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Hong Kong’s Sustainable Fashion NGO Redress Gets Permanent Home

3 Mins Read Hong Kong-based Redress, a charity dedicated to fighting fashion waste, has just established its new headquarters in Sham Shui Po, the heart of the city’s historical textile manufacturing hub. The new space will feature a Retrospective Exhibition to celebrate pieces from previous cycles of the Redress Design Award, the organisation’s flagship program promoting sustainable fashion […]

Levi’s & The R Collective Creates 100% Traceable Denim Jeans With Eco Wardrobe Tips & Green Fashion Facts

4 Mins Read In collaboration with iconic denim jean brand Levi’s, The R Collective, a Hong Kong-based sustainable upcycled fashion brand, has created a fully traceable denim collection. Called The Denim Reimagined, the collection uses scannable garment labels to bring digital education to consumers on how to reduce their fashion footprint with practical tips, taking sustainable fashion beyond […]

#IWD2020: 7 Hong Kong Women Changing The Future Of Fashion

5 Mins Read International Women’s Day is internationally recognised on the 8th March every year, and represents a focal point for women’s rights and is a celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Sustainable fashion is becoming a hot topic in recent months, with major brands and independent boutiques alike striving to appeal to […]

NET-A-PORTER’s Conscious Platform Debuts Sustainable Beauty, Adds 45 New Apparel Brands

3 Mins Read Global luxury fashion e-commerce giant NET-A-PORTER, known for offering customers the latest in designer clothing, accessories and shoes, is renewing their commitment to ethical and sustainable fashion by expanding their NET SUSTAIN edit. In a showcase reflecting the popularity of sustainable products driven by raised eco-consciousness amongst consumers, the NET SUSTAIN platform will now be […]

Wyatt & Jack Makes Upcycled Bags Out Of Old PVC Beach Toys & Bouncy Castles

3 Mins Read Founded in 2010, British upcycled accessory brand Wyatt & Jack creates sustainable bags using materials that aren’t commonly recyclable. These include everything from canvas fabrics in beach deckchairs, broken inflatables and the PVC and vinyl from broken bouncy castles. Rather than letting these materials go to waste, Wyatt & Jack are amongst a host of […]

Hong Kong’s Conscious Retailers Win Big At Inside Retail Top 50 Awards

3 Mins Read For the third year, Inside Retail Hong Kong has chosen the top 50 people leading retail innovation in the city and this year, there was a marked jump in the number of conscious companies chosen by Inside Retail’s panel of judges, with a host of sustainability-driven and plant-based pioneers making up almost half of the […]

Second Hand Fashion Is Taking Over The World, From Thrift To Preloved Luxury

4 Mins Read Global charity Oxfam has recently launched their #SecondHandSeptember campaign, calling on people to join the pledge to say no to new clothing for 30 days. Having been reusing and reselling clothes since 1948, the NGO has declared that secondhand is the answer to sustainable fashion, helping to sound the alarm on the environmental impact of […]

Gucci Plants Enough Trees To Make Operations & Supply Chain Carbon Neutral

2 Mins Read Gucci has just announced that their entire supply chain and operations have become completely carbon-neutral. The luxury fashion brand has achieved this by offsetting all remaining greenhouse gas emissions through supporting forest conservation and tree planting projects around the world. This comes amid the growing awareness among businesses that they must price in climate change […]

2019 Redress Design Awards Highlights: The Future Of Fashion Is Sustainable

5 Mins Read Environmental charity pioneer Redress, who can be credited with launching the sustainable fashion movement in Asia over ten years ago, recently presented the 2019 Redress Design Award Show, the ninth edition of what has become the world’s largest sustainable fashion design competition. Green Queen got a front row seat to the Awards, held at Centerstage […]