On our minds: ethical fashion at Milan Fashion Week
Milan Fashion Week’s overall contribution to a better fashion future tends to be modest, but here's an exception.
Milan Fashion Week’s overall contribution to a better fashion future tends to be modest, with the exception of Ethical Fashion Initiative’s recurring MFW showcase of African-rooted ethical designers in and out of Milan. This season, MaXhosa by Laduma, Mimi Plange, Sindiso Khumalo and Sophie Zinga were selected to showcase their SS16 collections in the shop windows of the city’s renowned high end fashion destination Biffi Boutique. The ethically made designs were made up of “African-inspired” patterns and fabrics applied to high fashion silhouettes – well reflecting the initiative’s aim to connect skilled but marginalized African artisans with the world of luxury fashion, whilst promoting the (some say) disappearing craftsmanship aspect to high fashion. Read more and see all displays 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.