Fashion – GBRI
 

Luxury fashion brand Burberry destroyed finished goods worth more than £28 million over the last 12 months to protect its brand from counterfeiters. This practice angered many environmentalists, politicians and even the company’s shareholders. Now Burberry’s CEO Marco Gobbetti has announced that the company is changing its policy. The luxury brand released a statement on September 6 saying that […]

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Today, consumers are become increasingly aware of their environmental impact and are taking measures to become more and more eco-friendly. However, there is one particular item that ends up in landfills polluting our environment and yet, no one ever talks about it. We’re talking about bras! Bras are made from a variety of unsustainable materials, from […]

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Textile industry’s environmental impact is significant, considering it uses 25% of the world’s chemicals and is responsible for 10% of global carbon emissions. However, most apparel companies are are aware of this and are adopting sustainable practices to minimize their environmental impact. But a large part of the problem is the “fast fashion” mentality that sees […]

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World famous fashion designer Stella McCartney has always been a huge supporter of ethical fashion and sustainability, and the invitation for her recent fashion show in Paris was a testament to the fact. The invite was enclosed in glossy pouch with “I am 100% compostable (and so are you!)” printed on it and was accompanied […]

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Not many people are aware that clothing industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world that consumes an enormous amount of natural and industrial resources. The environmental impact of the clothes that we wear is immense, partly because they are not produced locally. The U.S. sends up to 75 percent of its […]

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In an attempt to promote sustainable cashmere, NYC-based cashmere fashion label White + Warren has unveiled its 2017 winter collection that is made from reclaiming and recycling existing sweaters. For the company’s latest winter collection, artisans at a family-owned mill in Tuscany sort through unworn cashmere sweaters looking for high quality knits. The artisans remove the […]

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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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