Stella McCartney: “Something is better than nothing”
We love to see Stella McCartney encouraging her peers to explore vegetarian alternatives to leather.
On our minds is Business of Fashion’s recent print edition on current issues in the fashion industry and educational talk on how to create a sustainable luxury brand fronted by Stella McCartney. We loved to see McCartney encouraging her peers to explore vegetarian alternatives to leather which she is still one of very few practitioners to embrace within the luxury scene. The talk, with some important established and upcoming designers in the audience, went as to whether leather or non-leather materials has the greatest impact on the environment and McCartney was sure to make her point that leather is more harmful due to the energy and toxins used in its production. We were happy to see McCartney not only inspire the audience to explore leather alternatives and to embrace her default mindset that something is better than nothing, but to encourage the industry to work collaboratively when facing the issues going forward. More here.
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.
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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.