In the News: Can upcycling really help the oceans?

1 Apple’s Supply Chain Attracts Criticism For Performance But Also Praise For Sustainability Two recent studies report varying performance levels in Apple’s supply chain. Bloomberg argue that it’s lost its mojo, but Greenpeace rates the tech giant as a sustainability… Continue Reading

Brands that Care: When Material Innovation meets Respect for Craftsmanship

When it comes to building a sustainable lifestyle, one of the key things to consider is what materials your products are made of. From leather to cotton, as consumers we’re growing increasingly aware of the impact raw material production can have on water,… Continue Reading

Fashion Week Countdown: Top 5 Sustainable Trends

With sustainability being a key topic that is no longer emerging but brought to the forefront, where are we now in this conversation, and has our industry developed over the past few years?   A new season, a new conversation. London has seen countless fashion… Continue Reading

Elvis & Kresse Q&A: Upgrading Waste and Material Reputations

Accessories brand Elvis & Kresse began with a mission to save London’s decommissioned firehose from landfill. Over ten years later, their unique approach to design is going strong and they’ve set their sights on new materials streams to reuse.  … Continue Reading

Sustainable Innovation: Pioneering Brands That Lead The Way

Sustainability and innovation are two concepts that are increasingly intertwined. Brands are using innovation to drive the sustainability agenda forwards, maximising social impact while minimasing environmental footprint. From choosing new methods of production to developing ground-breaking materials, these brands are… Continue Reading

Redesigning Materials: Second Time Around

Many designers and brands are increasingly turning to recycled materials to lessen their footprint on the environment, yet these materials are often misconstrued as second rate to their newer alternatives. We aim to break this stereotype by highlighting some of… Continue Reading

Positive Luxury Meets…
Nosouj

Brand to trust Nosouj, named after the Arabic word for hand weaving, blends traditional craftsmanship techniques with contemporary design language. Nosouj’s bags are handwoven from discarded fabric, reviving and transforming the unwanted into artisanal luxury pieces.  Positive Luxury catches up with Basma Abdul Hadi, the… Continue Reading