What if the path towards more sustainable, ethical and innovative fashion hung by a thread? With its new fibre made from a blend of new-generation polyamide 6.6, Fulgar and the Rhodia Solvay group are planning to develop fabrics and materials that can decompose very quickly, especially when they are thrown away or abandoned in nature.…
Tropical style is not often associated with Victorian architecture, yet Penang in Malaysia and its sunny capital George Town are home to The Prestige hotel, a magical and modern interpretation of traditional Victorian design. Located alongside sumptuous 19th-century English colonial buildings, all listed as a UNESCO heritage site, the 162-room hotel is reminiscent of a…
Wearing a dress that doesn’t exist? At a time when augmented reality is setting the tone for new innovations, a piece without yarn or stitching has been created by the Dutch designer The Fabricant, in collaboration with Dapper Labs and the artist Johanna Jaskowska. More surprising still, this one-of-a-kind piece was auctioned on the blockchain…
In just three years, this Belgian label founded by two former athletes has distinguished itself from the usual kit supplier lines with its minimalist design and sustainable production methods. A godsend for sportswear.
Transforming food waste into fabrics and fibres? This is the booming textile trend that is currently revolutionising the fashion industry, whose toxic environmental impact is being criticised a little bit more each day. We take a closer look at these exceptional materials with extraordinary properties.
After opening her first cafe, Feya, Zahra Khan followed up by opening her new space this summer: Dyce. The chef’s ice creams and other desserts can be enjoyed in a fun space in pop colours… The perfect recipe to give the eyes and taste buds a unique experience!
The war against fast fashion has officially begun. The latest revelation to date: the enactment of the “Fashion Pact”, produced by François-Henri Pinault and supported by over 140 signatories. Consuming sustainable fashion without a negative impact on the environment is the determined battle now being fought by the top players in the textile industry.
Brrr° has created fabrics that are going to change our ever hotter summers. Thanks to high-performance technology, the Atlanta-based company has invented clothing that can cool body temperature by 2°C. The end result is well-being and comfort, along with energy savings and an eco-friendly benefit.
Anna Yang, the founder of the Chinese brand Annakiki, has chosen the city of Chongqing to set up her brand new concept store. Created by Joy Season Studio, the interior design combines minimalism and graphic touches to produce a space that reflects Annakiki’s DNA.
Whether they are manufactured from recycled nylon fibre, materials renowned for their sustainability or feature an SPF filter, the trend is for swimsuits combining fashion and ethics, guaranteeing a summer season with a focus on sustainability. We review five brands with innovative products.