Kaley Roshitsh

Kaley Roshitsh is WWD’s sustainability reporter covering the sustainable transformations of the fashion, beauty and retail industries. In her prior role, Roshitsh served as business reporter, strategic content development at WWD. Before joining WWD, she was with Her Campus Media and founded an independent magazine called ThriftEd Mag – devoted to making reuse modern.

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New Kids’ Clothing Start-ups Sweeten Allure in Rental, Resale, Swap

Kids’ clothing rental, resale and swapping platforms are growing in popularity as a sustainable, affordable option for parents. Which is best?

clock May 12, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Textiles, materials, innovation, plant based, vegan, leather, leather alternatives, science, fashion, carbon


The Truth Scientists Want You to Know About New Eco-conscious Materials

Amid awareness of the plastic crisis and veganism, scientists are peering back to plant-based materials, but they’re not perfect, either.

clock May 5, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

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EXCLUSIVE: Kept Sku Glamorizes Excess Inventory With a Surprise Factor

With e-commerce on the rise, fashion brands swimming in excess returns, overstock, damages and samples are making way for a new solution.

clock May 5, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Thomas Berry and Amira Rasool

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How Farfetch, The Folklore Are Rewriting Fashion’s Big Issues

The Folklore’s Amira Rasool and Farfetch’s Thomas Berry unpack the environmental and social issues plaguing fashion.

clock April 30, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Jill Standish


What to Expect in the ‘Datafication’ of Sustainability In Retail

With growing awareness of ESG, Accenture’s Jill Standish demystified datafication of sustainability and how it affects retail.

clock April 30, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Sustainability, canopystyle, biodiversity, forests, fashion


Sustainable Fashion’s New KPIs Push the Envelope on Eco

Today, with the urgency well upon the industry to act, there’s a greater focus on the current critical KPIs and making even quicker progress on them.

clock April 28, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

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Eight Years Later, What’s Come From ‘The True Cost,’ Rana Plaza?

“The True Cost” director Andrew Morgan and Eco-Age’s Livia Firth reflect on latest “Fashionscapes” short film, Rana Plaza and living wages.

clock April 24, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Red carpet, sustainability, fashion, oscars, app


Red Carpet Green Dress Launching App to Make Sustainability Social

Sustainability will live past the Oscars red carpet through the app’s interviews with Vivienne Westwood, Jane Goodall, crosswords, events and more.

clock April 22, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Aeon Elliott models a gown for a fashion shoot while standing on the Edge, an outdoor observation deck overlooking Manhattan, March 2, 2021 in New York. After the virus descended on New York, the only sounds in the streets were wailing ambulance sirens. A year after the pandemic began, the nation's largest metropolis -- with a lifeblood based on round-the-clock hustle and bustle, push and pull -- is adapting and showing new life. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)


Fashion’s Sustainability Landscape: Who’s Investing in What?

How Nike, VF Corp., Adidas, Kering, LVMH invest in circularity, climate, biodiversity and more — and progress to date.

clock April 21, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

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How The North Face Plans to Engage Customers on Its Sustainability Journey

The “Exploration Without Compromise” roadmap pays closer attention to the consumer-facing elements of sustainability.

clock April 20, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Amendi, denim, fashion, sustainable, consumers


Rise in ‘Sustainability Claims’ Sparks Letter for Reform to FTC

With consumers attuned to greenwashing, PoliticallyInFashion, Amendi, Tidal, Sustainable Brooklyn and more call for updated Green Guides.

clock April 19, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Stan Smiths, Adidas, footwear, sustainability, leather


What to Know About Adidas’ Vegan Stan Smiths

Adidas’ iconic Stan Smiths are the first footwear silhouette to take on Mylo mushroom-derived “leather” at scale.

clock April 15, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Canada goose, Sustainability, canada, outerwear, luxury


Bill Nye Now Advises Canada Goose on Sustainability, New Goals

Bill Nye became sustainability adviser to Canada Goose, advocating for the company’s progress and new commitments for 2025.

clock April 15, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

An Amazon warehouse that labor is trying to organize is shown in Bessemer, Ala., Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Union representatives are pushing for some 6,000 Amazon workers to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union on the promise it will lead to better working conditions, better pay and more respect. Amazon is pushing back, arguing that it already offers more than twice the minimum wage in Alabama and workers get such benefits as health care, vision and dental insurance without paying union dues. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)


Amazon Union Vote Count in Bessemer Marks Industry Milestone

The public vote count for whether the U.S. will see its first Amazon labor union in Bessemer, Ala. has begun — and it’s already heated.

clock April 8, 2021Kaley Roshitsh and Sindhu Sundar

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Russell Athletic Overstock Gets Sustainable, Streetwear Overhaul in New Nicole McLaughlin, Dao-Yi Chow Capsule

The designers are teaming up for an upcycled, limited-run capsule for Foot Locker’s Greenhouse incubator and app.

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