Ethical Fashion Initiative’s recurring showcase promoting emerging African talent got some extra attention at Pitti Uomo.
On our minds is Ethical Fashion Initiative’s recurring showcase promoting emerging African talent at the Milan shows, most recently as seen at Pitti Uomo earlier this month. This season, the event got some extra attention as the runway saw migrants from Mali and Gambia walking the show followed by the announcement of a new, UN-backed pilot program to train a group of 30 asylum seekers for employment in Italy’s textile and ready-to-wear industries. With the motto “Not Charity, Just Work”, EFI states their call is to encourage the production of responsible fashion goods while improving the lives of marginalized artisans allover Africa. Read more here.
The Edit: In Times of Boredom
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Paid Collaboration: How Cras Pushes the Boundaries for More Sustainable Fashion
Cras is one of eight brands contributing to Zalando's winter editon ‘Small steps. Big impact. by Zalando.', a collection of exclusive, sustainable garments. We talk to co-founder Christiane Hagger about how to make sustainable fashion approachable, affordable – and fun.
H&M Let's Us Wear the Waste - and Swedish Fashion Tech Company We aRe SpinDye Adds an Important Circular Dimension
H&M's latest Conscious Exclusive collection is all about ’wearing the waste’ and it features some amazing materials and processes. Let's make them mainstream!