The Retail Experience 2.0

The Retail Experience 2.0

Once again we are met with the news of retail death and declining sales. Stores are struggling to compete with the online market and are forced to downsize. In the light of these facts – what will be the retail experience 2.0? Recent reports show that the American retailers are…

A Reminder – Overshoot Day 2017

A Reminder – Overshoot Day 2017

Yesterday, August 2nd, marks Earth Overshoot Day 2017. By now we will have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the whole year. “We use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate through overfishing, overharvesting forests, and emitting more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than…

Bolt Threads in new partnership with Stella McCartney

Bolt Threads in new partnership with Stella McCartney

Last Thursday, on July 20th, American textile innovator Bolt Threads announced a new partnership with British fashion house Stella McCartney. Bolt Thread writes on their blog, “Today we’re thrilled to announce a partnership with Stella McCartney, a world-renowned brand known for its dedication to eco-innovation. We’ll be unveiling our first collaborative product,…

Marie Claire publish “The Sustainability Issue”

Marie Claire publish “The Sustainability Issue”

August 2017 marks the first edition of the fashion magazine Marie Claire’s Sustainability Issue; an issue completely devoted to sustainability and environmental causes within the fashion industry. The Magazine is filled with interviews and articles by some of the most prominent players in sustainable fashion today, for example guest-editor Miroslava…

Better Summer Shoes

Better Summer Shoes

Summertime means summer shoes! Nowadays it is pretty easy to find ethically made and sustainable sourced clothing, but shoes is a whole other project. Shoes made from leather raises the question of animal cruelty and chemical tanning, rubber soles raises the question of oil and plastic as well as the…

Second Hand beats Recycled

Second Hand beats Recycled

To recycle your clothes is somewhat better than simply putting them in the trash bin, but to buy second hand is the real climate saver. New LCA (life cycle analysis) research from Sandra Roos, Mistra Future Fashion and Chalmers University , shows that the highest climate impact comes from the production phase,…

The Almedal Wardrobe is Open

The Almedal Wardrobe is Open

Almedalen The politics week “Almedalen” in Visby, on the island of Gotland in Sweden, has officially started! It is the place to be for politicians, businesses, the culture industries and other sectors. The Almedal Week has been organized on Gotland for almost fifty years now. It all began in 1968…

World Ocean Day and News From Stella McCartney

World Ocean Day and News From Stella McCartney

Why We Need World Ocean Day Today, June 8th is World Ocean Day. It’s a truth that our oceans, the most important eco systems on the earth, are dying. We need to make a change in order to save them. One of the main problems is plastic waste. According to…

Sweden is Enforcing New Policies on Plastic Bags

Sweden is Enforcing New Policies on Plastic Bags

Today, the 1st of June 2017, Sweden is enforcing new policies on plastic bags. Every retailer is now obligated to inform about the environmental impact of plastic bags, the environmental benefits of not using plastic bags and how the consumer could act in order to prevent and reduce environmental impact…

Summer Read – “The Pulse of the Fashion Industry”

Summer Read – “The Pulse of the Fashion Industry”

In conjunction with Copenhagen Fashion Summit two weeks ago this report was released – The Pulse of the Fashion Industry. It’s published by Global Fashion Agenda & The Boston Consulting Group in an effort to describe the current state of fashion and pin point the most pressing issues of today and…