Six fashion brands making the industry more sustainable

Consumers are waking up to the disastrous impact fast fashion has on the environment. Here are six clothing companies that are challenging it with radical approaches to sustainable fashion. Textile production releases 1.2 billion tonnes a year of carbon dioxide equivalent, making it a bigger contributor to greenhouse gases than international flights and overseas shipping […]

Vollebak’s Black Squid Jacket reflects lights from more than two billion glass spheres

Experimental clothing brand Vollebak has created a colour-shifting jacket, which uses embedded black glass spheres to emulate the camouflage qualities of a squid. The surface of the Black Squid Jacket is made from a resin-coated polyester embedded with more than two billion glass spheres. Each square centimetre of the jacket is covered with around 40,000 […]

Chloe Baines makes fashion collection from tents left behind at festivals

London College of Fashion graduate Chloe Baines has designed a collection of clothing and jewellery from the upcycled tents and metal pegs left after music festivals. The collection, called In Tents: The After Party, was designed in collaboration with Central Saint Martins graduate Belle Smith, who made matching earrings and rings from the tent pegs. […]

Karoline Vitto’s garments accentuate the fat rolls women are told to hide

This collection of cloth and metal-wire garments by Brazilian fashion designer Karoline Vitto finds beauty in the bulges of flesh that women are encouraged to cover up. Designed as part of her masters degree at London’s Royal College of Art, Vitto’s The Body as Material collection features seven garments that accentuate the rolls and curves […]

Lab-grown spider silk used for Adidas x Stella McCartney biodegradable dress

Adidas and Stella McCartney used vegan spider-style silk by Bolt Threads to create the Biofabric Tennis Dress, which can “fully biodegrade”. The Adidas x Stella McCartney Biofabric Tennis Dress is made using Microsilk, a bioengineered yarn made from yeast by Californian biotech startup Bolt Threads. The Microsilk fabric eventually breaks down back into the environment, […]

Senscommon and Uchino Japan launch “self-purifying” charcoal clothing

Tokyo clothing brand Senscommon has collaborated with textiles company Uchino Japan to launch a clothing collection made using activated charcoal. The On Journey collection of minimalist clothing features a T-shirt, shorts, a shirt, a cardigan, a robe and trousers. The pieces have clean silhouettes with pockets and metal detailing. The clothing is made using an […]

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