With more international fashion brands hitting our shores, we should be holding onto our locally produced goods more than ever. Do you support threads made in South Africa? Here are reasons why you should.
You focus on feeding your children the most nutritious foods, but what about what they wear? Making sustainable clothing choices for them has benefits for the environment and their future.
On 24 April 2015, Fashion Revolution Day, people in 66 countries around the world will challenge global fashion brands to demonstrate commitment to transparency across the length of the value chain, from farmers to factory workers, brands to buyers and consumers.
Adidas seem to have cleaned up their act when it comes to chemicals in clothing, while Nike has been dubbed a “greenwasher” according to Greenpeace’s Detox Catwalk campaign.
H&M’s launching it’s new “Conscious Exclusive” Collection in less than a month. Fronted by actress-activist Olivia Wilde, the retailer’s 2015 “Conscious Exclusive” collection features planet-friendlier fabrics, such as hemp, organic cotton, organic linen, organic silk, Tencel, organic leather, and recycled wool, in black-tie-ready silhouettes.
The 24th April 2015 marks the second annual international campaign for Fashion Revolution Day. The Fashion Revolution team is a global board of industry leaders, press, campaigners and academics from within the sector and beyond, they aim to be the catalyst which brings together the fashion community at large and the entire value chain, to ask questions, to raise standards, to make a difference.
When you’re pregnant you still want to look good and glow! But let’s face it: it’s not always easy to find maternity wear that’s both flattering and eco-friendly.
“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.
H&M has appointed Olivia Wilde to be the new face of its environmentally sustainable “Conscious Exclusive” collection. The line’s third celebrity spokeswoman, the Hollywood actress suceeds supermodel Amber Valletta, who in turn inherited the role from French singer-actress Vanessa Paradis in 2013.
What can be better than scrolling through gorgeous outfits and then purchasing them at the click of a button? Fashion shopping through your computer screen makes sense, especially if you want to miss the busy shops, especially over the Festive Season.