Levi Strauss knows one thing for sure, making a pair of jeans is an extremely water intensive process. In a new report made public last week, the denim giant unveiled the results of its latest product life-cycle assessment, an update to its original, first-of-its-kind 2007 study.
The Red Carpet Green Dress, Suzy Amis Cameron’s ethical-fashion campaign-cum-competition, has teamed up with Reformation to create a collection of eco-friendly dresses.
“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.
London-based “design futurist”, Natsai Audrey Chiezais is the prime mover behind “Faber Futures,” the first line of screen-printed textiles to use microbes, commonly found in soil, as as dye machinery.
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.
Adidas, Nau, REI, Timberland are among the latest outdoor-apparel brands to commit to the Responsible Down Standard, according to Ecouterre.
Professional surfer Kelly Slater is preparing to launch his own ready-to-wear sustainable fashion line for men and women.
Livia Firth kicked off this season’s Green Carpet Challenge at the Golden Globes on Sunday when she accompanied her husband, Colin, in an sustainable silk gown.
In honor of its latest collaboration with designer Stella McCartney, the International Trade Centre’s Ethical Fashion Initiative has released a short film that celebrates the Kenyan artisans who make the designer bags.
Zady, the ethical e-tailer is the prime mover behind “Sourced In,” a new initiative it says will “revolutionize” the fashion industry’s consideration of supply-chain transparency.