The mission of National Association of Sustainable Fashion Designers (SFD) is to work with entrepreneurs and other individuals in fashion to provide training and programs that promote sustainable practices, lead projects that create positive social & environmental change and to develop the next generation of fashion leaders.
Material ConneXion is a materials consultancy that helps companies source advanced materials to enhance the performance, aesthetics and sustainability of their projects.
Designer Suzanne Lee shares her experiments in growing a kombucha-based material that can be used like fabric or vegetable leather to make clothing. The process is fascinating, the results are beautiful (though there's still one minor drawback ...) and the potential is simply stunning.
Designtex is a team of caring thinkers, designers, educators and doers. Since our founding in 1961 they have been committed to total customer satisfaction. Innovation, extreme performance and sustainability are embedded in their culture. This allows for them to offer the most encompassing capabilities in our industry and satisfy more customers than any industry competitors
The Centre for Sustainable Fashion at London College of Fashion connects research, education and business to support, inspire and create innovative approaches to fashion. The building of an industry that can flourish, communicating positive change throughout supply chains and beyond, impacts radically on the societal and economic triggers that fashion is able to influence.
The Centre for Sustainable Fashion provokes, challenges and questions the fashion status quo. Through collaboration we design transforming solutions that balance ecology, society and culture.
"As a designer you want to make the best decisions possible for creating healthy interior environments. We help you by constantly searching for the latest environmentally sound materials each and every day. While we understand the latest certifications and codes, we believe there is a great deal more to know and discover. When sourcing new developments, we ask ourselves the hard questions and seek honest answers. We use elements of sound reasoning, logic and common sense to help drive our research."
O Ecotextiles wants to change the way textiles are made by proving that it's possible to produce luxurious, sensuous fabrics in ways that are non-toxic, ethical and sustainable.
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) was developed through collaboration by leading standard setters with the aim of defining requirements that are recognised world-wide and that ensure the organic status of textiles from harvesting of the raw materials through environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing all the way to labelling in order to provide credible assurance to the consumer