Centre for Sustainable Fashion

These Students Are the Future of Sustainable Fashion

Irene-Marie Seelig, Iciar Bravo Tomboly, Ana Pasalic, Agraj Jain, and Elise Comrie have plenty to wax triumphant about. On Monday evening, the five London College of Fashion students…

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H&M, London College of Fashion Upcycle Used Clothes Into Stunning New Looks

CIRCULAR FASHION Touting “circularity,” a concept that is increasingly driving the fashion conversation, the displays featured capsules such as “Dissimulation and…

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Could Tobacco Be the Next Big Sustainable Dye?

Tobacco doesn’t have to be a drag, according to Elise Comrie, a Fashion Futures graduate student at the London College of Fashion. One of 10 finalists for the Kering Award for…

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Selfridges Spotlights "Bright New Things" of Sustainable British Fashion

SHINY AND BRIGHT Besides receiving mentorship from both Selfridges and the Centre for Sustainable Fashion, one Bright New Thing will receive a bursary to further develop its sustainable…

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Pop-Up T-Shirt Factory Helps Consumers Reconnect With Their Clothes

As one of the most basic items of clothing at our disposal, the T-shirt rarely generates attention. But what does it really take to make the humble garment? Central Leeds shoppers got a…

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Nike Launches New App to Help Designers Make Eco-Friendlier Choices

TOOL FOR CHANGE The global apparel industry is expected to produce more than 400 billion square meters of fabric annually—enough to blanket the state of California—by 2015,…

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U.K Clothing Industry Commits to Measure, Report Environmental Impact

Two dozen of Britain’s leading apparel retailers, charity shops, and clothing recyclers have pledged to measure and report the waste, water, and carbon footprints of their wares,…

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Marks & Spencer Launches U.K.'s First Sustainable Fashion Lab

Marks & Spencer and the London College of Fashion are going halfsies on Britain’s first Sustainable Fashion Lab, to be located at the Old Truman Brewery in the heart of East…

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Shared Talent India Helps Designers Source Sustainably

Photos by Bevan Ofosu Agyemang Think of India and bright colors, delicate embroidery, and beautiful fabrics will undoubtedly flash in your mind’s eye. Indian textiles and…

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14 Sustainable Designers at Estethica Spring/Summer 2011

ECSTATIC OVER ETHICS Estethica, the leading sustainable-fashion showcase, returned to London Fashion Week this month for its ninth season. The four-year-strong exhibition has become the…

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