Incredible Compact Device Simulates Changing Weather Forecast In Real-Time

Software engineer Ken Kawamoto has invented a device that allows you to see a high-tech simulation of the weather forecast right on your own desktop. The Tempescope is a small translucent box that is capable of downloading meteorological information off the internet from a wireless remote that attaches to your computer. The product then translates this data into a…

What Fabrics Will Consumers Pay Top Dollar For?

No longer satisfied to just follow the pack, today’s savviest consumers are building their intimate apparel and activewear wardrobes based on individual needs, lifestyles and preferences. Because of that, they’re increasingly willing to invest in premium pieces made of high-quality fabrics. How can Lululemon charge upwards of $100 for a pair of leggings designed to…

SLAVERY EXISTS BECAUSE OF ME

It was in an 8:30am economics class in college that I first heard how sweatshops could be tools for empowerment in developing countries. When the professor began drawing the diagrams on the board – the supply line here, the demand line there, the dotted line for wages between – I instinctively crossed my arms and furrowed my brow in…

Latest on Standards and Sustainability (Video)

  GOTS, OIA and Textile Exchange bring you the latest in standards and the tools to identify a more sustainable material. Learn about how to select materials that have a preferred environmental status, can be sourced responsibly and certified to a standard. America Representative, GOTS, Tricia Carey, Director Business Development Apparel-Denim, Lenzing Fibers, Nikki Hodgson,…

Nike completes transition of core yarn for Nike Flyknit shoes to recycled polyester

Four years since introducing the first shoe model made with the seamless knitting technology, sportswear and sports shoe giant Nike has completed the transition of all core yarn for all Nike Flyknit shoes to recycled polyester. So far, according to the company, this has diverted 182 million plastic bottles from ending up in landfills. “That’s enough water…

7 UPCYCLING COMPANIES THAT ARE TRANSFORMING THE FASHION INDUSTRY

UPCYCLING IS THE PROCESS OF CREATING SOMETHING NEW AND BETTER FROM OLD ITEMS.  In contrast to reusing or recycling, upcycling uses existing materials to improve upon the original ones. The process requires a considerable amount of creativity and vision, as well as a foundation of thriftiness and environmental consciousness. The end result is typically a…

Ingenious Rocking Chair Knits a Hat for You as You Sway Back and Forth

Knitting and sitting in a rocking chair are both relaxing activities that designers Damien Ludi and Colin Peillex have combined into one innovative, low-tech piece of furniture. Aptly dubbed Rocking Knit, this multitasking chair uses kinetic energy, produced from the rocker’s gliding motion, to knit a winter hat as you gently sway back and forth….

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A Brief History of Sustainable Fashion

  Type the words ‘future’ and ‘fashion’ into any search engine, and you’ll get a stream of results on 3-D printing, wearable technology and e-commerce websites – sustainability is but a mere mention. Yet, the S-word has undeniably made its way into the modern apparel-making process and increasingly influences what lands on runways and store…

Wonder Where Your Donated Clothes End Up? Not Where You Think

Most of us have, at one point or another, donated unwanted clothes to charity, a Salvation Army, or a local drop box. The hope is that we’ll help clothe needy people in our communities. But a recent report from NPR reveals that while we think we are helping locally, most of our garments are being sent elsewhere—much…