Loudoun County nonprofit opens Threads of Hope clothing store

Good News Notes: “Loudoun nonprofit Mobile Hope, which assists homeless and precariously housed youth in the area, has launched Threads of Hope, a clothing boutique accepting donations for gently used, quality clothes. The shop will be open within Mobile Hope’s headquarters at 741 Miller Drive in Leesburg from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays….

Embracing Sustainable Fashion | News | tigertv.tv

Good News Notes: “In 2017, the United States Environmental Protection Agency found that out of 12.8 million tons of clothing and footwear made, 8.9 million tons were landfilled.  According to PBS, Americans throw away about 85 percent of their clothes each year.  With this information, people are seeing the need to make the fashion industry…

Jonathan Cohen Launches Latest Fashion Line to ‘Reinvent Waste’

 Good News Notes: “Fashion designer Jonathan Cohen has used Econyl nylon to create his ten fall/winter 2020 pieces in a nod to zero-waste design. The designer says the use of Econyl furthers the company’s commitment to “taking responsibility for its impact on the world.” Cohen says designing with Econyl has given him the opportunity to get…

Clothes shed during Mercedes Marathon donated to charity

Good News Notes: “If you took part in the Mercedes Marathon weekend, you probably saw a few clothes along the course. All that clothing doesn’t go in the trash but to a good cause. A handful of volunteers picked up clothing shed along the race route. This year, the non-profit Grace Klein Community filled up…

High School Students Giving Back this Winter Season

Good News Notes: “Winter can often be a difficult time for many, and District 228 students at Bremen, Tinley Park, Hillcrest, and Oak Forest High Schools recognize that. While District 228 students are often seen giving back to their communities throughout the year, there seems to be an extra push this winter season with an…

Billionaire clothing dynasty heiress launches Everybody & Everyone to make fashion sustainable

Good News Notes: “Veronica Chou’s family has made its fortune at the forefront of the fast fashion business through investments in companies like Michael Kors and Tommy Hilfiger. But now, the heiress to an estimated $2.1 billion fortune is launching her own company, Everybody & Everyone, to prove that the fashion industry can be both environmentally sustainable and profitable.” “The…