Read the latest BoF Insights report back to get BoF’s perspective on the state of the style industry’s supply chain model, plus data-driven steerage on how corporations can strengthen their provide chains within the face of pandemic and geopolitical challenges. A growing interest in sustainable style (or “eco-fashion”) led to higher use of environmentally friendly fibres, such as hemp. Fabrics are produced with a variety of effects via dyeing, weaving, printing, and other manufacturing and ending processes. Together with trend forecasters, textile producers work properly upfront of the apparel production cycle to create fabrics with colors, textures, and other qualities that anticipate client demand. Currently, there’s a lack of knowledge and appreciation of the true cost of clothing.
Spain’s Ecoalf creates sneakers from algae and recycled plastic as part of its Upcycling the Oceans collection. Founded by Javier Goyeneche in 2012, Ecoalf collects ocean plastics from 33 ports and turns … Read More