Posts Tagged: sustainability

Are traditional fashion shows archaic next to the promise of digital?

Digital technology pulled us through a global pandemic when otherwise we’d have been cut off from the rest of humankind with only banana bread recipes for solace. Now digital’s possibilities are endless. But will the fashion industry get with the

Are traditional fashion shows archaic next to the promise of digital?

Digital technology pulled us through a global pandemic when otherwise we’d have been cut off from the rest of humankind with only banana bread recipes for solace. Now digital’s possibilities are endless. But will the fashion industry get with the

Fashion must embrace Black Lives Matter for eco-justice

If there’s any industry I know, it’s the fashion industry. I feel qualified to speak to this. It’s swirling with the casually cruel behavior which props up white supremacy. As we all look inward as a nation, and in the

Fashion must embrace Black Lives Matter for eco-justice

If there’s any industry I know, it’s the fashion industry. I feel qualified to speak to this. It’s swirling with the casually cruel behavior which props up white supremacy. As we all look inward as a nation, and in the

Leading fashion educators speak out on remote education Part 2

Following on from Part 1 which covered the chaos of shutting down their schools, faculty mobilization, and the challenges of teaching student scattered across the globe via Zoom, these three educators from top fashion schools discuss in this second part juicy

Leading fashion educators speak out on remote education Part 2

Following on from Part 1 which covered the chaos of shutting down their schools, faculty mobilization, and the challenges of teaching student scattered across the globe via Zoom, these three educators from top fashion schools discuss in this second part juicy

COVID-19 effect on fashion’s graduating Class of 2020

It’s an untold story among the chaos of sad stories we’re hearing about the effects of the coronavirus on human life and industry. But it’s one that deserves to be heard. Students who were finishing up their final year, preparing

COVID-19 effect on fashion’s graduating Class of 2020

It’s an untold story among the chaos of sad stories we’re hearing about the effects of the coronavirus on human life and industry. But it’s one that deserves to be heard. Students who were finishing up their final year, preparing

Forget G7, slow fashion is the fast track to a bright future

While presidents and prime ministers are encouraging corporate CEOs and tycoons to address the environmental impact of the fashion industry, there’s no need for us to sit back and wait. We are powerful in our own way. We can all

Forget G7, slow fashion is the fast track to a bright future

While presidents and prime ministers are encouraging corporate CEOs and tycoons to address the environmental impact of the fashion industry, there’s no need for us to sit back and wait. We are powerful in our own way. We can all

Otto von Busch on sustainability: What is it we are so eager to sustain?

This man is a pine-fresh gulp of air in the now-stifling conversation around sustainability. He’s a New York-based thinker and educator, but then again radical philosophers shout from every street corner in this city. But Otto’s message needs wings. Everyone,

Otto von Busch on sustainability: What is it we are so eager to sustain?

This man is a pine-fresh gulp of air in the now-stifling conversation around sustainability. He’s a New York-based thinker and educator, but then again radical philosophers shout from every street corner in this city. But Otto’s message needs wings. Everyone,

We recycle, we upcycle, we downcycle, is it working?

Fashion has become quite a guilty pleasure particularly for those who buy fast fashion. Thinking that you”ll donate to Goodwill those cheaply-made items you buy on a whim is outdated. So you schlep your stuff to recycling banks dotted about

We recycle, we upcycle, we downcycle, is it working?

Fashion has become quite a guilty pleasure particularly for those who buy fast fashion. Thinking that you”ll donate to Goodwill those cheaply-made items you buy on a whim is outdated. So you schlep your stuff to recycling banks dotted about

Sustainability Innovator Celebrates 10 Years of Progress

It was an elegant Manhattan soirée at which we nibbled fair trade chocolate on sticks and plucked from vegetables cultivated like the most prized herbaceous borders. But underneath all the aesthetic wonders rested an important heartfelt message to the fashion

Sustainability Innovator Celebrates 10 Years of Progress

It was an elegant Manhattan soirée at which we nibbled fair trade chocolate on sticks and plucked from vegetables cultivated like the most prized herbaceous borders. But underneath all the aesthetic wonders rested an important heartfelt message to the fashion