19 Dez 2018

WWD – Fashion Forward: Fabrics of the Future

By Tracey Greenstein Ten steps closer to tech-forward, sustainable, traceable apparel. Fashion’s future is getting brighter. And as consumers become even more conscious about the clothing they wear, brands, designers and engineers alike are responding by creating new and emerging technologies that can meet — or exceed — shoppers’ greater expectations. (…) Regenerated nylon material […]

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11 Dez 2018

BAY STREET BULL – For the fashion industry, going green is the new black

By Truc Nguyen The fashion industry has a major sustainability problem. Fortunately, things are starting to change thanks to some major innovations in textile development. It can take 2,650 litres of water to make a single cotton t-shirt, and the global textile industry produces an astounding 1.2 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year. At […]

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23 Nov 2018

THE GUARDIAN – Trawling for trash: the brands turning plastic pollution into fashion

By Scarlett Conlon Stella McCartney, Gucci and Adidas among companies inspired by ‘Blue Planet effect’ Fishing nets and discarded plastic are finding their way into wardrobes around the world thanks to a rise in the number of fashion designers using materials made from recycled ocean waste. Brands including Gucci, Stella McCartney and Adidas are increasingly […]

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22 Nov 2018

VOGUE – 10 trends we were obsessed with in 2018

By Lilith Hardie Lupica How your shopping habits dictated the biggest trends of the year. Trends, trends, trends: we’re all obsessed with what everyone is wearing now and next. So when Lyst pulled together 2018’s top 10 trends that mattered, we couldn’t help but put it all together and give you a summary of the […]

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05 Nov 2018

WWD – Field Notes: Fashion’s Making Waves.

Editor’s note: WWD Field Notes is a column featuring the latest technology, B2B and business solution news BY TRACEY GREENSTEIN Plastic has a bad rap. And for brands and retailers responding to consumer-led demand for sustainability, solutions centered on the removal and recycling of ocean plastic pollution for fashion products has risen to the surface. (…) Also on the oceanic […]

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18 Okt 2018

DAZED – Stella McCartney’s new adidas collection champions eco-friendly materials

Using fabrics and textiles made from discarded ocean plastic and fishing nets BY JAKE HALL We all know that Stella McCartney is committed to creating fashion that is as sustainable as possible. Not only has she never used fur or leather in her collections, she also invests in new technologies and works alongside conservation charities to […]

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17 Okt 2018

FASHIONUNITED UK – From footwear to denim: 4 companies leading the sustainable fashion movement

BY AILEEN YU The world’s first museum for sustainable fashion opened in Amsterdam this month shedding light on the fashion industry’s role in closing the loop. Although there has been a growing awareness among consumers regarding sustainable fashion brands, it’s still not the dominant market share. Recently, a panel discussion was held in New York City […]

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05 Okt 2018

GEAR PATROL – Need a New Jacket for Fall? Outerknown Has You Covered

By John Zientek If you’re in the market for a new piece of outerwear for fall, Outerknown has you covered. The LA-based brand’s latest collection features a range of versatile jackets and coats fit for cooler locales. A perennial favorite, the wool-organic cotton Highland Blanket Shirt is updated with on-seam pockets and a squared hem. […]

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23 Sep 2018

VOGUE – A Lightness of Being—Hamish Bowles on Creative Directing the 2018 Green Carpet Fashion Awards

by HAMISH BOWLES AS TOLD TO LAIRD BORRELLI-PERSSON There’s plenty of fashion action taking place off the runways in Milan this season. A beautiful “intervention,” for example, is being staged by Livia Firth’s Eco-Age with the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico, the Italian Trade Agency, and the Comune di Milano, in […]

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14 Sep 2018

EVENING STANDARD – Richard Malone kicks off London Fashion Week SS19 with a sustainable showcase

The Irish-born designer bought colourful silhouettes and ethical fabrics to the catwalk BY EMMA MCCARTHY London Fashion Week kicked off this morning with emerging creative force Richard Malone topping the bill. Citing everything from micro-fibre cleaning cloths “bulk bought on Amazon” to “bad taste Paris wine bars”, the 26-year-old designer presented a collection which put […]

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30 Aug 2018

FASHIONUNITED UK – Sustainability instead of fast fashion: an interview with the Arket CEO

BY REGINA HENKEL Arket is the new sustainable fashion label of the H&M family. Founded as recently as 2017, it has expanded by now with stores worldwide. In January 2018, the first German store was opened in Munich, followed by one in Berlin in May. Another one should open its doors in Hamburg in September. […]

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03 Aug 2018

THE TELEGRAPH – Sustainable swimwear? The best brands using ocean waste to create stylish suits

By Victoria Moss I don’t know about you, but my plastic guilt is is racking up. Buying a takeaway iced coffee feels tantamount to chain smoking outside a maternity unit. And with looming holidays, near pretty oceans, which as we all now know (thanks, Attenborough) are full of nasty little plastic beads and who knows […]

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