Textiles, sports and sustainability

July 13th, 2020

Major brands have led initiatives to improve sustainability in the textile industry.  by Marie O’Mahony The sports industry has become one of the leading drivers of sustainability in textiles, after having got off to a slow start initially. Designers, such as Stella McCartney with her longstanding relationship with global sports brand adidas®, have played an […]

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Biodegradable and recyclable prototype garments introduced

July 29th, 2019

Stella McCartney has unveiled two prototypes for her adidas collection. In an attempt to address waste in the fashion industry, McCartney has teamed up with Evrnu, a textile innovations company, to create a recyclable hoodie and a biodegradable dress. The Infinite Hoodie is made using 60 per cent Nucycl fiber, a material created from the threads of old […]

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Eucalyptus fiber textiles are biodegradable

July 23rd, 2018

A design studio has launched clothing designed to discourage excessive consumption. The OMDANNE collection by Romanian-Danish studio SOLVE makes use of natural, renewable resources and product life-cycle traceability to create sustainable, multifunctional and compostable clothing. The collection includes three pieces of clothing that can transform into more than 10 styles each, from jumpsuits and dresses, […]

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