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The Sustainable Angle talks sustainable materials in Argentina

  The Sustainable Angle’s educational consultant and curator Amanda Johnston recently travelled to Argentina to present seminars and participate in workshops during a British Council and London College of Fashion knowledge exchange initiative during DISENO 2016. The program began in Buenos Aires, with a lecture to an audience of SME’s about the issues surrounding the fashion…

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Showcasing The EcoChic Design Award

This year we’re planning to broaden the focus of the 5th Future Fabrics Expo, which concentrates on the showcasing of world leading material innovations and commercially available fabrics with a reduced environmental impact. In addition to the more than thousand internationally sourced sustainable materials we’ll be showcasing, we’ll also be shining a spotlight on some…

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New clothing design award announced to target environmental impact of clothes

written by Charlotte Turner The brand new SCAP Extending the Life of Clothes Design Awards (SCAP ELC Awards) is looking for designers to develop innovative solutions to clothes that are wearable for longer. The winner will receive £5,000 and the opportunity to progress their work and develop it for a commercial market. SCAP ELC Awards is…

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Kassim Textiles sponsors LCF MA Fashion Futures project

written by Charlotte Turner Considering the abundance of design talent that has been seen recently from fashion graduates around the country, we wanted to share news of a collaboration between The Sustainable Angle, international denim company Kassim Textiles, and the London College of Fashion. Through the Future Fabrics Expo, The Sustainable Angle facilitated the sponsorship…

Fabric for Fashion: The Complete Guide: Natural and man-made fibres

Announcing Fabric for Fashion: The Complete Guide: Natural and man-made fibres

written by Charlotte Turner We are really pleased to announce the release of Fabric for Fashion: The Complete Guide: Natural and man-made fibres. The book was written by The Sustainable Angle’s curator Amanda Johnston and Clive Hallett, who wrote the first edition together. If you haven’t already seen it, the accompanying volume Fabric for Fashion:…

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Sustainable materials workshop with LCF and British Council

written by Charlotte Turner In June, Amanda Johnston, Curator for the Sustainable Angle, was invited to run a two day Sustainable materials workshop for students at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering Department for Textiles in Ljubjliana, Slovenia: “I liaised with the British Council and University on the presentation of a Sustainable Materials workshop…