This S & S decoded feature seeks to deconstruct the need for blockchain to enhance transparency to drive sustainable development. It uncovers the mechanisms behind how it works, the benefits, the challenges and the most common methods it is used for across industries. By providing examples of blockchain in action, I have sought to illustrate the power of the technology as an instrument to better the planet, people and drive both tangible and intangible value for companies.
This article explores the promotional pandemonium that is Black Friday as an antithesis of sustainable consumption. It examines a new wave of business models by ethical brands & how it is being used to forward CSR & sustainability strategies in retail.
Exploring the scale of fashion returns and reverse logistics, this article delves into the status quo on returns, the lack of sustainability around this shopping habit and its effect on businesses and the planet.
The home of fashion, Paris sustainability highlights are nothing short of excitement. Featuring Stella McCartney’s sustainable solution to faux fur Koba and Dior’s runway/pluralistic gardens planting for the future.
We all know Wintour’s sentiment for Spring is that florals are definitely not ground breaking however pushing the positive fashion agenda may just be. Last week’s London Fashion Week was led by the rippling effects of the Institute of Positive Fashion, a platform created by the British Fashion Council. Head over to Fashion Roundtable for my analysis and low down on sustainability pioneers including Richard Quinn, Roland Mouret, Vin & Omi, Bethany Williams & Zilver. Wearing your values has never been so on trend for S/S20.
We all are familiar with the motto sharing is caring. Applied to the pursuit of making the fashion industry more sustainable, I am proud to be a founding member of The Nu Wardrobe! This new innovative app is pioneering the way we look to dress & alter our fashion decision making processes. The rise of…
This article decodes the meaning of greenwashing in sustainable fashion. It investigates the commercialisation and scope appropriation of sustainability from the key retail market players. The culmination of these issues leads to my provision of solutions and tools on how we, as consumers, can learn to separate the friend from the foe to purchase with purpose.
Time to hang up your dirty laundry and skip a boring adultmin chore? I wrote a little feature on the debates surrounding whether to wash or not wash our favourite fashion staples in the name of a)preserving our environment and b)prolonging the lifespan of garments. It probes into the attitudinal shift, menace of microfibres, energy/water conservation & a call to arms for innovation by utility manufacturers & FMCG companies.
Take a look at my analysis as the UK Government fails to adopt recommendations of the Environmental Audit Committees’s Fixing Fashion Report.
What went down at Democratising Fahsion Sustainability hosted by Fashion Roundtable? The event looked to join the dots between what we wear and how we can be truly ethical. It intended to deconstruct why fashion is a global conversation, the threads of colonialism and workshop solutions and commitments to be more empowered in democratising our choices as consumers.