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These Brand-Activists, Nonprofits Are Tackling Fashion Policy Head-on

Fashion has attempted to self-govern to its detriment, according to Fibershed’s Rebecca Burgess, but grassroots could be the critical way forward.

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Vogue Talents Promotes Responsibility With Second Digital Iteration

The launch of the digital platform, promoting young talents, will be celebrated with a video featuring a dance performance by the young artists of Milan’s Civica Scuola di Teatro Paolo Grassi.

clock February 23, 2021Alessandra Turra

Prada’s Re-Nylon backpack, an iconic style in new regenerated nylon.

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Prada Signs New Loan Linked to Sustainability Targets

The Prada group has signed a new five-year loan with UniCredit linked to sustainability targets for a total amount of 90 million euros.

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Maccari Joins Truth Alone as Artistic Director

The former Perry Ellis designer has joined the sustainably focused men’s and women’s brand.

clock February 4, 2021Jean E. Palmieri

FILE - In this March 12, 2019, file photo Willie Walton hangs clothing on a three-tiered conveyor system at the ThredUp sorting facility in Phoenix. A slew of websites and apps act as virtual thrift stores for vintage devotees, deal hunters and those just looking to unload stuff they don’t want anymore. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

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Short Takes: Resale Sector Turns to Tech, Seeks ‘Solidarity’

While resale platforms like ThredUp and Rebag make gains with tech and talent, it’s a different story for used clothing dealers in Ghana.

clock February 3, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

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How Cassandra Dittmer Is Styling a Sustainable Wardrobe for All

The Hollywood personal styling treatment is getting a sustainable e-makeover.

clock January 27, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

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EXCLUSIVE: Behind Nordstrom’s Online Vintage Shop With Goodfair

Nordstrom will be dropping vintage clothing every month starting this Thursday as part of a new partnership with thrift e-tailer Goodfair.

clock January 27, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

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Did Xinjiang Cotton Crisis Up Stakes for Traceability?

The U.S. ban on China’s Xinjiang cotton raises a broader question of the state of traceability and “sustainable cotton” in the industry.

clock January 14, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

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Short Takes: Are Pressure Tactics Gaining New Traction?

No longer do pressure tactics for cruelty-free leather and fair pay fall on deaf ears, as consumers are continuing their values mind-set.

clock December 23, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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What 2020 Taught Fashion About Sustainability and Where to Go From Here

Marketing dollars may push sustainability claims but brands won’t go far without consumer trust in their eco efforts.

clock December 21, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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Nanushka Releases First Sustainability Report

The Budapest-based men’s and women’s brand is committed to cirularity, community and earth.

clock December 18, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Carlo Capasa

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Camera della Moda Issues Manifesto on Wage Practices

The document comprises 10 principles to guide luxury companies in improving employees’ working conditions and their overall social sustainability.

clock December 16, 2020Sandra Salibian

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Can Rethinking Consumption Ever Really Be Fashionable?

For a sector driven, funded and fueled by its ability to create desire, endeavoring to pull back on constantly pushing newness seems a counterintuitive ask.

clock December 16, 2020Tara Donaldson

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The Irony of Fashion Nova in Era of New Fervor for Garment Worker Rights

California’s SB 62 workers rights bill sets sights on passage in 2021, as Internet-savvy fast-fashion brands like Fashion Nova persist.

clock December 16, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Federico Marchetti

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Federico Marchetti on Data’s Power to Turn Fashion Green

Marchetti sees data not as a limitation on creativity and design, but as a tool to help designers cater to, and predict, customer tastes and preferences.

clock December 16, 2020Samantha Conti

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