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10 Things You Need To Know About The Resale Luxury Market

5 Mins Read What does the future hold for the luxury resale market? The future is bright, according to recent findings from McKinsey. McKinsey looked at the resale luxury market late last year. Consumer research was conducted in the U.S., EU and Asia. Overall findings concluded that consumers are growing the sector. If judicious, brands could enter the […]

The Best Sustainable Fashion Brands For All (Plus) Sizes and All Occasions

5 Mins Read It’s time to take the “either/or” out of inclusivity and sustainability. Consumers are demanding fashion brands to tick more than one box, telling them it’s not enough to preach about transparent supply chains and ethical sourcing if blind spots still remain when it comes to exclusive marketing, racist brand culture and non-diverse sizing and fit.  […]

BioFluff Closes a $500,000 Pre-Seed Funding Round for Plant-Based Fur

3 Mins Read BioFluff, the San Francisco-based company producing plant-based fur, has closed a pre-seed funding round of $500,000, with funding from SOSV/IndieBio fund, Joyance partners, and Ataraxia Partners Limited, among others. Fur made from plants is heading to a garment on you soon, with BIoFluff saying its ready to bring its first products to market next year […]

5 Ways Conscious Consumption Is Driving The Resale Fashion Boom

3 Mins Read Sustainability is a hot topic in fashion right now, as the industry grapples with its reputation as one of the most polluting in the world. Consumers, in search for more eco-friendly ways to shop, are looking for alternatives that leave behind a lighter footprint – and this is driving the growth of resale fashion, which […]

3 Italian Eco Entrepreneurs Changing The Future Of Fashion You Need To Know

3 Mins Read Italy has long been synonymous with luxury fashion and globally-recognised design talent. A new crop of Italian entrepreneurs are changing the discourse on what it means to create a fashion company in today’s global markets, where sustainability has become a key consideration. The fashion industry is reckoning with itself and sustainability has become the mot […]

We’re Loving These 5 Upcycled Sneakers Made From Waste

3 Mins Read Sustainable fashion is all the rage right now. Brands are launching everything from low-carbon vegan kicks to recycled underwear. But the eco sneaker space? It’s booming with innovation, with designers now using waste to create new shoes. Here, we spotlight some of our favourite upcycled sneakers to date.  1. Undo For Tomorrow: upcycled party balloons […]

Resale Driving Consumer Purchasing Habits, New Report Finds

3 Mins Read A new report conducted by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and secondhand platform Vestiaire Collective finds the resale market could make up 40 percent of the overall apparel market in the coming years. The new report, What an Accelerating Secondhand Market Means for Fashion Brands and Retailers, says the secondhand market has tripled in size since […]

7 Sustainable Underwear Brands: Ethical Bras & Eco Briefs We’re Crushing On

4 Mins Read Sustainability is taking over the entire fashion industry, and underwear brands are no exception – there’s nothing pretty about unethical or environmentally-unfriendly bralettes or briefs. So we’ve put together a list of our favourite underwear labels, that are not only ticking boxes for being ultra-cute but are also taking the health of the planet and […]

With Greenwashing Crackdowns, H&M, Decathlon Retract Eco Statements

3 Mins Read As authorities crack down on greenwashing, frequent offenders H&M and Decathlon say they’re adjusting or removing sustainability claims. In recent announcements, both fast fashion brand H&M and sportswear retailer Decathlon said they will be more clear in their consumer communications about sustainability metrics. The announcements follow a report by the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and […]

Cruelty-Free Fashion: 6 Vegan Handbag Brands We Love

3 Mins Read With the growing popularity of fashionable vegan products, conscious consumers are demanding animal-friendly alternatives for every apparel and accessory they own. The plant-based fashion industry is doing its best to come up with new, alternative materials too, in a move away from the more traditionally-used PVC, a type of hard to recycle plastic that many […]

Selfridges’ Move to Increase Resale, Repair, Rental, and Refills

2 Mins Read U.K. department store chain Selfridges is putting sustainability front and center. It says by 2030, nearly half of its customer interactions should be based on resale, repair, rental, or refills. Dubbing the circular initiative “Reselfridges,” the four-location chain wants to change the way consumers shop. “We have got to commit to a significant and fundamental […]

18 Vegan Watches Making the Time for Sustainability

7 Mins Read Living a vegan lifestyle is getting easier day by day as consumers are getting more environmentally conscious, which further motivates brands and makers to create more eco-friendly products. Watches have been a space without much innovation on the planet-forward side in the past, but all that has changed as a new generation of watchmakers rises […]

The 13 Best Secondhand Clothes Shops in Hong Kong

8 Mins Read You can dress stylishly and sustainably with a little help from the best secondhand shops in Hong Kong. We know, WE KNOW. It’s always tempting to shop with all the new and trendy clothes everywhere, especially when it feels like they are always on sale. But we have to face facts! Our planet is suffering […]

Huue Closes a $14.6 Million Series A to Disrupt Denim Dyeing

3 Mins Read Synthetic bio startup Huue has raised $14.6 million in a Series A funding round for what it says is the world’s first clean and scalable indigo dye for denim. “The world can’t wait for sustainable solutions, and consumers are starting to hold their favorite brands accountable for using eco-friendly materials in their products,” Michelle Zhu, […]

AlgiKnit Closes $13 Million Series A For Kelp-Based Fashion Revolution

3 Mins Read New York sustainable materials startup AlgiKnit has closed a $13 million Series A funding round, led by Collaborative Fund. Other participants include H&M CO:LAB, Starlight Ventures, Third Nature Ventures, and existing backers Horizons Ventures and SOSV. Total funding to date has now reached $17.9 million, making AlgiKnit a substantial player in the biomaterials niche. The […]

Your Wardrobe Staples Could Be Made From Fermented Protein Fibres

3 Mins Read Alternative material innovator and casual wear brand Pangaia Lab has announced the launch of a capsule collection powered by Brewed Protein, a biomaterial made by Spiber. The collection includes the NXT GEN Hoodie, a sweater that contains 88 percent organic cotton, with the remaining 12 percent of fibres supplied by Brewed Protein.  Spiber and Pangaia […]