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Commercial brands that are also eco friendly

It starts with a whisper from Rachel Carson in the 60s and in the 20s, it’s going to be a bang. Maybe it’s COVID-19, Greta Thunberg, or a general awakening of humanity, but havn’t you noticed how brands you love are adopting eco-friendly practices, even claiming to go carbon neutral from their source, and not by just buying carbon credits?

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Arab men get a fashion week in Dubai

The Dubai-based Arab Fashion Council has pioneered the first men’s fashion week in the Middle East. But will it be eco?  Presented by Arab Fashion Week in partnership with Facebook, Arab Fashion Week- Men’s will run from January 28 to 30. Thereafter, it will take place twice a year each January and June in line […]

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Yours & Mine Eco-Fashion Arrives in Amman

A new Amman clothing retailer is hitting all the green lights on the fashion runway: Yours & Mine makes sustainability chic, selling locally sourced, recycled garments in a virtual store.  I’ve been stylin’ used clothes for decades: it’s old hat  in New York City to personalize your wardrobe with key finds from an Army & […]

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Middle East Fashion – 5 Green Spots for a Summer Fix

Let’s face it, eco-friendly clothing is hard to come by in the Middle East. Desire to own the top brand names at whatever financial cost often trumps planetary-consciousness, so there’s little incentive for designers to go green. But for those who still want to look their best without hurting the earth, there is light at […]

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Eco-Friendly Bridal Gowns the Israeli Way By Liraz Rubbin

April 2012 saw Tel Aviv’s first Bridal Fashion Week, featuring fifty up and coming Israeli designers. Israel’s lucrative bridal fashion business is on the rise. And now it appears that Natalie Portman’s eco-friendly engagement ring or vegan shoes are not the only green, Israeli trendsetter snagging headlines. Israeli designer Liraz Rubbin uses natural materials and prides herself on […]

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Beirut’s Eco Fashion Boutique is “Green and Glam”

Green is glamorous, according to Beirut’s eco fashion boutique. People need to eat and people need to dress every day, so food and fashion are two of the ways that people can make a daily difference in protecting the environment.  Organic food products have crept into mainstream supermarkets, but organic and eco-friendly fashion is a […]

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Rosh Hashanah 5772 Green Gift Guide for 2011

Instead of standard apples and honey, put some creative green thought into your Rosh Hashanah gifts this year. The Jewish New Year, or Rosh Hashanah 2011  is quickly approaching next week on September 28, and for many Jewish people this is a time of gift-giving in the new Jewish calendar year 5772. Gift giving is […]

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Piece-Meal High Heels Let Wearers Design Their Own Shoes

Mix and match the endless possibilities with Sharon Golan’s Mr. Potato-esque DIY shoes. When it comes to fashion, and sustainable fashion, shoes may be one of the worst offenders.  Not only do shoe fashions change rapidly, but they also tend to wear out faster than our other articles of clothing.  Shoe designers and producers have […]

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Pure Rootz Puts the Preppy in Organic Clothing

The Pure Rootz fashion label brings organic cotton to the Lacoste customer. Whereas organic food has been a relatively easy sell to high-end customers, organic clothing has been a little tougher to get going.  Organic goat cheese or cherry tomato confit sound delicious to just about anybody, but organic clothing might call to mind tie-dyed […]

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MADEO Consolidates Stylish and Eco-Friendly Design Products

MADEO does the leg work for you when it comes to tracking down cool gifts for your eco-trendy friends. You know the scenario: it’s your cool eco-friendly pal’s housewarming/birthday/holiday party/fill-in-the-blank party and you are short one fabulous/original/aesthetic/environmentally-considerate gift.  You want something creative yet functional, like a cool hanging wine glass rack or a funky bread […]

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Ecoist Accessories Make Eco-Friendly Egoists Look Good

Ecoist: an individual that lives a modern, eco-minded lifestyle.  (Don’t forget chic.) When it comes to upcycling discarded products or industrial scraps, designers often turn to making fashion or home accessories.  They are fun to make, and allow people to feel creative and less wasteful in their accessory choices.  Here on Green Prophet we’ve already […]