How much do people care about sustainability when they buy clothes? Three reports published in the last three weeks provide varying answers, all of them agreeing consumers factor it in. Source: FSWIR

What do animal rights, fanny packs and female empowerment have in common? They’re all at the heart of HFS Collective’s vegan brand, of course. Founded in Los Angeles in 2012 by Debra Denn

Denim Première Vision, which took place for the first time outside Paris in London earlier this month, is on the move once again, heading to Milan for its next edition in June, before returnin

Can the biggest players in the fashion industry unite to stop global warming? The United Nations thinks so. During a conference in Katowice, Poland, UN Climate Change has announced the launch of the

Danish fashion group Bestseller, which includes Vero Moda, Jack and Jones, Only and Noisy May, has unveiled what it is calling an “ambitious” new strategy that will make sustainability &l

Kering wants to boost Chinese startups with the potential to bring a positive environmental and social impact to the apparel and textile industries. Together with startup accelerator Plug and Play, t

Bestseller, the international fashion company with more than 20 brands in its portfolio including Vero Moda and Jack and Jones, has announced that it is partnering with innovative platform Fashion fo

Kering is working towards advancing its sustainable measures. The global luxury group, which encompasses brands including Gucci, Saint Laurent and Balenciaga, has become a frontier founder in a new i

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has announced a partnership with the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas) to make the sector more environmentally friendly through improving water mana

London - A cropped top in jersey featuring glittery threads with narrow shoulder straps retails for just 3.99 pounds on the H&M website. A pair of blue skinny jeans is a steal for 7 pounds at Pri

UN Environment - the United Nations’ agency assisting countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices - is set to launch an alliance on Sustainable Fashion in March. The

A significant number of consumers in Europe’s five largest markets (namely, Germany, UK, France, Italy and Spain) take fashion brands’ social and environmental impact into account when sh

The Positive Chain of Change - Official Trailer Source: Chanel Trapman, YouTube.

An Australian company has come up with an innovative way to make cellulose-based fabrics such as rayon and viscose. Instead of using chemicals to extract cellulose from cotton, trees or bamboo, Nanol

About 49 percent of the world’s clothing is made of polyester and Greenpeace forecasts this percentage to nearly double by 2030, since the athleisure trend has led a growing number of consumers

Catwalk to Creation is the journey or two sustainable garments, in reverse. Source: Global Sustainability Film Awards, Youtube

More brands and retailers are publishing lists of their suppliers than ever before in order to increase the transparency of their supply chain, according to the 2018 Fashion Transparency Index. As of

Suppliers are under mounting financial pressure from buyers, according to a new report released this week by Better Buying, an organization dedicated to improving purchasing practices in the apparel

Over 290 companies representing 20 percent of all plastic packaging produced globally have signed a global commitment to end plastic waste and pollution at the source. The initiative was led by UK ch

ThredUp, the largest online thrift marketplace to buy and sell secondhand clothing, has launched its first clothing line. The digital retailer was founded in 2008 with the intention of making peer-to

Katharine Hamnett, the English fashion designer behind the “Choose Life” T-shirt made famous by George Michael, has joined Fair Wear Foundation (FWF), the non-profit organization which wo

After a successful launch in 63 stores in California in June, Guess and I:CO are expanding their recycling program “Resourced” to the rest of the United States. “Resourced” en

Luxury group Kering is kicking off its new supply chain transparency initiative by introducing a new cotton that is 100 percent scientifically traceable. The move comes in partnership with Albini Gro

The H&M Group has taken first place as the world’s largest user of sustainable cotton and man-made cellulosic materials, according to the 2018 Textile Exchange’s Preferred Fiber Mater

In February, Nike challenged designers, engineers and scientists around the world to come up with creative responses to two questions: what can be made from footwear material waste? And how can the f

Who would not like to opt for environmentally friendly and sustainable products when buying clothes? But despite these kind of products being quite abundantly available by now, the desire is not refl

Media usage and intake continues to change dramatically following waves of technological development and the subsequently shifting habits of millennials and succeeding generations. While television u

US brand Everlane is taking a step towards a more sustainable future for its label after pledging to remove all virgin plastic from its business by 2021. The label also announced the introduction of

German sustainable fashion label Armedangels has revised its denim collection. The new jeans for women and men not only fit better but have also been produced in a water-saving manner and completely

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 awaren