Conscious Fashion Tech Update | July 2019 | Fragmentation in Sustainable Fashion

The team at Modern Meadow clearly choosing creation vs destruction, as stated on their landing page

TOP NEWS:

  • There’s only one way for fashion to be sustainable, and that’s for us all to stop buying new clothes — The Telegraph
  • Stockholm cancels fashion week to pursue more sustainable options — Dazed
  • The world is a mess. We need fully automated luxury communism — NY Times
  • Net-a-Porter has started telling customers which brands are sustainable — The Independent
  • “It isn’t that hard” to design clothes sustainably, says Mother of Pearl creative director — Dezeen
  • Can Rented Clothes Save the Fashion Industry (and the Planet)? — Highsnobiety
  • The future of marketing is bespoke everything — The Atlantic
  • Ralph Lauren unveils new sustainability goals — WWD
  • 5 Main Barriers to Sustainable Living and How to Overcome Them — Eco Warrior Princess
  • As drag goes mainstream, queer fashion designers reap business benefits — Fashionista
  • It’s long overdue for fashion to think about people with disabilities — Hypebeast
  • Streetwear’s big opportunity: women — Business of Fashion
  • No trade show in any business will solve everyone‘s in the industry involved challenges — Sportswear International
  • UK ministers reject plans for 1p per garment levy to tackle fast fashion — The Guardian
  • Training a single AI model can emit as much carbon as five cars in their lifetimes — Technology Review
  • Topshop owner’s fall is fastest in UK high street memory — Vogue Business
  • Norway challenges H&M on its sustainability claims — Treehugger
  • Gamification: the future of luxury retail in China — Jing Daily

TOP EVENTS:

Tuesday, July 9 — Wednesday, July 10

Wednesday, July 17th

Saturday, July 20 — Sunday, July 21

Sunday, July 21

Thursday, July 25th

INTERESTING FINDS:

  • Net Sustain strategy from Net-a-Porter
  • Review Seek (trade show): Chasing the new
  • Review Neonyt (trade show and conference): Growth continues as labels set sights on sustainability

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