Tag : Drapers Sustainable Fashion
The fashion industry contributes more than £32 billion to the UK economy, yet, once again, calls for support from the government have gone unheeded.
The government has rejected all recommendations made by the environmental audit committee’s report on the sustainability of the fashion industry.
Drapers’ survey shows fashion brands, retailers and suppliers are investing more in sustainability, but it will take the industry, consumers and government working together to make lasting change
Drapers Sustainable Fashion 2020 launchesSubscription
Drapers Sustainable Fashion 2020 conference will focus on collaborating for change within the fashion retail industry.
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 deadline for taking part in Drapers’ sustainability survey – which explores what the fashion retail industry feels is needed to achieve significant change – has been extended to Friday 26 April.
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.
Five models for responsible businessSubscription
Experts from Oliver Spencer, Coats, Ganni, Eileen Fisher and Ninety Percent described their responsible business models and manifestos, and how they are measuring up against their targets at Drapers Sustainable Fashion 2019.
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.
Katharine Hamnett, designer, activist and pioneer for sustainable fashion, has urged brands to do more than “just shout about sustainability”.