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Nike Unveils Waste-Reducing "Magista" Knitted Football Boot

GAME ON The shoe also marks the first time Nike engineered its virtually seamless “Flyknit” technology for football. Four years in the making, the Magista takes into account…

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Adidas Debuts "Samba Primeknit," the World's First Knitted Football Boot

PRIME TIME “Primeknit is a technology that is right at the heart of adidas innovation and we’re excited about introducing this development into football,” says Markus…

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"Back to the Future"-Style Self-Lacing Nike Sneakers Could Arrive in 2015

Looks like Marty McFly’s self-lacing sneakers from Back to the Future II might be arriving right on schedule—at least, if Nike designer Tinker Hatfield isn’t just joshing…

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Toxic "Little Monsters" Lurk in Your Kids' Closets, Says Greenpeace

LITTLE MONSTERS “This is a nightmare for parents everywhere looking to buy clothes for their children that don’t contain hazardous chemicals,” says Chih An Lee, detox…

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Greenpeace's "Detox Catwalk" Features Trendsetters, Greenwashers, Laggards

TOXIC RUNWAY While companies such as Uniqlo, H&M, and Mango are pushing forward with concrete actions towards their detox goals, others like Adidas, Nike, and Li-Ning are…

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C&A, H&M Top List of 2012's Biggest Organic-Cotton Users

Photo by Shutterstock Looks like H&M has some catching up to do. The Swedish apparel retailer fell one place short of No. 1 on Textile Exchange’s annual ranking of the…

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Nike Lights Up U.S. Open With Reflective Tennis Jackets, Sneakers

Justin Timberlake isn’t the only party calling dibs on the hours after sundown. Nike Tennis has created a series of reflective gear designed to dominate the night games at the…

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Nike's "Free Flyknit" Sock-Sneaker Hybrid Offers Barefoot-Like Flexibility

Talk about hybrid vigor. Part shoe, part sock, Nike’s new “Free Flyknit” sneaker combines twin technologies to create a one-two punch of flexibility and stability. The…

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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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Nike, NASA, Team Up With USAID to Crowdsource Fabrics of Tomorrow

Traditional manufacturing processes of fabrics we use in clothing, personal products and the like, include the overuse of water, toxic chemicals used in the process and the harmful…

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Nike Partners With Bluesign to Access Sustainable Materials, Technologies

Nike has thrown in its lot with one of the world’s most stringent textile standards for environmental protection, health, and safety. The sportswear giant announced on Monday a new…

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Nike Debuts First Football Cleat Built Using 3D-Printing Technology

Nike made history on Sunday when it debuted the first-ever football cleat built using rapid-prototyping technology. Weighing no more than 5.6 ounces, the “Vapor Laser Talon”…

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Why Are Fashion Brands Committing to Detoxing in 2020 and Not Earlier?

Sometimes the longest struggles can be the most rewarding. After 10 months of #PeoplePowered activities and behind-the-scenes haggling, G-Star Raw finally committed to eliminate all…

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Nike's "LeBron X" Basketball Shoe Features Genuine Cork

Nike’s latest offering is worth popping the bubbly for. The special-edition “Lebron X” shoe features an upper composed of 100 percent genuine cork, a regenerative…

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Converse, Missoni Recycle Deadstock Fabrics Into One-of-a-Kind Sneakers

CONVERSE x MISSONI ARCHIVE Gary Card, a London-based set designer and illustrator, borrowed cues from the collection’s “star chevron” logo to create his oversized shoe…

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Sustainable Apparel Coalition Launches "Higg Index" to Rate Green Apparel

Photo by Shutterstock Make way for the “Higg Index,” a new open-source tool for measuring apparel and footwear sustainability across the industry value chain. Developed by…

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VIDEO: Watch How Nike Recycles Plastic Water Bottles Into Football Jerseys

If you’ve ever wondered how a discarded plastic water bottle can wind up as someone’s football jersey, this video short by Nike should shed some light. The sportswear giant…

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Sweatshop Protestors Target Adidas as London Olympics Approach

With less than two months until the London Olympics, sweatshop protestors are renewing claims of worker exploitation by Adidas, the games’ official sportswear sponsor. Nearly…

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