The theme for this year’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit was responsible innovation. However what I actually came across during my time in Copenhagen at the world’s largest summit for sustainable fashion were responsible innovators; referring to those entrepreneurial individuals with an action plan for making sustainability the new normal. These responsible innovators and their startups got me really excited about the future of fashion. However, how can we grow a collaborative environment around sustainable fashion that allows influential corporates and responsible innovators to work together?
This week marks the beginning of Fashion Revolution Week, but how can you be a fashion revolutionary? For the first time, a global online event will take place which anyone in the world can take part in: the Fashion Revolution Wall.
This week we celebrated World Water Day. How concerned should we be with water scarcity and safety, especially when we consider the implications for our mental health? Can we better engage with climate change by understanding the impact of what we wear on water?
It seems an increasing amount of shoppers are feeling the frustration when it comes to trying to buy clothes with an ethical or environmental conscience. Fashion Revolution Day, on 24th April, is one day of the year when we have the opportunity to be part of a fashion revolution, and even start our own.
As environmental and social concerns rise in the fashion industry, there might be a few things you wish you knew about your clothes.
The discussions taking place at COP21 have created an atmosphere of high expectation. However it can be hard to imagine what, at the end of the 2 week long discussion, will be the impact on me, myself and I? Knowing the fashion industry is the world’s second most polluting industry second only to oil, I have an expectation that the outcomes of COP21 will have implications for my wardrobe.
Do you want to buy transparent clothing? Research would suggest you do.