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Using New Blockchain Technology Platform To Improve The Supply Chain

It is effortless to get excited about new technology, especially if it has been designed to empower consumers to steer toward a more sustainable future. Recently I found myself getting excited about a blockchain technology platform by PaperTale. Developed by a Swedish startup, PaperTale has the potential to play an intricate role in not only solving […]

Building a Responsible Leather Supply Chain for a Greener Future

As the fashion industry slowly becomes more ethical, we are seeing brands like Chanel changing their ways when it comes to the use of exotic skins. We are also witnessing fashion businesses publicly frowning on the use of fur, but the thing is, when it comes to leather, it seems that many brands are still using […]

Building a Sustainable Brand: Terms Designers Should Know

Once every few years, I listen to a podcast that aligns all the nerdy research, facts, vocab words, and intentions that I want every designer to have access to. Most recently, the Smart Creation, the podcast with Isaac Nichelson, CEO & Co-founder at Circular Systems™ had all of the information that designers would need to know when […]

Building a Scalable Brand through White Label

As new apparel brands continue to pop-up overnight, it becomes more difficult for brands to find ways to stand out from the competition in a way that is scalable. While many brand owners think that this takes reinventing the wheel, the truth of the matter is that a brand that is scalable starts with the […]

Scale your Fashion Brand with Supply Chain Data Analytics

As brands are scaling to the next level there are growing pains that they will experience as they find ways to sustain growth. While these growing pains are often unavoidable, some measures can be taken to help alleviate the process. Companies that are in the process of establishing their next chapter for success can rely […]

Circular Business Models: Bridging the Gap in the Apparel Sector

In the past two decades, we have seen a dramatic decrease in the number of times clothes are worn. According to Amsterdam based Circle Economy, the shift towards fast fashion has meant that today’s average consumer buys 60% more items than they did 15 years ago and wear them for half as long. They also state […]

The Death of Fast Fashion

Over the course of 2019, we have watched multiple apparel brands file for bankruptcy and shock the industry with crumbling supply chain efforts. Brands that were once considered industry titans are now being swept to the side by brands who had the foresight to establish a strong supply chain and smaller brands who have been […]

The Serious Effects of the Denim Industry

Last week the St. Pete Women’s Collective and Venus Gallery curator, Emily Stone, hosted a sustainable fashion panel called DENIM. The event series DENIM began earlier this year to activate discussions about the environmental effects of the Denim Industry and women’s rights relating to national Denim Day, which observes sexual violence against women.  The DENIM […]

Forever 21 & the Importance of Sustainability & Digital Integration

It is no secret that in the past few years, quite a few retailers, like Sears, Nine West, and Claire’s have closed down. More recently, American retailer Forever21 fell from grace. Marketed as trendy and affordable, the fast-fashion chain sold, accessories, beauty products, home goods and clothing for women, men and children. A firm favorite with […]

Teemill: Building a Circular Economy on the Cloud

Did you know that a truckful of clothes is disposed of in landfills every second and that less than 1% of the material used to produce clothing is recycled into new clothing? As the advancement of technology continues to propel the fashion industry towards a more positive direction, UK based company Teemill might have found […]