While the fur industry is often questioned, the leather industry is escaping critical gazes from the public eye. Is this about to change?
Following the past season’s fur fear and faux fur obsession we were happy to note i-D Magazine’s recent article questioning why the niche industry of fur is triggering so many hard feelings whilst the considerably more important leather industry is escaping any critical gazes from the public eye. With leather often being excused as a by-product from the meat industry and leather manufacturing practises rarely highlighted in the media it has shown that for the first time in history, our craving for leather is exceeding our craving for meat, and the relationship is reversing with meat turning into a by-product of the leather industry. Fur may be easier to give up (or to not even engage with in the first place) than leather, and leather may be as acceptable to wear as meat is to eat. But judging from the rise of vegan in the ever one step ahead food industry, is the leather-fashion love story about to fade? 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.
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.