Tag: eco-friendly

Pieter Petros - bespoke suits with Belgian origin
Bespoke Men's Suits

Pieter Petros - bespoke suits with Belgian origin

Working to reach my goal, Pieter Petros have started with what he is most passionate about, i.e., designing suits. These suits are like no other, for the reason them being 100% natural and completely personalised. Which undoubtedly takes the confidence level of the individual a notch higher.

An answer to the increasing demand of sustainable fabrics
Business news

An answer to the increasing demand of sustainable fabrics

Angelico proposes a concrete answer to the increasing demand of sustainable fabrics. The focus on environmental sustainability - increasingly requested by fashion houses and by an eco-friendly market sector - gains a concrete dimension, with a series of treatments inspired by nature.

Angelico Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 fabrics collection - The future of fabrics
Menswear fabrics

Angelico Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 fabrics collection - The future of fabrics

In an age when fabrics are required to evolve constantly in order to retain their central role in the fashion cycle, Angelico is following two routes: exquisite weave, construction and hand in fabrics, and performance standards in line with the contemporary lifestyle. These two tendencies come together in products for different occasions in both the collection of orthogonal fabrics and the K1 creative collection, which also includes jersey and were presented at Milano Unica this month.

'Canepa GreenLab' capsule collection at Première Vision Paris 2016
Menswear fabrics

'Canepa GreenLab' capsule collection at Première Vision Paris 2016

From September 13-15, 2016, was held the latest edition of Première Vision Paris. About 1,900 exhibitors from 53 different countries around the world became part of the event. Canepa was there to showcase all of brand's clothing and accessory fabric collections for Fall-Winter 2017/2018, united around sustainability.

Italian taste, harmony and excellence for Spring-Summer 2017 by DRAGO
Menswear fabrics

Italian taste, harmony and excellence for Spring-Summer 2017 by DRAGO

DRAGO is a leading Italian wool factory, which produces high quality menswear fabrics by interpreting the value of Italian traditions in a modern and innovative way.

Approaching the market from every angle - Milano Unica New York II Edition
Fashion fairs

Approaching the market from every angle - Milano Unica New York II Edition

MU New York features prestigious materials for men's and women's collections; avant-garde materials for the 'fashion' market; traditional and novelty shirting fabrics; denim; accessories. A total of 61 firms will participate in the upcoming edition, starting January 24, 2016.

Sustainability agenda drives attendance at ITMA 2015
Fashion fairs

Sustainability agenda drives attendance at ITMA 2015

The global textile and garment manufacturing industry converged at ITMA 2015 in Milan to source innovative solutions to enhance their business sustainability. Their commitment to sustainability is evident from the strong industry turnout. At the end of eight days, the 17th edition of the world's most established textile and garment technology exhibition attracted visitorship of almost 123,000 from 147 economies.

World Textile Summit explores business basis of textile sustainability
Menswear fabrics

World Textile Summit explores business basis of textile sustainability

World Textile Summit gave more than 150 textile industry leaders a range of expert insights into the business issues that feed into decisions on sustainability in the textile supply chain.

Sustainable fashion: Luxury bags by Freedom of Animals
World fashion

Sustainable fashion: Luxury bags by Freedom of Animals

Freedom of Animals is a New York-based sustainable and cruelty-free luxury handbags line, created by stylist Morgan Bogle in 2013. The eco-friendly accessories are made of high quality leather-or-PVC-like fabrics and materials, comprised of post-consumer polyurethane and organic cotton.

L'Oréal aims to become a fully climate-friendly company by 2020
Business news

L'Oréal aims to become a fully climate-friendly company by 2020

Since 2005, L'Oréal has managed to reduce the CO2 emissions of its operations by 50% in absolute terms, while increasing its production by 22% over the same period. By 2020, L'Oréal intends to continue its programme of reducing CO2 emissions, with an objective of a 60% reduction, and has decided to accompany this programme with an innovative plan for delivering carbon gains in cooperation with its raw material suppliers. 

Missoni Spring/Summer 2016 menswear collection
Menswear collections

Missoni Spring/Summer 2016 menswear collection

Missoni Men’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection is the expressive telling of their itinerant man’s emotional metamorphosis as he journeys through the exhilarating country of India. The senses are awakened, time slowly erodes, culture and tradition delicately reveal themselves, vitality is reinvigorated and conventional, Western manner is abandoned for Eastern, sentimental rousing. Relaxed silhouettes, soft tailoring, featherweight knits and potent hues define this season’s Eastern state of mind.

The new Ninetyfives
Sewing industry

The new Ninetyfives

he Ninetyfive family of yarns expands in the name of sustainable-cashmere knitwear. Now there are two sources of these “double life” yarns with an eco-friendly message. They are among the finest yarns by Filpucci, a company which combines its textile research expertise with a passion for exploring new sustainable alternatives.

The Global Campaign for Wool was held in Milan
Events

The Global Campaign for Wool was held in Milan

Italy held its first Wool Week from 10 to 16 September 2013 in Milan.
There were celebrations supporting the global Campaign for Wool inspired by the 'Live naturally, choose wool' claim and promoting wool as a natural, biodegradable and renewable fibre.
One of the aims is to build a bridge between the textile community, fashion industry and consumers.

Manolo Blahnik designed shoes made from fish scale
Accessories

Manolo Blahnik designed shoes made from fish scale

World famous designer and luxury shoemaker Manolo Blahnik designed a new collection of eco-friendly shoes made from fish scale. The only artificial material is the cork. The collection is part of a collaboration with US-based eco-designer Marcia Patmos and will be included in the Spring-Summer 2012 runway show in New York.

The original shoes will be sold for $895 at Manolo Blahnik stores.

Eco-friendly sunglasses by Stella McCartney
Accessories

Eco-friendly sunglasses by Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney will launch a line of eco-friendly sunglasses made of more than 50 percent natural and renewable materials for Spring 2012.

"The greatest challenge was the amount of time that was spent on research and testing to get the best quality product possible with the highest performance in terms of resistance, while still maintaining the style and finish we always try to achieve," said McCartney.

Emma Watson unveiled her eco-friendly collection for Alberta Ferretti
World fashion

Emma Watson unveiled her eco-friendly collection for Alberta Ferretti

Design duo: Alberta Ferretti and Emma Watson have finally unveiled their eco-friendly fashion collaboration, Pure Threads. It features five Seventies-style pieces inspired by Miss Watson's fashion idol, actress Jane Birkin, and is made entirely from environmentally-friendly materials.

The Harry Potter star has designed for People Tree, modeled for Burberry and is current face of Lancome.

Hand-made colorful eco jewelry by Boo and Boo Factory
Accessories

Hand-made colorful eco jewelry by Boo and Boo Factory

Christina Anton, student at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, founder of Boo and Boo Factory hand-makes colorful geometric leather jewelry from recycled leather with a bit of a tribal feel.

It’s as though the Boo and Boo Factory took three of the most popular fads out there in the accessory industry and meshed them together to create a colorfully unique line that is appealing on so many levels.

H&M Conscious Collection – Lookbook
World fashion

H&M Conscious Collection – Lookbook

The new, H&M Conscious Collection, is made from enviromentally – adapted and greener materials such as organic cotton, Tencel® and recycled polyester. The line was inspired by different shades of white, one of the most important colors this Spring. The collection is divided in three lines - women, men and kids clothing.

Womenswear is inspired by an updated romantic style in which blouses, tunics and T-shirts with Broderie Anglaise are a key trend.

Example of eco-sustainable business model
Equipment

Example of eco-sustainable business model

Six hundred fewer tons of plastic in the environment in 2011: this is the green result that Benetton Group will achieve by introducing innovative, lightweight liquid wood clothes hangers – 100% biodegradable and recyclable – in place of the plastic hangers usually used to display garments. The eco-hangers, developed in partnership with the Fraunhofer-Institut für Chemische Technologie in Pfinztal-Berghausen (Germany), will gradually replace their plastic predecessors throughout the worldwide network of Benetton stores.

Emma Watson will work on a collection with Alberta Ferretti
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Emma Watson will work on a collection with Alberta Ferretti

The Harry Potter star, Emma Watson is working with Italian designer Alberta Ferretti on an organic clothing line. Ferretti became interested in working with Emma after seeing her work for Fair Trade’s People Tree line.

The duo have chosen as their muse 60s icon Jane Birkin, she of the namesake bag and classic androgynous style.

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