No More Fur

No More Fur

This week Gucci joined the already large group of fashion brands who boycotts fur. During the 2017 Kering Talk at London Collage of Fashion last Wednesday CEO Marco Bizzarri introduced the company’s new fur-free policy. Bizzarri said: “Being socially responsible is one of Gucci’s core values, and we will continue…

Rag & Bone joins Denim Recycling Program

Rag & Bone joins Denim Recycling Program

American denim brand Rag & Bones join forces with recycling program Blue Jeans Go Green. Starting today October 10th customers can hand in their old denim at any Rag & Bone store and receive 20% off a new pair of any full-price jeans that same day. The offer is valid…

Green Carpet Fashion Award – Made in Italy?

Green Carpet Fashion Award – Made in Italy?

  Yesterday night the Green Carpets Fashion Award was held in Milan. The gala coincided with the last day of Milan Fashion Week and was held at the glamorous La Scala opera house. This award gala is the brainchild of Livia Firth’s Consultant agency Eco-Age and Camera Nazionale della Moda…

NK Talks: Who Owns Fashion?

NK Talks: Who Owns Fashion?

Last Friday, the 15th of September, NK in Stockholm and Gothenburg invited the public to a conversation on trends, sustainability, innovation and ownership within the fashion industry. The conversation series is called “NK Talks” and stretches  from the 15th of September to the 30th of September. Amongst others we will…

The Stockholm Act

The Stockholm Act

This week Stockholm takes a stand for sustainability with the festival The Stockholm Act. The festival runs from today Monday August 22 through Sunday August 27. The Stockholm Act brings together art, science, business and politics to collaborate and mobilize around the Agenda 2030 for sustainable development. The opening ceremony will take…

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…

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,…