Elizabeth Stilwell: “Adjusting my mindset necessarily led to changes in my shopping patterns”

Being a consumer today comes with a larger-than-ever responsibility. We need to ask ourselves: "How can I adjust my way of shopping—and thinkin...

AmyAnn Cadwell: “Above all, it’s important to look for transparency in the brands we support”

As conscious consumers we can influence, and challenge, our favorite fashion brands simply by asking questions. AmyAnn Cadwell, editor-in-chief of The...

Consumption

Making the alternatives mainstream

Nicole Giordano: “Building something with meaning and purpose is the only way to thrive”

Changing the fashion industry means breaking out of old patterns, realizing there’s not only one way of doing things. Nicole Giordano, founder of St...

Looping

Making use of what's already there

Lorraine Sanders: “What will change fashion for the better is the intersection of fashion, entrepreneurship, sustainability and technology”

Journalist, media strategist and podcaster Lorraine Sanders is the founder of PressDope by Spirit of 608. She’s convinced that 'FEST' is w...

Production

Workers' rights

Jasmin Malik Chua: “Transparency, both in terms of operations and communications, is the key”

As fashion industry supply chains are many times a tangled up and hard-to-trace webs of obfuscations and diversions, sustainable fashion journalist Ja...

Looping

Making use of what's already there

Reader submission from Friederike von Wedel-Parlow: “The Future is Closed Loop”

Imagine a world in which all resources are designed in such a manner that they find a new application after each usage and where there is no waste. A ...

Looping

Making use of what's already there

Jukka Pesola: “Current recycling technologies should already allow at least three lifecycles for cotton fibers”

Cotton farming is putting a huge strain on our planet, endangering freshwater levels, people and whole eco systems. Yet, huge amounts of raw “waste...

Consumption

Making the alternatives mainstream

Dilys Williams: “A new fashion system is emerging”

Since a large part of the fashion industry is still caught in a non-circular way of doing things—why not put our faith in the new generation of desi...

Consumption

Making the alternatives mainstream

Mia Seipel: “We need to make a change for a better future, now”

For our babies, organic and toxic free clothing is a given—but what about the moms? In the world of sustainably produced fashion, someone should car...

Looping

Making use of what's already there

Annie Gullingsrud: “Achieving sustainable fashion means a full-on system change”

Fashion brands need to have access to new solutions, especially when it comes to materials, in order to become more sustainable. Annie Gullingsrud of ...