More sustainable fabrics

While there are serious environmental impacts associated with many fabrics there are some whose impact is much less. Organic cotton: Wear Organic is a project s a campaign run by the Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK). It aims to reduce the problems caused by pesticides used particularly in cotton and promotes organic and fair trade alternatives. It provides information for…

Mayer & Cie. presents its spin-knit technology to expert forum

Innovative, future-oriented ideas for improved efficiency in the highly competitive textile industry was the central topic presented to the audience at the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) in Albstadt at the end of November. The Technical Textiles Cluster of the Reutlingen, Tübingen and Zollernalb IHK invited members to an afternoon textiles expert forum on…

SUSTAINABLE & ETHICALLY-MADE MEN’S JEANS

SUSTAINABLE & ETHICALLY-MADE MEN’S JEANS Patagonia AG Jeans  Apolis Global Bonobos Cock & Bull Menswear Hiut Denim IOU Project Komodo Kuyichi Makers & Riders Naked & Famous Denim Nau Noble Denim Nudie Jeans OTHER RESOURCES ON SUSTAINABLE MEN’S CLOTHING “Sustainable Jeans for Men: 5 Brands You Should Know” at Magnifeco List of men’s ethical clothing brands…

Nike presents new LunarEpic Flyknit for enhanced running experience

Nike, the leading sportswear specialist, has developed a new LunarEpic Flyknit model, featuring an innovative mid-height collar design and a new tooling system, which is said to offer a great fit, fluid feel and superior softness. The work on the new LunarEpic Flyknit design began over 18 months ago with the examination of a global football boot….

Small dictionary of sustainable fabrics

So what can use for your dress today? PET-Bottles, wool, algae or would you prefer viscose from trees that haven’t been cut down for it? In the future the diversity of the fabrics we wear will be just as colorful and great as the design. Because thanks to technological innovations and ecological progress the kingdom…

Your clothes are polluting the ocean every time you do laundry

An estimated 1,900 microfibers can get rinsed out of a single piece of synthetic clothing each time it’s washed, and these microplastic fibers might be the biggest contributors to ocean pollution. The issue of plastics polluting our oceans isn’t a new one, as the presence of vast quantities of plastic waste in the water and…