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Adidas pledges to use only recycled plastic by 2024

Adidas pledges to use only recycled plastic by 2024

Adidas pledges to use only recycled plastic by 2024. The fashion industry as a whole has largely been lagging behind to the demands of customers for sustainable fashion. Sustainable fashion has been primarily relegated to niche fashion brands – think Everlane, Patagonia, Eileen Fisher – and to narrow product categories within the industry. It has …

Zalando is expanding its sustainable selection

Zalando is expanding its sustainable selection

Zalando is expanding its sustainable selection. Online retailer Zalando says that following an increase in demand of sustainable products by its customers, brands like Mudjeans, Ecoalf, Swe-s, Girlfriend Collective and Stripe + Stare will launch on their website in the coming weeks. The European online retailer says its current ‘sustainable’ fashion assortment already consists of …

Zara promises all its clothes will be sustainable by 2025

Zara promises all its clothes will be sustainable by 2025

Zara promises all its clothes will be sustainable by 2025. Fashion brand Zara has promised to only sell sustainable clothes by 2025. Inditex – the company who own Zara as well as brands like Pull & Bear and Bershka – said that all of their collections will be made from 100% sustainable fabrics by 2025. …

Sustainable Fashion Dublin is hosting a summer party

Sustainable Fashion Dublin is hosting a summer party

Sustainable Fashion Dublin is hosting a summer party. To celebrate hitting 10k followers on Instagram, the girls behind Sustainable Fashion Dublin are hosting a huge summer party this Saturday. Over the past couple of months, the girls have saved clothes from landfills, educated us on the impact the fashion industry has on the environment and …

Stella McCartney signs major deal with LVMH

Stella McCartney signs major deal with LVMH

Stella McCartney signs major deal with LVMH. After parting ways with Kering last year, Stella McCartney has signed to their rival conglomerate LVMH. McCartney will continue to hold the position of creative director and will be the sustainability advisor to LVMH chairman and chief executive officer, Bernard Arnault, and the executive committee members. Arnault told …

Patagonia CEO to get Environmental Achievement Award

Patagonia CEO to get Environmental Achievement Award

Patagonia CEO to get Environmental Achievement Award. The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) will present their 2019 Environmental Achievement Award to Patagonia’s founder Yvon Chouinard and CEO Rose Marcario in recognition of their visionary leadership and advancing sustainability in the fashion industry. The President of the ELI, Scott Fulton said: “Patagonia has become a manifestation of …

How the fashion industry is becoming more sustainable

How the fashion industry is becoming more sustainable

How the fashion industry is becoming more sustainable. Sustainability within the fashion industry has been a growing concept in recent years. It’s no secret that the industry has a huge carbon footprint, with the apparel business creating around 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions. However, with consumers looking for a more sustainable way of living, …

Sustainable brand Reformation sell majority share

Sustainable brand Reformation sell majority share

Sustainable brand Reformation sell majority share. Sustainable brand Reformation has sold a majority share stake to London-based private equity firm Permira. The sustainable fashion brand designs limited edition collections using eco-friendly materials and methods and was founded by Yael Aflalo. In a statement, Aflalo said that the Permira investment will allow the brand to embark …

Fast fashion brand Monki promises to become sustainable

Fast fashion brand Monki promises to become sustainable

Fast fashion brand Monki promises to become sustainable. Stockholm-based high street label Monki is making small steps to become eco-friendly. A recognised name throughout Europe, Monki’s affordable and contemporary designs span both men’s and womenwear with denim at its core. Monki is working with the Better Cotton Initiative, a project that is working to make …

Sustainable fashion brands dominate Barcelona catwalk

Sustainable fashion brands dominate Barcelona catwalk

Sustainable fashion brands dominate Barcelona catwalk. Sustainability was the new black as 080 Barcelona Fashion this year. Young designers were eager to showcase their eco-friendly creations on the catwalk with many opting to use materials made from recycled plastics. Spanish swimwear company ‘All Sisters’ used recycled fabrics to make their products and made a bold …

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