Sustainability

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Business Features

Cone Denim Unveils Organically Grown Cotton Capsule Collection

Cone Denim’s Organic Cotton Capsule collection is part of its Sustainblue portfolio.

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Business Features

NorCal Brand Marine Layer Introduces Fully Recycled ‘Re-Spun’ Capsule

Marine Layer launched Re-Spun, its first capsule collection of men’s and women’s shirts created entirely from upcycled consumer T-shirts.

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Business Features

Field Notes: Holistic Sustainability

Editor’s note: WWD Field Notes is a column featuring the latest technology, B2B and business solution news.

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Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Views on Sustainability: Maxine Bédat

A lawyer who started a sustainable fashion brand, Maxine Bédat has founded a data-based informational platform officially launching today.

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Business Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Views on Sustainability: Marissa Pagnani McGowan

PVH’s senior vice president for corporate responsibility discusses the group’s ambitious goals, consumer and talent engagement, and the link between sustainability and human rights. Chief risk officer Melanie Steiner interjects with some circular thinking.

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Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary Views on Sustainability: Halide Alagöz

Ralph Lauren’s evp, chief supply chain and sustainability officer talks about building a corporate sustainability framework based on three main principles — stewardship, integration, impact. And yes, crystal can sparkle plenty without lead. It just took a little R&D. Or a lot.

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Brendon Babenzien at the Noah installation at the Galeries Lafayette Champs Elysées

Fashion Scoops

Want to Be Sustainable? Stop ‘Buying Cool,’ Says Brendon Babenzien

The former creative director of Supreme and founder of Noah unveiled a two-week installation in Paris in honor of Earth Day.

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Eileen Fisher and Linda Greer'The True Cost' film premiere, New York, America - 28 May 2015

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Linda Greer’s Views on Sustainability

These conversations started with one primary question: How does a manufacturing-based industry like fashion reconcile sustainability with growth? From there, numerous industry leaders in the forefront of the drive toward increased environmental consciousness wended in all sorts of provocative directions. Here is environmental scientist Linda Greer’s take.

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Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Eileen Fisher’s Views on Sustainability

These conversations started with one primary question: How does a manufacturing-based industry like fashion reconcile sustainability with growth? From there, numerous industry leaders in the forefront of the drive toward increased environmental consciousness wended in all sorts of provocative directions. Here is Eileen Fisher’s take.

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Marie-Claire Daveu

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Kering’s Marie-Claire Daveu’s Views on Sustainability

These conversations started with one primary question: How does a manufacturing-based industry like fashion reconcile sustainability with growth? From there, numerous industry leaders in the forefront of the drive toward increased environmental consciousness wended in all sorts of provocative directions. Here is Marie-Claire Daveu’s take.

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Gerber Technology's AccuMark3D tool creates virtual prototypes that are strikingly similar to the physical garments.

Technology

Sustaining Prototypes With 3-D Virtual Garments

A wave of high-tech design and virtual prototyping tools are good for business — and the planet.

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Maëva Weissen's graduate collection at HEAD Geneva was made entirely out of upcycled football jerseys.

Fashion Features

From Digital Design to Upcycling: Meet the Students Pushing for More Sustainability in Fashion

WWD spoke to five students or recent graduates based in France, Finland, Switzerland and the Netherlands working to reduce textile waste within fashion design.

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A banner put up by a student at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute

Fashion Features

The Best Way to Teach Sustainability in Fashion School? Listen to Students

The ecological-native Generation Z is pushing fashion education to rethink its approach to sustainability.

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Top, Rose Marcario, CEO of Patagonia, in the Fair Trade USA campaign. Right, Melissa Powell, chief of staff at the UN Global Compact. Left, Amanda Curtis, chief executive officer and founder of Nineteenth Amendment.

Human Resources

The Green-Ceiling: Fashion Needs More Women to Solve Sustainability

What is a gender-balanced company? WWD looks at how women comprise leadership at sustainable companies like Unilever, Patagonia etc.

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Sprout's plantable makeup pencil

Beauty Features

Beauty Packaging Gets Earthy

Plantable and compostable packaging is a fast-growing niche.

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