Category: Fashion

Environmental Footprint: How Your Shoes Are Harming the Planet

Environmental Footprint: How Your Shoes Are Harming the Planet

Sustainability has gone from a fringe interest to a crucial factor in today’s fashion industry – brands are racing to prove their eco credentials, and consumers are increasingly seeking out sustainable items. But somehow, as journalist, author and activist Tansy Hoskins notes, the quest for sustainability tends to end at footwear. “I like stories that...

Sustainable Shoe Brand Allbirds Releases Carbon Footprint Details For All Its Products

Sustainable Shoe Brand Allbirds Releases Carbon Footprint Details For All Its Products

New Zealand-American sustainable shoe brand Allbirds which built its reputation on the use of natural materials such as Merino wool and ‘tree fiber’ TENCEL™ Lyocell, has begun providing the carbon footprint details for every shoe in its collection. This initiative comes on the back of the brand transitioning to carbon neutrality last year with the introduction...

5 Useful Tips to Becoming a Better Second-Hand Shopper From Eco Stylists and Thrifting Experts

5 Useful Tips to Becoming a Better Second-Hand Shopper From Eco Stylists and Thrifting Experts

Whether for reasons of sustainability, affordability or fashion creativity, second-hand shopping and the resale market is now all the rage. Thrifted and consignment platforms thredUp and Depop are seeing a surge in members and online transactions and there are more influencers on Instagram showing off their thrifted and preloved outfits. According to thredUp’s 2019 Resale...

Redress Design Award 2020 Semi-Finalists Announced

Redress Design Award 2020 Semi-Finalists Announced

Hong Kong: The Redress Design Award announces the semi-finalists in its 10th anniversary cycle, hand-selected from entries from across the globe by expert regional judges. The 32 talented designers – separated, for the first time into menswear and womenswear categories – represent the future of the fashion industry, ready to apply their skills to solving the...

Fashion Revolution No One Should Die for Fashion

Fashion Revolution No One Should Die for Fashion

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, One of the most important weeks in the ethical and sustainable fashion calendar is drawing to a close, Fashion Revolution Week, so if you haven’t participated in it yet there’s still time. Please read this article to learn how you...

How to Be a Fashion Activist During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Be a Fashion Activist During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep the world, many things are changing. Industries are facing difficulties and many people are finding themselves in situations that they couldn’t possibly have seen coming. Businesses close as entire countries go into lockdown, and the economy is cracking under the pressure of this unprecedented crisis. One of the...