S & S In Brief: Fashion Transparency Index 2019

In light of Fashion Revolution Week , Fashion Revoltuion have published their salient 2019 transparency index. Take at look at a summary of the findings measuring and benchmarking sustainability and transparency in the fashion industry.

Sustainable Spring Cleaning: S & S Top Picks

Spring cleaning is calling and it's time to get down and dirty with these sustainable household names. Take a look at S & S's top picks for sparkling perfection that are people and planet friendly!

S & S Decoded: Chic but Toxic – An Exploration of Chemicals used in the Fashion & Textile Industry

Death by an LBD – is it possible?! Solvents, surfactants, dyes, led, plasticisers and phthalates are ubiquitous chemicals found in clothing. What’s a CMR? A PBT? A vPvP? Or an EDC? All will be revealed! In this latest S & S Decoded I explore how the fashion industry and its market players can combat the chic but toxic mentality that has become rigidly entrenched into it’s manufacturing processes.

S & S In Review: Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things by Michael Braungart & William McDonough – An Op Ed for Fashion Roundtable

A review of this design manifesto centres on how we interact with the earth’s natural systems and nature. It calls for a paradigm shift away from a linear economy to one that is circular. The focus on a Cradle to Cradle philosophy in creating systems that promote an endless life cycle and celebrate an abundance of human creativity, culture, and productivity.

Fashion Accelerators – The Catalyst for Innovation & Sustainability in the Fashion Industry: An Op-Ed for Fashion Roundtable

This piece traces the advances of fashion accelerators in recent years, contextualises our urgent need for them to promote innovation and their purpose as a strategy to address the transition from a linear to circular and shared economies. Their ability to envelop a cradle to cradle philosophy in order to achieve the common goal of a sustainable industry underpins how fashion acts as a force for good.

S & S Podcast Playlist: February Picks

S & S Podcast Playlist is a healthy dose of the definitive sustainable sounds you need to devour during your daily commute, gym session or evening wind down. Here are our February picks.