Taylor Stitch teams up with Atelier and Repairs on upcycled collection
San Francisco-based men’s apparel brand Taylor Stitch is reimagining its excess inventory in partnership with Atelier and Repairs. The ‘Reenvisioned Essentials’ collaboration will see the brand upcycling surplus stock on two of its essential styles, its Jack oxford shirt in white and blue and cotton chinos in khaki, navy and olive. In...
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Red Carpet Green Dress opens 2021 design contest
Global sustainable design competition Red Carpet Green Dress has opened its 2021 edition in partnership with Tencel and 3D garment design software Clo Virtual Fashion, challenging designers to submit a digitally designed, sustainably produced red carpet-worthy outfit. The international contest, open to talented designers over the age of 18, aims...
2 Aug 2021
Econyl launches shoppable online platform
Sustainable textile manufacturer Aquafil has launched a new shoppable platform dedicated to Econyl, its regenerated nylon made from recycled waste. The new e-shop will allow users to browse through global brands using Eocnyl Regenerated Nylon, and will also provide information about the innovative fibre and the broader topics of sustainability...
30 Jul 2021
YNAP meets renewable electricity target across operated facilities
Italian luxury group Yoox Net-a-Porter (YNAP) says it achieved its goal of sourcing 100 percent of renewable electricity across the operated facilities it manages by the end of 2020. The group announced the target in November last year as part of a broader sustainability strategy called ‘Infinity’. YNAP revealed on Thursday it met that target...
29 Jul 2021
Retailers to face more disruptions due to climate change
Variable weather affects footfall, with retail destinations just one of the many businesses impacted by severe climate change. During heavy rains, urban locations like high streets see a decline in visitors, whereas shopping centres and retail parks see potential rises. But this is just in the UK, what about the heat, rain, cold and disrupted...
28 Jul 2021
Denim brand Noisy May offers new jeans with lifetime guarantee
Bestseller brand Noisy May presents its first pair of jeans with a lifetime guarantee. The Danish label commits - should its R.A.R.E. jeans ever become faulty - to repair, replace or refund them. As the name suggests, R.A.R.E. jeans (an acronym for Remarkably Advanced Responsible Essentials) are unique and produced by Noisy May in a limited...
26 Jul 2021
Podcast: Conscious Chatter interviews founder Akilah Stewart
In this episode, Conscious Chatter has interviewed Akilah Stewart, the founder of the creative waste management company, Fatra, which creates luxury handbags from recycled fabrics and plastics. Listen to the podcast below.
23 Jul 2021
Podcast: Wardrobe Crisis interviews fashion designer Emily Adams Bode
In this episode, the Wardrobe Crisis has interviewed American fashion designer Emily Adams Bode about creating upcycled menswear from old textiles and deadstock.Listen to the podcast below. Source: Wardrobe Crisis via OmnyStudio
22 Jul 2021
Video: Gucci collaborates with 100 Thieves Gaming
In this video, Italian fashion house Gucci has collaborated with apparel and gaming brand 100 Thieves Gaming to create a backpack made from recycled and sustainably sourced materials as part of Gucci's Off The Grid collection. Watch the video below. Video: Gucci via YouTube
22 Jul 2021
The Armani Group announces new sustainability targets
The Armani Group has pledged to reduce its overall greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in a bid to follow the Paris Agreement for climate change. The Milan-based fashion company said its aims were to reduce absolute scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions 50 percent by 2030 from a 2019 base year and reduce absolute scope 3 GHG emissions from purchased goods and...
22 Jul 2021
Crocs aims to be net-zero company by 2030
US footwear brand Crocs has announced it aims to be a net-zero company by 2030. The Niwot, Colorado-based brand said it will achieve the target through a strategic focus on sustainable ingredients and packaging, as well as investments in resource use and product afterlife solutions. The company said it is finalizing its approach to a more...
22 Jul 2021
Gucci invests in sustainable supply chain with Intesa Sanpaolo bank
Gucci and Intesa Sanpaolo bank have launched an initiative to support exceptional, Made in Italy manufacturers, within the Gucci supply chain. The partnership deems to implement ethical and responsible practices throughout the brand’s supply chain by facilitating financial resources to eligible suppliers. The initiative represents the next step...
20 Jul 2021