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Mary McCartney Captures Mother of Pearl Sustainable Capsule With Tencel

A limited-edition series of prints shot by Mary McCartney will be sold to raise money for her chosen charity…

Eco-conceived Leather Line Wins Inaugural Ami x IFM Entrepreneur Prize

The jury lauded the innovative leather assembly technique used by Atxi x Sed Nove Studio.

‘Preferred’ Fibers Grow, Yet 52 Percent of Fashion Says Origins Unknown

Textile Exchange counts preferred fibers reaching a new threshold across 30 percent of the industry yet…

Are Dyeing, Finishing All That Bad? How Firms Track Textile Sustainability

June updates from Better Cotton, ZDHC, ISKO Denim, Bluesign and more as sustainability goals close in.

Lionfish Leather Makes First Foray to Fashion, Saving Reef Fish in the Process

On June 28, Inversa's lionfish leather will strike for an in-store only limited sneaker run.

Trust Protocol Earns New Sustainability Accolades

The U.S. Trust Protocol celebrates new sustainability accolades in Europe.

Unilever, Geno Aim to Develop Biotech Solutions That Lather, Lift Dirt

Unilever is making its largest investment in palm alternatives to date, teaming with the California-based…

Can Biotech Evade Higg’s Fiber Sustainability Score Controversy?

Criticism of material sustainability scores continues in fashion with added nuance amid innovative strides.

Pangaia, Spiber Team on ‘Brewed Protein’ Fiber Capsule

Pangaia and Spiber are the next link up in the fiber world, entering a multiyear partnership and dropping a…

From Sorona to Supima, the Fiber Moves You Missed

Be it cotton or biomaterials, textiles are getting updated with new firms and tech partners.

IoDF’s Design Competition Spotlights ‘Real Leather,’ Biofabricate Summit: Short Takes

This week in sustainability: biofabrications, real leather get the spotlight in industry events and design…

Textile Exchange Pushes Biosynthetics, ‘Phase Out’ of Fossil-based Synthetics

Fossil-fueled polyester can't continue on its course. Biosynthetics need major attention, per Textile…

DL1961 Conjures a Denim Paradise in London With ‘Indigo’ Exhibition

Giant denim sculptures swing from the ceiling of No. 9 Cork Street in Mayfair, part of a collaboration with…

Reformation’s Mycelium Aims, Cassandra Dittmer’s Designer Debut: Short Takes

Reformation looks to Ecovative's leather alternatives while Cassandra Dittmer launches a clothing line.

LVMH’s Nona Source Fabric Platform Gets a New Home in London

The showroom is a first for Nona Source in the U.K., and will open on May 11 at The Mills Fabrica.