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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…

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,…

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…

House of Dagmar Opens Online Vintage Store

House of Dagmar Opens Online Vintage Store

Swedish Fashion brand House of Dagmar is about to open an online vintage store concept called “Dagmar Decades”. The initiative is another step in the brand’s efforts towards creating sustainable collections using environmentally friendly materials that feels relevant no matter the season. The store will offer carefully selected garments from…

8th of March – International Women’s Day

8th of March – International Women’s Day

Tomorrow, 8th of March is the official International Woman’s Day. It is a day to globally celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It is also a day of examination. What can I do in my everyday to achieve equality amongst the genders? Furthermore, what can the fashion industry do? Fashion is…

Let’s talk about what just happend at Balenciaga

Let’s talk about what just happend at Balenciaga

  The fashion medias are blowing up about the incident behind the scenes at the latest Balenciaga show in Paris. Models are being treated like animals, locked in a dark stairwell for hours. Casting Director James Scully was the one who outed the awful reality at Balenciaga, but he also…