BACK Label: Made in Italy “wellness wear” championing eco-friendly milk protein fabric

Italian fashion label BACK Label is taking clothing back to its origins – 100% naturally sourced textiles sewn by tailors in Italy – while experimenting with next generation fabrics including milk protein textile. The brand creates luxury “wellness wear” – think functional basics such as kaftans, scoop back dresses, ribbed pullovers for women, and shorts, drawstring pants and hoodies for men – under the categories of lounge … Continue reading BACK Label: Made in Italy “wellness wear” championing eco-friendly milk protein fabric

PANGAIA: Collective of scientists, technologists and designers create sustainable fashion essentials

PANGAIA – a global collective of scientists, technologists, and designers have come together to create a sustainable wardrobe made from renewable and alternative resources, bio and lab grown materials. The new business, which launched late last year with the aim of “designing a better future”, has created a core PANGAIA collection of functional basic designed to be lived in and for all aspects of life. … Continue reading PANGAIA: Collective of scientists, technologists and designers create sustainable fashion essentials

Designers changing the face of Fashion: Ken Samudio

Philippines-born designer Ken Samudio is using his background in marine diversity to create coral reef-inspired accessories made from sustainable materials. Ken Samudio’s beautiful designs incorporate a mix of upcycled beads made from plastic water bottles, recycled sea glass and other sustainable materials indigenous to the Philippines.   The biologist-turned-accessories designer has created both a sustainable label and a socially conscious business in his home country. … Continue reading Designers changing the face of Fashion: Ken Samudio

Community Clothing: Bringing quality fashion back to the UK and building community

If you live in the UK and want to find clothes made from natural fibres and that are manufactured on home turf, it is by no means an easy task. Fortunately, Community Clothing is addressing that issue and is bringing quality fashion back to the UK quite literally. Founded by British Fashion Designer Patrick Grant, Community Clothing is a social enterprise with a simple mission … Continue reading Community Clothing: Bringing quality fashion back to the UK and building community

Avoid the Black Friday frenzy and head for LDC’s Anti-Black Friday Concept Store

If you want to escape the Black Friday frenzy today, run the opposite direction and head for Lone Design Club’s Anti-Black Friday Concept Store, which supports slow fashion and brands specialising in sustainable design. The LDC pop-up store, which runs until 25 November, features slow fashion and lifestyle brands making a difference with their impactful design and non-impactful sustainable processes. As well as showcasing sustainable brands, … Continue reading Avoid the Black Friday frenzy and head for LDC’s Anti-Black Friday Concept Store

Know The Origin making sustainable fashion attainable to all at its Old Street pop-up store

Fashion brand Know The Origin are introducing commuters, passers by and shoppers to sustainable fashion at their pop-up store at Old Street Station in East London. The pop-up store showcases 30 womenswear and menswear labels with a focus on style, transparency and ethics. The sustainable fashion labels stocked at the store include A.BCH, Good Studios, HARA the Label, Project Pico and Starlong Project, among others. For each brand … Continue reading Know The Origin making sustainable fashion attainable to all at its Old Street pop-up store

Bridge & Tunnel: Creating a sustainable denim brand while empowering female refugees

Denim fashion label Bridge & Tunnel is providing employment opportunities to women who have difficulties finding a job while creating clothes, accessories and interior design products from upcycled jeans. The sustainable fashion label, based in Hamburg, specialises in creating new products out of denim fabric that gets thrown out, therefore each piece from the Bridge & Tunnel collection is unique. At Bridge & Tunnel, the … Continue reading Bridge & Tunnel: Creating a sustainable denim brand while empowering female refugees

Made in Cambodia: Fashion design students see the other side of fashion on enlightening journey

Made in Cambodia is a film short which follows three fashion design students as they embark on a life changing journey to Cambodia to experience the day-to-day lives of the invisible women behind fashion. The film, a Levi’s x Parsons x Remake partnership, charts the journey of three graduating Parsons Fashion students to Cambodia where they come face-to-face with the women who make their clothes and … Continue reading Made in Cambodia: Fashion design students see the other side of fashion on enlightening journey

AHLMA: Brazilian fashion label making fashion on trend via circular economy practices

Brazilian fashion brand Ahlma is truly making fashion “on trend” by bringing circular economy practices into its day-to-day runnings from its designs, materials used through to its clothes repair lab. The Rio-based label, which also has a retail outlet in Leblon as well as an online store, sources over 80% of raw materials from leftover fabric sourced from textile companies. The other 20% is a mix of recycled … Continue reading AHLMA: Brazilian fashion label making fashion on trend via circular economy practices

Thought Clothing: Conscious-wear for women and men

Conscious fashion brand Thought Clothing is helping women and men dress stylishly sustainably. The fashion brand offers a range of classic clothes for both women and men in a variety of sustainable fabrics including bamboo, hemp, wool, recycled polyester, and tree-friendly tencel which was once wood. Thought Clothing’s collections can be bought online via their website. Featuring classic cuts for women including tunics, wraps and … Continue reading Thought Clothing: Conscious-wear for women and men