Tag: sustainable fashion

Sustainable fashion, also called eco fashion, is a design philosophy and trend of sustainability, the goal of which is to create a system which can be supported indefinitely in terms of environmentalism and social responsibility. Fashion designers are now re-introducing eco-conscious methods at the source through the use of environmentally friendly materials and socially responsible methods of production.

How a completely pure and biodegradable fabric is created by Organic Cotton Colours
Ethical Fashion

How a completely pure and biodegradable fabric is created by Organic Cotton Colours

The production process of Organic Cotton Colours is totally sustainable, environmentally-friendly and transparent.

Premium leathers with eco-friendly metal-free tanning by La Patrie
Ethical Fashion

Premium leathers with eco-friendly metal-free tanning by La Patrie

La Patrie was founded in 2015 and is one of the first tanneries in the world to have industrialized the metal free tanning of precious alligator and crocodile skins.

Euromaglia received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award
Competitions & awards

Euromaglia received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award

Euromaglia S.r.l. is an Italian company specialized in refined textiles created thanks to performing processes and to the workmanship of highly-qualified professionals. The quality of Euromaglia products is granted by a strict production control from the raw materials up to finished textiles. Spring/Summer 2016 collections make use of sustainable materials such as wool, organic and recycled cotton, milk fibres, recycled polyester and regenerated wool.

Aditya Birla Group received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award
Ethical Fashion

Aditya Birla Group received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award

Grasim Industries Limited is the flagship of the Aditya Birla Group. It started as a textiles manufacturer in India in 1947. Today, it is a leading global player in VSF, the largest chemicals (Chlor-Alkali-s), largest cement producer and Diversified Financial Services (NBFC, Asset Management and Life Insurance) player in India.

Eastman Naia™ received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award
Ethical Fashion

Eastman Naia™ received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award

Nearly 3 in 5 consumers around the world would avoid purchasing clothing made from fibers that are harmful to the environment. Eastman Naia™ cellulosic yarn offers the textile industry the confidence in a product that balances the need for performance and sustainability. Naia™ is a biobased material that comes from sustainably managed forests and is manufactured in a socially responsible manner in the U.S.A. Manufactured by a World’s Most Ethical Company®, as awarded by Ethisphere Institute, Eastman cellulosic yarn has received certification by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s BioPreferred program.

Sustainable fashion at Munich Fabric Start
Ethical Fashion

Sustainable fashion at Munich Fabric Start

Organically produced fashion has established itself as a paramount trend in the fashion and textile industry. As one of Europe's leading textile trade shows, MUNICH FABRIC START aims to highlight and inform on this subject in our dedicated organicselection area.

Searching for the New Luxury - a project of Stella McCartney
Ethical Fashion

Searching for the New Luxury - a project of Stella McCartney

As a continuation into the conversation around sustainability Stella McCartney is pleased to be showcasing her work in the State of Fashion’s first large-scale public event in the Netherlands, ‘Searching for the New Luxury’. The initiative seeks to connect and support global green initiatives throughout the fashion industry, acting as the thread between designers, companies, governments and educational institutions.

What is the future of fashion? We will buy less and better quality
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What is the future of fashion? We will buy less and better quality

Aggressive fashion - Those were the words Mary Sue used to describe her vision for the Ashbury Skies website. My heart started beating and shouting YES! Here is the thing- safe, tasteful, fashion is beautiful and it serves a roll in a complete wardrobe. But it’s not what makes your heart beat. Bold, standout fashion- that gets us excited. We had both worked for major retailers and have made lasting connections that helped us make our vision a reality- a collection that keeps fashion fun. If you’d like safe & practical, go to a department store or some other mega online retailer. If you want to smile every time you open your closet doors, then AshburySkies is your new favorite spot online.

Sustainable Fashion Awards 2018
Competitions & awards

Sustainable Fashion Awards 2018

Jak&Jil dreams with a world where sustainable fashion is the norm, in which every piece of clothing is produced in high quality design, considering several ethical and environmental aspects. Be Global Fashion Network totally supports this and we present you the opportunity to apply for the Sustainable Fashion Awards 2018.

Culturata - Italian designed and made shirts
Ethical Fashion

Culturata - Italian designed and made shirts

From the hilltops of Tuscany to the back alleyways of Rome, Culturata products are all nurtured lovingly from start to finish, seed to garment.

Pieter Petros Institute - where Nature and Humans work alongside each other
Ethical Fashion

Pieter Petros Institute - where Nature and Humans work alongside each other

Pieter Petros, better known as PP, the CEO and founder of PIETER PETROS INSTITUTE is the new age philosopher who is set out to achieve his Vision, where Nature and Humans work alongside each other.

Christopher Raeburn - the designer who makes clothes from parachutes
Young designers

Christopher Raeburn - the designer who makes clothes from parachutes

Christopher Raeburn has established his eponymous brand with sustainable and intelligent fashion design for a global audience. The REMADE ethos in particular has pioneered the reworking of surplus fabrics and garments to create distinctive and functional pieces.

Sustainable menswear by the Australian brand Thought
Ethical Fashion

Sustainable menswear by the Australian brand Thought

The first clothing was simple – a capsule collection of men’s shirts and beachwear made of sustainable ramie and hemp. The duo’s honest, down-to-earth personalities and sustainable sourcing was refreshing.

Kering and London College of Fashion launch the world's first open-access digital course in sustainable luxury fashion
Fashion design education

Kering and London College of Fashion launch the world's first open-access digital course in sustainable luxury fashion

Kering and London College of Fashion launch the world’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) dedicated to sustainability and luxury fashion, with an event hosted by the British Fashion Council during London Fashion Week.

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Fashion fairs

The "Tendenze" Area at Milano Unica

The "Tendenze" Area is the place where exhibitors show their interpretations starting from presentation of the Milano Unica "Tendenze": suggestions and conceptual and visual stimuli inspiring the new collections. For the Spring/Summer 2019 season, the inspiration is the love for our planet and its primary elements: Air, Water, Earth.

MANGO launches Mango Committed: a sustainable fashion collection
Menswear collections

MANGO launches Mango Committed: a sustainable fashion collection

MANGO is making a commitment towards sustainability.Last year the firm launched Take Action, a project which includes actions aimed at creating a business model based on sustainability criteria and more environmentally-friendly processes.The firm is currently developing a plan which will include future initiatives in this sphere. One of them is MANGO Committed, a women and men’s collection made up of garments manufactured with sustainable materials, reflecting MANGO’s commitment to continue working in an environmentally-friendly manner and adopting sustainable development criteria.

The Smart Création Square at Première Vision Paris 2016
Fashion fairs

The Smart Création Square at Première Vision Paris 2016

The Smart Création Square is a place for information, communication and exchanges. It is a visionary and informative space, where exhibitors, designers, buyers and fashion brands can experience and really visualize responsible values and innovations in the creative fashion industry.

'Canepa GreenLab' capsule collection at Première Vision Paris 2016
Menswear fabrics

'Canepa GreenLab' capsule collection at Première Vision Paris 2016

From September 13-15, 2016, was held the latest edition of Première Vision Paris. About 1,900 exhibitors from 53 different countries around the world became part of the event. Canepa was there to showcase all of brand's clothing and accessory fabric collections for Fall-Winter 2017/2018, united around sustainability.

Global Change Award 2016
Competitions & awards

Global Change Award 2016

The Global Change Award 2016 will be open for applications on September 1, 2016. The five winners will share a grant of €1 000,000 and get tailor-made support for one year from H&M Conscious Foundation, Accenture and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

European Fashion Award FASH 2016 Awarded to Seven Promising Young Designers
Young designers

European Fashion Award FASH 2016 Awarded to Seven Promising Young Designers

At the start of Berlin Fashion Week, seven promising young designers were awarded the European Fashion Award FASH 2016. The awards, valued at EUR 200,000 in total, were presented in front of 250 guests on Monday evening by the non-profit organization SDBI –Stiftung der Deutschen Bekleidungsindustrie (German Fashion Industry Foundation). The ceremony took place in the impressive halls of Berlin’s Neues Museum, part of the Museum Island UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Recycled suit program Sharp Dressed Man needs your help to be able to continue helping others!
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Recycled suit program Sharp Dressed Man needs your help to be able to continue helping others!

We are sad to announce that our friends from Sharp Dressed Man - the non profit organization in Baltimore, which helps men experienced homelessness, incarceration, or other life challenges and preparing to get back to work, by providing them recycled suits and accessories - suffered a fire on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

Spring-Summer 2017 Fashion trends: Colors and Textiles
Menswear Trends

Spring-Summer 2017 Fashion trends: Colors and Textiles

For Spring-Summer 2017 the focus of British mills is on boldness, invention and audacity, built on strong foundations of integrity, quality and respect for the production environment of textiles. UK mills continue to invest in advanced technologies for sustainable and transparent manufacture.

Activating the fashion value chain
Business news

Activating the fashion value chain

Between the abundance of the offer, exhaustive media exposure and the accelerated deterioration of our environment, consumers are imposing new ethical requirements when making fashion purchases. More and more industry professionals appear to be seeing sustainable development as an added - value for their collections, to address this critical concern, now a fixture of 21st-century consumer spending.

SCABAL - The Pursuit of Perfection
Menswear fabrics

SCABAL - The Pursuit of Perfection

'Noble Fleece is more than just an incredibly superior Super 200's wool. Noble Fleece is the culmination of several years' technical and social planning, all in pursuit of creating the world's finest, and most socially responsible luxury cloth'.

Amour Vert for Spring-Summer 2016
Collections

Amour Vert for Spring-Summer 2016

The tree-planting brand Amour Vert is ready with its fresh and eco-friendly womenswear collection for the next year's hot season. The garments bring the spirit of the long sunny days on the beach - they are bright-colored, comfortable and produced with non-toxic dyes.

Sustainable fashion: Amour Vert - the tree-planting brand
World fashion

Sustainable fashion: Amour Vert - the tree-planting brand

'Good product. Good feeling. Really it's that simple! Our products promise non-toxic dyes, fabric innovation, smart supply chain engineering and a commitment to zero-waste design practices. Feel good, you are making a difference one garment at a time', says brand's statement.

Sustainable fashion: Scarves, jewelry, capes and caftans by A Peace Treaty
World fashion

Sustainable fashion: Scarves, jewelry, capes and caftans by A Peace Treaty

The forces behind APT are Farah Malik, a Pakistani Muslim with history of developing multimedia marketing campaigns for social justice and human rights, and Dana Arbib, a Libyan Jew, with strong background in graphic, textile and product design, who men while living in Rome. They both are inspired by the hand-crafting cultures of the Middle East, Asia, South America and Africa and share a desire to increase awareness of ancient, disappearing crafting traditions.

Dutch fashion: Alchemist
World fashion

Dutch fashion: Alchemist

'According to myth, alchemists had the power to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. They strove to uncover the secret formula to create gold, which symbolised perfection both in a material and spiritual sense. Like those mysterious scientists, we want to combine different elements to create a special and striking synthesis, something that surpasses its individual components'.

Nikki Reed x Freedom of Animals Fall 2015 handbags collection
Accessories

Nikki Reed x Freedom of Animals Fall 2015 handbags collection

Nikki Reed x Freedom of Animals is a partnership inspired from the shared love for sustainability, conservation and design. It consist of three new black and white styles, including a circle bag, a bucket bag, and a belt bag (price range $280-$380), made of 100% recycled polyurethane, reprocessed zippers, and organic lining.

Sustainable fashion: Luxury bags by Freedom of Animals
World fashion

Sustainable fashion: Luxury bags by Freedom of Animals

Freedom of Animals is a New York-based sustainable and cruelty-free luxury handbags line, created by stylist Morgan Bogle in 2013. The eco-friendly accessories are made of high quality leather-or-PVC-like fabrics and materials, comprised of post-consumer polyurethane and organic cotton.

RAW for the Oceans - Denim from recycled ocean plastic
World fashion

RAW for the Oceans - Denim from recycled ocean plastic

RAW for the Oceans is the first in the world denim collection made from recycled ocean plastic. The project is run by the Dutch brand G-Star RAW; garments are co-designed by Pharrell Williams and manufactured in partnership with Bionic Yarn and Parley for the Oceans.

What is Sustainable fashion?
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What is Sustainable fashion?

Sustainable is product, which is manufactured with environment-friendly raw materials, technologies and chemicals and respect for people - workers, local people, consumers.

Dutch fashion: G-Star RAW
World fashion

Dutch fashion: G-Star RAW

G-Star RAW is a Dutch men's and women's fashion label, founded in 1989 in Amsterdam and focused mainly on Denim. During the years, the company developed many denim 'firsts' - 'luxury denim for the streets', wearable and wanted raw, untreated denim, architectural and 3-D denim constructions, special washes and treatments, highlighting the best qualities of denim.

Sustainable fashion: 100% certified fair trade organic cotton clothing by Kowtow
World fashion

Sustainable fashion: 100% certified fair trade organic cotton clothing by Kowtow

We continue our journey among the environment-friendly fashion companies with Kowtow - a womenswear label, offering entirely organic cotton tops, dresses, coats and cardigans, bottoms and accessories.

Dutch fashion: Studio JUX
Menswear collections

Dutch fashion: Studio JUX

Studio JUX is an Amsterdam-based brand offering sustainable eco fashion for both men and women. Its style can be defined as 'Dutch design - minimalistic and comfortable with a little twist'. 'Jux' is a German word for 'Fun' and according to Studio JUX, fashion should be fun 'not just for the consumer and the designer, but also for the tailors'.

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Techno fabrics trends: Eco focus
Menswear fabrics

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Techno fabrics trends: Eco focus

The latest edition of Première Vision Paris, held September 15-17, 2015, presented also the key directions at Techno fabrics. Let's take a look at the Eco focus...

Glossary of Sustainable fashion
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Glossary of Sustainable fashion

We already know that one garment is sustainable, if its manufacturing process protects the environment and respects people. But which are the different aspects of Sustainability in Fashion? Let's see...

Sustainable fashion: Mindfully made womenswear by SVILU
World fashion

Sustainable fashion: Mindfully made womenswear by SVILU

For us, from Be Global Fashion Network, the theme about saving our planet and the environment we live in is very important - actually it is for every being on the Earth. That's why we start a series, presenting the good examples from the industry for Sustainable fashion, which is one step in the right direction. Let's start with SVILU - a womenswear label, based in New York City, NY, USA.

'Permanent State of Confusion' - Bas Kosters Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection
Menswear collections

'Permanent State of Confusion' - Bas Kosters Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection

In 2014 Bas Kosters took a step back and went on a quest to find his own 'self'. 'Who am I, what am I about, and what do I want to do with that?'. The designer visualized and reflected on this search in his new collection. But 'PSOC' is also a reflection on the current state of the fashion world. The fashion scene is changing, just like the consumers' mentality is changing. The research resulted in this statement collection.

Dutch fashion: Francisco van Benthum
Menswear collections

Dutch fashion: Francisco van Benthum

Francisco van Benthum is an Amsterdam-based menswear designer from the Netherlands. He was born in 1972 and began his career in the late 1990's. His vision included 'exploring and stretching the boundaries of traditional men's fashion and playing with its codes and restrictions'.

Global Goals and Project Everyone aim to end extreme poverty and tackle climate change
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Global Goals and Project Everyone aim to end extreme poverty and tackle climate change

In September 2015, the United Nations are launching global goals, a series of ambitious targets to end extreme poverty and tackle climate change for everyone by 2030. If the goals are met, they ensure the health, safety and future of the planet for everyone on it. And their best chance of being met is if everyone on the planet is aware of them.

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