Archive for October, 2014

Kering Partners With LCF

KERING has inked a five-year deal with the London College of Fashion to encourage students to focus on sustainable materials in clothing.

Source: www.vogue.co.uk

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Milan stages sustainable textile event | Shows & Events | Ecotextile News

Milan stages sustainable textile event

Source: www.ecotextile.com

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The footwear industry is taking steps towards sustainability

From shoes inspired by Japanese Shinto temples to grinding old trainers into pellets for running tracks

Source: www.theguardian.com

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Heimtextil: new centre of excellence for sustainability

Source: texpertise-network.messefrankfurt.com

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Texpertise Network

The Messe Frankfurt Texpertise Network is a combination of the world’s most important textile trade fairs.

Source: texpertise-network.messefrankfurt.com

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KEMI calls for greater chemicals regulation | Dyes & Chemicals News | Ecotextile News

KEMI calls for greater chemicals regulation

Source: www.ecotextile.com

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Pure Waste Textiles: Why Fabric Waste Will Never Make Sense

Helsinki-based Pure Waste Textiles was born out of a desire to halt the huge amount of fabric wasted in the production of fashion accessories. After beginning to use leftover material from manufacturers, the designers became more intent on actively avoiding waste. “Wasting so much valuable mat …

Source: www.ecouterre.com

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Placing Sustainability at the Heart of Kering – BoF – The Business of Fashion

PARIS, France — Sustainability is embedded in the very concept of luxury. A cornerstone of luxury is the long-lasting endurance of an item. And if one of the key roles of our industry is to beautify the world, we have no greater responsibility than to do so ethically and sustainably. We may have short-term goals, like setting trends or designing new products. But what of our long-term goals? It is essential that we place sustainability at the core of what we do and hold ourselves accountable. G

Source: www.businessoffashion.com

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Cotton production linked to images of the dried up Aral Sea basin

The fashion industry is linked to the environmental devastation in the Central Asian inland sea, once the world’s fourth largest lake, the Aral sea ‘completely dried’ in August

Source: www.theguardian.com

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JACOB & ESAU | Ethical Clothing Label

A Melbourne fashion label committed to providing fair wages, working conditions and above all, genuine relationships with the skilled makers of each garment.

Source: www.jacobandesau.co

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