As the momentum builds for the inaugural Institute of Positive Fashion Forum, organiser The British Fashion Council has announced the strong line-up and schedule for the day-long event taking place digitally on 10 June.
From making algae-sequin dresses, dyeing clothes with bacteria to planting trackable pigments in cotton, an emerging tide of innovations offers the fashion industry a chance to clean up its woeful environmental record.
Innovation and sustainability are two of the linchpins of H&M's long-term strategy. In parallel with the drop of H&M’s Colour Story collection, FashionNetwork.com spoke with the Swedish group’s creative advisor.
As sustainability events go, this is big. The British Fashion Council (BFC) is hosting an inaugural 'Institute of Positive Fashion Forum' (IPF Forum) on 10 June with a heavyweight line-up of topics and presenters.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America and the charitable foundation run by crystal maker Swarovski have partnered up to launch a $30,000 annual scholarship for fashion students innovating with sustainable systems.
The Italian luxury label is supporting a new online educational programme by ‘I Was a Sari’, giving disadvantaged Indian women the opportunity to turn into expert artisans and achieve financial independence.