Vegan Cactus Leather, A Cruelty-free, Sustainable Alternative That Had The Fashion Industry at “Hello”

The idea of a bag made of cactus can sound a bit farfetched to some, but two entrepreneurs, Adrián López Velarde and Marte Cázarez, have successfully developed and showcased, at the International Leather Fair Lineapelle 2019, their vegan leather material. Made with...

Sold-out M&S Skirt Made Of Sustainably Sourced Wood

British high street brand Marks Spencer has sold out of a simple slip-on design. What makes this news is that I recently found out that the is skirt unique because it is made of 100% Naia fabric.

Elvis & Kresse: Waste Saviours To Be Reckoned With

Farm trips make for a perfect outing. You get to see where your food comes from and it also offers visitors the chance to connect with the farmers. I foresee a future where the equivalent, within the fashion industry, could take shape,...

5 Questions About E-Textiles That You’ve Been Wanting to Ask

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It was back in 2016 when FashNerd.com managing editor Mano ten Napel had the pleasure of getting to know Madison Maxey over a cup coffee in Amsterdam. The Brooklyn based smart fabric engineer had flown to The Netherlands to speak about intelligent...

7 Ethical Fashion Tech-Infused Activewear Brands Worth Saving Your Pennies For

From eco-friendly activewear to ethical fashion fabrics made of bamboo, it is becoming easier for many of us to embrace our inner green goddess, thanks to advanced fashion technology in the material design space. Innovation is The Name...

Orange Fiber x H&M Conscious Exclusive, Reinventing Fashion in a Greener Way

We are super excited to share that Orange Fiber, one of the startups that we partnered up with for our Wardrobe of the Future project, has been included in H&M’s collections: Conscious Exclusive.

MFS’s KEYHOUSE Combining Progressive Fashion Technology With Sustainable Innovations

This season's Munich Fabric Start's (MFS) KEYHOUSE focal theme has been Sustainable Innovations and LOVE. Espousing the synergy of fashion and technology, the tradeshow stated: "The seasonal heading for upcoming spring.summer edition 2020 puts the topic of LOVE centerstage as a buzzword...

V&A’s Fashioned From Nature, Driving The Sustainability Dialogue

In 2018, the UK had a lot going for itself in the realm of sustainable fashion. This included the Victoria & Albert (V&A) museum’s first ever exhibition about sustainability. Titled, ‘Fashioned From Nature’ the museum of art and design addressed the subject...

PrimaLoft Bio, the First Synthetic Insulation Made from 100% Recycled Biodegradable Fibres

PrimaLoft, Inc., a global leader in advanced material technology solutions, has introduced PrimaLoft® Bio. It is the first synthetic insulation made from 100% recycled, biodegradable fibres that use proprietary technology to enable a highly accelerated rate of biodegradation. The idea was born in 2014 when...

This Season’s Must-Have Is Mylo, A Beautiful, Sustainably-made Vegan Tote By Bolt Threads

At the end of last month Bolt Threads, a materials innovation company known for using proprietary technology and revolutionary bioengineering concepts to create better materials launched its first commercially available product - The Bolt Projects Mylo™ Driver Bag. We have been big fans of Bolt Threads...