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Crafts & Manufacturing

Inspiration Trip: Made Sustainably in Italy (9-11 March)

Circular Fashion & Craftsmanship
Join us for a unique opportunity to look behind the scenes of companies that are at the forefront of a Circular fashion industry. During a two-day tour in the famed Prato region, you will visit established and pioneering companies that are marrying Italian craftsmanship with Circular…

Inspiration Trip: Made Sustainably in Italy (6-8 April)

Circular Fashion & Craftsmanship

Join us for a unique opportunity to look behind the scenes of companies that are at the forefront of a Circular fashion industry. During this two-day tour in the famed Prato region, you will visit established and pioneering companies that are marrying Italian craftsmanship with Circular…

Inspiration Trip: Made Sustainably in Italy (9-11 March)

Circular Fashion & Craftsmanship

Join us for a unique opportunity to look behind the scenes of companies that are at the forefront of a Circular fashion industry. During a two-day tour in the famed Prato region, you will visit established and pioneering companies that are marrying Italian craftsmanship with Circular…

To Dye for True Circularity

How to dye, coat and finish for expected quality and true circularity?
In our pursuit to develop circular products, the conversation usually centers around materials and fibers that can biodegrade or be separated for recyclability. Yet, often it is the dyes, coatings and finishings that have a heavier toll on…

The Human Side of Sustainability

In our drive to improve our environmental footprint, how can we ensure that we consider the human side of sustainability too?

More than 60 million workers are employed in the garment, textile and footwear industry worldwide. It is no secret that many of these are working in sub-par circumstances. They…

Locally Made?

How to start sourcing more locally and contribute to (re-)building local supply chains.

Wherever in the world we are, most of us love seeing locally made products. Consumers feel they are supporting local craftspeople and retailers proudly highlight the origins in their marketing. Yet, with our globalized supply chains, few…

The Fashion Doughnut

How the fashion industry can think along the lines of the Doughnut model to rethink fashion systems?

“Our economic system is flawed.” “We need to change the system!” In the discourse around sustainability, we increasingly hear these cries. Today’s companies and economies are fuelled by a continuous quest to grow…

Tomorrow’s Fashion Professional

Which skills do I need to succeed in a social, circular and regenerative fashion economy?

It is increasingly clear that shifting to a circular economy requires more than product and technological innovation. To enable circular business models, whereby products live several lives, changing hands and forms throughout, we need to…