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Piñatex: the ground-breaking pineapple leaf material by Ananas Anam

At The Sustainable Angle we spend much of our time researching and sourcing both innovative and humble sustainable materials, in the interests of reducing the fashion industry’s over-dependency on cotton and polyester. These materials are showcased at the Future Fabrics Expo as well as other events and workshops throughout the year, and on http://www.futurefabricsvirtualexpo.com. Few…

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Sustainable Sourcing Workshop with UKTI and UKFT

Last week we coordinated and hosted another sustainable materials sourcing workshop ‘Essential Supply Chain Alternatives for a Responsible Business’, for the first time in collaboration with UKTI (UK Trade & Investment), with a stunning venue generously provided by UKFT (UK Fashion & Textiles Association). We were delighted to welcome delegates from many of the UKs leading medium…

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INSPIRE at ISPO Munich: Future Fabrics Expo showcase

To kick off 2016, The Sustainable Angle had the pleasure of being included in the ISPO Munich INSPIRE pavilion organised by Greenroom Voice, alongside a range of international companies and organisations delivering sustainability solutions for challenges including supply chain tracking, raw materials development and sourcing, and social responsibility to name a few. Once again Germany…

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Future Fabrics Expo at ISPO Munich 24-27 January 2016

After a successful 5th edition of the Future Fabrics Expo in London in September 2015, The Sustainable Angle have been invited to showcase a range of forward-thinking sustainable materials for sportswear and lifestyle clothing at INSPIRE, a sustainability and innovation showcase within ISPO Munich in January 2016, organised by GreenroomVoice and Brands for Good. Future Fabrics…

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What do the Sustainable Development Goals mean for fashion: its makers, creators, buyers and users?

During the upcoming United Nations Conference on Climate Change, COP21, Paris will play host to some of the most influential and powerful people in the world, just some of the individuals and groups who have the power to help move us towards meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Countries around the world have been invited to adopt…

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5th Future Fabrics Expo recap: hundreds more sustainable materials discovered

Last week we were delighted to welcome hundreds of visitors over two days to the 5th edition of the Future Fabrics Expo, inside Fashion SVP at London Olympia exhibition centre. The 5th Future Fabrics Expo presented a curated showcase of globally sourced materials with reduced environmental impacts, featuring approximately 1500 qualities from over 80 mills,…