Hermès has relaunched its classic Victoria travel bag, but this time made from a more sustainable alternative: mushrooms. The company collaborated with California-based start-up MycoWorks for the project. But what is the science behind Hermès' new mushroom-based 'leather' bag, and exactly how sustainable is it?
Alexander McQueen is participating in Vestiaire Collective’s new Brand Approved program, a move that seeks to empower circular practices in fashion. The announcement is the most recent push by the Alexander McQueen brand towards more sustainable practices. . ‘Brand Approved’ aims to reinforce the importance of durability in fashion as well as empower first-hand fashion players to “challenge linear economy”
Rag Revolution explores the concept of COVID:19 ending fashion week as we know it. Fashion week and fast fashion brands have long been called out for being the culprits in driving over consumption and unsustainable fashion production, but a shift and demand for ethical and sustainable fashion production has already been seen.
Seasonless Fashion Shows” was during the early days of the pandemic. Gucci was one of the first fashion houses to bid farewell to fashion week and go seasonless. Was their decision to foster less production and more sustainable practices a genuine environmental concern or was it because they recognised people weren't buying as much? Regardless, it’s a brave step in the right direction