Imagine this: an algae-based textile dye so environmentally sound that it can be eaten. Cool, huh?
The opportunity to align technological innovation with fashion manufacturing to make the industry more sustainable has been on the radar for some time and we have recently noted an increasing exploration of biological and chemical science as a means to make fashion less harmful. What especially caught our attention has been the invention of algae-based textile dye so environmentally sound that it can be eaten; and the creation of a miniature ”victimless leather” jacket made from living layers of tissue grown into a leather-like material, and we are quite excited by the thought that edible dyes and skin-free leather could be a possible future. More here, here and here.
Pictured: Essi Johanna Glomb, one half of Blond and Bieber that uses algae-based inks to create printed fabrics. Photo found 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.
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.