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In a move that is being widely appreciated by organizations working to stop animal cruelty, leading global luxury fashion house Gucci just announced it will no longer be using animal fur, beginning with its spring summer 2018 collection. Gucci’s President and CEO Marco Bizzarri announced the fur-free policy on October 11 during the 2017 Kering Talk […]

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A young woman named Trisha Cheeny is looking forward to launch her eco-friendly clothing line and accessories– all from recycled plastic waste. This recent graduate from Maryland Institute College of Art will launch her brand ‘Pälemer’ to “challenge ‘fast fashion’ and eliminate consumer waste.” Cheeny has created several prototypes, including a winter jacket made from 214 […]

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In the past few years, several international clothing brands have been under pressure from environmental groups to reduce their carbon footprint, recycle fabric and eliminate the use of hazardous chemicals in manufacturing processes. Now British retailer Tesco has joined the league of companies signing the Greenpeace Detox Campaign, wherein the brand has agreed to phase […]

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European fashion retailer C&A has debuted its line of ‘C2C Certified’ (Cradle-to-Cradle certified) T-shirts, which the company says are made of 100% organic cotton, produced using only chemicals that are designed for safe cycling as biological nutrients, and manufactured in a socially and environmentally responsible way. The clothing line will be available for consumers beginning in […]

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RiverBlue: Can Fashion Save the Planet is a hard-hitting documentary that gives an alarming picture of how the textile industry is causing destruction of rivers in Asia. The opening scene of the documentary shows deep magenta waste water spilling into a river in China as the voice of fashion designer and activist Orsola de Castro is […]

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Stella McCartney once again proved through her Autumn/Winter’17 collection showcased in Paris Fashion Week that it is possible to create a luxury collection that is completely cruelty-free. A long time agitator for animal welfare, McCartney debuted a leather alternative material at the Fashion Week, calling it ‘skin-free skin’. From sophisticated tailoring and brown chequered tweeds to über-luxe looking fabrics, […]

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