What is OEKO TEX? Harmful Chemicals in Your Clothes and How it Helps

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What Is OEKO-TEX? You may have seen products in stores with the OEKO-TEX label and wondered what exactly this means.  OEKO-TEX is short for The International Association for Research and Testing in the Field of Textile and Leather Ecology and was started in 1992. … more

Why Fast Fashion Brands Steal Designs & What You Can Do

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The recent Amazon series LuLaRich documents the rise and fall of the infamous multilevel marketing company LuLaRoe, which was known for its quirky, colorful printed leggings that “felt like butter” and had a cult-like following. One of the interviews is with a former designer … more

Is Bamboo Fabric Sustainable? Or Greenwashing?

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While researching sustainable textiles, you may have come across phrases like “organic bamboo,” “rayon made from bamboo,” or “viscose made from bamboo.” Popular sustainable companies such as Boody, Encircled, and Thought all use bamboo in their clothing. So what exactly are bamboo fabrics? And … more