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3 Tips for Buying Ethical & Eco-Friendly Clothes

The fashion industry is notorious for being one of the biggest polluters of the planet. According to Greenpeace’s Detox Campaign, at least 8,000 chemicals are used to turn raw materials into clothe…

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Seriously? Women Are Having Surgery So Designer Heels Fit Better

How far are women willing to go for fashion? According to the New York Times, pretty far. The newspaper walks a mile in the shoes of a handful of LA- and NYC-based podiatrists who perform procedures s…

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4 Fashion Trends That May Harm Your Health

Some women will do whatever it takes to keep up with fashion’s latest trends. However, should they be concerned about the health risks of these sometimes extreme styles? Here are 4 common trends to av…

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Would You Believe it was Made from Spider Silk?

The world's largest pieces of fabric made from spiders' silk have gone on show in the UK. Lifestyle News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "CmwPdeemmmg1liqb", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.emb…

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Ethical Fashion Cleans Up Pollution (with video)

Can “design thinking” imbue a wide spectrum of solutions to help clean up pollution problems? Conscious designers in the fashion world are connecting the dots between design, the environment and our h…

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New Puma Shopping Bag Dissolves In Water (Video)

Popular shoe maker Puma recently announced that it will phase out its plastic shopping bags in favor of a 100 percent biodegradable alternative made from cornstarch. The company claims that the new…

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Wear Nothing New

"I'm Jessi, and this is my suitcase. But before I show you what I've got inside, I'm going to make a very public confession, and that is, I'm outfit obsessed…But I don't buy anything new." This is …

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Biodegradable Sneakers Could Revolutionize Sustainable Fashion

Social norms have taught us that wearing shoes is a must if you expect clean carpets and prompt service at gas stations. Although there's nothing more freeing than going barefoot on a summer's day, it…

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Shocking Cosmetic Procedure… For Feet? (VIDEO)

How far would you go in pursuit of style? Would you surgically alter your foot in order to wear high-heeled, pointy-toed shoes? The "Cinderella Procedure" makes feet narrower while correcting bunio…

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Levi Strauss Creates New Jeans With 28% Less Water

Iconic denim company Levi Strauss has announced a new line of jeans designed to dramatically reduce the water needed to produce each pair of pants. The company is calling the new line "Water<Les…

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