The shoe brand behind one of last year’s most successful ethical fashion crowdfunding campaigns is taking a noteworthy step into its next phase this week. After raising more than double its campaign goal and reaching over $65K in November to start pre-orders for its artisan-made shoes,…

The FEST scene owes a lot to crowdfunding. So many sustainable fashion brands have gone from idea to reality by getting their big start from sites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and GoFundMe. Wondering what the next big crowdfunded FEST brand could be? Check out these awesome…

When we first got word of Wearwell, we were smitten from the start. Yes, style boxes abound, but none has surfaced with a solution for shoppers seeking sustainable style or fashion that gives back to worthwhile causes. But Wearwell’s Erin Houston and Emily Kenney are aiming…

Looking for Instagram post #inspo and instant Insta-networking with other ethical fashion fans and followers? Then you need to know about the new eco fashion photo challenge starting up this week. Hosted by Portland-based Vivid Element and San Diego knitwear brand Inca Colors, the Eco Fashion Challenge is…

For secondhand fashion fans, there’s a new site to know about: reStitch, an online shop stocked with thousands of new and gently used finds culled from Goodwill donations. Launched this year by Goodwill of North Central Wisconsin, the site puts a fresh, contemporary spin on digital…

For many FEST founders, simply creating product that is ethically made or produced with sustainable materials is not enough. There’s also all the paper and plastic and shipping supplies that help apparel and accessories make their way safely from store to customer to think about. It’s…

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