Sustainable fashions have managed to turn the view of eco clothes from uncool to chic. However, are 2013 the year when Eco fashion reaching the masses? Research done by warp and Ford's trends indicates this.
Re-thinking environment and sustainable development in the twenty-first century, after the last months, tragic happenings in the textile industry were several hundreds of people in Bangladesh lost his or her life due to the race to produce textile or fashion garment to the lowest price possible. Bangladesh's workers who sew clothes for Western consumers are amongst the lowest paid in the industry anywhere in the world.
One of the biggest fast fashion chains throughout the world decided long ago to go sustainable; however, what is facts and what is fiction? Over the last months, I see large corporations use millions of $ in ads and PR to tell the world how good they are regarding company responsibilities, ethical trade, environment-friendly garments; the list goes on.
Biomimicry in design for a sustainable future, cut material cost, energy saving and reduce waste is just a few advantages when imitate nature
The most important design tool for a sustainable future is to remember that every actions a designer perform understanding that things are connected.
A part of developing Eco awareness is the ability to understand the need of a more sober shopping culture, buy less but with better quality
Large companies are facing an advanced and aware new consumer. We are seeing enormous power behind a mega trend of an Eco aware new consumer who more requires and ask not only what the product contains, but also a series of questions that require a product life-cycle answer. Where it is going, how much can be recycled, how shall I use the product to reduce damage to the environment? Is the quality good enough? If
How can fashion be sustainable when fashion means fast? Sustainability is fast becoming a buzz word throughout the design and fashion industry. Fashion and Ecology are a paradox in itself, where the demand for fast-fashion life cycle clashes with the Sustainable product designed the traditional needs for a slower production cycle. Is fast fashion – [...]
Eco fashion more than just jeans, a creative denim gallery? A collection of how denim fabrics that once was a pair of jeans was been transformed to another garment, shoes, bags or?
Today we see a larger trend towards a green and sustainable lifestyle and a key to work towards a future who are in danger of global warming is sustained.
Modern fashion design is the approach to sustainable design today the key word, to apply it in the core brand values of a company. Fashion and sustainability are often assumed to be in opposition, but they are not, but sustainable fashion design is also a "concept" that attracts consumers in the same way as any other pop cultural movement.
Fashion and sustainability are often assumed to be in opposition; today’s fast fashion brands are constantly making new collections and this keeps the trends go faster not unlike a dog that is trying to bit its tail off
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Sustainability is it a buzz word or for real. Sustainability is fast becoming a buzz word throughout the design and fashion industry. Fashion and Ecology are a paradox in itself, where the demand for fast-fashion life cycle clashes with the sustainable production a traditional need for a slower production cycle.