Photo by Kent Wang

Organic jeans, so ubiquitous two years ago, are now scarcely to be found on store shelves. The Gray Lady chats with designer Rogan Gregory to puzzle things out. (New York Times)

The international Oeko-Tex association is updating its criteria for testing textiles, including banning several harmful substances that were on its watch list. (Fibre2Fashion)

W chats with designer Natalie “Alabama” Chanin on modernizing homespun fashion. (W)

American Eagle has produced a men’s and women’s charity T-shirt, with 100 percent of sales benefiting Haiti. (Racked)

QUOTABLE QUOTE

“Certain things really do last. How do we create these things and what makes a design transcend its time?”

—Designer Eileen Fisher in the Dec. 28, 2010 issue of WWD