Fashion Positive is set to bring a much needed change to the fashion industry – great news to end off what was a very inspiring year for sustainable fashion.
French Connection is the latest apparel retailer to suspend production of all angora-based items following reports of routine rabbit abuse in China.
ASOS, Levi Strauss, and Marks & Spencer are the latest clothing brands to connect with Canopy Style, a nonprofit that seeks to eliminate endangered-forest fibers from the garment supply chain.
Outdoor apparel company, Patagonia have released an animated short film asking consumers “Do you know where conventional down comes from?” to promote the launch of their 100% Traceable Down.
It’s summer and that means beach time! Although you might feel a bit insecure about your body, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy swimwear. You can be sexy in a bikini or swimsuit – you just have to find the right one for your shape.
Hana Mitsui, a Royal College of Art student, has developed a process to transform deadstock fabrics into luxurious new garments.
Low-cost U.S. airline, JetBlue which overhauled its uniforms in June, announced recently that it has donated more than 18.5 tons of used uniforms, clothing, and fabric to organizations such as Planet Aid, a nonprofit that recycles unwanted garments to fund sustainable development in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
Esprit recently launched its third recycled clothing collection. The latest “Recycled Collection by Esprit,” a collaboration with Berlin designer Karen Jessen, winner of the 2013 EcoChic Design Award, comprises eight denim and five knit styles, all derived from the Hong Kong-based apparel brand’s own manufacturing off-cuts.
The environmental sustainability promoting NGO, Redress, has recently launched the R Cert recycled textile clothing standard, a verification standard that aims to educate consumers about the recycling process and the environmental savings achieved through the production of their recycled textile clothing.
Patagonia has launched “Truth to Materials”, a seven-piece capsule collection made from reclaimed fibres and fabrics, that explores what it describes as “radical new methods of manufacturing.”