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Today is World Water Day And This Is How We Address The Issue Of Excess Water Usage At Filippa K

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. The fashion industry both overuses and pollutes water...

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Words from Filippa K

The Message We Brought to The United Nations Talks on Fashion and Climate Action

As participants of the United Nations Climate Change secretariat (UNFCCC) start up dialogue on Fashion and Climate Action in Bonn in January 2018, Fil...

Consumption

Making the alternatives mainstream

Kathleen Talbot: “We want to prove that sustainable clothing can still be fashionable, fun, and even irreverent”

As VP of sustainability and operations at LA based brand Reformation, Kathleen Talbot is leading their efforts of trying to “clean up” the industr...

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Making the alternatives mainstream

Shannon Whitehead Lohr: “It will become even more important for startup brands to know how to cut through the competition”

Shannon Whitehead Lohr, founder of Factory45, started her own sustainable fashion brand back in 2010. Since then, she has made it her business to coac...

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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...

Consumption

Making the alternatives mainstream

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...

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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...

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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...

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Powerful progress in the production process

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...

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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 ...