‘Chinese authorities have announced the destruction of thousands of monastic dwellings and expulsion of monks, nuns and lay practitioners at Serthar Larung Gar Buddhist Institute, the famed Tibetan Buddhist religious encampment located in Serthar (Ch: Seda) County in Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, in eastern Tibet. An eight-point document issued by the […]Read more "China issues demolition order on world’s largest religious town in Tibet"
“Stella McCartney is the first Kering brand to release its environmental profit and loss numbers. Stella McCartney said: “Fashion is an industry that makes a significant impact on the planet. It’s not just cool clothes and trends. Every single day, myself and my entire team are challenging ourselves and the industry: what we can do […]Read more "Stella McCartney releases environmental profit and loss accounts"
“Walpole, the luxury trade body that represents some of Britain’s best-known luxury brands including Burberry and Alexander McQueen, has called for entries to its annual Brands of Tomorrow programme, which looks to nurture the next generation of British luxury brands. Walpole is looking for luxury companies that have a minimum annual turnover of 100,000 pounds, […]Read more "Walpole calls for Brands of Tomorrow entries"
‘You don’t really think wearable technology and Paris Fashion Week, however, Cypriot-British designer Hussein Chalayan unveiled his collaboration with technology giant Intel at his spring/summer 2017 catwalk show. Chalayan is known for his experimentation with technology and pushing the boundaries of fashion, he once showcased a coffee table that turned into a dress, another season […]Read more "Hussein Chalayan introduces wearable technology to improve stress"
LONDON, United Kingdom — For decades, a brand’s only priority was to create the best possible product at the most competitive price to ensure sales. But as consumers develop a more comprehensive understanding of issues like sustainability, authenticity and transparency, brands and retailers are being forced to change the way they sell in order to […]Read more "The 10 Commandments of New Consumerism"
London – How important is sustainable, ethical and eco-friendly fashion to consumers today? Although consumers around the world have been calling for more conscious fashion following the Rana Plaza disaster of 2013, which saw over 1,100 garment factory workers making apparel for the likes of Primark, C&A and Mango crushed to death when the building […]Read more "FASHION REPORT Consumers praise sustainable fashion, but unwilling to pay premium price tag"
An exhibition on fashion, design and sustainability The Goethe-Institut Philippinen in partnership with the University of the Philippines College of Home Economics (UP CHE) presents FAST FASHION, an exhibition on the dark side of the fashion industry. The exhibition opens on October 10 at 6:00 PM at Bulwagan ng Dangal (Main Library), UP Diliman in […]Read more "Fast Fashion: The Dark Side Of Fashion"