Discover the future of sustainable style with "Frontline Fashion 3" digital mini series created by Redress, which follows talented emerging fashion designers. Source: Youtube, RedressAsia

Learn about the activities of ClickNL, an initiative to solve the most pertinent questions in the fashion system, and invent fashion for tomorrow. Source: Future Makers, Vimeo, ClickNL

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) is looking to make the fashion industry more sustainable. The organization has launched a resource hub to educate students, professionals, designers and educators on the topic. Resources offered by the new page on CFDA’s website include a Gu

UK brand Beyond Skin is on a mission to make cruelty-free fashion the way of the future. Founded in 2001, the Brighton-based footwear brand has had its fair share of challenges along the way, including the diminishing number of footwear suppliers in the UK, and the uphill struggle of forging out a

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Increasing consumer concern pushes fashion brands to embrace radical transparency and sustainable production methods. Source: Youtube, BoF

Fashion brands are increasingly under pressure to make manufacturing practices more transparent, and brands like Nike are making their data available to industry watchdogs and the general public alike. FashionUnited we have created graphics from the otherwise dull spreadsheet data, to help you comp

Five years on from one of the most tragic industry accidents to date at Rana Plaza, which saw more than 1100 people lose their lives, and the inspectors working to improve the safety of the textile factory workers might have to leave Bangladesh. An eviction of the Bangladesh Accord - which was se

It is suspected that synthetic fibres contribute in a critical way to polluting our environment with microplastics. Now fabric manufacturers have reacted to this problem and introduced a number of new solutions to the market. Solid and insoluble synthetic polymers - i.e. plastics - that are small

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, YouTube.

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 Denniston and her daughter Rachel, HFS collective is an ethical and sustainable-driven brand that produc

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 returning to London next December. The move is part of the show’s new strategy to position itself as a

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 Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, a series of targets with the aim to reduce greenhouse g

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 “central to its way of doing business”. The ‘Fashion Fwd’ strategy is part of

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, the luxury conglomerate is launching the Kering Sustainable Innovation Award, offering mentorship and

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 for Good to help bring “game-changing” circular innovation to supply chains. The partnersh

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 management and energy sustainability. “Vietnam ranks as the fifth largest exporter of apparel good

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 shopping, according to a new report by British NGO Fashion Revolution. The organization surveyed 5,000

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, Nanollose lets a bacteria called Acetobacter Xylinum eat agricultural waste (their initial run used cocon

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 to be interested in stretchier, more resistant garments. But polyester is not a sustainable textile

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

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 supply chain. Better Buying surveyed 319 suppliers from 38 countries, who provided anonymous ratings

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 charity Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with UN Environment. Fashion companies such as H&

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 Materials Market Report. According to a statement published on H&M’s website, 59 percent of all

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 footwear recycling process be improved? After receiving more than 600 applications from 58 countries

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 reflected in actual consumer behaviour. This is due to the discrepancy of ethical awareness - which is t

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 without the use of chemicals. Sara Maier from Armedangels talks about the difficulty and beauty of w

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 awareness among consumers regarding sustainable fashion brands, it’s still not the dominant market s

Amsterdam -- Fashion for Good, the global initiative for sustainable fashion, has opened the doors of its museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, today. The space aims to show visitors how clothes are made and help them to discover innovations shaping a more sustainable future for fashion. FashionUni