Couture for the Globe

News for the activists and agitators manning the barricades at this week's World Trade Organization meeting in Hong Kong: shouting slogans and carrying banners isn't the only way to protest. From encouraging fair trade to using organically grown, sustainable materials, some designers are finding that high ideals don't necessarily detract from high fashion. "Instead of screaming and yelling, get people to vote with their dollars," says Rogan Gregory, designer for Ali Hewson and her rock-star activist husband Bono's new clothing line, Edun. "Get them to spend their money on something that's good for the world." Here are five promising labels for...

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