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Leighton Meester creates the perfect sustainable jumpsuit

Leighton Meester creates the perfect sustainable jumpsuit

Leighton Meester creates the perfect sustainable jumpsuit. Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester has created the perfect sustainable jumpsuit, thanks to her latest collaboration with Christy Dawn. Over the past six months, the actress has worked with the LA based sustainable fashion brand to create ‘The Leighton Jumper’, a sleeveless full-length jumpsuit with a bow detail …

How technology is making fashion sustainable

How technology is making fashion sustainable

How technology is making fashion sustainable. The face that technology is making fashion sustainable isn’t all that surprising; tech has always been used to some extent in the fashion industry. From simply utilising technology for the clothing manufacturing process, we’re seeing an age where tech and fashion are coming together to make clothes that are …

Better Cotton Initiative joins UN Charter for Climate Action

Better Cotton Initiative joins UN Charter for Climate Action

Better Cotton Initiative joins UN Charter for Climate Action. In a bid to make the fashion industry a more sustainable place, the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), a non-profit organisation that promotes better standards in cotton farming, is the latest signatory of the United Nations Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action. The charter is a series …

Why Berlin Fashion Week is the most sustainable of all

Why Berlin Fashion Week is the most sustainable of all

Why Berlin Fashion Week is the most sustainable of all. The UN’s European Economic Commission estimate that the fashion industry is responsible for producing 20% of global wastewater and 10% global carbon emissions, more than the emissions of all international flights and maritime shipping combined. But to highlight a wealth of eco-friendly fashion alternatives, Berlin’s …

Adidas x Stella McCartney unveil 100% recyclable hoodie

Adidas x Stella McCartney unveil 100% recyclable hoodie

Adidas x Stella McCartney unveil 100% recyclable hoodie. Adidas and Stella McCartney have unveiled a limited-edition hoodie that is the first commercially produced garment to use technology to purify and liquifies old cotton to transform it into a new material. The sportswear giant and iconic fashion designer have partnered with the company Evrnu, who created …

Burberry set emissions goals to become more sustainable

Burberry set emissions goals to become more sustainable

Burberry set emissions goals to become more sustainable. Luxury fashion brand Burberry has set targets to cut their greenhouse gas emissions in a bid to become more carbon neutral. The British fashion house plans to cut emissions from both its direct operations and from its extended supply chain, according to a statement from its website. …

Why you should care about sustainable fashion

Why you should care about sustainable fashion

Why you should care about sustainable fashion. For years and years, the fashion industry have loved to tell us what trends to follow and what clothes we need to rush out and buy. Unfortunately many clothes on the market today are manufactured using harmful chemicals in order to make synthetic fibers or for bleaching clothing. …

Stockholm cancels Fashion Week to explore sustainability

Stockholm cancels Fashion Week to explore sustainability

Stockholm cancels Fashion Week to explore sustainability. The Swedish Fashion Council has cancelled Stockholm Fashion Week to explore more sustainable options. Due to take place from 27-29 August, Stockholm Fashion Week has previously showcased designers such as Per Götesson and Lazoschmidl. The council have decided to take a stand on the fashion industry that has …

4 Irish brands leading the way in sustainable fashion

4 Irish brands leading the way in sustainable fashion

4 Irish brands leading the way in sustainable fashion. It’s safe to say that the world is waking up to the effects that the fashion industry has on the environment. With that being said, there are still people who view their clothes as being disposable with 60% of all clothes ending up in landfills or …

Converse are launching sustainable Chuck Taylors

Converse are launching sustainable Chuck Taylors

Converse are launching sustainable Chuck Taylors. If you’re looking for ways to make your wardrobe more sustainable and want to protect the environment, Converse have got you covered. Converse have launched their ‘Renew Initiative’ with a range of Chuck Taylors that are made from discarded plastic bottles. Through its Renew program, the brand aims to …

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