Adidas by Stella McCartney presents first collection developed by artists
Adidas by Stella McCartney has unveiled the first part of its spring/summer 2021 collection, which is a tribute to our world and the environment and will be released in two parts. The first part, called “Futureplayground,” was developed under the creative direction of artists such as Netti Hurley, Monika Mogi and Anna Pollack as well as...
Jan 22, 2021
Video: Lana Mueller’s sustainable FW21 collection
In this video, Lana Mueller has presented her sustainable FW21 collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. Her ready-to-wear elegant and environmentally conscious collection was inspired by the tenacity of today’s youth. Watch the video below. Video: MBFW.Berlin via YouTube Photo credit: MBFW.Berlin, Facebook
Jan 21, 2021
H&M is collaborating with Lee to create more sustainable denim
Fashion chain H&M has announced that it is collaborating with American denim brand Lee to “push for the next generation of more sustainable denim”. Described as a holistic and ambitious collaboration, Lee x H&M has said that sustainability will be central to its partnership, and will look at every stage of denim design and production. This...
Jan 21, 2021
Fiorelli launches first recycled collection
Accessories brand Fiorelli, owned by Global Brands Group, has launched its first recycled capsule collection, Recover. The collection features five shapes, including the ‘Waves’ backpack in three sizes, the ‘Marina Tote’ and the ‘Cove Crossbody’ bag. Each item in the capsule is made from approximately eight to 22 recycled plastic bottles and...
Jan 21, 2021
Video: Tom van der Borght at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin
In this video, Belgian fashion designer Tom van der Borght has presented his collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. He used upcycled and unconventional materials such as leftover rope, plastic tubes and vegetable fur to create designs with the message of hope, liberty and non-conformism. Watch the video below. Video: MBFW.berlin via...
Jan 20, 2021
Closed and Candiani team up for biodegradable stretch denim collection
German fashion brand Closed has teamed up with Italian denim mill Candiani for a 100 percent degradable denim collection. The capsule collection, which comprises jeans and jackets for both women and men, is made using organic cotton and biodegradable stretch yarn Coreva, which is developed by Candiani. Traditionally metal buttons and studs have...
Jan 19, 2021
Podcast: Conscious Chatter speaks to CEO Dr Kimberly McGlonn
In this episode, Conscious Chatter speaks to the CEO and creative director of women-led fashion brand Grant Blvd, Dr Kimberly McGlonn. She discusses how she built her sustainable fashion brand and how the term ‘expert’ can be problematic. Listen to the podcast below. Source: Conscious Chatter via Spotify Photo credit: Conscious Chatter
Jan 13, 2021
21 Years in the 21st Century: BLUESIGN, The Gold Standard in Resource and Chemical Management
In 1997, in Switzerland, an effort was made to develop a textile product with the lowest possible environmental burden, resource-improving production as well as safety for workers and consumers. In order to make this concept accessible to as many textile companies as possible, an independent company was formed from the project: BLUESIGN. The...
Jan 13, 2021
Panel discussion: Can common cotton claims be debunked?
Is cotton as bad as its reputation when it comes to water consumption, pesticide and insecticide dependency and land usage? A recent panel discussion titled “Cotton claims - the good, the bad and the nuanced” as part of the Truth Series by the Transformers Foundation - founded early last year as part of the global Kingpins Transformers trade...
Jan 13, 2021
House of Hackney announces B Corp certification
Luxury British interiors, fashion and lifestyle brand House of Hackney has confirmed that they have been certified as a B Corp business, meaning that that met the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability. To achieve B Corp certification, House of Hackney had to undergo a rigorous...
Jan 8, 2021
Podcast: Founders Nancy Taylor and Hannah Franco discuss sustainability and fashion
In this episode, Fashion is your Business speaks to the founders of sustainable fashion brand Époque Evolution. Nancy Taylor and Hannah Franco share the story of their brand. Listen to the podcast below. Source: Fashion is your Business via OmnyStudio
Jan 7, 2021
Farah introduces 100 percent organic cotton into core lines
Menswear brand Farah is going organic from spring/summer 2021 by producing all of its core lines in 100 percent organic cotton. The move is part of the menswear company’s commitment to creating a more sustainable and ethical future in fashion. Farah brand director, Mark McCann, explained in a statement: “Like many fashion brands Farah has had to...
Jan 6, 2021