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
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
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
Podcast: Levi's Paul Dillinger discusses future fashion philosophy
In this episode, The Wardrobe Crisis speaks to Levi's vice president of global product innovation Paul Dillinger about future fashion philosophy, sustainable fashion and wearable tech. Listen to the podcast below. Source: The Wardrobe Crisis via OmnyStudio
Jan. 5, 2021
Video: The process of H&M's FW21 Waste collection
In this video, H&M’s design team shows the process behind the brand’s FW21 Waste collection. Watch the video below. Click here to view fall/winter clothing at theFashionUnited Marketplace. Video: H&M via YouTube Photo credit: H&M, Facebook
Jan. 4, 2021
Video: How Adidas creates sneakers from plastic bottles
In this video, Tech Insider reveals how Adidas turns plastic bottles into sneakers. In 2021, the sportswear brand hopes to release its 100 percent recyclable shoe called Futurecraft Loop. Watch the video below. Video: Tech Insider via YouTube Photo credit: Adidas, Facebook
Jan. 4, 2021