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Marks & Spencer Debuts First Line of Sustainable Footwear

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“Footglove Earth,” is the first line of sustainable footwear from Marks & Spencer. Part of the British department store’s so-called “Plan A” environmental strategy, the shoes comprise a variety of post-consumer waste, such as coffee grounds in the fabric lining, rice husk–blended natural rubber for the soles, plastic bottles for internal reinforcements, and recycled foam for padded comfort.

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Eco Fashion at South African Menswear Week

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Cape Town will host ‘South Africa Menswear Week’ (SAMW) over three days, Thursday, 5 to Saturday, 7 February 2015. This initiative is the first men’s focused fashion platform in Africa, showcasing three days of menswear on the runway. This event features the collections of over 25 leading and most sought after menswear designers in Africa.