Posts tagged Sustainable Fashion
Copenhagen Fashion Summit

Since its first edition in 2009, Copenhagen Fashion Summit has established itself as the world’s leading business event on sustainability in fashion. Convening major fashion industry decision makers, the multi-stakeholder event – regularly referred to as the Davos of the fashion industry – has become the nexus for agenda-setting discussions on the most critical environmental, social and ethical issues facing our industry and planet. The sixth edition of Copenhagen Fashion Summit is taking place this 15-16 May 2018 at the Copenhagen Concert Hall.

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Fashion Revolution | Transparency Index 2018

The Fashion Transparency Index 2018 reviews and ranks 150 of the biggest global fashion and apparel brands and retailers according to how much information they disclose about their suppliers, supply chain policies and practices, and social and environmental impact.

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Coreprêt. Lunch Box. 06.04.18

Meet Coreprêt. A collaborative fashion practice by designers Nessie Croft and Gabrielle Leavesley, seeking to investigate a progressive mentality towards ethical fashion by breaking down socially constructed boundaries regarding discarded cloth, and working towards a more ethically integrated industry.Join them on April 6th for ~ Lunch box ~, the brand’s second installation marries fashion to your local bake sale in an elevated canteen setting.

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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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