Luxury fabric resale platform Nona Source has launched its first UK showroom at The Mills Fabrica in London. The platform re-values deadstock fabrics and leathers from LVMH Fashion & Leather Goods Maisons.
Zara owner Inditex has signed an agreement worth more than 100 million euros to buy 30% of the recycled fabric to be produced by a Finnish company for three years in a push to use more sustainable materials.
After being held in Milan last October, the trade fair is now heading to Berlin for the first time on May 17 and 18, featuring 80 exhibitors at Arena Berlin and a digital trade fair running in parallel.
Bestseller is looking at the market for leather alternatives due to issues around the material and it has just invested in an advanced technology-based solution using single cells to grow leather in a lab.
Bestseller’s Jack & Jones label has become the first brand to use what it calls “game-changing” Pakistani cotton. It follows the first-ever harvest of certified in-conversion cotton coming from the country.
Apiccaps, the footwear industry association, and the Portuguese Footwear Technology Center will invest in innovations to make their industry an "international point of reference" for sustainable solutions.
The event ‘Fashion in a Sustainable New World – French-American Perspectives’ will be held in New York on Wednesday May 4, 2022, providing an opportunity to discuss the challenges of sustainable fashion.