A few interesting groups have come across the desk lately…
Seamly.co’s Versalette can be worn 30 different ways
Seamly is a U.S. company that specializes in using offcuts to design single garments that can be worn in as many as 30 different ways.
Redress is a Hong Kong advocacy group working to reduce waste and consumption in the fashion production industry. The group runs an ecochic design awards program, among other things.
Jeanologia is a Spanish company that specializes in eco-processes for textile production. This fibre2fashion article mentions a recent eco-award to Jeanologia base on a “garment collection produced with sustainable technologies such as laser, ozone and nano-bubbles.”
These organizations represent a range of tactics for tackling sustainability, but you (or your students) would probably have to do some research to identify them all.
Thursday inspiration is going to shift to a new publishing schedule, the first Thursday of every month. The monthly summary will highlight the monthly article, plus one or two other items of interest. Thanks for reading