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07 Feb 2019

GLAMOUR – Can the high street *ever* be sustainable? GLAMOUR investigates…

By Natasha Pearlman Isn’t it time we all demanded more? My shopping habits have been known to look something like this: 1. Spot an influencer I follow on Instagram wearing the high street’s latest cult dress. 2. Swipe. Click. Buy. 3. 12 hours later I’m wearing it, maybe even posting about it (if I love […]

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28 Jan 2019

VOGUE.DE – Sustainable tights? Is there!

By Von Ann-Kathrin Riedel Nachhaltigkeit ist Thema Nummer 1 in der Mode – es wird Zeit, sie auch bei einem Kleidungsstück zu berücksichtigen, das wir so oft wechseln wie kaum ein anderes: der Strumpfhose. Eine Strumpfhose geht doch sowieso schnell kaputt – da reicht auch ein günstiges Exemplar aus dem Drogeriemarkt, oder? So denken viele. […]

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09 Jan 2019

OUTERKNOWN – Industry change is underfoot: turning carpeting in clothing

By Outerknown Journey Aquafil has been a partner since day one and we’ve told you plenty about their fishing net recycling program along the way. This time, we’re turning the spotlight on a lesser-known building block of our clothing. . . carpeting! (…) Since our very first collection, we’ve sourced low-impact, regenerated ECONYL® nylon yarn to make […]

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19 Dec 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 Dec 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 Oct 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 Oct 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 Oct 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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