Reports of abuse on shoots have long swirled around the photographer – but only now does a major publisher appear to have banned him from its pages. “The question is why would it take so long for these magazines to distance themselves? Unlike Harvey Weinstein, Richardson’s activities have long been public. This story dates […]Read more "Why has it taken so long for magazines to distance themselves from Terry Richardson?"
This is a very ineresting article I toyed with the idea of producing leathetr in the lab when I was studying for my MA in Fashion Futures in 2011. Some of the most exciting developments in fashion aren’t happening on the runway — they’re happening in the lab. Stella McCartney may have delivered the line […]Read more "How Technology Is Shaping the Future of Sustainable Fashion"
London – Swedish fashion retailer H&M stands accused of burning 12 tonnes of unsold garments per year in spite of its ongoing sustainability efforts to close the loop in fashion. The fashion giant is said to have incinerated approximately 60 tonnes of usable, unsold clothing over the past few years, according to research from Danish […]Read more "Burning deadstock? Sadly, ‘Waste is nothing new in fashion’"
Over 150 people, from entrepreneurs to designers to philosophers, have signed The Copenhagen Letter this week calling for better practices in technology and design. The letter, which was published by Copenhagen’s Techfestival, calls for a “new Renaissance” in the future design of technology to put the human, and not just the “user”, ahead of business. […]Read more "The Copenhagen Letter calls for better practices in technology"
‘Changing our world a stitch at a time.’ With all the craziness of London Fashion Week and the amount of garments produced it is inspiring to hear about this soft activism. A peaceful group of activists has been putting hand-written notes in the pockets of garments on the high-street in the name of ethical […]Read more "London Fashion Week: Craftivists Are The Peaceful Sustainability Activists The World Needs To Know About"
Great to see that Katherine Hamnett is back, she was one of the first pioneers of the sustainable movement and a staunch activist, including the slogan T-shirts that are au courant. “Could there be a more apt juncture for the return of Katharine Hamnett? Back and firing on all red-hot political cylinders, Britain’s elegant […]Read more "Katharine Hamnett, London’s Activist Fashion Warrior, Is Back With a Sustainable Buy-Now Collection"
“As the fashion industry heads towards a future where textile resources are scarce, natural fibres such as cotton, which remains a resource-intensive material, and petroleum-based fibres like acrylic, polyester, nylon and spandex remain high in demand. But as the production of these fibres continues to do irreversible damage to the planet, more and more companies […]Read more "Sustainable Textile Innovations – Banana Fibre"