GFW – Panel discussion

To mark the occasion of the Graduate Fashion Week’s Dame Vivienne Westwood Sustainable and Ethical Award sponsored, by Lenzing Group, the Sustainable Angle who supported the award, organised a panel discussion ‘Designing for Sustainability in fashion’. Nina Marenzi, founder and director of The Sustainable Angle, gave an introduction about the organisation and how the sustainable…

The Sustainable Angle’s new sponsor: Lenzing Group

We are excited to have Lenzing Group as our new sponsor. Lenzing is a world market leader in the global textile and nonwovens industry producing high-quality botanic fibers. The natural resource wood, which is the basic material for these fibers is sourced only from sustainable origins – within Austria and other countries LenzingTM fibers come…

The Future Fabrics Expo in the Solutions Lab of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit

The Sustainable Angle travelled to Copenhagen showing a selection of fashion materials from the Future Fabrics Expo in the Solutions Lab of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit. At the summit many cited Orange Fibre, which was showcased on our stand, as a great innovation.  We also displayed many Cradle to Cradle certified materials which tied in…

The Sustainable Angle’s Future Fabrics Expo at Copenhagen Fashion Summit

The Sustainable Angle is a not for profit organisation with the aim of connecting sustainable innovators producing materials with a lower environmental impact to the fashion industry. Since 2011, our showcase, Future Fabrics Expo, has welcomed thousands of visitors who experienced nearly 3000 materials from over 100 suppliers that embody a range of sustainable principles and new technologies,…

“Fashion the Future: Towards Sustainability in the Fashion Industry”

On March 10th, 2017 The Sustainable Angle founder Nina Marenzi was invited to be a part of The CSR and Ethical Business Society, London School of Economics, roundtable on “Fashion the Future: Towards Sustainability in the Fashion Industry” as part of their project week on sustainability. The clothing industry is the second most polluting industry…

Interactive sustainable materials and sourcing workshop

Last week The Sustainable Angle’s curator Amanda Johnston was invited by the London College of Fashion’s Cordwainers Accessory and Footwear to hold an interactive sustainable materials and sourcing workshop for students and staff.  The workshop started with a presentation discussing the fashion and textile industry’s devastating ecological footprint and social impacts, and how the materials…

ZERO IMPACT LEATHER BY DANI S.p.A

At the Sustainable Angle we spend much of our time researching and sourcing innovative textiles and materials with a lower environmental footprint and reducing the fashion industry’s over-dependency on conventional cotton and polyester. These materials are showcased in the annual Future Fabrics Expo as well as in workshops and Pop ups throughout the year, and…