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Lycra Publishes Goals to Be Reached by 2030

By Christian Chensvold, Contributing Writer | December 15, 2022

Lycra has taken a giant leap into the stratosphere of environmentalism with the recent unveiling of its first-ever Planet Agenda Report, which outlines the company’s strategies to become a more sustainable organization by the year 2030.

IndigoLast Takes Its Place Alongside NYDJ’s Other Eco-Friendly Collections

IndigoLast Takes Its Place Alongside NYDJ’s Other Eco-Friendly Collections

NYDJ—formerly known as Not Your Daughter’s Jeans—has unveiled a new eco-friendly wash called IndigoLast that will take its place alongside the brand’s BlackLast and BlueLast eco-friendly collections.

Unifi’s Textile Takeback Program Aims to Change the Fate of Polyester

Unifi’s Textile Takeback Program Aims to Change the Fate of Polyester

In the past, obsolete fashion was cast into the dustbin of history. But legislation working its way through Europe and slowly making its way to the U.S. will soon require that garments find their way back into a circular marketplace rather than a landfill.

Functional Fabric Fair Reveals the Shape of Things to Come in the Outdoor Sustainable Space

Functional Fabric Fair Reveals the Shape of Things to Come in the Outdoor Sustainable Space

Nature presents us with ever-changing environments—from frosty snow to arid desert, humid jungle to storm-tossed sea—requiring clothing that can wick moisture and cool you down in one situation and retain heat in another.

Tencel and Jeanologia Define Simple Pleasures Through the Joy of Denim

Tencel and Jeanologia Define Simple Pleasures Through the Joy of Denim

For the sixth edition of their partnership on the Sustainable Denim Wardrobe, Lenzing and Jeanologia examined methods of bringing joy to clothing. The partnership brings a sustainable approach to manufacturing in the quest for more ecologically sound denim.

Peder Cho Creates His Own Utopia to Create Never-Before-Seen Pieces

Peder Cho Creates His Own Utopia to Create Never-Before-Seen Pieces

Utopia is a centuries-old term for a kind of heavenly ideal, and in emerging designer Peder Cho’s perfect world there’s an endless supply of high-end handbags for him to repurpose for creative ends.

New L.A. Lifestyle Line Looks to Greener Future

New L.A. Lifestyle Line Looks to Greener Future

Fashion and society exist in symbiotic relationship and change in tandem. Losano, a new sustainable luxury-apparel brand, has entered the market focused on a conscious consumer who puts “people and planet above all else.”

Legacy Companies HSBC and Levi’s Team Up for a Sustainable Future

Legacy Companies HSBC and Levi’s Team Up for a Sustainable Future

Both Levi’s and HSBC have histories that go back 150 years, but that hasn’t stopped either from being pioneers in building a sustainable future.

Port of Long Beach Welcomes First Environmentally Sustainable Ship

Port of Long Beach Welcomes First Environmentally Sustainable Ship

You may have heard of the madness of King George—there’s a superb 1994 biopic about it—but that’s certainly not the case with this George III, who’s not a monarch but a cargo ship.

Industry Focus: Textiles, Fiber & Yarn - Textile Experts Weigh In on Sustainability and Circularity, Transparency and Accountability

Industry Focus: Textiles, Fiber & Yarn - Textile Experts Weigh In on Sustainability and Circularity, Transparency and Accountability

At the foundation of every garment is a choice regarding fabrication. This commitment to a certain textile that relies on specific fibers helps to tell the story of a collection.

Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusivity at Miami Swim Week

Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusivity at Miami Swim Week

As always, Miami Swim Week has proven to be the industry’s hottest event of the year, able to bring together the most notable swimwear brands, buyers, retailers, influencers and fashion editors from across the globe for a full week of activations, runway presentations and leading trade shows for the swimwear market.

Industry Voices: Sustainable, Resilient, Equitable: How Western Hemisphere Trade Policy Plays a Role

Industry Voices: Sustainable, Resilient, Equitable: How Western Hemisphere Trade Policy Plays a Role

The United States hosted the Summit of the Americas for the first time in four years June 6–10 in Los Angeles with “Building a Sustainable, Resilient and Equitable Future” as the focus. For the apparel and footwear industries, those words resonate loudly.

Wolf & Badger Opens First West Coast Store

Wolf & Badger Opens First West Coast Store

U.K. fashion retailer Wolf & Badger has continued its expansion by opening a store in West Hollywood on June 3.

Hyosung to Present Its Ocean Protection Initiative at Outdoor Retailer

Hyosung to Present Its Ocean Protection Initiative at Outdoor Retailer

Hyosung will present its Ocean Protection Initiative at the summer edition of the Outdoor Retailer trade show in DenverJune 9–11.

Midnight Studios Launches Sustainably Made Denim Collection

Midnight Studios Launches Sustainably Made Denim Collection

Midnight Studios has announced its first foray into sustainably made denim, Midnight Studios Jeans, a new collection featuring a matching jean and denim jacket revealed at its runway show’s Spring/Summer ’22 collection, Welcome to the Machine.

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