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The Power of The Designer To Create Sustainable Change

Up to 80% of a garment’s environmental impact is decided in the design phase. Only a few designers and product developers realize their potential to create sustainable change through their decision. – Jonas Eder-Hansen, vice president & development director at the Danish Fashion Institute | Recycling International Designers should recognize that true innovation is best achieved by […]

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Is Fashion Frivolous?

EDGE shares this perspective from Karen Roth: On the surface, fashion may pale in comparison to weightier endeavors. And yet, the truth of the matter is that the fashion industry is an economic, social, and environmental heavyweight – a $1.2 trillion industry that employs over 1.9 million in the US alone and 23.6 million worldwide. […]

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Sustainababble: Defining the Newest Buzz Word

EDGE shares this perspective on sustainable fashion from The Insatiable Margin. Sustainababble refers to not only the increased frequency of the word ‘sustainable’ in recent years, but also the plethora of meanings it has adopted over time. Sustainable means different things to different people, so how do we know if we’re even talking about the […]

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Sustainable Fashion – The Consumer

There’s a fast growing segment of the population who want to unite style and status with social purpose.  They care about ethics and are quick to acknowledge and support those brands that have positive social, economic, and environmental impacts to the global society. According to the Regeneration Consumer Study, two-thirds of consumers in six countries […]

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