Suzy Amis Cameron (wife of director James) is bringing back her Red Carpet Green Dress challenge. Your mission: To design a sustainable gown for her to wear to Global Green’s Pre-Oscar Party. The winner gets $2,000, a trip to L.A., and entree to the party as the Camerons’ guest. (Press release)

Global organic cotton is up 15 percent, despite the 2009-2010 recession, according to a new report from the Textile Exchange (formerly Organic Exchange). Organic cotton now represents 1.1 percent of international cotton production. Victory is ours! (Press release)

KAIGHT, our favorite NYC eco-fashion boutique, is launching a “vintage shop within a shop.” Vintage fashion, according to proprietor Kate McGregor, is the “purest form of eco,” offering “not only a glimpse into fashion’s past, but wonderfully well-made garments.” Amen. (Ecco Eco)

Adidas has inked a $207,000 contract with RMIT University in Melbourne to push sustainable sportswear manufacturing in Asia. (Press release)


“My ultimate style tip is to invest in pieces that will see you through a good few seasons. I definitely think it’s worth spending a bit more on clothes you’ll wear time and time again.”

—It-Brit Alexa Chung, in an interview with Heat