The H&M Group announced this week that it has started to gradually phase out the use of conventional cashmere. The brand shared in a post on its website that it will stop placing orders on the m

With Earth Day on the horizon, Nike is taking a step towards sustainable materials. The footwear brand announced this week plans for three different lines of eco-friendly offerings. The brand's Earth

Austrian fiber firm Lenzing and Belgian chemical group Solvay have partnered up to launch a new sustainable fabric combining Tencel’s lyocell fibers and Amni Soul Eco, a biodegradable polyamide

A new wave of companies looking to make fashion more sustainable has joined Fashion for Good’s Plug and Play Accelerator program, which provides them with a twelve-week curriculum including men

Spanish fast fashion giant Inditex (Zara, Pull & Bear, Bershka, Stradivarius) has announced a multi-year agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to conduct joint research o

Yimin Deng graduated from Parsons with a BFA in Fashion and a personal mandate to improve fashion industry practices around the world. While a student he made a life-changing visit to Sri Lanka with

Allbirds’ rise is every startup’s dream. In just over three years, the San Francisco-based footwear company sold over a million pairs of sneakers, raised more than 77 million US dollars a

Rotterdam - This year’s MaterialDistrict event held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, showcased the latest innovative materials both in the fashion industry and further afield. Fur coats made from

Together with various partners, the United Nations launched on Thursday the UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion at the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya. The Alliance seeks to halt the enviro

After eliminating fur, Burberry is coming after plastic next. The British brand has announced plans to get rid of all unnecessary plastic packaging by the year 2025 in an effort to be more environmen

Magdalena Schaffrin is one of Germany's most important sustainability agents. In 2009, she founded the Green Showroom together with Jana Keller, which presented sustainable fashion at Berlin Fashion

Common Objective, the London-based network connecting fashion professionals to a global database of sustainable brands and suppliers, has unveiled the winners of its 2019 Leadership Awards, which aim

Lauren Singer (Founder, Trash is for Tossers; The Simply Co) and Daniel Silverstein (Founder, Zero Waste Daniel) are the co-founders of Package Free Shop, a zero waste store in Brooklyn, NY. Source

Meet Daniel Silverstein, the mind and hands behind Zero Waste Daniel, a completely zero-waste line of fashion that is 100% made from fabric scraps from other fashion designers and factories. Each pie

Denim trade fair Kingpins is upping its ethics and sustainability efforts by introducing new requirements for its denim supply chain members after noticing that few had made serious progress toward e

A new association is calling fashion academics around the world to unite and push for drastic changes in the fashion industry. Inspired by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a non-profit science advo

American footwear brand Sperry is launching an ongoing sustainability project. Called "Look Good, Do Good," the initiative brings together a new collection of shoes made from recycled plastic with an

New York City wants to reduce clothing waste. The city's Department of Sanitation and NYC Economic Development Corporation launched a campaign to encourage people to find ways to recycle, swap or rep

Savile Row Company is the latest brand to join the war on plastic as it announces the introduction of 100 percent recyclable and compostable packaging for its shirts. The independent men’s tai

Landlord property developer Landsec has launched a new textile recycling scheme in response to calls from the government to place a 1p tax on fashion items. The ‘spring clean, think green&rsquo

Zalando, one of Europe’s biggest online fashion retailers, wants to offer more inspiration and become more inclusive to women, Sara Diez, who heads the womenswear segment at the Berlin-based c

Twenty years ago, Claudia Lanius split from her husband and the joint business making hemp jeans to produce her own clothes. In the same year, the trained dressmaker founded Lanius. On the occasion o

21 March 2019 - In fashion and philosophy, the beauty of a circle is marked by an absence of a beginning and an end. Launching in 2018, the Australasian Circular Textile Association (ACTA) harnesses

Vegan fashion is in. An indication for this is the first Vegan Fashion Week, which premiered in Los Angeles in early February. But the boom is calling on more and more critics, who accuse animal rig

Fast-forward 3 months and Cara joins the winner at a photoshoot for their new commercial collection. We soon witness how the winner’s experience since the Grand Final has been nothing short of

London-based lifestyle brand Aessai specialises in luxurious knits, homewares and accessories that have been ethically handcrafted by artisans across the world. Each season the brand, founded by Arg

UK consumers are shifting their attention away from fast fashion, and towards longer-lasting items, according to a new report by the Fashion Retail Academy. The report revealed that consumers are no

Sustainable fashion service Good On You announced Emma Watson as its newest supporter. The English actress has often advocated for ethical issues - having collaborated with fair trade apparel brand P

The French sneaker brand Veja has taken the industry by storm. How? With a simple but very smart concept: minimalist sneakers that make the world a little better through their ethical and sustainable

Companies looking to future-proof their existence can no longer turn a blind eye to social and environmental issues, as the ones which are not perceived as having a positive impact in the world are l