On her South African sojourn this week, First Lady Michelle Obama dropped by Zandspruit Township wearing a sleeveless button-down by ASOS Africa, made in collaboration with SOKO, a social enterprise that creates jobs for Kenya’s underprivileged. (Kate’s Closet)

EDUN has a new office space in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood. To dress its digs, the ethical fashion label used reclaimed wood and locally handcrafted furniture. (Inhabitat)

Still confused about the apparel industry’s Eco Index? Jamie Bainbridge, Nau’s director of textile development and sustainability breaks it down. (The Thought Kitchen)

Ke$ha must have caught wind of the flap surrounding her feather hair extensions. The singer-songwriter recently tweeted: “I’d love to give u guys my own personal feather contact. she’s totally animal friendly + recycles bones + feathers to make all my accessories.” (Ecorazzi)