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Mr. Bags Sells 3.24 Million RMB Worth of Bags in 6 Minutes

The influential fashion blogger is also collaborating with Montblanc on a limited-edition collection of women’s handbags, a new category for the …

Business Case for Sustainability: how to make more profit

The business case for sustainability: Script<p>What’s the business case for sustainability? Is there reliable evidence that quantifies the value of a …

Amsterdam's Circular Living Lab

<b>If you hop on the ferry from Amsterdam Central Station to the city’s northern suburb of Buiksloterham, you’ll find De Ceuvel, a sustainability</b> …

Dialogues — fasionheldincommon.nl

<b>A conversation with Pascale Gatzen: bringing back kindness and humanity in Fashion</b><p>Pascale Gatzen is the head of the new fashion design masters: …

Re-imagining Fashion as an Ecosystem of Commons

It turns out that the fashion world has quite a large cohort of designers, fashion houses, scholars, and activists who want to revamp the global …

Jezelf leren kennen? Ga de grens over

"Antropologie maakt vertrouwd wat vreemd is en vreemd wat vertrouwd is. Telkens weer met nieuwe ogen kijken."<p>1901. Auto's waren er nog nauwelijks. …

Steven Pinker: ‘The way to deal with pollution is not to rail against consumption’

What we do to combat poverty: that’s far more important than reducing inequality<p>Say the word “enlightenment” and it tends to conjure images of a certain kind of new-age spiritual “self-improvement”: meditation, candles, chakra lines. Add the definite article and a capital letter and the …

How good design can keep our oceans plastic-free

The seminal book <i>Cradle to Cradle: Re-Making the Way We Make Things</i> opens with a powerful quote from Albert Einstein: “The world will not evolve past …

Sustainability

Fashion industry to undergo "transformative" decade in bid to improve its sustainability.

Fashion industry to undergo "transformative" decade in bid to improve sustainability, says the report produced by Safer Made and Fashion for Good.

The World’s First Compostable Zero-Waste Bra and Underwear

Meet <b>The Very Good Bra</b>, the world’s first zero-waste bra, the Kickstarter campaign exceeded its $20,000 goal in around 48 hours and is now sitting at …

'Plastic is not cool' – is fashion finally cleaning up its act?

In April, at a Net-a-Porter event where the online retailer’s trends for this autumn were presented, one of the most popular accessories was not a leather handbag by Gucci or a leopard-print, high-vamp shoe, but the black Net-a-Porter.com-branded “keep” cups that the coffee was served in. At least …

Patagonia: this Social Enterprise shows Us How to Kick some Ass with Branding

Campaigns: the branding of Patagonia<p>So let’s take a look at the brand Patagonia and its different campaigns. It is impressive to see that most of the …

Innovation Prize

We need everyone to work together to bring these ideas to life<p>While the winning innovations represent the type of solutions we need to build a …

REI rolls out first-of-its-kind sustainability requirement that will affect every brand in its stores

The clothing industry is increasingly embracing a green agenda that has some household-name companies putting policies and processes in place that …

Sustainability

Meet the Partner Behind the Newest adidas Shoe ‘Futurecraft 4D’

Inspired by Terminator II, Silicon Valley-based tech company Carbon is enabling adidas to bring to life a revolution in athlete data-driven design …

Shoes

Mey gewinnt Red Dot Award 2018

Von Rüdiger Oberschür<p>Mey ist Gewinner des Red Dot Awards 2018. Der Lingerie-Spezialist wurde für sein "Drunterhemd" mit Shape-Funktion ausgezeichnet. …

Stil

German and Dutch initiatives join forces for a sustainable fashion industry | MADE-BY

February 5, 2018<p>Image: MADE-BY<p>The Dutch Covenant for Sustainable Apparel and Textile (Textile Covenant) and the German Partnership for Sustainable …

Sustainability

Is digitisation an unstoppable trend for apparel?

<b>28 March 2018</b><br>IF editorial team<p>Factory automation can shrink supply chains, cut lead times and lead to significant efficiencies, but traditional …

Manufacturing

Duurzame textiel innovaties: biogaren van kelpvezels

Grondstoffen zijn steeds moeilijker verkrijgbaar, natuurlijke vezels zoals katoen zijn erg arbeidsintensief en vezels op petroleum-basis zoals acryl, …

Levi’s will soon rely entirely on lasers to give its jeans that classic finish

One of the draws of denim—arguably its main draw—is how it ages. No other fabric breaks in quite the same way, leaving a history of the wearer on its surface in faded indigo.<p>Levi’s and other denim manufacturers go to extraordinary lengths to give brand-new jeans this patina, recreating the wear …

Will Robots Make Your Next T-Shirt?

Probably not. But as we start the new year, automation is one of several trends that will change the face of sustainable fashion. For the better. …

Manufacturing

The Right Way for Companies to Publicize Their Social Responsibility Efforts

“Why don’t we get credit for all the good things we do?” the CEO of a major global corporation asked me recently. After all, the company has innovative and impactful programs to ensure safe working conditions; training programs to help low-wage workers in its supply chain increase their earnings; …

These 10 rivers likely the source of millions of tons of ocean plastic

<b>Research reveals that rivers deliver up to 4 million metric tons of plastic debris to the sea every year, with up to 95% coming from just 10 of …

The plastics crisis is more urgent than you know. Recycling bottles won’t fix it | John Vidal

West Wales, last weekend. The old foam mattress lying waterlogged on an otherwise clean beach might have been at sea for months before it was washed …

H&M, a Fashion Giant, Has a Problem: $4.3 Billion in Unsold Clothes

In the world of fashion retailing, where shopping is fast moving online and stores try to keep inventories closely matched to sales, even a small stack of unsold clothes can be a bad sign.<p>What about a $4.3 billion pile of shirts, dresses and accessories? That is the problem facing H&M, the Swedish …

2018: Year of Action for Global Fashion Industry

Written by Renee Henze<p>Details<p>After many years on the periphery, “sustainability” has become a more common term across the expanse of the global …

​The smart clothing labs creatively fashioning a connected future

Clothing

A-Z GLOSSARY OF SUSTAINABLE FIBRES

We know it can be difficult to understand exactly what sustainable fashion means, and the material your clothing is made from plays a BIG role in its …