Première Vision: six key sustainable innovationsSubscription
Throughout this season’s edition of Première Vision, there was a strong focus on sustainable innovation and textiles.
Widespread discounting on autumn stock before the summer has even come to an end has, worryingly, become common practice for many UK fashion retailers – and has potentially damaging implications.
The UK is at a sustainability crossroads. Drapers looks to other countries for the most effective ways to reduce the fashion industry’s environmental impact.
How Uniqlo is going green with its jeans Subscription
Drapers goes inside Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing’s Los Angeles denim-manufacturing hub, where it hopes to become top of the pack in the race to create sustainable jeans.
Wool ups its athleisure gameSubscription
Technical innovation is making wool increasingly attractive to the athleisure market.
Cash in on the vogue for vintageSubscription
Drapers explores how sustainability is breathing new life into the fast-growing vintage clothing market.
The fashion industry contributes more than £32 billion to the UK economy, yet, once again, calls for support from the government have gone unheeded.
Maximilian Bittner, CEO of resale giant Vestiaire Collective, details his ambitious, industry-shifting ambitions for the fast-growing luxury platform.
As more and more brands and retailers release sustainability-driven collections, Drapers takes a look at the spring 19 offerings from some of the high street’s biggest names.
Tackling fashion's cotton conundrum Subscription
Soft and breathable, cotton is one of shoppers’ favourite fabrics. But it is a labour-intensive crop that takes a toil on its environment and the people who grow it. Drapers explores what makes a successful sustainable cotton strategy.
Last Wednesday evening, John Lewis celebrated the launch of the new festival-themed rooftop experience at its Oxford Street flagship, where guests were presented with an array of eco-friendly sunglasses from eyewear brand Parafina.
The war on waste: fashion wakes up to recyclingSubscription
Fashion retailers are tackling logistical, organisational and educational hurdles to introduce clothing and textile recycling schemes.
Sustainability has been a key theme in the fashion industry over the last 12 months but hosting the first ever Drapers Sustainable Fashion event last week highlighted how widespread the ambition is for fashion businesses to move towards a greener future.
As brands seek sustainable textiles to use in their collections, a new wave of innovative fibres and fabrics is emerging – some with unexpected origins.
Ahead of his talk at the Drapers Sustainable Fashion event tomorrow, London Fashion Week designer and Timberland global creative director Christopher Raeburn reveals how he puts sustainability at the heart of business.
Bringing Aussie sustainable activewear to BritsSubscription
Born on Sydney’s Bondi Beach, Nimble Activewear is bringing its Aussie style to the UK activewear market.
British fashion's £5.5m industrial actionSubscription
A new £5.5m research programme aims to improve speed, productivity and sustainability in the UK’s clothing supply chain.
Fashion is one of the world’s most polluting industries. Implementing and executing sustainability targets must be a priority of every fashion leader today.
Drapers goes inside the production centre Tommy Hilfiger argues will make it the master of denim
The sustainable skills challengeSubscription
As sustainability becomes business critical, retailers and brands are finding that recruiting for the area presents unique problems.