Issey Miyake opens his first 132 5 storefront with a little assist from Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka. (Designboom)

Three Parsons The New School for Design students are using water-saving AirDye technology for their senior fashion collections. (AirDye</a.)

The Discerning Brute turns a gimlet eye on buttons in men’s suiting and offers an animal-friendly alternative to bull and buffalo horn. (The Discerning Brute)

James Perse recycles: For every James Perse T-shirt you drop off, you get $10 towards a purchase made during the same store visit. The tees will be reconditioned, redyed, and donated to L.A. nonprofit Beyond Shelter. (James Perse

Watch the student video that won the Fair Trade Fits contest held by Fair Trade U.S.A. (Fair Trade U.S.A.)