London - The fashion industry has yet to fully embrace sustainable cotton, which poses a serious threat to the future of the sustainable cotton market. Although several fashion retailers, such as Pe

London - Once seen as a niche part of the fashion industry, being eco-conscious has rapidly become one of the hottest 'topics' of our time. From luxury fashion houses to fast-fashion retailers, and

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

Excessive water and chemical usage, overproduction and the inability to deal with overstock - the garment and textile industry, ever so anxious to be fashion forward, is far behind when it comes to p

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

London - It has been nearly five years since the worst accident in the history of garment industry took place. On April 23, 2013, an eight-story building housing several garment factories, as well as

Resources that designers have relied on for generations are significantly depleting, and potentially used up 2030, following rising costs will have damaging effects on profit margins. If companies wa

German sportswear giant Adidas Monday said it plans to use only recycled plastic in its products by 2024. The company has pledged to eliminate its use of "virgin" plastic in its sportswear, according

German sporting goods firm Adidas AG recently announced its decision to use only recycled plastics by 2024 for shoes and clothing. This initiative could be the first step for the entire fashion indus

Swiss colour and specialty chemicals company Archroma is collaborating with chemical solutions company Montega S.r.l., Italy to support Pakistan's fast-growing garment and apparel industry, particula

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

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

Last week, while on holiday in Ibiza, the gin tonic I ordered at the quiet end of a beach club on Playa d’en Bossa was served with a bamboo straw. A sustainable, recyclable straw I was told, t

London - The Bangladesh Denim Expo, one of the leading denim trade fairs in Asia, is set to open its doors today. Running from May 9 to 10 at the International Convention Centre in Dhaka, Bangladesh

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

London - A new recycling technique developed by Mistra Future Fashion could change the future of the fashion industry. Named Blend Re:wind, the chemical method separates both cotton and polyester fro

The Oeko-Tex Association presented findings of a massive research study yesterday that it commissioned to shed light on consumer attitudes worldwide about sustainability, harmful substances in textil

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

Apparel has a long and complicated life cycle consisting of many phases such as fiber and yarn production, assembly, and transportation. All these stages can have an adverse impact on the planet and

London - Cheap Monday has shared its new sustainability pledge, which is part of its journey towards becoming to “be the most relevant and sustainable jeanswear brand on the street, worn by tho

Christopher Raeburn is an extraordinary designer. The main reason for this is that the British designer has based his work on a philosophy that rests on three pillars: Remade, Reduced, Recycled. Ever

London - The Copenhagen Fashion Summit is set to become an annual event, with the fifth edition of the sustainable fashion summit taking place May 11 at the city’s concert hall. The decision to

London - The fourth edition of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, the world's largest conference dedicated to sustainability within the fashion industry, offered its platform in the DK Concert Hall to so

London - The social and environmental issues within the fashion industry are well established. The industry knows that it needs to clean up its act and take responsibility to work sustainably for the

London - The Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2016, brought together some of the industry's brightest and most innovative thinkers, doers, designers, brands and CEO's who are working to ensure sustainabi

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

Despite admittedly burning unsold goods to preserve its image of exclusivity, British fashion house Burberry has been included for the fourth consecutive year in Dow Jones’ Sustainability Index

Last week, on the opening day of London Fashion Week, the network of nonprofit organizations Friends of the Earth urged fashion companies to do more to tackle plastic pollution, as the fashion indust

Indian organic and fair trade clothing label No Nasties not only talks the talks but proves with its latest initiative that it walks the walk too. To offset the impact of its production, packing and

Unsold inventory is a big issue for luxury fashion labels. While affordable and mid-range brands can make use of discounts and sales to try to get rid of excess stock, luxury brands avoid using this