Anything But Sustainable Fashion

Anything But Sustainable Fashion

Bruno Pieters, reinventing the system through honesty

At first glance, Bruno Pieters looks like any young creative – grey skinny jeans and black sneakers, his eyes shaded by an old baseball...

Bethany Williams: “The key is to create less pieces for a...

Sustainability is equally vague as it is trendy. The word encompasses a wide array of problems and their solutions, from pollution and global warming,...

Sustainability is here to stay, so better adapt your design techniques

Ambiguity is perhaps the most truthful aspect of sustainable fashion. Whether it is as a result of the complex language used by the media, or because...

The Masters: Renata Estefan

Renata Estefan’s first impression is cool, calm and collected. She’s wearing a black puffer jacket with blush t-shirt underneath, dark trousers and...

How To: Design Sustainably

Eco. Green. Ethical. Never have three words been more important in the fashion industry. It isn’t news that the current landscape of the fashion...

Anything but sustainable fashion: Investigative journalist Tansy Hoskins dishes the industry’s...

Do I have to say that it’s beyond me why studies in sustainability and ethical production haven't yet been made a fixed part of...

Marie-Sophie Beinke: sustainability, one sequin at a time

Much can be said about the term sustainability in fashion, but it often does not get a good reputation unless the visuals can speak for themselves....

The real point of difference: EDUN and sustainable fashion business

Sustainability is a paradoxical topic in fashion; at once a trendy marketing tool and the biggest economical and environmental elephant in the room, that is easiest to just ignore. It is not atypical to see brands dedicating collections to certain kinds of sustainability like global warming awareness or animal rights, advocating for green or no-fur policies while completely omitting other prevalent factors such as factory working conditions and problematic or exploitative distribution systems. Not the most sexy topics perhaps, which is why we are seeing a sort of pseudo-engagement with sustainable practice across the continents - in spite of the fact that it has never been more urgent to consider sustainability than now.

Dilys Williams: a voice for radical change in the fashion industry

The Centre for Sustainable Fashion established in 2008 by Dilys Williams, is an interdisciplinary research centre whose main focus is to use fashion as...

Tackling Unsustainable Fashion with Filmmaker Andrew Morgan

Film director Andrew Morgan felt the strong need of tackling the issue of fashion sustainability when a garment factory in Bangladesh collapsed in 2013,...

Open Studios: John Alexander Skelton

On the fourth day of Fashion Revolution Week, John Alexander Skelton opened his studio at the Sarabande Foundation for a tour and a conversation...

Under-the-radar shoe brand Baba resists the capitalist structure

Disregarding the dominant schedules and corporate structuring of fashion and accessory design, the two friends Gabriella Massey and Melissa Thompson approach their brand, Baba,...