The Most Sustainable Shirt is Not the One You Own

The Most Sustainable Shirt is Not the One You Own

This post is written by Garik Himebaugh, founder of Eco-Stylist, and originally appeared on eco-stylist.com You’ve heard the saying. The most sustainable clothes are the ones you already own. But what if I told you that 2/3 of a garment’s environmental impact happens...
5 Sustainable Swimwear Brands for your Summer

5 Sustainable Swimwear Brands for your Summer

We are almost halfway through summer. The sun’s out. it’s time to hit the beach, go on a hike, or swim by the lake. Do you know where your swimwear is coming from, and if it’s sustainable?  We did the research for you and found 5 sustainable swimwear brands for...
#GreenestTee: To Dye For

#GreenestTee: To Dye For

Welcome back to the #GreenestTee. We’re already halfway through creating the most sustainable t-shirt in the world! So far, we’ve discussed how to design for low impact and the importance of selecting the right fibres. In this week’s blog, we’re moving on to a high...
#GreenestTee: Selecting Sustainable Fibers

#GreenestTee: Selecting Sustainable Fibers

 Fiber fiber fiber! From conventional cotton to polyester to nylon, the (unsustainable) options in the current fashion market are endless. Manufacturing clothing from these fabrics require tons of resources to cultivate and process. However, these fibers are cheap...
#GreenestTee: Designing for Sustainability

#GreenestTee: Designing for Sustainability

What does it take to make a green t-shirt? It’s a question we often get asked here at Green Story. For the month of May, we’ll be answering that. Welcome to the #GreenestTee! We are taking you through the journey of creating the most sustainable t-shirt in the world:...
Debunking Fast Fashion: Cheap Clothing at an Expensive Cost

Debunking Fast Fashion: Cheap Clothing at an Expensive Cost

With popular fast fashion brands such as Forever 21, H&M, and Zara dominating the market, it’s hard not to shop from these brands both in the mall and online. The convenience, the trendiness, and most importantly, the low cost makes it seem like it’s too good to...