Sustainability

Fashion Design winner Christina Kim. Photo: Madison Voelkel/BFA.com

Parties

Neri Oxman, Christina Kim, Fans Mark National Design Awards at Cooper Hewitt

Shantell Martin and David Rockwell were among the attendees to honor the winners at the Smithsonian Design Museum event.

clock 11hRosemary Feitelberg

Cufflinks from the Luca Jouel " Idol Collection"

Fashion Scoops

Australian Fine Jeweler Luca Jouel Releases Cuff Link Collection

The collection uses all sustainable, ethically sourced materials and utilizes certified conflict-free stones.

clock October 18, 2018Thomas Waller

Supima cotton on its way to the gin.

Technology

Traceability Resurfaces as Key Trend in Supply Chain Initiatives

Luxury group Kering is tracing their supply chain back to its origins with the collaborative development of Supima cotton fabric.

clock October 17, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

Michael Preysman

Fashion Scoops

Everlane Commits to Plastic-Free Plan by 2021

At a dinner Tuesday, Michael Preysman unveiled the brand’s plan to cease use of virgin plastic.

clock October 17, 2018Jessica Iredale

Goga Ashkenazi

Business Features

Vionnet to Return as Eco-Friendly Brand, Ashkenazi Says

Goga Ashkenazi explains her decision to voluntarily liquidate the company and kick off a new sustainable path.

clock October 17, 2018Alessandra Turra

Jussara Lee held a holiday mending party to encourage sustainability.

Fashion Scoops

Jussara Lee Taking Her Message of Sustainability to a Multisensory Performance in New York

The designer offered her services pro bono to outfit 11 actors, who will play 30 different characters.

clock October 16, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Brunello Cucinelli Presents the Hamlet of the Spirit

Business Features

Sustainability Is Key at 2018 Milan Fashion Global Summit

Entrepreneurs and designers discussed the theme in Milan on Tuesday.

clock October 16, 2018Luisa Zargani and Sandra Salibian

The fully traceable organic cotton fabrics developed by Albini Group for Kering.

Textiles

Kering, Albini Group Partner on Traceable Cotton

The textile specialist developed a cotton fiber equipped with traceable “fingerprints” created with forensic science and data analysis.

clock October 15, 2018Martino Carrera

Maria Cornejo's latest sustainable designs.

Fashion Scoops

Zero + Maria Cornejo Creates Sustainability-Focused Capsule Collection for Barneys New York

Cornejo aims to inform shoppers about the upsides of sustainability with the capsule collection.

clock October 15, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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Business Features

Lenzing Reveals ‘Midnight Blues’ Sustainable Denim Collection

Lenzing will debut its latest collection at Kingpins Amsterdam on Oct. 24 and 25.

clock October 10, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Fashion For Good has a new interactive experience in Amsterdam.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion for Good Encourages Consumers to Be More Responsible About Consumption With New ‘Museum’ in Amsterdam

On average, 60 percent more clothing is purchased today compared to 15 years ago, according to Fashion for Good.

clock October 9, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Umberto De Marco

Footwear

Yatay Launches Sustainable Footwear

President of eco-leather giant Coronet, Umberto De Marco combines style and sustainability in a unisex, cool sneaker.

clock October 8, 2018Alessandra Turra

Image courtesy of Eastman Chemical Co.

Business Features

Eastman Chemical Unveils ‘Naia,’ a Sustainable Cellulosic Yarn

The firm launched a technical yarn that has low environmental impact.

clock October 3, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Super

Business Features

Super Banks on Young and Innovative Brands

With a boost in Chinese, Korean and Russian buyers, Super, organized by the Florence-based Pitti Immagine, closed its four day show on Sept. 24 on an upbeat note.

clock October 2, 2018Teresa Potenza

One of Jacob Olmedo's plant-growing designs.

Markets

Experimental Textiles Designer Jacob Olmedo Welcomes Public to TILL-Supported Design Studio

Through the nonprofit Today’s Industrial Living Landscapes, (TILL), the Parsons MFA student is sharing his design process with visitors in his new Fairfield Country design studio.

clock October 1, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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clock October 18, 2018Tiffany Ap

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