COPENHAGEN — Danish biotechnology company Novozyme made a fashion splash during the U.N.’s climate summit in Copenhagen last week with the launch of a technology that replaces chemicals with enzymes to produce eco-friendly knitwear.
Novozymes’ “elemental textiles,” developed in collaboration with Hong Kong-based apparel manufacturer Esquel, is said to improve the strength, softness and smoothness of fabrics while reducing hazardous carbon dioxide and chemical emissions.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)