clothing

"Frau Fiber vs. the Circular Knitting Machine" (2015), by Carole Frances Lung. (Courtesy of International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union Archive)

Planet Forward Digital Content Creator | George Washington University
Fast Fashion / Slow Art, an exhibition at Washington, D.C.'s Corcoran School of Art and Design, puts a microscope up to the intricate threads of our clothing culture.
Northwestern University
Medill's Emily Wong reports on several student organizations at Northwestern University which hosted an ongoing stream of pop-up used clothing sales throughout spring quarter.
gown made out of children's books

This is a gown that fashion designer Ryan Jude Novelline made out of children's books in a demonstration of sustainable fashion's potential on the runway. However, the same concept of sustainable, fashionable clothing can also be found in your local thrift stores. (Wikimedia)

The George Washington University
Sustainable fashion isn't just about organically grown cotton and hand-me-downs, but also the avoidance of "fast fashion" or supporting sweatshops. A sustainable shoe designer offers his insight into the industry.
George Washington University
This video highlights the dangers of fast fashion and highlights what viewers can do to become more conscious consumers.
The George Washington University
I traveled this summer to Bangladesh with CARE. It quickly became clear that strong women are everywhere, and it would be important to keep an open mind during this trip.
Boutique owner designs clothing with sustainable materials.
Boutique owner designs clothing with sustainable materials.
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
Oakland resident Trinity Cross has turned her love of designing clothes into her own boutique, Field Day and Friends. The boutique sells Cross' own collection of women’s clothing made of reused and sustainable fabrics.

(Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

American University
At Sierra Club D.C.'s screening of "The True Cost," American University students learned about the environmental and social impact of the fashion industry. 

(Photo courtesy Pixabay)

American University, Spring 2016 Video Intern
It appears H&M is following in the footsteps of companies like Levi’s, Nike and Adidas, which have been pushed by the public to reinvent their production waste tactic through water and textile recycling programs.
We all wear clothes, in public spaces. Why spend the energy to completely heat/cool the air space? Clothing research would require solving the air exchange rate in an inexpensive but durable manner. Our bodies generate moisture which must be... Read More