Ethical fashion news and archive
Consuming smarter: Founder of ethical Amazon alternative DoneGood
In this episode of Disruptors for Good, the podcast hosts Cullen Schwarz, Co-founder of DoneGood. Forbes described DoneGood most accurately as: "The Amazon for Social Good" because it aims to provide ethical and sustainable one stop shopping and an alternative to Amazon's Prime Day. Schwarz shares how and why he created DoneGood and how shoppers...
6 Oct 2020
The world's biggest fashion brands are complicit in forced labour, say human rights groups
Supply chains are complex entities, with far-reaching tentacles that often have little or no contact with the main body or businesses. If a fashion behemoth outsources production to a third party, and subsequently this party also outsources its production to another vendor/factory/partner, it become a murky chain where it is difficult to...
23 Jul 2020
Bel Kazan, a pioneer in slow and ethical fashion.
Belinda Kazanci, founder of the ethical label Bel Kazan was invited to Spirit of 608’s podcast “FEST” (fashion, entrepreneurship, sustainability + tech). What is special about her fashion brand is the whole journey that started in Bali, Indonesia, 15 years ago and now has a store in Los Angeles, while collecting lots of fans of her designs and...
7 Apr 2020
Komodo to open first European store in Hamburg
In view of the impending Brexit, British brands and retailers have two options: either bury their heads in the sand and hide or meet it head on, confidently. Ethical fashion brand Komodo has decided to do the latter and will open its first European flagship store in Hamburg, Germany at the end of the month on 31st October 2019, to be easier...
28 Oct 2019
Ethical Fashion: From Niche to Riche
London - As competition intensifies in global apparel and footwear, market leaders are moving away from traditional business models and mature developed markets; seeking new kinds of growth from new sources. Ethical fashion is thus to grow into one of several mainstream tools that rivals use to stand out from a growing crowd of increasingly...
24 Sep 2019
PRGMEA, Co-host of the 35th IAF World Fashion Convention, hosted workshop and seminar on sustainable fashion at the National Incubation Center Lahore
PRGMEA, IAF’s Pakistan member and co-host of the 35th IAF World Fashion Convention, hosted a workshop and seminar on sustainable fashion at the National Incubation Center Lahore on August 29th. The workshop was held to create awareness about sustainable and ethical fashion among apparel designers and manufacturers and the wider fashion ecosystem...
5 Sep 2019
Pentland Brands launches ethical trade app to combat modern slavery
Pentland Brands, the company behind sports, outdoor and footwear brands such as Berghaus and Canterbury, has launched a new ethical trade app to help people throughout its supply chain spot issues and combat modern slavery. Developed in collaboration with sustainability and corporate responsibility consultancy Carnstone Partners, the new ‘...
18 Jun 2019
Alchemist to Combine Luxury Fashion with Ethical Lifestyle
Alchemist’s mission is to combine luxury fashion with an ethical lifestyle. Founder Caroline Mewe believes fashion and ethical business practices are equally important. Beautiful clothes skillfully tailored and well-made from materials of sustainable sources. "Fashion is personal, it lets you reveal who you are. Clothing is, of course, something...
20 May 2019
The paradox of fast fashion business models and ethical practices
The fast fashion business model in 2019 hasn’t changed much in the era of sustainability. At retail level we still see rails full of 5 euro t-shirts, piles of jeans costing less than 10 euros, and printed dresses advertised at 8.99 pounds. Even cheaper goods can easily be googled and purchased online. Fast fashion and ethical trading standards...
29 Apr 2019
Video: Pure Couture - Ethical Fashion Documentary
Fashion's not-so-glamorous side is explored in this informative documentary. Source: Youtube, ethical fashion, recycling
3 Jan 2019
The dilemma of buying ethical clothes
Who would not like to opt for environmentally friendly and sustainable products when buying clothes? But despite these kind of products being quite abundantly available by now, the desire is not reflected in actual consumer behaviour. This is due to the discrepancy of ethical awareness - which is there - and ethical action - which is still...
22 Oct 2018
Greenshowroom & the Ethical Fashion Show open in new location at Berlin Fashion Week
Green fashion trade fairs the Greenshowroom and the Ethical Fashion Show Berlin opened their doors to the public for the first time at their new venue, the Kraftwerk Berlin. 170 conscious brands are set to present sustainable fashion and accessories for the autumn/winter 2018/2019 season from January 16 to 19 at the Kraftwerk, together with the...
16 Jan 2018