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Sustainable Fashion: How Huntsville is Leading the Way in Eco-Friendly Clothing

Sustainable Fashion: How Huntsville is Leading the Way in Eco-Friendly Clothing

The fashion industry has undergone a significant transformation in recent years as sustainability has become a crucial focus. Huntsville, Alabama, known for its technological advancements and innovative spirit, is emerging as a leader in the sustainable fashion movement. This vibrant city is home to a growing community of eco-conscious designers and retailers and benefits from comprehensive huntsville eco-friendly waste management solutions that support the city's green initiatives. In this blog post, we will explore how Huntsville is spearheading the eco-friendly clothing trend and making a name for itself in sustainable fashion.

Searching Alternatives To Leather: The Rise Of Vegan Leather

Searching Alternatives To Leather: The Rise Of Vegan Leather

Vegan leather production offers stylish, sustainable alternatives to leather derived from animal hide. Learn more about this material and its rise in fashion.

Beyond the Battlefield: Camouflage Fabrics

Beyond the Battlefield: Camouflage Fabrics

Camouflage, initially developed for military stealth, has evolved dramatically in the past years. Its journey from utilitarian gear to a fashion statement mirrors changes in societal attitudes toward both military aesthetics and nature-inspired designs.

ENTREP FASHION project will promote sustainable practices to migrant women and VET providers

ENTREP FASHION project will promote sustainable practices to migrant women and VET providers

ENTREP FASHION project held its kick-off meeting online on 13th March 2024 with the participation of the project partners - BildungsLAB - Hands&Minds Learning Center Austria, CRADLE Single Member P.C. Greece, Bulgarian Fashion Association and Compass - Beratung, Begleitung und Training Austria.

Digital Product Passports adopted by Four Fashion Brands

Digital Product Passports adopted by Four Fashion Brands

In January 2024 PicoNext announced new customer momentum in Digital Product Passports, with a collection of four fashion retailers across the globe adopting the technology to provide increased transparency into their sustainability efforts. The boutique clothing brands are using a combination of blockchain- and cloud-based Digital Product Passports to detail environmental and social attributes of their products, avoiding “greenwashing” and backing their sustainability programs with data.

Get Off the Fast Fashion Train: Exploring Fabric Options for Handmade Garments

Get Off the Fast Fashion Train: Exploring Fabric Options for Handmade Garments

Shopping for clothes, a bitter-sweet dive for the perfect pieces in a vast sea of options. Garments often cling where they shouldn’t and gape where they ought to hug - almost everyone has some kind of a love-hate relationship with the fitting mirror. But while you stand there, bathed in a harsh, unflattering light, holding back an exasperated sigh, try to remember that it’s not you who needs adjusting, it’s the fast fashion narrative.

How to Order Matching Designs of Clothing and Accessories with Print on Demand

How to Order Matching Designs of Clothing and Accessories with Print on Demand

Nixita Dress to Impress also uses print on demand to create unique products with your own designs, such as dresses, skirts, blouses and shirts, scarves, shorts, tote bags and more. They have their own production and unique models, so they are different than other brands, that use custom POD services like Printify and Printful and sell the same goods as many other designers.

TRIWA: Redefining Watches as Symbols of Change and Sustainability

TRIWA: Redefining Watches as Symbols of Change and Sustainability

Sometimes, companies go against the tide to redefine what is valuable and meaningful. One such groundbreaking company is triwa.com – an abbreviation standing for Transforming the Industry of Watches. Their journey has not just been about creating stylish watches; it has been about reshaping the entire perspective of what a watch represents in today's society.

How the Fashion Industry is Embracing the Circular Economy and Cutting Down on Plastic Waste

How the Fashion Industry is Embracing the Circular Economy and Cutting Down on Plastic Waste

To help reduce plastic packaging pollution Aquapak has developed Hydropol™, a unique new polymer which is soluble and non-toxic to marine life. Hydropol™ can be used as an alternative to conventional plastic in a wide variety of applications as it provides the same functionality and performance but without the associated environmental problems. 

Sustainable Fashion Takes Center Stage: Insights from the BRICS+ Fashion Summit

Sustainable Fashion Takes Center Stage: Insights from the BRICS+ Fashion Summit

In an era marked by growing concerns about the environment, the fashion industry is turning over a new leaf, meticulously integrating sustainable practices, eco-friendly materials, and innovative recycling and upcycling techniques. As fashion enthusiasts flock to Moscow for the monumental BRICS+ Fashion summit, the event has become a prominent platform for illuminating the pressing issues surrounding the industry's transition towards sustainability.

EURATEX's Manifesto for a competitive and sustainable European textiles and clothing industry in 2024 and beyond

EURATEX's Manifesto for a competitive and sustainable European textiles and clothing industry in 2024 and beyond

From 6 to 9 June 2024, European citizens will vote for a new European Parliament and, based on the results, a new European Commission will be formed. In view of this important election, EURATEX published a Manifesto, presenting 15 requests which will help to ensure a competitive European textiles and clothing industry.

Ultrasuede - An Eco-Friendly Alternative to Natural Suede

Ultrasuede - An Eco-Friendly Alternative to Natural Suede

We know that the fabric that is used for upholstery or interior design determines the look and feel of a room /space. There are many fabrics that can be used for upholstery, and they include silk, linen, cotton, leather, wool, hemp, acetate, polyester, acrylic and polypropylene.

Official launch of ReHubs Europe: European industry moving fast forward on textile waste recycling

Official launch of ReHubs Europe: European industry moving fast forward on textile waste recycling

Barcelona, 3 October – At a kick off meeting hosted by Mango, EURATEX and 20 incoming members proudly presented ReHubs Europe, a new international non-profit organisation poised to give a boost to the textile recycling.

Spinnova and Renewcell announce cooperation to scale circular fashion

Spinnova and Renewcell announce cooperation to scale circular fashion

Spinnova, the sustainable textile material company, partners with Swedish textile recycling innovator Renewcell to develop and promote a concept to commercialise and scale textile waste-based fibre. The collaboration is the first of its kind, where textile waste-based fibre can be spun into new fibre without harmful chemicals. The first consumer products from this new textile fibre are estimated to be available by the end of 2024...

Eco-Chic: The Sustainability of Custom-Tailored Fashion

Eco-Chic: The Sustainability of Custom-Tailored Fashion

In a world where fast fashion has long held the reins of the clothing industry, consumers are increasingly seeking alternatives that align with their values, particularly regarding sustainability. One such alternative that has been gaining traction is custom-tailored fashion.

From Runway to Workout: Sustainable Style Trends in Fitness

From Runway to Workout: Sustainable Style Trends in Fitness

Just imagine, you're at the gym, breaking a sweat in your sleek new workout gear. As you admire the design and feel of your outfit, take a moment to ponder what it's made from and where it came from.

5 Effective Data Storage Options for Your Fashion Business

5 Effective Data Storage Options for Your Fashion Business

In today's digital landscape, data lies at the heart of every successful fashion business. From design concepts to customer profiles, having the right data storage solution is pivotal. With a plethora of options available, choosing the most effective storage solution tailored to your fashion business's needs can make a significant impact on your operations.

Vegan shoes, belts and knitwear from ALLTRUEIST

Vegan shoes, belts and knitwear from ALLTRUEIST

ALLTRUEIST, Montreal's luxury e-commerce store shipping globally alltrueist.com, is proud to unveil a groundbreaking collection that marks an unprecedented step in the fashion industry. This innovative launch emphasizes slow fashion, responsible manufacturing, personalized style, and a commitment to animal-free products – a first in the industry by integrating such quality and diversity in one place.

Trends in Sustainable Uniform Design: Dressing for Impact

Trends in Sustainable Uniform Design: Dressing for Impact

Let's step forward in the realm of design, where sustainability blends with aesthetics to form something unique and environmentally friendly. At this captivating crossroad, you encounter sustainable uniform design. Here, functionality integrates seamlessly with environmentally conscious practices, paving the way towards making a significant impact on our planet.

Bluesign® outlines the path towards the sustainable future of the fashion industry

Bluesign® outlines the path towards the sustainable future of the fashion industry

Bluesign® Denim is an exciting initiative that represents a significant step forward in the fashion industry's commitment to sustainable and responsible production practices and is the ideal option for those who prioritize the environment and sustainability...

A breakthrough polyester recycling technology at Source Fashion

A breakthrough polyester recycling technology at Source Fashion

Source Fashion, Europe's newest responsible sourcing show, will take place from this Sunday 16th to Tuesday 18th at Olympia London.
It will showcase the first UK presentation of a world-first breakthrough in polyester textile recycling...

Renewcell Introduces the CIRCULOSE® Supplier Network

Renewcell Introduces the CIRCULOSE® Supplier Network

Renewcell, a pioneering leader in textile recycling innovation, announces the launch of the CIRCULOSE® Supplier Network (CSN). The CSN is a group of forty-seven yarn and textile producers helping to drive the circular economy forward by enabling a steady supply of CIRCULOSE® to the market.

The Sustainable Fashion Trend: Second-Hand Watches

The Sustainable Fashion Trend: Second-Hand Watches

Buying a second-hand watch is a sustainable fashion trend that could help reduce the effects of mining. Learn more.

How Made-To-Order Fashion Is Changing The Way We Shop In A Sustainable Way

How Made-To-Order Fashion Is Changing The Way We Shop In A Sustainable Way

Made-to-order fashion is a form of customization that allows customers to choose their preferred style, size, color and sometimes even fabric and details of a garment. The brand then makes the garment according to the customer's specifications and delivers it to them after a certain period of time.

Dossier - Your Answer To Vegan & Cruelty-Free Aroma

Dossier - Your Answer To Vegan & Cruelty-Free Aroma

The aroma industry has undergone a swanky makeover since the days of its heavy reliance on animal musk to vegan and cruelty-free alternatives. If you wish to immerse yourself in the true embodiment of modern luxury, then Dossier can be your haven. It offers an exquisite range of vegan fragrances carrying the choicest of ingredients ranging from the aromatic herbs of Belgium to the organic figs of California.

Organisation Tricks for People With Too Many Clothes

Organisation Tricks for People With Too Many Clothes

Is your wardrobe literally filled to bursting? If so, it might be worth taking a moment to get on top of the problem. When you’re done, you’ll have an easier time finding the items you actually want to wear. You’ll be less stressed, too, and you might have contributed significantly to your local charity of choice (or to your own bank balance).

RegioGreenTex project to support SMEs in transforming textile waste into value

RegioGreenTex project to support SMEs in transforming textile waste into value

On February 21st 43 partners of the RegioGreenTex project met in Brussels to kick start a three year project that should change the way we manage textile recycling.

How to protect the climate during textile production - Polyester fibers bind CO2

How to protect the climate during textile production - Polyester fibers bind CO2

Start for an EU-wide collaborative project: Under the leadership of the French company Fairbrics SAS, 17 project partners from 7 European countries are coming together. The common goal is to produce end products from polyester in a closed cycle using industrial CO2 emissions and to bring them to market maturity.

Successful CLOTH project ClusterXChange in Milan

Successful CLOTH project ClusterXChange in Milan

The team of the Bulgarian Fashion Association has returned from Milan, where it organized a short-term exchange in the EU supported CLOTH Project.The participants, 8 Bulgarian companies and 7 companies and organizations from Denmark, Spain and France, shared their content from the excellent organization and rich program.

A slow-fashion love story - from tree leaves to apparel

A slow-fashion love story - from tree leaves to apparel

One year and a half is the process of creation of the print, made completely with natural materials – natural tree leaves on canvas of refined silk. This masterpiece of nature and human creativity becomes a dress of the sustainable slow fashion brand YOD from the European country Bulgaria.

Sustainable Fashion and Laundry: How to Care for Your Clothes and the Planet

Sustainable Fashion and Laundry: How to Care for Your Clothes and the Planet

The recent climate changes have made us think about our contribution to it. Several industries contribute to the environmental impact, and the fashion industry is one.

15 organizations will participate in the CLOTH project ClusterXChange in Milan 01-03 February 2023

15 organizations will participate in the CLOTH project ClusterXChange in Milan 01-03 February 2023

The CLOTH project ClusterXchange visit organised around the MILANO UNICA fair will take place in Milan, February 01-03, 2023. 15 organizations, among which SMEs and business support organizations from Bulgaria, Denmark, Spain and France will take part in this short-term exchange in the EU supported CLOTH Project .

Asahi Kasei collaborates on development of recycling technology for inexpensive, high-quality carbon fiber

Asahi Kasei collaborates on development of recycling technology for inexpensive, high-quality carbon fiber

Asahi Kasei, a diversified Japanese multinational company, has developed a new technology for recycling carbon fiber plastic compounds together with the National Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu College and Tokyo University of Science.

How Can We Control Pollution?

How Can We Control Pollution?

People have been polluting the environment since the Industrial Revolution. It has gotten to a high level recently. It's rare to visit a place where you won't spot different kinds of pollutants in this modern world. This is alarming. Some are visible (illegal dumpsites in groves visible from urban areas and plastic pieces from beaches). Pollutants come in different forms. How can we control pollution in our environment? That's what this guide will discuss.

WORTH II 2nd call is open - Inspiring innovation through creative connections around Europe

WORTH II 2nd call is open - Inspiring innovation through creative connections around Europe

WORTH Partnership Project is funded by the European Commission under COSME, the EU Programme for the competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. WORTH is the sole European project where designers, SMEs, manufacturers, and tech providers work together to develop innovative, design-oriented business ideas. The project focuses on lifestyle industries, including fashion and textile, footwear, leather and fur, furniture/home decoration/interior design, jewellery and accessories.

New sustainability regulations in France for 2023 inform consumers on the pollution of the products

New sustainability regulations in France for 2023 inform consumers on the pollution of the products

The fashion industry is about to experience a major shift - new regulations on sustainability in Europe and the USA will force many brands to become more transparent about their manufacturing processes and environmentally friendly practices, drastically reducing greenwashing in the industry.

Sustainability: The Focal Point of Stella McCartney's Paris Show | Leading the Fashion Industry by Example

Sustainability: The Focal Point of Stella McCartney's Paris Show | Leading the Fashion Industry by Example

Pompidou Centre in Paris was treated to a feast of the eyes recently as it played host to the world-famous designer, Stella McCartney. However, what most of the attendees didn't realize was that the fashion designer had something up her sleeve!

Hybrid Enterprise Europe Network Matchmaking for Textiles and Fashion Organizations at Biarritz Good Fashion 2022

Hybrid Enterprise Europe Network Matchmaking for Textiles and Fashion Organizations at Biarritz Good Fashion 2022

The match-making event brings together companies, R&D centres and academies in the field of textiles and fashion, actions sports and the swimwear industry. It is a unique opportunity to generate new business, technology and research and innovation contacts and contracts. 

EARTHDAY.ORG Global Campaign: Fast Fashion is Out of Fashion

EARTHDAY.ORG Global Campaign: Fast Fashion is Out of Fashion

From September 9th to October 3rd the semi-annual major Fashion Shows will appear in due succession in New York, London, Milan and Paris. On high display, top designer brands will dazzle the world with the newest styles for next year’s Spring and Summer wardrobes. The wheels of the $2.4 trillion industry will turn once more.  But as quickly as dreams are spun on the runways of the world’s fashion capitols, an alternate reality that is as dark as the fashion shows are bright and glittering will continue to feed off the glamour and the hype. 

CLOTH Project ClusterXChange event in The Netherlands

CLOTH Project ClusterXChange event in The Netherlands

The CLOTH Project, the European alliance which brings together individuals, companies and clusters working on the transformation of the fashion sector towards sustainability and digitalization, will organize another ClusterXchange event in The Netherlands, between 27 and 29 of September.

GENT London launches a new sustainable fashion concept at London Fashion Week 2022

GENT London launches a new sustainable fashion concept at London Fashion Week 2022

GENT London is excited to bring its unique blend of sustainable fashion and modern, contemporary and street art to London Fashion Week this September. Showcasing its new collaborations with artists including, but by no means limited to, Sophie Tea, Rich Simmons, Emma Gibbons and the uprising talent of Ghost; GENT London reworks iconic fashion pieces to create wearable works of art.

Custom Made Bags UK – How to Buy the Best Printed Bags

Custom Made Bags UK – How to Buy the Best Printed Bags

Have you heard about custom made bags in the UK? These are bags that are made and printed to the specifications of the client – mostly businesses and institutions – with an intention of selling a brand. This is a common branding and marketing strategy in the UK, which is why you will regularly see shoppers, students, and corporate people among others carrying branded bags around.

WhiteCycle: An innovative European project to process and recycle plastic textile waste

WhiteCycle: An innovative European project to process and recycle plastic textile waste

An innovative European project is going to process and recycle plastic textile waste. The partnership plans to reach the objectives set by the European Union in reducing CO2 emissions by 2030. The consortium is rallying 16 public and private European organizations working together for more circular economy. The WhiteCycle project, coordinated by Michelin, was launched on Friday, July 1st. Its main goal is to develop a circular solution to convert complex waste containing textile made of plastic into products with high added value. Co-funded by Horizon Europe, the European Union’s research and innovation program, this unprecedented public/private European partnership includes 16 organizations and will run for four years.

Source fashion will replace Pure Origin

Source fashion will replace Pure Origin

From February 2023, Source Fashion will replace Pure Origin as part of a brand evolution reflecting a new vision for sustainable, ethical, and inspirational material and textile sourcing.

Lithuanian Brand Refuses Non-Vegan Silk Materials to Introduce More Compassion in Luxury Sleepwear

Lithuanian Brand Refuses Non-Vegan Silk Materials to Introduce More Compassion in Luxury Sleepwear

As consumers are calling for more cruelty-free options within the fashion industry, Grėtė Švėgždaitė, a Lithuanian luxury sleepwear designer, has created a sleepwear line from a sustainable Naia™ fabric that has all the elements of luxurious silk without actually harming living organisms.

6 Reasons to Buy a Lab-Created Engagement Ring

6 Reasons to Buy a Lab-Created Engagement Ring

Created under extreme pressure, the diamond is the hardest known mineral on the planet and has come to represent the eternal love and commitment between two people. This rare and precious stone is valued for its dazzling beauty, and is also the top-selling gemstone for engagement rings.

Custom Bridal Set Rings

Custom Bridal Set Rings

Custom bridal set rings are more popular than ever. They are a great way to add your own personality and style with options to suit everyone.

What’s the rPET and its benefits

What’s the rPET and its benefits

Recycled PET or rPET is made by recycling plastic bottles, turning them into threads and then turning them into cloth. Also known as recycled polyester. In this system, the problem of flatulence pollution finds consensus.

4 Killer Ideas To Market Your Sustainable Fashion Brand

4 Killer Ideas To Market Your Sustainable Fashion Brand

The fashion industry's growth rate is gradually stabilizing, indicating a swift recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic. But just like all other industries, nothing remains the same going into the post-pandemic future.

4 Tips for a More Sustainable Wardrobe

4 Tips for a More Sustainable Wardrobe

Createan eco-friendlier wardrobe by choosing sustainable materials like merino wool, prioritizing quality over quantity, and learning the art of mending.