Fashion round-up: 5 things you need to know this week
We are pleased to present Make it last's new format "industry news" where you will be updated with what has and will happen in the sustainability sphere.
Clockwise from left: Winning look of EcoChic Design Award by Kévin Germanier, Livia Firth looks into the future, VV Brown is a Observer Ethical Awards jury member, detox your wardrobe with Dr Slow, save the date says Fashion revolution.
Premiering this week is Make it last’s weekly roundup – “Industry news” will be an overview of sustainable fashion news worth highlighting. We hope you’ll like it!
Observer Ethical Awards 2015
It’s now a decade since the Observer’s Ethical Award was first introduced, “with the vague notion that a lot of good people were doing brilliant things to bring environmental and social justice to the UK”. Now you can nominate, amongst other categories, the best ethical product of the decade.
Detox with Dr Slow
Get rid of your impulse buying and shopping cravings with the help of Dr Slow – build a sustainable wardrobe where fast fashion are replaced by slow fashion. Do it here.
Who made my clothes?
On 24 April, Fashion Revolution wants everyone to join them to question the broken supply chain by asking the brands the important question of: who made my clothes? More here.
EcoChic Design Award – the winners
The winners of the EcoChic Design Award 2014 are now presented.
Words by Hanna Karlsson
Make it last x Circulose Jacket
With deadstock Circulose® fabric and local production by Fugeetex, Make it last launches its first product– a timeless jacket reminding of the real luxury of fashion.
The 3 Hottest Brands at Copenhagen Fashion Week
These three brands are shortlisted for the Zalando Sustainability Award.
Amason: ”We send files, emails and animals”
With the release of the first single from their upcoming album (and a virtual release party tonight), Swedish band Amason teams up with adidas and the new, more sustainable Stan Smith. The space of which the iconic shoe enters is one where the love of nature takes center stage. Make it last talks to the band about why they always end up with the animals.
Stan Smith, Forever
Always iconic. Now more sustainable. We’re proudly partnering up with adidas to show you the next generation of sustainable takes on the storied Stan Smith silhouette.