Posts tagged Lisa Kjerulf
Recap | Copenhagen Youth Fashion Summit

The Copenhagen Fashion Summit, held each year in May, is known as the world's leading business event on sustainability and fashion, but what not everyone knows is that in the lead up to this global forum, there are critical discussions already taking place across town at the Copenhagen School of Design and Technology (KEA) among 112 students from around the globe...

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Gendry Morales | Merging Fashion & Technology and her collaboration with A.BCH

"With the rise of technology, it's becoming inevitable that it will soon, if not already, become a vital component to the future of fashion. Industry-specific incubators and accelerators such as the New York Fashion Tech Lab and Silicon Vally's Fashion Tech Accelerator are beginning to pop up and Melbourne now also has a new Fashion Tech tribe beginning to form meetups. That's how I met Gendry Morales, a leader and a change agent with an expertise in blockchain technology, an eye for fashion and an uncompromising connection to the planet's wellbeing. We caught up over coffee and I got the scoop on what's happening in the fashion tech world, what it could mean for the sustainable health of the fashion industry and what she's up to with A.BCH." Lisa Kjerulf

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What Does it Mean to be a Sustainable Fashion Label?

Before diving into who is paving the way in the ethical arena, let’s first address the varying mindsets of what 'ethical' and 'sustainable' actually mean for some designers. After chatting with a few smaller up-and-coming labels in the Australian industry, it became clear that when we speak about sustainability, there is no one way to view the topic. None of these views are wrong, but rather a confirmation that sustainable practice in fashion is a complex web.

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Fashion Industry Health Check | Closing The Loop

This year Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Global Fashion Agenda (GFA) released a report that assesses the current state of the global fashion industry in relation to sustainability.

The report,  Pulse of the Fashion Industry , exposes the overall health of the fashion industry while presenting various challenges for companies that ultimately threatens industry growth. Looking beyond the standard production and consumption figures, the report assesses how sustainable the industry is based on environmental, social and ethical costs.

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