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Ali Akdeniz, 85, who always dresses to impress, in some of his various outfits in Berlin. Thanks to photographer Zoe Spawton, he became the star of a blog called What Ali Wore. Courtesy of Zoe Spawton hide caption

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Age 85 And Still Stylish On The Streets Of Berlin

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Javier Goyeneche contends that trash can be transformed into beautiful cloth — with a much higher percentage of recycled materials than found in most commercially popular recycled fabrics. Courtesy of Javier Goyeneche/Ozy.com hide caption

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The author's mother, Reba Roy (far left), dancing on stage in a sari as a young woman. Courtesy of Sandip Roy hide caption

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Love Is Saying 'Sari': The Quest To Save A South Asian Tradition

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Nike-owned Converse, the company responsible for the Chuck Taylor All Star shoe, is suing to stop other shoemakers from copying what it says are distinctive elements of its design. Grant Halverson/AP hide caption

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Bucking The Fashion Trend, Converse Kicks Up A Fuss About Knockoffs

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Fashion designer Natalie Chanin stands in front of in-progress garments at the Alabama Chanin Factory. Chanin and Billy Reid, internationally acclaimed designers, have teamed up to test the concept of organic, sustainable cotton farming and garment-making. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Reviving A Southern Industry, From Cotton Field To Clothing Rack

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'Radiant Orchid' is Pantone's Color of the Year for 2014. Pantone hide caption

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Pantone's 'Orchid' Is A Purple Hue That Doesn't Seem The Same

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Universal Elliot Corp., a belt-maker in New York City, is one of the fashion companies featured on the Maker's Row website. Courtesy of Maker's Row hide caption

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