Fashion Futures 2025: Global scenarios for a sustainable fashion industry

The Green Changemakers

Image www.forumforthefuture.org Fashion Futures is a call for a sustainable fashion industry. Four vivid scenarios explore how climate change, resource shortages, population growth and other factors will shape the world of 2025 and the future of the fashion industry within it. The global fashion industry generates over a trillion dollars a year. describes how fashion companies can be successful by becoming sustainable.

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Sustainable Thread, Now with Israeli Startup Twine

Green Prophet

The fashion industry soaks up 20% of the world’s water, and dumps it back into local streams and rivers as wastewater. The post Sustainable Thread, Now with Israeli Startup Twine appeared first on Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East.

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The Green Closet Project: Eco Designers Tara St. James and Auralis Join Forces with Ecover to Promote Smarter, Lower Impact Fashion

Eco Chic

NYC, my other home (my great-grandmother, grandmother and father all grew up there), was also once the center of America’s garment industry, which has diminished so that it is now a shadow of its former self. Auralis in her studio.

Meet the Microorganisms That Will Save the Planet (And the Fashion Industry)

Eco Chic

How do we produce the stuff we need with less (or no) impact on the planet’s limited resources? Kristal Peters, a veteran of the luxury fashion industry, believes that fashion should set a higher standard of sustainability for the rest of the business.

Flipping Clothing is Fun and Profitable—But What About the Fashion Ethics?

Eco Chic

That’s good news for those of us who love vintage fashion , looking for a deal, the planet (clothing production has a whopping environmental toll), and proponents of personal style over rabid trend-following. But what about the fashion ethics? . times the size of fast fashion by 2028.

Something fishy about new iridescent fashion?

Green Prophet

Leading fashion houses are turning to schools in search of new materials for high-end handbags, shoes, and accessories. We’re talking fish schools, as designers troll seafood industry waste streams looking for alternatives to increasingly banned exotic leathers.

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Flipping Clothing is Fun and Profitable—But What About the Ethics?

Eco Chic

times the size of fast fashion by 2028. I’ve been a second-hand fiend for many years now and advocate for ethical fashion (@fashionbenders). I find unique and newish designer items this way, while also adhering to my ethical fashion value system. . Second-hand. Flipped.

Fashion brands that are leading the sustainable movement

Green Prophet

Reformation hit a sweet spot with customers and the environment by fashioning deadstock fabric into new clothes. The topic of sustainability has become very popular in recent years. Fashion, in general, is one of the most widespread topics that has affected almost all realms of life.

3 New Eco Boutiques: Ethical Shopping Wherever You Are!

Eco Chic

However, I spend a lot of time worrying how much of an impact of what I buy has on the environment and the people who make the product. According to Belvele’s site, the store is, “a platform for independent designers who represent the brand’s essence: design, craftsmanship, sustainability.”

What Are YOU Doing for Fashion Revolution Day in 2016? There’s LOTS Going On!

Eco Chic

Courtesy of Fashion Revolution Day. Some of them are still missing, their bodies lost to the race for the fashion bottom—the two dollar t-shirt. An ethical industry that had learned from its mistakes could have prevented these events with some tried and true regulations.

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Eco Chic Exhibit Now On at Scandinavia House, NYC

Eco Chic

Righteous Fashion. Leave it to the Swedes to put together an exhibit concerning eco fashion that’s both beautiful and seriously thought-provoking. The film asks the right-now question, “Is there such a thing as sustainable globalization?&#.

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Afingo Fashion Forum at FIT: Sustainability and Philanthropy

Eco Chic

Starre Vartan (far right) speaks at FIT at the Afingo “Sustainability and Philanthropy&# panel. The most engaging insights included a consideration of the standards to which any fashion brand, eco or otherwise, must hold itself, as well as a call for improved labeling for consumers.

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Sustainability is destroying the Earth

The Green Changemakers

“Very provocative article that make us question what sustainability is really about and what alternatives we actually need to create different systems. Enjoy!” ~ Mabel Don’t talk to me about sustainability. You want to question my lifestyle, my impact, my ecological footprint?

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