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Don’t celebrate the European Union ban on cosmetics testing on animals just yet, says Mark Bittman. There are still many questionable ingredients in cosmetic and personal-care products, many of which have not been tested by any means at all. (New York Times

A hundred years after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire and the garment industry is still “racing backward” in terms of human and labor rights. (WWD)

St. Louis filmmaker Tom Kavanaugh wants to tell the story of the clothes we wear and the people who make them. (Kickstarter)

The New York Garment District isn’t the most scenic of locales, but the resources available for big-name and independent designers alike are invaluable. (NPR)

Meet Modavanti, a new online retailer that specializes in sustainable and ethical fashion. (Modavanti)