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The BBC addressed the environmental impact of fashion in a recent article. When we look at our global emissions, fashion accounts for 10% of the global carbon emissions and 20% of wastewater, which is a significant impact. Yet, the problem is more complex than just looking for more sustainable materials or greenwash the impact of the industry with ‘vegan’-labeled plastic. The problem lies at the very heart of how the industry works. Report by One 4 Leather.
Side leather producers and leather footwear manufacturers around the world have had a torrid 12 months, but an increase in optimism and social activity later this year could bring an upturn in the sector’s fortunes, writes www.leatherbiz.com.
Held in a former industrial warehouse in Beijing, the nine-day event kicked off in Beijing on October 24, with maskless models walking on a square runway and guests reportedly oblivious to social distancing norms, reports ILM.
One year since its launch by French President Emmanuel Macron, the Fashion Pact membership has doubled to over 60 signatories, covering multiple sectors and 14 countries. Together they represent over 200 brands and a third of the fashion industry.
The fragmented re-opening of schools, businesses and public spaces in the U.S. means this fall will not look or feel like previous years, but with the unofficial start to the season a mere two weeks away, it’s time for brands and retailers to think about how consumers will want to renew their closets for cooler months ahead.
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