How to set sustainable fashion goals in 2022.

Sustainable fashion goals in 2022 might seem unachievable due to the industry’s inability to set the standard and stick with it. Below are some of the sustainable fashion trends to look out for this year. Introduction The fashion industry has been championing sustainability for over a decade with very little success due to issues such …

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The Exploitation of Sustainability Metrics.

Introduction The fashion industry, like most industries in the last 20 years, has been challenged to give realistic solutions for their waste streams. As a result, consumers have seen numerous innovations to ensure adherence to the triple bottom line through sustainability. Although much work has gone into defining sustainability and its global adoption, many still …

The United Nation Development Program’s (UNDP) guide to a sustainable future.

The 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development is committed to the principles of universality and equality. The sustainable development goals are meant to achieve uniformity for member states, however, the conditions under which United Nations member states find them are vastly irregular and this means each member should be aware of their unique needs in order …

Eco-Efficiency VS Consumer based Eco-Efficiency

Introduction Sustainable Fashion is a branch of environmental ethics. As such, it is in the fashion industry’s best interests to align its goals with those of environmental practice using ecological approaches to fit fashion into the category. In environmental ethics the value aspect is most important, judging based on what is considered to be valuable …

Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney, one of the first fashion designers to adopt a sustainable business model. Over the years she has been known to reference her upbringing, living on an organic farm and being vegetarian as her inspiration to embracing this approach to her production and disposal processes in her business. For Stella, being sustainable does not …

Slow Fashion

Fast fashion alone produces 20% of global wastewater, contaminating rivers, oceans, drinking water and soil. It also emits 1.2 billion tons of CO2 per year, more than air travel and shipping combined. With such clear and convincing statistics on how fast fashion is an environmental and social threat, why do we still buy cheaply designed and massively produced clothing?