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thredUP Releases ‘Thrift for the Holidays’ Report

By Tyler Shultz | November 23, 2021

thredUP, one of the largest online-resale platforms, has released a “Thrift for the Holidays” report that shows more consumers are turning to thrift options for their holiday shopping.

Thrilling Unveils Fall/Winter 2021 Outerwear Collection

Thrilling Unveils Fall/Winter 2021 Outerwear Collection

With its focus on reuse and resale, the online vintage marketplace Thrilling recently released its Fall/Winter 2021 collection, which focuses on outerwear.

Entering the Denim Market, Pangaia Introduces Nettle-Cotton Blend

Entering the Denim Market, Pangaia Introduces Nettle-Cotton Blend

Continuing its mission toward a more sustainable apparel industry, materials-science company Pangaia has entered the denim category with fresh fabrications.

Releasing Its Natural Selection Capsule, SFI Focuses on Eco-Wardrobe Staples

Releasing Its Natural Selection Capsule, SFI Focuses on Eco-Wardrobe Staples

Unveiling its second capsule collection, Los Angeles denim factory Star Fades International announced its goal to showcase its take on the staples at the center of consumer wardrobes. Creating a complete denim wardrobe, SFI remained true to its core values of sustainable, greener practices.

Skid Row Fashion Week Aims to Change Lives One Design at a Time

Skid Row Fashion Week Aims to Change Lives One Design at a Time

In an effort to combat the rampant homelessness in Los Angeles, one brand is trying to help by offering more than just T-shirts.

FABSCRAP Expansion Includes Opening of Philadelphia Location

FABSCRAP Expansion Includes Opening of Philadelphia Location

Following the May announcement of its partnerships with URBN and Nordstrom, which afforded it extensive funding, the textile recycling and reuse nonprofit FABSCRAP has opened a location in Philadelphia. In addition to bringing the group’s services to Philadelphia, FABSCRAP’s new location will allow the New York City–headquartered nonprofit to serve the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, including Washington, D.C.; Baltimore, Md.; and Southern New Jersey.

NILIT Joins The Ocean Foundation’s Blue Resilience Initiative

NILIT Joins The Ocean Foundation’s Blue Resilience Initiative

Nylon brand NILIT has partnered with The Ocean Foundation on its Blue Resilience Initiative, which aims to reestablish and safeguard essential ocean meadows and other coastal habitats.

The Eco Future Is So Bright, Pangaia Lab x Twelve Wants Us to Wear Shades

The Eco Future Is So Bright, Pangaia Lab x Twelve Wants Us to Wear Shades

Within the last year, scientists have reported the development of a method to channel CO2 emissions into a resource that can serve as the foundation for manufacturing products including electronics, cars, clothing and accessories with the technology serving as a replacement for fossil fuel–based plastics.

Ralph Lauren and Dow Collaborate on New Process to Dye Cotton More Sustainably

Ralph Lauren and Dow Collaborate on New Process to Dye Cotton More Sustainably

Ralph Lauren and Dow are open-sourcing a new platform that aims to transform how the apparel industry dyes cotton.

NuOrder to Launch Enhanced Grassroots Outdoor Alliance Retailer Experience

NuOrder to Launch Enhanced Grassroots Outdoor Alliance Retailer Experience

NuOrder, a leading B2B commerce platform, is launching a new buyer experience for Grassroots Outdoor Alliance retailers this fall.

A Sustainable-Jeans Story: SFI, EB Denim Partner on Vintage-Inspired Collection

A Sustainable-Jeans Story: SFI, EB Denim Partner on Vintage-Inspired Collection

When denim company Star Fades International announced its opening in January, the mission was more than simply cultivating the local Los Angeles jeans market.

Junk Kouture Enters U.S. Market

Junk Kouture Enters U.S. Market

Junk Kouture, a youth-oriented sustainable-fashion competition, has announced its entry into the United States market as part of its global expansion.

Fabric Alternatives PLNT FIBER and FRUT FIBER Introduced by Pangaia

Fabric Alternatives PLNT FIBER and FRUT FIBER Introduced by Pangaia

Seeking to combat the negative impacts of pollutive textiles in the fashion industry, materials-science company Pangaia unveiled its latest innovations in the fabric space. Manufactured from plant fibers, Pangaia’s PLNT FIBER and FRUT FIBER were introduced as the company commits further to a mission of moving apparel manxufacturing away from nonorganic cotton and synthetics created from petroleum-based resources.

Boma Jewelry Awarded B Corp Certification

Boma Jewelry Awarded B Corp Certification

Boma Jewelry, a Seattle-based jewelry brand, was recently awarded B Corp Certification status, meeting the highest standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability. Boma becomes the only jewelry brand in Seattle, as well as one of less than 20 jewelry brands worldwide, to be awarded the certification.

Kornit Commits to Water Conservation and Greenhouse-Gas-Emissions Reduction

Kornit Commits to Water Conservation and Greenhouse-Gas-Emissions Reduction

Digital-textile production-technology company Kornit Digital Ltd. has released its “2020 Impact and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report,” which reaffirms Kornit’s commitment to achieving specific ESG goals.

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