H&M is set to develop a “responsible” Ethiopian textile industry with the backing of Swedfund. Swedfund, a state-owned risk-capital firm that specializes in emerging markets, is throwing its financial clout behind the Swedish retailer in a partnership designed to develop a “responsible” Ethiopian textile industry.
Livia Firth’s sustainable fashion initiative, the Green Carpet Challenge’s, inaugural “Green Carpet Collection” was launched at a star-studded affair on Sunday at London Fashion Week.
Freitag has launched 100% biodegradable clothing made from plants. The brand made a name for themselves repurposing truck tarpaulins into stylish messenger bags and purses.
Earthchild clothing has launched it’s first recycled concept store at the V&A Waterfront.
Pharrell Williams knows together with denim label G-Star Raw made a splash at New York Fashion Week last week when they took to the stage at 23 Wall Street on Friday to unveil the “Raw for the Oceans” collection for Spring/Summer 2015.
We introduced you to ethical e-tailer, Zady, almost a year ago and had no doubt they would be a success. Well, exactly a year since inception, Zady is poised to launch its own private label, beginning with a knitted women’s sweater.
Upcycling must be good business for Topshop. The British high-street retailer is launching its third “Reclaim to Wear” capsule collection, derived from production offcuts and surplus stock from previous seasons.
Quiksilver has launched a line of recycled board shorts derived from post-consumer plastic bottles. Made from Repreve, a recycled-polyester yarn by textile manufacturer Unifi, each “AG47″ short saves roughly 11 bottles from the landfill.
TRMTAB upcycles landfill-bound leather remnants into one-of-a-kind sleeves for laptops, tablets, and cellphones.
According to reports Sweden recently unveiled the world’s first dress made from 100% recycled cotton.