Love this woman, met her briefly at her head quarters in Paris a few years ago. Totally agree that the educational system is still working on a 20th Century mode and the fashion system is outdated. “Fashion is no longer part of the avant garde.” Enjoy! http://bof.bz/YEWG309N1uk Full article: https://www.businessoffashion.com/articles/voices/li-edelkoort-anti-fashion-manifesto-fashion-is-old-fashionedRead more "Li Edelkoort | Anti-Fashion: A Manifesto for the Next Decade |…"
For the environmentally conscious eater, they are among the most inconvenient truths: Too much food goes to waste. Too much packaging comes with the food. And too much of the packaging is made to last for ages. Now there may be a single answer to all three problems: using excess food to make the packaging. […]Read more "Packaging Food With Food to Reduce Waste"
A pattern is the template from which the parts of a garment are traced onto fabric before being cut out and assembled At the end of March, in a newly renovated Amsterdam Town House overlooking the famous Rokin canal, something quite special happened. Fashion for Good, an industry-wide call for collaboration to transform the global apparel industry, moved […]Read more "Why Fashion for Good has the right pattern to make a sustainable fashion industry"
‘From 73-year-old Lauren Hutton for Calvin Klein to 88-year-old Daphne Selfe, older models are finally getting work with major fashion brands. But the absence of middle-aged models to bridge the gap makes it feel like just another fad’ This is a few excerpts from my MA in 2013: _INTRODUCTION Fifteen women were interviewed their ages […]Read more "The salt-and-pepper pound: where are all the fiftysomething models?"
At last a major department store in the UK is going to focus on sustainability. ‘Selfridges is leading the UK retail effort to combine sustainability, innovation and luxury. Last week Selfridges’ Creative Director, Linda Henson, stated the company would be embracing its mantra of ‘buying better, inspiring change’ and taking steps to implement these over […]Read more "Selfridges to focus on sustainability"
The world’s second most polluting industry after oil and gas, fashion faces the stark reality that by 2030 global garment production will increase by 63%, in response to the planet’s growing population, expected by then to exceed 8.5 billion – an unsustainable quantity that has sparked tomorrow’s summit’s call to action: appealing to fashion brands […]Read more "Copenhagen Fashion Summit Sets The Tone For Global Sustainability Agenda"
The clothing company grew a five-course fine-dining menu from some old gym clothes In an effort to prove that its clothes are sustainable and biodegradable, a Swedish clothing company composted its old athleticwear and used it to grow food, which it then served at a pop-up restaurant in Stockholm. According to The Local, the Houdini […]Read more "This Fashion Company Turned Its Old Clothes into Food"