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LIMONTA: Social Responsibility, Process and Product Sustainability
Ethical Fashion

LIMONTA: Social Responsibility, Process and Product Sustainability

Set up at the end of the nineteenth century near Como, at Costamasnaga, an area with one of the longest textile traditions in Europe, Limonta | 1893 is a group focuses on passion, creativity and innovation, with skills in the clothing, leather goods, footwear, furnishings, sports and automotive sectors.

h+h cologne 2019 colours up the business
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h+h cologne 2019 colours up the business

It is time once again from 29 to 31 March 2019: Specialised trade visitors from all over the globe will meet up at h+h cologne to inform themselves about the latest trends in the textile handicraft industry. Next year things are going to be particularly colourful. Because this time the motto of the event zone "my lovely livingroom" is "colour your business!". Under this title, in the event and workshop programme h+h cologne 2019 is placing a special focus on current and successful approaches for customer acquisition, sales promotions and customer loyalty.

Fortex Spa is a synonymous with Sustainability
Ethical Fashion

Fortex Spa is a synonymous with Sustainability

Since the beginning in 1963 Lanificio Fortex has been known throughout the world market as a Menswear and Sportswear fabric mill. Fortex has always had a flexible structure with a strong production base able to produce over 2 million meter of cloth per year. Since 1980 the mill has been in the front line for quality control in dying and finishing for both the classic product and fabrics having new technologies and fashion innovation, using its own dying and finishing equipment.

Bardazzi Jersey received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award in Paris
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Bardazzi Jersey received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award in Paris

The company was set up by Alberto Bardazzi in 1983 : its first name was Alberto Bardazzi Maglia and its target group the small “pronto-moda” (ready-to-wear fashion) of Prato . The idea of producing knitted fabrics placed the company in a niche market segment, where Alberto was able to express his talent. The products made in those years are milestones in the history of fabrics and it is no coincidence that they are exhibited at the Prato Textile Museum. They had a great impact on fashion and this led Alberto to change from being a sole proprietor to a limited liability company. In the following years he moved the headquarters twice in order to find a larger space while at the same time the turnover and the number of employees were increasing. In 2001 the financial newspaper “il Sole 24 ore” listed the Alberto Bardazzi S.r.L. as one of the best 500 companies in Italy and this was the most exciting period for Alberto’s professional career. In 2003 while doing new ambitious projects, Alberto died prematurely of a disease that did not take away his desire to work and to impress. It seemed the end, but it was a new starting point because the Bardazzi family was strong enough to draw motivation and stimuli to carry on with the company. Today it is run by a sound and experienced group of people and it is proud of having sales relationships all over the world.

C.L.A.S.S. Proudly Supports Textile Exchange’s Sustainability Conference in Milan
Ethical Fashion

C.L.A.S.S. Proudly Supports Textile Exchange’s Sustainability Conference in Milan

This year’s Textile Exchange’s Sustainability Conference will be held in Milan later this month. The conference offers an opportunity to connect with industry pioneers and learn about cutting edge solutions and innovations in textile and apparel sustainability. The theme of the 2018 conference is United by Action: Accelerating Sustainability in Textiles and Fashion.

303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Organization awarded 37 ethical brands
Ethical Fashion

303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Organization awarded 37 ethical brands

Does anyone have the right to produce unethical? Of course not. 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Organization is convinced that sustainability should go hand in hand with ethics. To continue its ethical fashion campaign in September the team of the organization awarded 37 brands that beside sustainability, also correspond to the ethical fashion criterias and are willing to give publicity to ethical fashion.

Control Union - sustainability of the industry's supply chains
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Control Union - sustainability of the industry's supply chains

With its foundation in agriculture, Control Union Certifications has focused its efforts in developing services around the sustainability of the industry's supply chains which feed into the food, feed, forestry, biomass, bioenergy, social compliance and textiles markets. With 'boots on the ground' in more than 70 countries, Control Union Certifications is uniquely placed to manage challenges with today's global marketplace.

For Premiere Vision Paris, SEAQUAL™ brings together great creativity and eco-responsibility
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For Premiere Vision Paris, SEAQUAL™ brings together great creativity and eco-responsibility

Recognized by its peers for its innovative environmental approach, 5 fabrics made from its fibers are exhibited on the brand new "Smart Materials" zone created within the Smart Square space at Premiere Vision Paris, an area dedicated to responsible creation.

Made With Respect opens a new era in the world of sustainability
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Made With Respect opens a new era in the world of sustainability

In 2018, it is clear that “sustainable fashion” is not just a futuristic concept, but today’s necessity. The environmental pollution is more and more concerning every year, causing numerous humanitarian and environmental issues all over the world. It is now time for industry professionals and consumers to hear the wake up call and simply slow down.

Premiere Vision Paris strengthens its commitments to responsible creation
Ethical Fashion

Premiere Vision Paris strengthens its commitments to responsible creation

Nowadays ethical and sustainable fashion are main themes in fashion industry. Most of the brands include strategies for make better their nature responsibility. In the heart of Hall 3 at Premiere Vision Paris, on a widen area of 1,000 square meters, 33 new smart players will introduce a new generation of responsible innovations and alternative materials, all readily available in the marketplace, while experts will discuss ways of conducting business that speaks to today’s contemporary conscious consumers.

Milano Unica for Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 - where the focus is the sustainable fashion
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Milano Unica for Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 - where the focus is the sustainable fashion

Milano Unica for Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 appears to indicate that the current focus on sustainability and performance is producing real results. Designs were attractive and varied, with Merino wool featured as a major fibre in the mix.

Marzotto Fall-Winter 2019/2020 collection
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Marzotto Fall-Winter 2019/2020 collection

The inspiration of Marzotto Fall-Winter 2019/2020 collection is born from a careful observation of contemporary men and women, who found, again, the pleasure in using hands in everyday life activities. In this sense, there is a rediscovery of old, craftsmanship works, that today are more and more experienced like passions.

303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Awards at Milano Unica
Ethical Fashion

303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Awards at Milano Unica

Does anyone have the right to produce unethical? This question asked 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Organization all companies that were presented in the sustainability area at Milano Unica from 10 to 12 July.

What is the future of fashion? We will buy less and better quality
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What is the future of fashion? We will buy less and better quality

Aggressive fashion - Those were the words Mary Sue used to describe her vision for the Ashbury Skies website. My heart started beating and shouting YES! Here is the thing- safe, tasteful, fashion is beautiful and it serves a roll in a complete wardrobe. But it’s not what makes your heart beat. Bold, standout fashion- that gets us excited. We had both worked for major retailers and have made lasting connections that helped us make our vision a reality- a collection that keeps fashion fun. If you’d like safe & practical, go to a department store or some other mega online retailer. If you want to smile every time you open your closet doors, then AshburySkies is your new favorite spot online.

Tolly Dolly Posh about how to rid the industry of unsustainable practices and exploitation
Ethical Fashion

Tolly Dolly Posh about how to rid the industry of unsustainable practices and exploitation

I'm 18-years-old and for the past 6 years, I've been writing and managing the fashion blog and platform, Tolly Dolly Posh, which has now transformed into one solely dedicated to ethics and sustainability.  I would say I definitely feel more like a blogger and what I do, definitely fits into that description better, however, I know that I have the capability of being a designer and I have experience under my belt from designing co-branded collections in the past. 

Slow Fashion Moving Fast at Eco Fashion Week Australia
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Slow Fashion Moving Fast at Eco Fashion Week Australia

In search of promoting ethical and eco fashion events, we found and present you Eco Fashion Week Australia. Fantastic week-long runways, eco seminars and awards will feature local and international designers who practise sustainable, local, and ethical production, either by recycling or upcycling, or by using organic and natural materials which do not leave a carbon footprint.

Eco friendly Canepa textiles Spring/Summer 2019 collection presented at Milano Unica
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Eco friendly Canepa textiles Spring/Summer 2019 collection presented at Milano Unica

CANEPA is the first company in the world, which committed in the Greenpeace Detox Campaign. Faithful to the commitment to respect and protect the environment, Canepa has responded to the challenge of Greenpeace that aims to free fashion from toxic substances by 2020.

The National Chamber for Italian Fashion - a non profit organisation that promotes the development of Italian Fashion
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The National Chamber for Italian Fashion - a non profit organisation that promotes the development of Italian Fashion

The Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (The National Chamber for Italian Fashion) is the non profit making Association which disciplines, co-ordinates and promotes the development of Italian Fashion.

Tom Cridland's 30 Year Guarantee Jackets make sustainable fashion appealing to the consumer
Ethical Fashion

Tom Cridland's 30 Year Guarantee Jackets make sustainable fashion appealing to the consumer

Just being environmentally friendly and ethical is obviously not enough in a market saturated with cheap fast fashion. A 30 Year Guarantee encourages people to hang on to their clothing, whilst emphasising quality and lower cost per wear.

303 TUSCANS awarded Angelico for their sustainable fabrics
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303 TUSCANS awarded Angelico for their sustainable fabrics

Angelico has a concrete answer to the increasing demand of sustainable fabrics. The focus on environmental sustainability - increasingly requested by fashion houses and by an eco-friendly market sector - gains a concrete dimension, with a series of treatments inspired by nature. 

The entire production process at Tollegno 1900 is traceable and certified
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The entire production process at Tollegno 1900 is traceable and certified

Tollegno 1900 produces fine yarns and fabrics of high quality in full respect for the environment. The entire production process is traceable and certified, from the origin of raw materials. The facilities of the company are nearly zero-net-energy sufficient. Tollegno 1900 company is committed to innovative projects in water purification technology among other eco-friendly endeavors.

303 TUSCANS award for ethical fashion for Piacenza - Not a surprise for one of the most sustainable Italian fabrics producers
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303 TUSCANS award for ethical fashion for Piacenza - Not a surprise for one of the most sustainable Italian fabrics producers

At Milano Unica Piacenza was one of the brands that received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion. The need to use large amounts of water resources for processing generated considerable concern in the firm, whose members dreamt of restoring those indispensable resources. The biological treatment plant, operative since 1996, is that dream come true. All the water needed for production is filtered, partly reused and then returned clean to nature.

303 TUSCANS awarded Loro Piana for ethical fashion
Ethical Fashion

303 TUSCANS awarded Loro Piana for ethical fashion

Loro Piana offers luxury combined with true sustainability and ecological consciousness. Loro Piana is a vertically integrated company, where no stage of production is outsourced.

Trabaldo Togna 1840 received
Ethical Fashion

Trabaldo Togna 1840 received "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion

At Milano Unica Trabaldo Togna 1840 was one of the brands that received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion. It is awarded to manufactures of fabrics made from natural materials, following the principles of Ethical fashion and having transparent supply chain.

Milano Unica 26th edition started - see the highlights from Day 1
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Milano Unica 26th edition started - see the highlights from Day 1

The Inaugural Ceremony, which began with a heartfelt tribute to the memory of Silvio Albini by President Ercole Botto Poala, presented the public with an interesting overview of prospects and opportunities for the Italian textiles sector in the near future.

Most Stylish Men at Pitti Uomo supported Ethical Fashion
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Most Stylish Men at Pitti Uomo supported Ethical Fashion

On 10.01.2018 at Salone delle Feste of Hotel The St. Regis Florence was held the International conference Ethical Fashion – The New Fashion Formula, followed by the awards ceremony “303 TUSCANS“ – certificate for ETHICAL FASHION. The event took place during the popular fair Pitti Uomo and gathered all stylish men and women at the luxury 5-star hotel in the center of Florence.

British colours and textiles Autumn/Winter 2018-19
Menswear fabrics

British colours and textiles Autumn/Winter 2018-19

Full colour statements, innovative finishes, an abundance of ideas and beautiful manufactured details bring an overload of exciting textile messages from the British mills this season.

The Smart Création Square at Première Vision Paris 2016
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The Smart Création Square at Première Vision Paris 2016

The Smart Création Square is a place for information, communication and exchanges. It is a visionary and informative space, where exhibitors, designers, buyers and fashion brands can experience and really visualize responsible values and innovations in the creative fashion industry.

'Canepa GreenLab' capsule collection at Première Vision Paris 2016
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'Canepa GreenLab' capsule collection at Première Vision Paris 2016

From September 13-15, 2016, was held the latest edition of Première Vision Paris. About 1,900 exhibitors from 53 different countries around the world became part of the event. Canepa was there to showcase all of brand's clothing and accessory fabric collections for Fall-Winter 2017/2018, united around sustainability.

One fashion project is among the winners of Chivas' The Venture 2016
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One fashion project is among the winners of Chivas' The Venture 2016

The Venture, luxury whisky Chivas Regal's search to find and support the most innovative startups from across the world, rewarded five social enterprises in New York City earlier this month. The winners were announced after five grand finalists pitched in front of a live audience and judging panel that included actress and philanthropist Eva Longoria.

How to sustain profitable growth in the fashion industry
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How to sustain profitable growth in the fashion industry

Many well-known fashion companies such as the Dutch McGregor Group, the stock-listed fashion company Steilmann, the online outlet Dress-for-Less and the menswear specialist Pohland filed for insolvency this year, while other well-established companies such as Gerry Weber, Tom Tailor and Hugo Boss admitted they are struggling.

How to make a Breakthrough in Fashion
How to plan your business

How to make a Breakthrough in Fashion

Have a long term marketing strategy that needs to communicate a message to the clients. You have to answer the questions:
*What can I do to help the society?
* Who is the customer and what do they expect?
* What the customer wants?
* Where can I engage with the customer?

Spring-Summer 2017 Fashion trends: Colors and Textiles
Menswear Trends

Spring-Summer 2017 Fashion trends: Colors and Textiles

For Spring-Summer 2017 the focus of British mills is on boldness, invention and audacity, built on strong foundations of integrity, quality and respect for the production environment of textiles. UK mills continue to invest in advanced technologies for sustainable and transparent manufacture.

Activating the fashion value chain
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Activating the fashion value chain

Between the abundance of the offer, exhaustive media exposure and the accelerated deterioration of our environment, consumers are imposing new ethical requirements when making fashion purchases. More and more industry professionals appear to be seeing sustainable development as an added - value for their collections, to address this critical concern, now a fixture of 21st-century consumer spending.

Most Stylish Men 2016 nominees: Jamie Oliver
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Most Stylish Men 2016 nominees: Jamie Oliver

As you know, British chef Jamie Oliver is among the nominees for Most Stylish Men 2016 prize! And although his style is more casual and he is not very often seen in a suit (we know what a really well-fitting suit can do for a man), I am going to tell you why I think he deserves the honor...

Tailor4less presents its online shirt designer
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Tailor4less presents its online shirt designer

The Zürich- headquartereded company's new online shirt designer is the first who provides such an 'ultra-realistic visualization' with options for different view angles and ability to zoom. It can be used on any device, at any location.

Approaching the market from every angle - Milano Unica New York II Edition
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Approaching the market from every angle - Milano Unica New York II Edition

MU New York features prestigious materials for men's and women's collections; avant-garde materials for the 'fashion' market; traditional and novelty shirting fabrics; denim; accessories. A total of 61 firms will participate in the upcoming edition, starting January 24, 2016.

Sustainability agenda drives attendance at ITMA 2015
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Sustainability agenda drives attendance at ITMA 2015

The global textile and garment manufacturing industry converged at ITMA 2015 in Milan to source innovative solutions to enhance their business sustainability. Their commitment to sustainability is evident from the strong industry turnout. At the end of eight days, the 17th edition of the world's most established textile and garment technology exhibition attracted visitorship of almost 123,000 from 147 economies.

World Textile Summit explores business basis of textile sustainability
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World Textile Summit explores business basis of textile sustainability

World Textile Summit gave more than 150 textile industry leaders a range of expert insights into the business issues that feed into decisions on sustainability in the textile supply chain.

Sustainable fashion: Amour Vert - the tree-planting brand
World fashion

Sustainable fashion: Amour Vert - the tree-planting brand

'Good product. Good feeling. Really it's that simple! Our products promise non-toxic dyes, fabric innovation, smart supply chain engineering and a commitment to zero-waste design practices. Feel good, you are making a difference one garment at a time', says brand's statement.

Dutch fashion: Alchemist
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Dutch fashion: Alchemist

'According to myth, alchemists had the power to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. They strove to uncover the secret formula to create gold, which symbolised perfection both in a material and spiritual sense. Like those mysterious scientists, we want to combine different elements to create a special and striking synthesis, something that surpasses its individual components'.

Nikki Reed x Freedom of Animals Fall 2015 handbags collection
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Nikki Reed x Freedom of Animals Fall 2015 handbags collection

Nikki Reed x Freedom of Animals is a partnership inspired from the shared love for sustainability, conservation and design. It consist of three new black and white styles, including a circle bag, a bucket bag, and a belt bag (price range $280-$380), made of 100% recycled polyurethane, reprocessed zippers, and organic lining.

What is Sustainable fashion?
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What is Sustainable fashion?

Sustainable is product, which is manufactured with environment-friendly raw materials, technologies and chemicals and respect for people - workers, local people, consumers.

Sustainable fashion: 100% certified fair trade organic cotton clothing by Kowtow
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Sustainable fashion: 100% certified fair trade organic cotton clothing by Kowtow

We continue our journey among the environment-friendly fashion companies with Kowtow - a womenswear label, offering entirely organic cotton tops, dresses, coats and cardigans, bottoms and accessories.

Glossary of Sustainable fashion
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Glossary of Sustainable fashion

We already know that one garment is sustainable, if its manufacturing process protects the environment and respects people. But which are the different aspects of Sustainability in Fashion? Let's see...

World Textile Summit 2015
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World Textile Summit 2015

The World Textile Summit is a unique one-day event that brings together the world's most influential textile business leaders to debate issues of strategic importance to the global industry.

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