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Sportswear Brand Houdini Wants Clothes to Be Consumers’ ‘Companions’

Sustainable sportswear brand Houdini offers apparel that can be rented, reused and repaired, just like magic.

TômTex Gets Funds for More Next-gen Materials, Dora Maar’s Latest Met Gala-worthy Collab: Short Takes

Make way for more next-gen material funding, a Met Costume-adjacent resale drop and more.

Astronaut Karen Nyberg Launches ‘Earth Views’ Fabric Line

Nyberg debuts her "Earth Views" signature line of fabrics this month, based on her own photographs from space.

Mirum, AirCarbon Get Hero Spot in H&M’s Latest ‘Innovation Story’

Next-gen materials like Mirum and AirCarbon are part of H&M's latest innovation line that comes alongside an…

Female-founded Osom Brand Talks Plans for Miami Factory

Osom Brand will open an upcycling factory in Miami next month with sights set on continued expansion.

Walmart, Kohl’s Respond to FTC’s $5.5M Penalty for ‘Misleading’ Eco Claims

The FTC ordered the retailers to pay millions for "eco claims" around bamboo textiles, but more may be coming…

Ikea and Marimekko Joining Forces for Collaboration

Ikea and Marimekko have each been weathering the pandemic with solid sales gains.

H&M’s Response to EU Textile Strategy, Global Change Awards

H&M Foundation's Global Change Awards charts new innovators. Meanwhile, H&M Group looks to circularity as EU…

Ambitious Green VC Firm Counts Leonardo DiCaprio in Its Wing

To keep its early-stage portfolio moving forward on the path of change, Regeneration.VC uses a gauge to…

A Solution for Last Season’s Fabrics, Earth Month Events Sweep: Short Takes

With Earth Month in full swing, events spanning academia, industry, media and actions are swift to tackle…

What the Latest Climate Report⁠ — And Its More Urgent Warnings ⁠— Means for Sustainable Fashion

Callouts to bio-textiles, vegans, fossil fashion and financing are part of the latest U.N. climate report.

Evrnu Develops Recyclable Material Made Entirely of Textile Waste

Evrnu's new material, 100% NuCycl r-lyocell, is the first of its kind, the firm noted.

Everlane’s ‘Bio-Tex’ Tote a Signal to ‘New Day’ for Leather?

This fall, Everlane tote bags are getting a bio-based makeover.

FGX, Eastman, Create Eyewear From Molecularly Recycled Material

The companies take aim at reducing plastic waste for eyewear through a recycled solution.

Veocel Expands, Signals Strength of Green Beauty, Hygiene Segment

Lenzing's Veocel botanic, cellulosic fibers are now available to product partners in the U.S.