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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Dirty labs, sustainability, washing, laundry,

Business

Short Takes: Greener Washing, Trans Inclusivity and ‘Evergreen’ Recycling

The details on start-up Dirty Labs, Re.Uniqlo’s next steps and the denim factory earning accolades from the World Economic Forum.

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Lenzing

Business

Sustainability Is a ‘Mind-set Change,’ and Fashion Still Isn’t Getting It

“It’s not about making more all the time. It’s not about net sales.”

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Sustainability, human rights, social justice, sustainable brands, transparency

Business

Supreme, Allbirds, Everlane Among Remake’s Sustainability ‘Offenders’

The independent report ranked brand “rock stars,” “offenders,” “wannabes” and “up-and-comers” and aims to be intersectional.

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Fashion, Change, sustainability, nonprofit, social impact

Social Impact

Can ‘Fashion Makes Change,’ Change Fashion?

New brand-led community promises solutions for “equalizing” status of garment workers while tackling the climate crisis with collaboration.

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

Materials

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.

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They Are Wearing: New York Fashion Week Fall 2018

Business

Denmark Fuzzy on Mink Culling Details

Denmark’s prime minister apologized for illegal mass mink culling said to be a “recommendation” not “directive.”

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Circulose, renewcell, textiles, materials, innovation, recycling, reuse, circular economy, secondhand, waste, fashion

Innovation

Behind the Sweden-based Partnership Scaling Up Textile Recycling

Beyond Retro and Bank and Vogue partner with Renewcell to transform 30,000 metric tons of used clothing a year into new goods.

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Edited, sustainability, retail, consumer behavior

Business

We’re at a ‘Pivotal Point’ for Ethical Fashion Over Fast Fashion, Report Says

This year may mark a change of tide for ethical fashion, according to Edited’s latest sustainability report.

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07 January 2020, Kreuzberg, Berlin: In an unpacked store, large filling containers stand next to each other on a shelf. Different detergents and rinsing agents can be filled here in individual quantities. In the package-free shop, the containers brought along are first weighed, then filled, weighed again and the difference is paid. Photo by: Annette Riedl/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images

Environment

Ellen MacArthur Foundation Posts Limited Progress on ‘New Plastics Economy’

The report sets out calls to action for businesses and governments on plastics pollution.

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knitwear, athleisure, 3d, sustainable

Innovation

Meet the Elevated Ath-leisure 3-D-Knitted Right in Brooklyn

Knitwear gets a sustainable edge with 3-D knitwear manufacturer Tailored Industry, based in Industry City.

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SAC, Sustainable apparel coalition, sustainability, tools, technology

Materials

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.

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Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. London Office

Business

Estée Lauder Cos. Hits Carbon-Neutral Milestone Amid Pandemic

The prestige beauty company has reached net-zero carbon emissions in its owned operations. How will it conflate the next defining years?

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Rebag, fine jewelry, timepieces, sustainability, resale

Business

Rebag Enters Fine Jewelry, Timepieces

Rebag expands into fine jewelry and timepiece vertical with curated selection online and in-store nationwide.

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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)

Materials

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.

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United we Mask, ppe, masks, DIY, sustainability, diversity, inclusion, kids, craft

Social Impact

DIY Mask-making Kits Teach Hijab Styling, Zero-waste to Kids

The United We Mask initiative utilizes deadstock fabric with a focus on inclusivity and skill-sharing for kids and youth.

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Hero Cosmetics Rescue Mission Holiday Kit

Beauty

Holiday Shopping in Beauty Focuses on Discounts, D-to-c

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Social Studies

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