Introducing Hemp Eyewear, sunglasses made from a hemp fibre composite, designed and manufactured by Sam Whitten. ‘Research into hemp and its possible applications led to the discovery of hemp and flax fibre composite sheet material which are impregnated with an eco friendly binder,’ said Whitten.
All eyes on “Raw for the Oceans”. Earlier this year we told you about the collaborative effort between Dutch label G-Star Raw, musican Pharrell Williams’s Bionic Yarn eco-textile firm, and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s Project Vortex, the fashion capsule is the first denim-based one to incorporate fibers derived from salvaged ocean plastic.
It was three metres high and kept Nelson Mandela imprisoned for eighteen years. That’s the basics of what we know about the infamous Robben Island fence. But now a Capetonian jewellery designer is putting a positive spin on it with the launch of the Legacy Collection.
Ketzali is an eco-friendly accessories line created by Guatemalan designer and Central Saint Martins alum Maya Colop-Morales. Ketzali produces hand woven scarves and ponchos using traditional Latin American skills.
Dame Vivienne Westwood is at it again. The eco activist and fashion designer talks climate change and fracking with The Independent’s Chris Blackhurst.
Nike has recently unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed performance sports bag, but don’t count on owning one yourself. The sportswear giant only made three copies of the carryall, which it’s billing the world’s first three-dimensionally printed performance sports bag.
Actress, Social Entrepreneur and Environmentalist Lily Cole adds ‘Shoe Designer’ to her title as she launches her first trainer collection with sustainable brand Veja, as part of her work as ambassador for Sky Rainforest Rescue.
The Next Black is a 45 minute documentary about the future of fashion.
Supertex crafts high quality eco-friendly, recycled cotton socks from Spain and Italy.
Precious Skin, a unique zero-waste accessories collection by Berlin designer, Victoria Ledig, is made from unusual cow body parts that not only shows how much of each animal is wasted, but also how well-disguised leather products often are.