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H&M Conscious Collection

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Can it be that the tide has turned and sustainable style has officially gone mainstream? On the evidence of H&M's just-released Conscious Collection, the answer is a resounding... kind of. In what is certainly a significant development, the high street retailer today launches an eco-focused collection into UK stores. ...

 

2011 HowBigIsYourEco Awards

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

On this day in 2010, HowBigIsYourEco first came into being. It seems fitting to mark our first anniversary with look back over the year that was and dish out kudos to some of the amazing brands and initiatives that have appeared on these pages. Click on the links ...

 

Thread Swap downsizes

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Online swap shop Thread Swap has started a family... Thread Swap Kids and Thread Swap Baby are the newest deliveries. Each takes the site's swap-for-credits system for offloading unwanted clothes and applies it to all things juvenile: clothes, prams, books and toys. Thread Swap Kids makes a hell of ...

 

Eastern Weft

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

The least developed country in Asia, Laos is culturally rich—around 60 ethnic groups, each with its own textile heritage. This craftsmanship is harnessed at Eastern Weft to create fabrics of such unique beauty they attract the likes of Akira Isogawa, a designer renowned for his eye for exquisite ...