t your typical tree-hugger, but she does love her olive trees.

clock October 30, 2007Jessica Steinberg

Gorman Organic's high-waisted organic denim jeans.

Fashion Features

Pioneer Spirit

Green might be one of Australia’s national colors (the other is gold) but, to date, eco-awareness hasn’t been a national fashion priority.

clock October 30, 2007Patty Huntington

Freedom of Choice's organic jeans.

Denim

Green Jeans

The denim market faces unique challenges in the drive for eco-conscious apparel.

clock October 30, 2007Kavita Daswani

Textiles

Cleaning Up Their Act

For companies that produce and source goods outside the U.S., insuring eco-friendly production processes requires a lot of oversight.

clock October 30, 2007WWD Staff

Linda Loudermilk's vegan silk dress with found feathers, Bare's recycled gold bracelet and Bite Down's ceramic and silver ring.

Other

Green Goddess: Change Agent… Green Getaway…

“We all sit around talking about things we want to change, but unless you change, it ain’t going to happen,” says Alicia Silverstone. “I used to say, ‘What…

clock October 30, 2007Marcy Medina

An artist's impression of Marks & Spencerýs eco-factory in Sri Lanka.

Retail

Leading the Way

Recognizing the potential for cost savings and new markets, European retailers are taking a leadership role in the green movement.

clock October 30, 2007Ellen Groves

Intimates

Swimwear Makers Dip Toe in Green Scene

For many, summertime evokes images of sunning on the beach and swimming in the ocean. Now, a number of companies are starting to offer eco-friendly and…

clock October 30, 2007Melanie Lasoff Levs

Fashion Features

Brazilians Build Business While Battling Nature’s Foes

Early this year, Oskar Metsavaht, the designer and founder of Brazilian beachwear and casualwear brand Osklen, gathered together a group of biologists,…

clock October 30, 2007Michael Kepp

Fashion Features

Fin Takes ‘Nice’ to Earthly Extreme

Fin plans to take “nice” to another level.

clock October 30, 2007Ellen Groves

Other

Abode: Environmentally Aware Home Cooking

Nestled in a courtyard on Santa Monica, Calif.’s, Ocean Avenue stands Abode, a fine dining restaurant that brings an eco-conscious outlook to the dining…

clock October 30, 2007Diana Ryu

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Bernard Arnault and French President François Hollande

Business

LVMH Launches New Prize for Start-ups

clock February 21, 2017Joelle Diderich

Social Studies