UK Government Fails to Adopt Recommendations of Environmental Audit Committee’s Fixing Fashion Report

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 Spotlight: Nudie Jeans

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.

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.

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.

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.