The world is becoming increasingly aware of the importance of accessibility and inclusion in all aspects of life, and the fashion industry is no exception. In a groundbreaking move, British Vogue released its first-ever braille edition and an audio format of the May issue to … [Read more...] about British Vogue makes a bold move with braille edition for blind readers
Could this invisible label revolutionize textile recycling?
It's no secret that garments are thrown out at an alarming rate due to fast fashion and the rapid-fire cycling of trends. Furthermore, we are doing a poor job of recycling textile waste. In the United States, less than 15 percent of the 92 million tons of clothes and other … [Read more...] about Could this invisible label revolutionize textile recycling?
UK cracks down on greenwashing
As is so often and tragically the case, commerce can adapt more quickly than policy. We’re seeing this right now in what’s known as greenwashing. This is where companies label their products as “eco-friendly,” “greener,” or “sustainable” to appeal to environmentally conscious … [Read more...] about UK cracks down on greenwashing
These refugee-owned businesses are flourishing
Contrary to popular belief, refugees actually benefit their host nation’s economies according to a study compiled from 30 years of data. Refugee-founded businesses have an enormous potential to invigorate economies, increase job opportunities, and reduce public spending. The … [Read more...] about These refugee-owned businesses are flourishing
Wash your clothes less to save the planet
Sophie Slater, founder of the slow fashion brand Birdsong London, wants to convince people to wash their clothes less. This idea may sound stinky to you, however, there are plenty of methods to keep clothes looking fresh and clean without throwing them in the wash. Slater … [Read more...] about Wash your clothes less to save the planet