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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…

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…

Is Fashion Retail Dead?

Is Fashion Retail Dead?

The question every fashion professional is asking themselves right now – is retail dead? Online shopping has been on a steady rise for the last 20 years, and traditional retailers are closing down their stores. We’ve seen well established brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, American Apparel, Guess and JCPenny…