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.
Take a look at my analysis as the UK Government fails to adopt recommendations of the Environmental Audit Committees’s Fixing Fashion Report.
S & S News: The Week in Highlights shares a collection of current articles, reports and stories that are newsworthy in the realm of sustainability, social responsibility and beyond. Feature promise: Absolutely no fake news. Jumping into June, this week’s news sees the Trump administration continued attempts to politicise science as they harden their stance…
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.
It’s slow fashion season and if you’re going to dare to double denim, let it be with Nudie Jeans. Forget Calvins, Levis, True Religion or Diesel, if there’s a denim apparel brand you should have on your brain it should be this one. The latest S & S Spotlight focuses on the water intensive nature of the denim industry and how Nudie with their transparent production, life time repairs and re-use schemes are reinventing how clothing collections should close the loop in the fashion industry.
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.
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.