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The apparel industry is one of the most profound polluters in the world, but there are some companies trying to make up for it and create a sustainable fashion future. Here are 10 of the good guys.
By Jeremy Glass
Ah, the mullet. From ancient Greek spearmen to Joe Exotic, America's most notorious big cat owner, the mullet seems destined to stick around and around and around, forever.
It's had a bumpy history over the past 100 years, going in and out fashion. But some folks never tire of its warmth.
From the itty-bitty bikini to that must-have Hermès Birkin bag, these fashion favorites have names that are as iconic as the people and places that inspired them.
It probably won't surprise you to learn this product was developed by four guys in their 20s.
The biggest and brightest in the world of hair and beauty got their stab at the spotlight as the Bronner Brothers hosted their bi-annual hair and beauty show in Atlanta.
As Alanis Morissette might have said, we've got one hand in our pocket — and the other is digging into our purse. Why does women's clothing often lack pockets that can hold anything?
After the celebrity struts down the red carpet in her borrowed designer gown, must she return it? And what does the designer do with it?
By Dave Roos
From Pakistan to Palestine and from Ipanema to Illinois, what's up with barbers applying open flames to their clients' coiffures?
By Chris Opfer
A new survey says many disabled people don't attend events because they can't find appropriate clothing. But some companies are working to change that.
By Alia Hoyt
The brief-style swimsuit has never caught on in puritanical America like around the world. But as baggy shorts become more popular, is this body image, or just fashion?
By Chris Opfer
Which kind of makes you wonder: What's stopping someone from taking your cells, growing your flesh and doing anything they please with it?
By Robert Lamb
The running shoe that put Nike on the map was designed over the breakfast table, and a relic of its genesis was unearthed after years in a trash pit.
By Chris Opfer