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23 Oct 2018

WATCH PRO – Breitling burnishes its green credentials by making Superocean watch straps out of discarded fishing nets

By Rob Corder Breitling used this week’s summit in London to add an environmentally-friendly timepiece to its Superocean Héritage family. The Héritage II Chronograph 44 was developed in partnership with Outerknown, a company that makes nylon fiber out of fishing nets that have been abandoned at sea. (…) “We are happy to have this chance […]

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22 Oct 2018

GEEK.COM – These Cool Eco-Brands Are Reimagining How We Get Dressed

By Genevieve Scarano Sustainability isn’t just about the environment anymore. While climate change concerns continue to mount, designers are reimagining accessories, clothes, and footwear for a more circular future. Recycled ocean plastic, old truck tarps, and denim scraps are product materials that might help reduce our carbon footprint within the next decade. (…) What if […]

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21 Oct 2018

FORBES – Game On! Inside The New Amsterdam Fashion For Good Museum

By Western Bonime The Dutch have done it again! Created an interactive gaming and shopping experience that teaches you about sustainable fashion at the same time. Diet plan. Check. Career Path laid out. Check. Sustainable plan for purchasing clothes this year? Uhm. (…) An artistic visualization of the collective impact generated by the Fashion for […]

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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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18 Oct 2018

VOGUE – Fashion For Good. The first museum on sustainability is in Amsterdam

By Giusy De Ceglia The very first museum of sustainable fashion in the world opened its doors last week in Amsterdam – and has definitely been making a “Splash” ever since, just like the name of its main theme for the next three months. It’s called Fashion For Good and it stands for a unique […]

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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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10 Oct 2018

VOGUE – How swimwear is becoming more inclusive

By Claire Coghlan Feeling good on the beach or poolside is the first step to looking good. Vogue talks to the female swimwear designers who are putting body positivity front and centre. Image credits: Supplied With the Miss America pageant announcing that the swimsuit competition will be retired in June and catcalling being banned in […]

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10 Oct 2018

FASHION UNITED – Global textile company Aquafil transforms Italian fishing nets into catwalk collections

By How Hughes Italy – Volunteer divers have collected more than 4 tonnes (4000 kg) of fishing nets and other objects from the waters off the coast of the Aeolian Islands, Italy, which will be sent to a recycling factory in Slovenia and transformed into sustainable textiles for fashion houses across the globe. (…) Sustainable […]

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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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02 Oct 2018

VOGUE – Stella McCartney Discusses Her Youthful, Sustainable Spring 2019 Collection

By Emily Farra You can always rely on two things from a Stella McCartney show: colorful, fun-to-wear clothes and a lesson in sustainability. Before her Spring 2019 show yesterday in Paris, she took Vogue backstage for a first look at the pastel bubble dresses, tie-dyed denim, and Lurex evening gowns in her collection—pieces that don’t […]

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26 Sep 2018

EURONEWS – A celebration of green style

By Euronews September sees the regular fashion crowd flock around the world to set their eyes on the looks for Spring/Summer of the following year. A new addition to the calendar are the Green Carpet Fashion Awards, which take place at the end of Milan Fashion Week. (…) The sustainable green carpet which covered the […]

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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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