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Gore-tex, bionic yarn, sustainability, materials, plastic, waste, oceans, fashion

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Bionic Yarn, Gore-Tex Maker Want ‘High-Performance’ Textile from Ocean-Bound Plastic

The partners built infrastructure in a coastal town in Costa Rica and have begun the collection of ocean-bound plastic.

clock 7hKaley Roshitsh

knitwear, sweaters, sustainability, french

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A Better Sweater: Paradis Perdus Launches With Unisex, Recycled Knitwear

Sweaters pose a nonbinary slant in fit and fabrication, utilizing verified and 100 percent recycled cashmere.

clock December 1, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

sustainability, vegan leather, materials, innovation, fashion, luxury

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MycoWorks Closes $45M in Series B Upping Capacity for Reishi Leather

Biotech start-up MycoWorks behind Reishi leather anticipates many luxury partnerships over the coming months.

clock November 17, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

SAC, Sustainable apparel coalition, sustainability, tools, technology

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SAC to Retire ‘Criticized’ Higg MSI Score Early Next Year

The decision moved up the “planned retirement of the MSI single score” and reflects the organization’s ongoing evolution.

clock November 3, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

A woman wearing a mask walks past Milan's landmark department store, Rinascente, as young stylists present their collections, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. The Italian fashion industry is trying to inject optimism into the most dismal year on record for the luxury sector, staging 23 live runway shows and 37 presentations during a hybrid live-digital Milan Fashion Week that aims to excite consumers and connect with buyers. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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Can Higg’s Promise of Transparency Quell Sustainability Skepticism?

Higg Co., close partner to the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, is looking ahead to public transparency — but not without skeptics.

clock October 28, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Knickey, takeback, brand, sustainability, reuse, recycle,

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Short Takes: What’s Happening With Take-Back Programs?

Apparel, footwear and intimates categories are all seeing gains from take-back programs in the move to circularity.

clock October 14, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Outerknown's new women's biodegradable stretch denim.

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Outerknown to Launch Biodegradable Women’s Stretch Jeans

The jeans use Coreva Stretch Technology from Milan’s Candiani mill.

clock October 7, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Sustainability, footwear, apple, leather, new york

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Short Takes: Fashion Embraces Apple Leather, Traceable Cotton, Reusable Packaging

Sustainable material development is sparking curiosity in apple leather, fully traceable cotton, reusable packaging.

clock October 7, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Looks from ÀCheval.

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ÀCheval Wants Retailers to Send Stock Back — for a Good Cause

The buzzy Argentine brand has launched Keep Moving, a buyback program for retailers that will also open to customers when the spring collection hits shop floors.

clock October 5, 2020Lily Templeton

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