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SIRIS NYC Knitwear Channels 70s Graffiti

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Loomia’s Heated Smart Jacket Takes Chill Out of Summer

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BF+DA in Oprah Magazine’s ‘Love the Planet’ Issue!

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For International Women’s Day, ‘Feminist’ is Not a Dirty Word

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#WearNext + Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Make Fashion Circular Joins Forces with NYC to Tackle Clothing Waste

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BF+DA Research Fellows WearWorks Talk with TED & Dropbox on Pioneering Tech

TED Resident Keith Kirkland and his team at WearWorks use…

In Our Resource Library: Sustainably Harvested Wood Buttons (Made in Brooklyn)

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The Great Fantastic on 3 Go-To Books For the Entrepreneur Wanting More

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INFOGRAPHIC: BF+DA’s 2018 FABSCRAP Textile Waste Report

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Samanta Cortes Launches Technical Embroidery Manufacturing at BF+DA

Of the 25 years Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s Technical…

23 Women Leading the World of Fashion Technology

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‘Brooklyn Pledge to Accelerate Change’ Addresses Human Rights in Fashion Supply Chain

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Pratt Industrial Design Students Look to Knitting Technology to Curb Waste

Pratt Master of Industrial Design student project by Nan Zhou…

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In Our Resource Library: FARFARM’s Textiles From Agroforestry

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New BF+DA Associate Managing Director Richa Agarwal on Positive Change in Fashion

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Flint Fit Tackles Michigan’s Water Crisis Through Fashion

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BF+DA Research Fellow Russell Joye To Focus on Helping Dad with Parkinsons

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Master Craft Can Go The Way of the Dodo If We’re Not Careful

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CLO Teaches Apparel Design at BF+DA with 3D Garment Simulation

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Everlane Commits to No More Virgin Plastics by 2021

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Rite of Passage Looks At Our Relationship to American Made Textiles

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Automation Leaves Women Garment Workers Vulnerable, A Video Game Aims to Change That

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Genetically Engineered Clothes: Forward Thinking or Harmful?

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The Future of Leather is Fish Skin

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In Our Resource Library: Lenzing’s TENCEL™ x REFIBRA

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Hunting for the Uncommon with BF+DA Venture Fellow Dotted Line

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Sharon Rowe Tackles Tiny Businesses Going Big in New Book

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Texworld Showcases Sustainable Product Development for Designers

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Allbirds Launches Sustainable Flip Flops & Goes Open Source

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TALKING TEK-TILES: How is Arduino Sustainable?

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World Cities Forum in Chengdu, China Harnesses Power of Creative Culture

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INTERVIEW: Olivia Burca on the Future of Yoga & Interactive Clothing

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27 Textile Books to Read Instead of Going to the 4th of July Barbecue

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How to Redefine Fashion & Tech in 10 Weeks in Brooklyn

Design for fashion’s future is being flipped on its well-coifed…

Op-Ed: I Am A Disabled Cyborg

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10 Fashion Industry Water Facts to Know for World Oceans Day

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COMPUTER 1.0 Explores the Industrial Revolution’s Impact on Textiles & Tech

What happens when you let two people, from two different…

BU Period’s Smart Sanitary Pad Helping Women Take Health Back

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DETA Creates Zero Waste Knitted Bathing Suits

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BF+DA’s Make It Black Selected For Levi’s Collaboratory

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Leather, Italy and Sustainability Gets Put to the Test

Volpi Conceria tannery All too often, these familiar claims are…

Four Rabbit’s Tyvek Jacket Embraces Zero Waste

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WPKN Talks Sustainable Fashion with BF+DA Director Deb Johnson

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The Circular Economy: Sustainable Fashion: A Brand New Bag

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2018 Redress Design Award Open For Applications

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New York State Awards Regional Economic Development Grant to BF+DA

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(Responsible) Holiday Shopping with the BF+DA Design Community!

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Today Greenpeace and our friends at Fashion Revolution launched an…

Fashion Mingle Builds Platform Connecting Over 100 Communities

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2017 Positive Impact Awards in Pictures!

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Lenzing To Debut Denim Refibra™ Collection by Adriano Goldschmied

New fabrics developed with Refibra™ branded lyocell fibers, one of…

POSITIVE IMPACT AWARDS: Our Climate Beneficial Scarf

In addition to all the amazing individuals and brands being…

VIDEO: The BF+DA on MTV!

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Stephen Bayley on the War Against Branding

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POSITIVE IMPACT AWARDS: Mara Hoffman Wins Brand Leadership in Advancing Sustainability

Mara Hoffman has won this year’s Positive Impact Award for…

POSITIVE IMPACT AWARDS: RiverBlue Wins Media Award

This year’s BF+DA Positive Impact Award Media winner is Canadian…

POSITIVE IMPACT AWARDS: Avery Dennison Advances Responsible Technology

If some 10 billion products in the apparel, accessories and…

EILEEN FISHER’S DesignWork Exhibit Showcases Zero Waste

Since 2009, EILEEN FISHER has taken back 800,000 pieces of…

NYC Designer Suzanne Rae Creates Fashion Collectibles

Suzanne Rae is a Brooklyn-based women’s ready-to-wear line inspired by…

Knitted Rooms at New York Textile Month

TALENT! is an ongoing exhibition series featuring graduate works from…

BF+DA Receives $500K From Brooklyn Borough

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When we consider technology as it relates to apparel in…

Grammar Launches 5 Perfect White Shirts

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Friday 5: Five Stories That Changed The Way We Think About Fashion

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Sustainable Fashion Roadmap: Low Water Use Fibers

When thinking about low water use fibers, have you considered…

Algorithms Are Set to Replace Designers in the Fashion Industry

Quartz’s Marc Bain writes in “Amazon has an algorithm that…

Friday 5: Five Stories That Changed The Way We Think About Fashion

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Celebrate National Thrift Store Day (Today) With 15 Seasoned Thrifters!

Today is National Thrift Store Day! Join donateNYC in celebrating…

Sustainable Fashion Roadmap: Low Energy Fibers

How can you design a garment with low energy fibers?…

Texworld Looks to Water Conservation in Fashion Industry

In a recent seminar at Texworld on “Sustainability: Water Use,…

A Q&A With Mimaki on Environmentally Friendly Digital Printing

Mimaki USA is a global industry leader and manufacturer of…

Sustainable Fashion Roadmap: Anticipated Lifespan

How can you design a garment with materials and methods…

Leverage Your Creativity (and Uncertainty) to Design a Better Business

Here at the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator, the air…

VIDEO: What Makes A Citizen?

What makes you feel like you belong to a place…

Google Digitizes Fashion on ‘We Wear Culture’ Platform

“We Wear Culture” is a collaboration between Google and more…

INTERVIEW: Alder New York on Entrepreneurial Gear Shifting

Alder New York is an online retail shop and lifestyle…

Project Reefstone Uses Data-Generative Garments Showcasing Ocean Warming

Project Reefstone is a data-generative garment from Brooklyn Fashion +…

5 Reasons Why You Should Become a BF+DA Venture Fellow

So you are thinking about becoming a Venture Fellow at…

A 7 Shirt Capsule Collection, Made Locally for Transparency

A socially responsible fashion brand, Pause NY, is currently running…

Fashion Brands Let Their Sustainable Fabrics Tell a Story

Polyester, polyester everywhere, and not a stitch to savor? If…

The Circular Economy Requires Industry-Wide Collaboration to Succeed

Image: “Shifting to a circular system” panel with Ellen MacArthur,…

Futureworks Shops Opens Access to 9 Advanced Manufacturing Spaces

Prototyping in New York City just got a whole lot…

Last Chance Gallery Harnesses Neon For Endangered Animals

Last Chance is a benefit show that harnesses the power…

The New Denim Project Takes on a Circular Economy

The New Denim Project is a premium fabric line made…

5 Labor Rights Initiatives on International Workers’ Day

On May 1, 1886, more than 300,000 workers and labor…

‘Shoetopia’ Makes 3D Sneakers Biodegradable

Barbara Motylińska and Zuza Gronwicz’s biodegradable 3D sneaker According to…

BF+DA Alumna Blair Lauren Brown Launches Ethical Gold Collective

This Friday, April 28th, from 4:00-4:45 p.m., join Brooklyn Fashion…

How Evolutionary Instincts Drive Modern Day Shopping Behaviors

Fifty years ago most Americans bought around 20 clothing items…

7 Ways Textiles & Design Are Helping Refugees

In the face of the refugee crisis, many designers are…

Activist Frau Fiber Memorializes Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire With Installation

According to History.com, On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist…

The 2017 EcoChic Design Award Opens to USA

The EcoChic Design Award is a sustainable fashion design competition…

Microplastic Facts: Protect Watersheds From Apparel & Beauty Products

Riverkeeper, New York’s biggest clean water advocate was created to…

Is Neurocouture the New ‘Sexy’ in Fashion?

OpenBCI is a Brooklyn- based company providing open- source EEG…

INTERVIEW: RiverBlue Documentary Director on Denim Pollution

We caught up with Riverblue film Director David McIlvride, to…

SERIES: Part 2-The Social & Environmental Impacts of Standards and Certifications

We recently examined the relationship of standards and certifications to…

AUDIO-The Trump Effect: Immigration, Apparel Manufacturing and the Environment

Forum for the Future’s Sandra Seru and ITAC’s Kinda Younes…

Tabii Just, Caravan Stylist Studio & BF+DA at NYFW Pop Up Atelier

Tabii Just and Caravan Stylist Studio have partnered for a…

BF+DA Knitwear Apprenticeship Open!

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Top 10 Morning Rituals For Entrepreneurs

People perform morning rituals and can be very superstitious whether…

SERIES: Part 3-The Many Challenges of Fashion Certifications

We recently dove into the world of fashion certifications in…

2016: The Year That Politics Made Fashion Brands Pick Sides

You’ve probably had more conversations about Hillary Clinton and Donald…

Could 100 Tons of Cotton Equal a 45 Minute Flight On a 747?

It’s hard to wrap your brain around how much textile…

Rooted in Agriculture, Western Carolina Crosses Industries For Success

Sewing Field, digital collage,  2010, Libby O’Bryan Western North Carolina…

Truth+Consequences: The Experimenter

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Support NYC Ethical Fashion & Design Pop-Ups This Holiday Season

The Ethical Writers Holiday Gift Shop at the BF+DA This…

Adidas Uses Synthetic Spider Silk For Biodegradable Sneakers

According to Designboom, “Adidas’ Futurecraft has dedicated the past years…

10 Fashion Brands Innovating with Textile Waste

In a world of excess, innovation comes not just in…

U.S. Department of Commerce Awards $486K Research Grant to BF+DA

2016 Research Fellow Maddy Maxey, founder of Loomia. Photo by…

2016 BF+DA Positive Impact Awards in Pictures!

  We had a blast at the 2016 BF+DA Positive…

Ai Weiwei Fills NYC’s Deitch Projects With Thousands of Refugee Garments

Image: Designboom According to an article on Designboom, “Ai Weiwei’s…

(VIDEO) Kirrin Finch on Makers Row: Starting An Apparel Brand With No Experience

Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator Venture Fellows Kirrin Finch talk…

INTERVIEW: Positive Impact Awards, Nicole Rycroft, Canopy

Canopy works with over 750 of the forest industry’s largest…

INTERVIEW: Positive Impact Awards, Lyndsay McGregor of Sourcing Journal

With more than 55,000 readers, Sourcing Journal is the premiere…

INTERVIEW: Positive Impact Awards, EILEEN FISHER’s Remade

As part of the Positive Impact Awards, we’re giving Remade…

SERIES: Part 1-How Helpful Are Standards and Certifications?

The 2013 collapse of Rana Plaza should have never happened,…

INTERVIEW: Positive Impact Awards, Jill Dumain, Director of Sustainable Strategy, Patagonia

Jill Dumain’s titles at Patagonia have spanned positions in the…

INTERVIEW: Positive Impact Awards, Jamie Bainbridge, VP of Product Development, Bolt Threads

Jamie Bainbridge is the VP of Product Development at Bolt…

INTERVIEW: Positive Impact Awards, Jason Kibbey, CEO, Sustainable Apparel Coalition

In 2010, Patagonia’s Rick Ridgeway helped gather the top leaders…

BOOK GIVEAWAY: Oaxaca Stories in Cloth

The Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator is hosting a special…

Post NYFW: The Success of Buy Now Wear Now

Looking back post New York Fashion Week at the success…

The New Fashion Business Model Opens For Indie Designers

I’m all about the New Fashion Business Model. Working with…

Can Connecting the Dots of Women in Fashion Empower Women?

If we could connect the collective dots of feminism sprinkled…

What If the Unworn Clothes in Your Closet Could Tweet at You to Wear Them?

In visions of the future, it’s often the machines that…

BF+DA Based Weaving Hand Reweaves PS1 Courtyard at Ace Hotel

BF+DA based business Weaving Hand is always up to something…

Call for Designers! Holiday Gift Market @ the BF+DA

Are you a designer or maker whose company focuses on…

8 Things to Remember As You Walk Out the Door to Start a Fashion Business

Congratulations. You’ve done it. After years of working late nights…

INTERVIEW: Teknikio Likens Wearable Tech to Zippers

“Wearable technology” is creating quite the buzz these days. Though…

QUOTED: The Falling of Fashionopolis

“But as the pillars of the inner temples of fashionopolis…

VIDEO: BF+DA Founder Deb Johnson Talks McQueen at FashTech London

Launched in 2014, FashTech has produced events and curated discussions…

NYC Fashion M.A.D.E. Awards the BF+DA a Knitwear Grant

A big thanks to a new NYC initiative, NYC Fashion…

Andrew Bolton, The Met’s Costume Institute Curator Embraces Future Fashion

(Image: Fashion Redef) In a Fashion Redef original interview, Adam…

Outdoor Brand Orin Lets Internet Decide on Price & Traceability

According to Tech Insider,for two weeks starting Monday, August 8,…

Friday 5: Five Stories That Changed The Way We Think About Fashion

Every week we put together our Friday 5 -five stories…

Rio Olympians Suit Up in High-Tech Apparel

Business of Fashion writes: “For the Rio Olympics, Nike used…

EILEEN FISHER’s Remade in the USA Closes the Loop

If you were to walk into EILEEN FISHER’s Remade in…

Op-Ed: America Leads the World in Textile Waste and Unwanted Clothing, Here’s Why

Americans rarely think about clothing waste because, really, what’s there…

Five Sustainable Swimsuits Ready for Summer Adventure

It’s officially Summer and my head is full of white…

Etology Embraces a Circular Economy For Fashion With Information Tech

Etology, a fashion tech company embracing circular economy principles will…

Friday 5: Five Stories That Changed The Way We Think About Fashion

Every week we put together our Friday 5 -five stories…

How To Talk To Your Teen About Ethical Fashion

I recently gave a talk about ethical fashion to 8th…

Investing in Teen Girls for World Population Day

In 1989, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development…

Project JUST, Raising Funds to Support Research Into 100 Clothing Brands

Project JUST recently announced that it is raising $30,000 to…

BF+DA’s Unreasonable Women Launches The Retouchers Accord

Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator Venture Fellow Unreasonable Women, an…

Patagonia Announces Success with Fair Trade Program

Patagonia recently announced that Apparel workers who make Patagonia clothing…

Friday 5: Five Stories That Changed The Way We Think About Fashion

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Your Clothes Are Poisoning The Oceans

We’ve reported on how the fashion industry is impacting our…

15 Textile Books To Add To Your Summer Reading List

Earlier this year, we rounded up 10 fantastic textile books,…

Friday 5: Five Stories That Changed The Way We Think About Fashion

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Wearable Experiments’ Football Fan Shirt Connects Players to People

Wearable Experiments and Billie Whitehouse just announced the European launch…

Brooklyn Dyer Katrin Reifeiss Tells Stories With Color

Katrin Reifeiss Voyage Dress in Black Brooklyn natural dyer Katrin…

Bathing Suits the Price of a Latte?

As the weather warms up and fast fashion chains keep…

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Heritage Traditions Become Contemporary Take on Luxury

Have many heritage traditions become contemporary takes on luxury? Yvon…

BF+DA’s Awl & Sundry Tailors Shoe For Seattle Seahawks’ Kam Chancellor

In a recent press release the Brooklyn Fashion+Design Accelerator’s Awl…

When to Shop, When to Not

It hit me recently that I’ve been covering ethical brands a lot…

Are Robots The New Seamstresses?

According to Business of Fashion, robots just might be the…

Fashion Innovation Alliance, Connecting Leading Voices in Fashion+Tech Policy

Based in Washington D.C., The Fashion Innovation Alliance serves as…

Fiber Producers Fight Climate Change With Carbon Farming

The concept of carbon farming in fashion has made waves…

Safety Wearables: Armor For the ‘Industrial Athlete’

The Crated, Strong Arm Technologies, and Bon Bouton by Flextra…

Lauren Slowik of Shapeways’ Ten Favorite 3D Scanning Projects

Lauren Slowik at the Brooklyn Fashion+Design Accelerator’s Tech Tuesday It…

New Patagonia Film Addresses Industrial Hemp Legalization in the USA

Patagonia states in a press release that in 2016 alone,…

Video: Pratt Fashion Senior Addresses Fast Fashion in Final Thesis Collection

According to the Pratt Institute site, fashion design student Margaret…

3D Printing’s “Pink Panther” Sets Stage For Talking Feminism In Tech

When you start poking around 3D printing blogs, marketplaces, websites,…

5 Reasons Fashion Brands (Not Their Suppliers) Need To Be More Responsible

Specializing in ethical fashion, Source My Garment is an apparel…

The High School of Art & Design and BF+DA Partner For Spring Fashion Show

The BF+DA recently hosted the The High School of Art…

10 Billion Items of Connected Clothing, A New Mine for Sustainability Data

Forbes writes that some 10 billion products in the apparel,…

Threadbare: A New Book About Fashion, Sex and Trafficking

“If the United States isn’t the birthplace of fast fashion,…

A&E Launches Color Identification Mobile App

Continuing its 125-year tradition in textile manufacturing, American & Efird…

Female Farmers Changing The Fashion Industry-Profile: Jeanne Carver

This interview is part of a series focused on female…

Is Clothing Made From Recycled Bottles Sustainable?

You might have noticed something popping up in the sustainable…

Dear Mom, When Did You Stop Caring Where Things Came From?

Dear Mama, Time is such a funny thing it really…

AEG and Not Just a Label Partner For Fabric Care Education

Image: AEG With news that thousands of plastic microfibers are…

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Image: Bury Pollution Garment: Alex Tosti Today, one in eight…

An Open-Source, DIY Machine That Turns Plastic Waste Into New Products

Image: Precious Plastic Upwards of 13 million tons of plastic…

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Who grew this cotton Who sowed the seeds Who spun…

BF+DA An Honoree For MAKINGOODESIGN Awards

MAKINGOODESIGN is a collaboration between Design With Benefits and AIA’s…

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On the morning of April 24, 2013, I was sitting…

Are Self-Cleaning Fabrics In Our Future? New Research Says Yes

Image: RyanMcGuire Almost a quarter of the water used in…

From Fungus to Fiber: Developing and Using Mushrooms to Make Textiles

Image: MycoTEX Forward thinking design innovation is showing us we…

Join Us Wednesday At The FashTech London Summit!

Launched in 2014, FashTech has produced events and curated discussions…

Live Chat on The Guardian: ‘Can Tech Give the Fashion Industry a Sustainability Makeover?’

Join experts from the Brooklyn Fashion+Design Accelerator, Patagonia, FashTech London,…

INTERVIEW: Shifting the Myths About Tomboy Dressing

Kirrin Finch is a conscientious clothing company, founded by Brooklyn-based…

The Textile Industry Looks to Tech for Revival

As the textile industry looks to tech for a modern…

4 Reasons Indie Designers Should Get Onboard the 3D Printing Train NOW

In the not-too-distant future, there is no part of our…

Is Mending The New Shopping?

Nudie Jeans photo: Emily Andrews Mending used to be a normal…

Is The Next Industrial Revolution 3D Centric?

TechCrunch writes: “3D printing is making its way forward in…

BF+DA Research Fellow Maddy Maxey Gets a Today Show Close Up!

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Sweden’s #Sharewear Hopes To Help Lower Carbon Footprint

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9 Female Farmers Changing The Fashion Industry

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Ex Feral Childe Designer New Fashion Director of Bespokery

While the fashion industry tries to figure out how to…

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The BF+DA is looking for a Receptionist! Could that be you?…

Evolving Fabrics Might Just Lead Fashion’s Tech Future

Lauren Bowker and her studio THE UNSEEN have come up…

Paper Clothing: A Look Back to Look Forward

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Artist Libby O’Bryan Crowdsources A Blankets Worth

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Marc Bain of Quartz writes  on “A huge underclass of…

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(Mr. Larkin image) Fast fashion is a frustrating force to…

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Navigating the unruly territory that is fashion and transparency is…

Mango Makes Fast Fashion Go Faster?

It seems like we are frequently made aware of fast…

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Isabel Marant Trying to Claim Oaxaca’s Indigenous Designs

You read that headline right. Luxury fashion brand Isabel Marant…

Is Clothing Made in Prison Really Ethical?

Business of Fashion writer Kate Abnett writes: “Across England and…

Cotton Traceability Nearly Impossible Say Sustainability Experts

As more brands start to enter the traceability ring, they…

Positive Impact Awards: Fanmail, BF+DA Mentors Award for Entrepreneurship

This year, to celebrate the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s…

Positive Impact Awards: Carl Zimring, Pratt Design Educators for Technology and Sustainability

This year, to celebrate the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s…

Positive Impact Awards: Phelan, P.LAB Award for Design Innovation

This year, to celebrate the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s…

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This year, to celebrate the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s…

Positive Impact Awards: Teel Lidow, S. LAB Award for Sustainable Strategies

This year, to celebrate the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s…

Positive Impact Awards: Lewis Perkins, Collaboration to Advance Sustainability in the Fashion Industry

This year, to celebrate the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s…

Positive Impact Awards: Aza Ziegler, Pratt Young Entrepreneurs Award

This year, to celebrate the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s…

Knitwear Embraces Tech To Create a New Future For Textiles

Tamsin Blanchard of The Guardian writes: “I am in one…

Positive Impact Awards: Madison Maxey, T.LAB Award for Technology and Apparel

This year, to celebrate the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s…

‘Book of Clothes,’ Proto-Social Media Selfies from the 1520s

Image: Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum The Atlantic writes: “Though remembered…

Positive Impact Awards: Jasmin Malik Chua, News Reporting on Sustainability–Daily Coverage

This year, to celebrate the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s…

Cambodia’s First Protest Band Takes Aim at the Fashion Industry

Last month, we had the chance to sit down with…

Positive Impact Awards: Linda Greer, Industry Leadership in Creating a Sustainable Supply Chain

This year, to celebrate the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s…

“Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” Exhibit At Met This May

According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple is “helping the…

Positive Impact Awards: Caroline Kaufman, Pratt Young Entrepreneurs Award

This year, to celebrate the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s…

The Wall Street Journal Explores Fashion’s Fair-Weather Supply Chain

The Wall Street Journal writes: “Even the biggest global brands…

Positive Impact Awards: EILEEN FISHER, Corporate Leadership in Advancing Sustainability

This year, to celebrate the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s…

Fashion Burnout? WWD Reports

WWD writes: “With its chaotic fashion weeks, torrents of tweets…

Positive Impact Awards: Andrew Morgan, Sustainability in Film

This year, to celebrate the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s…

Positive Impact Awards: Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman, Pratt Design Educators Award for Technology and Sustainability

This year, to celebrate the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s…

Do You Know Where Your Halloween Costume Came From?

MTV News reports: “Halloween is a money-maker. Though the holiday’s got…

CraftingPlastics! Fuses Plants, Craft and a Sprinkle of Technology

Image: Crafting Plastics Not Just a Label writes about Berlin-based…

Aurora James Goes to Africa to Change Cultural Appropriation Through T-Shirts

Aurora James was selected this summer for the Vogue/CFDA Fashion…

The Kansas City Factories That Once Made Our Clothing

KCUR 89.3 is the flagship NPR station in the Kansas…

Etsy Vs. Amazon: Who Really Cares About Entrepreneurs?

The New York Times writes: “Amazon has stepped into the…

Lucy Jones Engineers Fashion For Wheelchair Users & The Disabled

Diana Budds recently wrote this fantastic article for Fast Company….

INTERVIEW: Adam Mott, Sustainability Director at The North Face on Taking Initiative

“It’s a fine line to walk,” Adam Mott tells me…

The Antigua Project, A Design & Craft Collaboration

In May 2015, a group of 12 New York based…

VIDEO: Local NYC Apparel Production Houses Partner with High School Designers

Local NYC apparel production houses in Brooklyn and Queens partnered…

EVENT: You Are What You Wear-New York’s Sustainable and Ethical Fashion Trade

While the value of what we put in our bodies…

‘Cheap Chic’ Book Resurfaces From 1975 as a Modern Manifesto

The New York Times writes: “It was an imperfect, yet…

The Supima Design Competition Partners with Pratt Institute’s BF+DA

Lauren Nahigian for Supima (Supima photos) According to the Supima…

VIDEO: Dressed in Code With Zac Posen and BF+DA Research Fellow Maddy Maxey

WWD writes: “All over Manhattan designers are calling in their…

INTERVIEW: Luna Lee, Human Right’s Leader at EILEEN FISHER on The Handloom Project

(Images from EILEEN FISHER) As part of the Brooklyn Fashion+Design…

Savile Row Tailors Embrace Tech

Google’s Project Jacquard smart fabric Forbes writer Rachel Arthur writes:…

The Rag Yards That Make Money Out of Your Discarded Clothes

The New Republic writes: “The average American throws away 68…

NYC Fashion Students Weigh In On Muslin Waste

“ The hardest thing in the world is to simplify…

Toxic Fashion on Cover of Newsweek?!

Toxic fashion on the current cover of Newsweek? There’s enough…

VIDEO: Deborah Alden, Managing Director of the BF+DA at Tedx GrandRapids

Deborah Alden, Managing Director of the BF+DA discusses how a…

‘Wool’ From Slaughterhouse Waste: Cool or Creepy?

The Christian Science Monitor reports that researchers have pioneered a…

The Designer Amelia Earhart?

Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across…

Textile Plants Are Dhaka’s Water Problem And Solution

Water is becoming an increasingly hot topic world wide in…

Is Social Media Traceability’s New Superman?

Twitter, Instagram and Facebook are helping consumers learn where their…

Grad Student Creates Entire (Soft) Fashion Collection With 3-D Printers

Danit Peleg, who recently graduated from the Shenkar College of…

For Indian Weavers in Varanasi, Help for an Endangered Craft

For Indian weavers in Varanasi, their craft is in danger…

Hate Planned Obsolescence? Consider the Fairphone

Some things wear out faster than others. Part of that…

Pope Francis Calls Global Capitalism a ‘Subtle Dictatorship’

The New York Times writes “Pope Francis does not just…

Plastic Trash Makes For Good Surf Shorts

Plastic trash is having its moment. We wrote recently about…

What’s The Price of Fresh Air in South Asia?

What’s the price of fresh air in South Asia? Environmentalists…

Museum of Fine Arts Boston’s “Dress Up in a Kimono” Event Considered Racist

ArtNet News writes that “protesters are up in arms” over…

VIDEO: Nervous System Uses Floraform to Create 3D Printed Designs

Designboom writes that ‘Floraform,’ a generative design project by Massachusetts-based…

Black Girls Sew a New (Eco) Summer Camp in Brooklyn

Black Girls Sew™says on their site: “Black Girls Sew™ is…

Adidas Sneakers Knit Entirely From Ocean Nets

Fast Co.Exist writes: “As engineers work to find new ways…

Francis Bitonti: 3D Printing Has ‘Become Incredibly Stagnant’

Francis Bitonti tells Dezeen: “The 3D-printing industry ‘is choking off its…

FILM: Samsung and Vimeo Explore Our Relationships With Tech in “Connected Series”

How can we explore technology even deeper? How can we…

At the Cooper Hewitt: David Adjaye Selects

On view June 19, 2015 through Feb. 14, 2016 From…

An Eye for an Eye: The Death Penalty for Injustices in the Garment Industry

The Rana Plaza garment factory collapse On May 25, 2015,…

Nineteenth Amendment and Macy’s Forge New Partnership

Recently at the 2015 New York Fashion Tech Lab, Macy’s…

LIVE VIDEO: Today is World Day Against Child Labor

To mark the World Day theme “No to Child Labour…

‘Space Between’ a Zero Waste Fashion Model Connecting Local Production & Waste

Space Between is a new business model for zero waste…

Worn Stories

We recently had author Emily Spivack at the Brooklyn Fashion+Design…

The (New) Wild West: Regulating Wearable Tech

The (new) wild west of navigating and regulating wearable tech…

VIDEO: Electroloom Builds a 3D-Printer for Clothes

Ecouterre recently interviewed Electroloom founder Joseph White about the sustainable…

Bolt Threads Seeks to Make Material From Bacteria Genes Found In Spider Webs

TechCrunch writes of new startup Bolt Threads: “The startup plans…

When Yoga Trumps Fast Fashion

“Act from a place of love,” the rosy-faced yogi tells…

5 Tips For Considering Your Brand’s Identity For Market

Do you dream of turning your idea into a business?…

Google’s “Project Jacquard” Creates Conductive Yarn For Industrial Weaving

Bloomberg writes: “At last a technology company has grasped the…

5 Ways to Integrate Sustainability Into Your Design

Do you dream of turning your idea into a business?…

8 Ways to Remove Odors From Clothes Without Washing Them

With California in the news battling a  very forward-facing drought,…

Early Origins of the Conscious Consumer? The Free Produce Movement of the 1800s

A Free Labor Store, in Mt. Pleasant, Jefferson County, Ohio,…

Cloud Couture – Closing Panel

During the 2015 New York Fashion Week, BF+DA presented its…

What the Trans-Pacific Partnership Means for Fashion

We’ve been following the Trans-Pacific Partnership very closely and what…

#10WEARS1WASH For World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

Did you know next month, June 17th is World Day…

7 Ways Independent Fashion Designers Can Beat Fast Fashion Giants

In the last 10 years, fast fashion growth has spiraled…

Vietnam Only Wants Facilities That Use Clean Technology

Sourcing Journal reported today that Vietnam turned down foreign textile…

What Frida Kahlo Wore: The Artist’s Wardrobe Locked Up For 50 years

The Guardian writes: “After Frida Kahlo died in 1954, her…

Quoted: The Crossroads of ‘Should’ and ‘Must’ on BrainPickings

“A pointed finger is a victim’s logo… No matter how…

This Mother’s Day, Try to Celebrate Mothers

Author Megan Reilly Cayten, Venture Fellow at the Brooklyn Fashion+Design…

9 Ways Women Are Getting Abused in the Fashion Industry

The fashion industry is full of human rights abuses, and…

Study NY, Kiva Zip and Conversations in Craft

Brooklyn Fashion+Design Accelerator Research Fellow and Production Coordinator Tara St…

QUOTED: Factory Standards & Exploitation

“What threatens Bangladesh is not factory standards but political turmoil…As…

Indian Women Recast & Recycle Western Clothes

Unravel – Trailer from Soul Rebel Films on Vimeo. Aeon…

Zady’s .02 Slow Fashion T-Shirt Takes a Design Stop at the BF+DA

Ecouterre writes: “When is a T-shirt more than just another…

Pratt Institute Presents Its 2015 Master of Industrial Design Thesis Exhibition-“Fake ID”

The Pratt Institute will present its 2015 Master of Industrial…

An Interview with Lost in Fiber’s Abigail Doan on Tumbleweeds & Urban Seeds

Flotsam orbs by Abigail Doan on the work table at…

Quoted: Is Eco-Friendly Dye Technology Sustainable?

“The only way to produce clothing cheaply is to do…

Apple Buys Forests in Maine for Sustainable Supply Chain Move

Apple recently bought forests in Maine for a sustainable supply…

CROSSOVER: The Unlikely Fusion of Fast Food & High Fashion

Sometimes the lines in design are blurred. Fashion collections, inspired…

Kelly Holmes, Founder of Native Max Magazine Dispels Myth of Native Americans Not Existing

BuzzFeed writes: “When Kelly Holmes, founder of Native Max magazine,…

Quoted: The Rapper Heems on Immigrants Wearing Used Clothing

“I like it in theory — I like the idea…

Traditional Folk Embroidery Made Into Playable Music

Ecouterre reports on design student Zsanett Szirmay, of the Moholy-nagy…

10 Fashion Revolution Day Events To Show Solidarity At

Image: Rachel Manns, Fashion Revolution © 2015 Fashion Revolution Day…

VIDEO: Worn Stories Takes A Look at Fashion & Connection to Clothing

We recently had author Emily Spivack at the Brooklyn Fashion+Design…

Quartz: H&M’s “Sustainability” Report Hides the Unsustainable Reality of Fast Fashion

Quartz reported this morning on H&M’s “Sustainability” Report Hides the…

SUPPORT: Photochromia, An Apparel collection of UV Responsive Clothing

Brooklyn Fashion+Design Accelerator Research Fellows Maddy Maxey and Mari Kussman…

Patagonia Launches a ‘Worn Wear’ Tour of the U.S.

This spring Patagonia’s biodiesel repair truck is traveling from California…

Crossover: Lakota Quilts and Fast Fashion’s Stab at Native American Heritage

Sometimes the lines in design are blurred. Fashion collections, inspired…

Is 3D Printing Sustainable?

A look at how developments in technology are factoring into…

VIDEO: BK Live Featuring BF+DA Production Coordinator Tara St James

BK Live 3/16/15: BK Garment from Brooklyn Independent Media on…

104 Years Later: Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Today is the 104th anniversary of the tragic Triangle Shirtwaist…

10 “Made In,” Fashion Facts That Might Surprise You

Do you know where your clothing came from? 18 years…

This Is What Your Brain Looks Like on Fast Fashion

Quartz put out a fascinating article today on the researched…

For Sale: New Fashion Terms For an Old-Fashioned Industry

I received this email recently: “On a different note I…

9 Cool Projects Where Sustainable Food and Fashion Come Together

At first glance, food and fashion may have very little…

China’s “Factory Girls” Grow Up And Go On Strike

China’s “factory girls” growing up and going on strike, but…

Textiles Get DNA Tested to Authenticate Transparency

Sourcing Journal writes: “Transparency has quickly moved from an added…

What Sells More Than Sex? Insecurity

Sex sells. What sells even more? Insecurity. Multi-billion dollar industries…

This International Women’s Day, Tell Your Daughter, Mother, Sister She Can Do Anything

Author Megan Reilly Cayten and daughter Caterina (International Women’s Day…

ILO: 17 Million Children Engaged in Child Labor in South Asia

Sourcing Journal reports that nearly 17 million children between ages…

VIDEO: ‘Cloud-Couture: The Intimate Connection Between Fashion and Technology’

Watch the video from the closing panel “Intimacy and Technology”…

U.S. Designers Build Out Their Own Apparel Production Facilities

Headlines keep including more of the same fashion buzz words:…

Stop Chasing Low-Cost Country Sourcing

Originally posted on Sourcing Journal, Lyndsay McGregor It’s time for…

EILEEN FISHER’S Vision2020 a Sustainable Fashion Benchmark

When we got this email yesterday from one of our…

VIDEO: How Is Technology Changing Pattern, Color & Cloth in Fashion?

Image: The Unseen London Fashion Week and the British Fashion…

The BF+DA Welcomes Vegan Fashion House Vaute Couture!

We’re so happy to welcome Vaute Couture to the Brooklyn…

11 Brooklyn Accelerator Businesses You Should Shop This Black Friday

Black Friday pretty much goes against everything we stand for…

The CRATED Goes Beyond Wearable Tech Into Functional Fashion

The tech+fashion industry are still in the early stages in…

The (Near) Impossibility of Organic Cotton Traceability

When it comes to the complexities of deeming a product…

Has Crowdfunding Changed the Fashion Industry?

Elizabeth Bates writes on Entrepreneur on how the classic model…

Samples & Small Scale Production at the BF+DA

From sketch to tech pack to pattern to finished sample,…

EILEEN FISHER + TakePart.Com Honor 30 Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs

EILEEN FISHER’s In Her Company campaign highlights issues facing female…

Fashion Brands Make Commitment to Endangered Forest-Free Fabrics

Building momentum for Canopy’s Fashion Loved by Forest initiative, Levi…

Tara St. James Finalist in C.F.D.A./Lexus Eco-Fashion Challenge

Congratulations to BF+DA production manager and research fellow as well…

SUPPORT: Evrnu Launches Campaign to Recycle Cotton Garment Waste

Evrnu™ has created an innovative new technology that recycles cotton…

INTERVIEW: Marcia Patmos On Sustainability, Tech And Zero Waste For Fall 14

Marcia Patmos, the designer of M.Patmos, talks about sustainability, zero…

Press vs. Sales: Start-Up Designers Struggle For Focus

In the over 10+ years I’ve spent in the sustainable…

INTERVIEW: Natalie Chanin On Paying Close Attention To Details

Ask any sustainable fashion writer, designer or conscious clothing afficionado,…

Patagonia Launches ‘Truth to Materials’

Patagonia recently launched a new collection called “Truth to Materials,”…

Farm Aid: Featuring The One Little Shirt That Could Change Everything

Amy DuFault gives us her thoughts on how Farm Aid, and…

That’s a Wrap! Reflections on FashTech NYC

With fashionistas, retailers and influencers all jetting to NYC for…

Does The Traditional Fashion Calendar Fuel Overconsumption and Waste?

Brooklyn Accelerator’s Tara St James and Amy DuFault weigh in…

London Fashion Week: Orsola De Castro Picks Her Top 5 (Sustainable) Designers

If you don’t know Orsola de Castro you should. She’s…

10 (Eco) Boutiques to Shop instead of Going to Fashion Week

We have gathered 10 e-commerce eco-friendly clothing boutiques you can shop…

A Need For More Bill Cunninghams in the Fashion Industry

A recap of our night with Fern Mallis interviewing Bill…

OP-ED: Fast Fashion Chains Are Growing, So Give Up on Being a Conscious Shopper?

It’s a great time to be a fast fashion company….

10 Labor Rights Books That Will Make You Think Differently About Where Your Clothes Come From

Want to follow the story of a basic wardrobe staple…

5 Textile Protest Songs To Get You Ready for Labor Day Weekend

From “Cotton Mill Colic” to the “Victory Song of the…

Emily Spivack’s ‘Worn Stories’ a Collection of Memories About Our Clothes

From Johnny Cash to Orange Is the New Black‘s Piper…

Infographic : Apparel Industry Outsourcing In The U.S.

The U.S. Textile and Apparel Manufacturing industry has lost millions…

10 Futuristic Fashion Films That Have Us Dreaming of Dystopias

We would totally rock some of the outfits from those…

5 Truths the Fast Fashion Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

The fashion industry gets a lot of flack these days….

Where Was That Fast-Fashion Shirt Made? Could Be L.A.

With each passing day, the global fashion industry churns out…

Adafruit’s Becky Stern on Wearable Tech, Teenagers & Making Electronics Natural

Get to know Becky Stern of Adafruit Industries. Becky Stern is…

Yearly Textile Waste In The USA

How much textile waste is generated and recycled every year?…

Q&A: 4 NYC Designers Celebrate Independence from the Fashion Industry

Celebrate with us a Q&A of 4 NYC based (responsible)…

Kate Fletcher on Country, City and Activism

UK based author, sustainable fashion consultant, artist and teacher Kate…

Grace Napoleon of Folk Couture: Wearable Art for the Daring

We captured some of the essence that makes Grace Napoleon…

LuRu Home on the Nankeen textile dyeing technique

Venture Fellow LuRu Home brings a contemporary edge to a traditional craft…

10 Textile Books We Want to Skip our Memorial Day BBQ to Read

It’s the Friday before Memorial Day weekend-do you know where…

INTERVIEW: C.L.A.S.S. Eco-Textile Library CEO Giusy Bettoni on High-Tech Fabrics

We caught up with C.L.A.S.S. Eco-Textile Library CEO Giusy Bettoni…