From the use of post-consumer cotton waste in packaging to a peer-to-peer rental wardrobe platform, five start-ups presented leading-edge ideas at the Drapers Sustainable Fashion conference in London today.
BFC launches in Shanghai Fashion Week Subscription
The British Fashion Council (BFC) will launch a showcase of British brands during Shanghai Fashion Week this month.
Katharine Hamnett, designer, activist and pioneer for sustainable fashion, has urged brands to do more than “just shout about sustainability”.
Sustainable must also be commercialSubscription
The industry has a responsibility to make sustainability commercial, says Jack Ostrowski, managing director of sustainable solutions consultancy Yellow Octopus.
Kering: 'Don’t use the word sustainability'Subscription
Unlocking communication has been the key for the current global mindset shift around sustainability, Kering director of sustainability Michael Beutler argued at today’s Drapers Sustainable Fashion Forum.
Cracking the green supply chain conundrumSubscription
At Drapers Sustainable Fashion 2019, three experts in sustainability shared the challenges that brands and businesses can face as they seek to engage with or create a clean, green and sustainable supply chain.
Three customer benefits from sustainabilitySubscription
Consumers can benefit from buying sustainable fashion, but they need to be made aware of the advantages, leading industry experts argued today.
Four lessons for the future of circular fashionSubscription
The development of circular fashion and closed loop production are hot topics in the area of sustainability. At Drapers Sustainable Fashion 2019, Pauline Op de Beeck, led on sustainable fashion at the Carbon Trust lead a discussion with Lenzing, Asos, Filippa K and Besteller on the developments and potential of the sector. Here are the four key lessons.
Why competition is stunting sustainable changeSubscription
Competition between brands is slowing systemic sustainability progress in the fashion industry, the chief executive of non-profit organisation Forum for the Future, Sally Uren, told delegates at today’s Drapers Sustainable Fashion Forum.