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.
Clothing rental has the potential to make fashion retail more sustainable and provide benefits to both consumers and brands.
Buyers demanded sustainability at the latest edition of the London Textile Fair.
Six challenges fashion retail faces in 2019Subscription
Drapers looks ahead to the big issues that are likely to affect retailers and brands in 2019.
Why retailers must act now on sustainability Subscription
Peter Maddox, director of sustainable intiative WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme) UK, explains why consumers are waking up to the power of sustainability
Bestseller's blockbuster sustainability storySubscription
Drapers visits Bestseller headquarters to find out how the Danish brand powerhouse is driving forward its sustainability strategy
The Mulberry power pair behind Hill & FriendsSubscription
Contemporary accessories brand Hill & Friends is the brainchild of former Mulberry creative director Emma Hill and brand director Georgia Fendley. The duo talk to Drapers about their pioneering approach to crowdfunding and launching their own resale platform
Resale sites are focusing on sustainable principles to build their businesses – bringing the circular economy into the mainstream
The environmental audit committee, led by Mary Creagh, is halfway through investigating the social and environmental impact of disposable fast fashion and the wider UK industry.
Why sustainability is now business criticalSubscription
Sustainability is rising up the agenda for consumers and there are growing risks for those who fail to act
Allbirds co-founder Tim Brown has brought his sustainable footwear brand to London, but is not stopping there
Kering's champion of changeSubscription
Luxury group Kering is adopting the mantle of sustainability, and has ambitions to transform its own business at every level – and change the entire industry in the process.