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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 […]

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 […]

Changing the Fashion Industry with Cloud-Based Technology

Suspicious and untrusting, the fashion industry has been quite reluctant to adopt the latest innovation as a tool for their business. Usually labeled as a ‘fad’, today’s technology has been mainly resisted by traditional companies unwilling to leave the days of hand-written orders to their suppliers and factories in the past. As time ticks on, […]

Why Supply Chain Visibility is Essential for Fashion Brands

It is no secret that the majority of consumers would prefer fashion businesses to disclose their supply chain, but unfortunately, the manufacturing of fashion has never been an open book. This is why consumers must use their purchasing power to encourage brands further to take traceability seriously, which includes knowing exactly where all the stages […]

Eliminating Wasteful Practices in the Pre-Consumer Supply Chain

Did you know that textile waste is present at all levels of the fashion industry? With attention on fashion companies to adopt sustainable initiatives, some of them have been transparent about the fact that when garments are cut out as patterns, about 15% of the material ends up on the cutting room floor — an […]

TOP 3 TAKEAWAYS FROM “THE LEAD”

Conferences addressing the dire need for massive shifts in the fashion industry are growing. One such series of conferences called The Lead “bridges the fashion & retail industry with the global Silicon Valley,” according to the company’s website. It focuses “on the sweet spot in the fashion, retail and technology markets where innovation is shifting […]

CircularID, A New Global Standard Set By Fashion’s Decision Makers

A new standard has been set by the big guns of the fashion industry. Partnering up for the greater good, they have found a way to make it possible for a garment to have a unique digital identity that stays with the clothing throughout its lifecycle. Accelerating the Circular Economy By Making Longer-lasting Products Devised […]

A Sustainable Supply Chain Begins With Corporate Transparency & Consumer Responsibility

Needless pollution caused by the fashion industry has been a hot topic of conversation for a while now. It has brought about the kind of pressure from conscious consumers that has driven significant fashion brands to take  sustainability seriously. More and more fashion companies are cleaning up their image by adopting a much greener approach […]