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Ralph Lauren and Dow Aim to Transform How Fashion Industry Dyes Cotton

They have launched a manual to encourage adoption in the textile industry and help standardize a more…

Phillip Lim Made a Weekender Bag Using Volvo Cars’ ‘Nordico’ Material

A cross-industry collab that makes designer Phillip Lim and Volvo thrilled for a responsible design reality…

Storied French Faux Fur Maker Debuts Most Sustainable Product Yet

Tissavel is debuting a long-haired faux fur crafted from 50 percent recycled polyester fibers, a first in the…

Zalando Latest to Strike Infinna Fiber Deal

Zalando joins Adidas, Patagonia, H&M and Bestseller in investments in Infinited Fiber Co.'s Infinna fiber.

All Kering Brands Are Going Fur-free

The change takes effect with fall 2022 collections of all of the group's brands.

These Next-Gen Materials Are Wooing Investors and U.S. Shoppers, Report Finds

These next-gen material-makers are finding their market with both investors and U.S. consumers alike with 44…

European Union Lays Out New Textile Strategy

The new strategy will propose new legislation to boost the Union's sustainable textile market and businesses…

Will the Alternative Leather Market Sustain Momentum?

Far from being the perfect solution, faux leather is on the rise with biotech and start-up companies amassing…

After Nixing Exotic Skins, Mytheresa Says ‘No’ to Animal Fur

The Munich-based retailer plans to stop selling real fur as of the spring 2022 season.

Behind Pangaia’s New ‘Plnt’ and ‘Frut’ Fabrics

Plnt and Frut Fiber are the latest blended fabrics in a suite of "high-tech naturalism" fabrics from Pangaia.

Adidas, Bestseller and H&M Sign Deals for Infinna Fiber

The funding round numbered 30 million euros and closed on June 30 and will help Infinited Fiber Co. scale its…

Synthetics Dominated Spring 2021 Collections, So What About Sustainability?

"Synthetics Anonymous" is a report challenging fossil fuel use in fashion analyzing 4,028 products on…

Soccer’s Chris Smalling on the Future of the Pineapple Fiber Piñatex

The sustainable textile-maker recently released a sneaker collaboration with Nike, in which Piñatex was used…

Brooks to Convert Bestselling Shoe to Carbon Neutral

The Ghost 14 will now be made with 59 percent recycled raw materials in its uppers.

Patagonia Signs Multiyear Deal With ‘Infinna’ Fiber Maker

The deal grants Patagonia access to the limited fiber which is made from textile waste in the years ahead but…