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Recycled polyester may not be as sustainable as it seems

Recycled polyester may not be as sustainable as it seems

Although the fabric is considerably better for the planet than its virgin counterpart, it still generates fibrous micro-plastics which persist in the environment and never degrade. Green or greenwashing? This is the question environmentalists have begun asking with regards to recycled polyester (rPET), the man-made fabric with an obviously smaller...

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Chromat’s NYFW film delivered a very powerful message

Chromat’s NYFW film delivered a very powerful message

At this year's show, the inclusive fashion label chose to focus on the struggles faced by trans athletes as they fight for a place within the world of athletics.  Free from fashion’s traditional show schedule, designer and founder of Chromat, Becca McCharen-Tran, decided to do things a little differently this...

Converse’s All Stars programme is an engine for youth opportunity

Converse’s All Stars programme is an engine for youth opportunity

The footwear giant is expanding its All Stars mentorship programme across the globe to guide young creatives in their careers. It’s never been more difficult for young creatives to follow their chosen career paths. The pandemic hasn’t made an already tumultuous path any smoother, with limited budgets, fewer paid opportunities, and a rise in competition now common across every profession. It’s not all bad news however, as brands like Converse...

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Vollebak has successfully designed 100% biodegradable clothing

Vollebak has successfully designed 100% biodegradable clothing

The innovative men's apparel brand has finally cracked the code, using wood pulp and pomegranate peel to create a compostable material that breaks down within just three months. Fast fashion has long-dominated the style landscape, providing an affordable and straightforward way for consumers to keep up with continually shifting trends. However, unlike the rapid nature of fashion fads - which come-and-go as quickly as TikTok challenges - the clothes and...

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Exclusive – Keiser Clark is the men’s streetwear label promoting connection and creativity

Exclusive – Keiser Clark is the men’s streetwear label promoting connection and creativity

We spoke with one-half of the cult-fashion brand about their work, the industry-wide push for more sustainability, and the value of using social media to start important conversations. Headed by Marc Keiser and Andrew Clark, Keiser Clark has made quite the name for itself since officially launching three years ago. Thanks to a range of one-of-a-kind leather jackets that stirred up quite the frenzy on social media, the label blew...

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Burberry the first luxury brand to livestream a runway show on Twitch

Burberry the first luxury brand to livestream a runway show on Twitch

Burberry has taken to Twitch to debut its SS21 collection in yet another step towards the fashion's integration in the world of gaming.  Acknowledging that Gen Z is predicted to make up 60% of the entire luxury market by 2026, high-end fashion has been flocking to the world of gaming, eager to cash in on what is now a major platform for promoting cultural trends. And, in a move that...

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