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You Can Now Rent Jean Paul Gaultier’s Rare Fashion Archive Pieces

3 Mins Read Designer Jean Paul Gaultier has entered the fashion rental market, letting customers borrow pieces from his label’s archives over the decades. The move comes amid a boom in circular fashion, driven by the conscious consumer trend led by sustainability-minded Gen Zs and millennials. Jean Paul Gaultier is back and has changed things up to keep […]

Japanese Luxury Giant Takashimaya Debuts Large Scale Fashion Collection Made From Upcycled Materials From Its Own Supply Chains

3 Mins Read Takashimaya, one of the largest luxury department store chains in Japan, is embracing sustainable fashion with a new recycling initiative. Working with 15 brands for the campaign, the company is launching recycled fashion pieces across its high-end outlets and online store, and has plans to extend the program with 100 more brands in the future.  […]

This New Circular Store In Brooklyn Lets You Buy and Tailor Preloved Clothing

3 Mins Read A new circular fashion store just opened up in Brooklyn, New York. Launched by secondhand fashion platform thredUP and denim brand Madewell, A Circular Store is designed to be the ultimate sustainable shopping destination, offering a full wardrobe of preloved clothing and features mending stations, repair services and upcycling workshops.  A Circular Store just landed […]

Fashion Is Using ‘Circularity’ To Hide Recycling Lies, New Film Reveals

3 Mins Read As conscious consumers continue to put pressure on brands to step up their sustainability efforts, circularity has taken over fashion as a top buzzword. But Fashionscapes, a new documentary film showcased at the London Fashion Week, suggests that companies are using circular fashion as a greenwashing tool to cover up how recycling clothing might not […]

H&M Unveils Virtual ‘Billion Dollar Collection’ Of Sustainable Fashion Solutions

3 Mins Read H&M Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the Swedish fashion giant H&M, has launched a new virtual fashion collection featuring ten startups and their sustainable fashion designs. The Billion Dollar Collection also shows the estimated price tag that the selected Global Change Award winners believe they’ll need to scale up and “truly change the fashion industry […]

Nona Source: LVMH Debuts Online Resale Platform To Upcycle Luxury Textile Deadstock

3 Mins Read LVMH, the owner of leading fashion houses such as Stella McCartney, Givenchy and Christian Dior, has launched the company’s first online resale platform. Nona Source was created as part of the luxury giant’s efforts to “re-source” and reuse materials from the Group’s Fashion & Leather Goods Maisons by providing access to these fabrics at competitive […]

Ethical Bras & Eco Briefs: We’re Crushing On These 8 Sustainable Underwear Brands

5 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, who are not only ticking boxes for being ultra-cute, but are also taking the health of the planet and […]

Circular & Traceable: Pangaia X EON Launch ‘Digital Passports’ For Consumers To Track Product And Extend Use Life

4 Mins Read Material science company Pangaia recently joined forces with connected products innovator Eon to launch ‘digital passports’ for its products in an effort to promote transparency, traceability, and circularity in the fashion industry as well as encourage responsible consumer behaviour. London-based Pangaia’s new ‘digital passports’ are supported by a QR code and cloud-hosted digital twin and are […]

EU-Based Secondhand Clothing Marketplace Vinted Raises US$303M With New US$4.5B Valuation

4 Mins Read Clothing and home goods marketplace Vinted recently announced that it closed an all-equity round of EUR€250M (approx. US$303M), and as a result, the company’s value now stands at approx. US$4.5 billion, a significant jump from its end 2019 value of US$1 billion valuation. The European startup’s round was led by purpose-driven global investment firm EQT Growth […]

Tommy Hilfiger Unveils ‘Luv The World’ Capsule To Promote Circularity & Inclusivity

3 Mins Read Designer lifestyle brand Tommy Hilfiger announced its Spring 2021 Tommy Jeans ‘Luv the World’ capsule, in an effort to extend the lifespan of its products, facilitate 100% recycling and and promote creative ways to upcycle these products. Owned by PVH Corp, Amsterdam-based Tommy Hilfiger with respect to its ongoing commitment to sustainability, recently unveiled its […]

Pangaia X AIR-INK Unveil New Capsule Featuring Water-Based Inks Made From Air Pollution

3 Mins Read Material science company Pangaia has collaborated with cleantech solutions firm Graviky Labs to unveil a new capsule collection by creative director Jenke Ahmed Tailly that features the latter’s AIR-INK, a water-based black ink made from air pollution. In line with London-based Pangaia’s commitment to sustainability and promoting a circular economy, its new capsule consists of […]