H&M is expanding its selection of denim made from the reclaimed fibers of clothing collected through its garment-recycling initiative.
RE:, the iconic and edgy denim brand known for its sustainability credentials has launched its first trendy and innovatively designed standalone store in Menlyn, Pretoria and introduced a first for the South African retail environment with their use of specialised, sustainable mannequins.
The world’s first 100 percent compostable denim jeans are coming your way. Part of Freitag’s “F-abric” line of European-grown and -produced workwear, the upcoming five-pocket design—dubbed the “E500″— is entirely cotton-free, comprising 81 percent linen and 19 percent hemp in a 19-ounce weight for men and a 17 ounce for women.
If you have been following the Live Eco Remake Design Challenge you will know that our special prize went to emerging designer Hannah-Rose Smith…
It’s been a week since we announced the Remake Design Challenge 2015 winners. If you still want to know more about each finalist’s object or collection here is 2015’s official video.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is accusing an Argentinean supplier of so-called “responsibly sourced” wool of gross mistreatment of its lambs and sheep. The animal-rights group has posted a video on it’s website that shows livestock workers slitting lambs’ throats, skinning them alive, or otherwise abusing and mutilating the animals.
The Live Eco Remake Design Challenge, South Africa’s premier sustainable fashion and object design competition, proudly brought to you by Pick n Pay in…
Not being sustainable is so out of fashion, but sometimes sticking to a sustainable wardrobe can be a bit like avoiding fatty foods: there are times when the bad stuff sneaks up on you. Here are common obstacles that get in the way of your sustainable style and how to deal.
Following the success of Topshop’s collaborations with “Reclaim to Wear,” the waste-reducing initiative founded by Orsola de Castro and Filippo Ricci of From Somewhere, the high-street retailer is launching its first stand-alone collection of womenswear derived from existing stock, including surplus materials and production offcuts from previous seasons.
Naja’s “underwear with a purpose” just got a whole lot more purposeful. The social enterprise, which trains and employs single mothers in Colombia through its “Underwear for Hope” initiative, has launched a collection of colorful bras and knickers made with recycled plastic bottles.