In the wake of the recent BBC1 programme on plastic pollution ‘Drowning in Plastic’ it’s inspiring to discover the genious minds of the creative industries around the world in addressing these probems from food to fashion. BBC1 programme: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bmbn47 Full article: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/apr/22/meet-the-pioneers-tackling-plastic-waste-loliware-straws-vin-and-omi Photo by John Cameron on UnsplashRead more "Meet the anti-plastic warriors: the pioneers with bold solutions to waste"
“The Echo Look is Amazon’s first “style assistant”, recently rolled out across the US after an invite-only soft launch. No UK launch date is set, but the technology – which analyses your outfit through a combination of algorithms and (human) “fashion specialists” – is set to revolutionise what technology means to style. Just four […]Read more "Do robots dream of Prada? How artificial intelligence is reprogramming fashion"
“Our traditional idea of a linear progression from “youth” to “age” is like the former. We pass through each stage — youth, adulthood, middle age, late middle age, old age — dealing with their expectations in sequence. Once a level is complete, it is done, no matter how much you might have enjoyed it or want to have a […]Read more "We Need to Rethink Our Ideas About Aging"
Wow this looks amazing and when you sign up for the course for every £10 course purchased, they are committing to gifting the course to a woman across the globe via one of their charity partners. Their goal is to gift one million courses in order to empower One Million Women to make their ask. […]Read more "Make your ask"
See what exhibitions are on right now right here. Weds 3rd October- Fri 21st December 2018 16 Wharf Road, London, N1 7RW victoria-miro.com Image: foursummers | PixabayRead more "a new yayoi kusama exhibition is coming to london"
Lots of interesting fashion exhibitions are coming to London. Put this in the diary for 2019. Opens Sat 2nd February 2019 The V&A is no stranger to hosting big fashion exhibition and next February they’ll be opening the doors to Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, the largest exhibition on Dior ever held in the UK. […]Read more "christian dior exhibition is coming to london"
This interactive guide answers three big questions about sustainable cotton: why it’s important, what you need to know and do, and how to get started. http://cottonupguide.org/?utm_source=Forum%20Master%20List&utm_campaign=b60f0898c9-JULY_NEWS_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9ea8748c55-b60f0898c9-120252805 Image: Trisha Downing from UnsplashRead more "Cotton Up – a guide for when sourcing and using sustainable cotton"
Oceans around the world are drowning in plastic. It’s washing up on our beaches, and it’s working its way into our food chain. For every metre of coastline in the world, there are 16 grocery bags full of trash entering the sea each year, and that is mainly because 85% of the plastic produced worldwide […]Read more "Parley x Corona Collaborate To Find Eco-innovative Approaches To Marine Plastic Pollution"
We are heading for exciting times, where fashion as you know it will change exponentially. When I was studying for my MA back in 2011 I discovered a number of material developments that are named here, which were still in their infancy. Glad to see that there is real growth in looking at the impact […]Read more "Ten ways to make fashion greener"
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