Why Is Fashion Talking About Regenerative Farming?

Fashion, like politics, loves a buzzword — especially when it comes to the environment. Sustainability! Circularity! They just tripped off the tongue. And now there’s a new favorite in town: regenerative.

In January, the luxury group Kering, owner of Gucci and Saint Laurent (among other brands), was a co-founder of the Regenerative Fund for Nature, aimed at converting one million hectares (2.47 million acres) of land producing raw materials for fashion from regular farmland to regenerative agriculture in five years.

In February, the New Zealand Merino Company announced that it has joined with Allbirds, Icebreaker and Smartwool to create the

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Fashion Revolution urges “radical shift” in relationships | Apparel Industry News

“We cannot continue to extract dwindling resources from an already stressed natural world,” Fashion Revolution says

Global campaign group Fashion Revolution is calling on the industry and governments to recognise the interconnection between human rights and the rights of nature as part of its annual global campaign.

The campaign will run from 19-25 April and coincides with the eighth anniversary of the Rana Plaza industrial tragedy in Bangladesh. The non-profit believes we need a radical shift in our relationships—with each other, with our clothes, within fashion supply chains and with the natural world—so that the rights of people and the

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Pawn shop switches service style

At the very beginning of March 2020, when there were relatively few cases of coronavirus in the Granite State, Roger Weinreich, president of Good Fortune Jewelry & Pawn in Keene, caught the virus. That, coupled with his conversations with business contacts in Asia, prompted Weinreich to shut down his shop even before the governor issued a stay-at-home order. Weinreich hoped he could lead by example and help the U.S. get ahead of the pandemic. 

“We optimistically thought, ‘let’s shut down for 60 days,’” Weinreich said. 

He urged others in his region and his industry to do the same, but it

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Hairitage By Mindy Just Launched New Hair Tools and Accessories at Walmart

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Back in 2019, influencer-turned-entrepreneur Mindy McKnight turned a viral YouTube channel into a business and launched haircare line Hairitage. Stocked by Walmart, everything in Hairitage’s original launch was under $8. Now, Hairitage is expanding its lineup with brand new hair tools and accessories — and all at affordable prices. 

During a time when at-home styling is the only option for many, the timing couldn’t be better. The complete line includes products for cleansing and conditioning, restoration and moisture,

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What is slow fashion? Movement toward more sustainable style is expanding

As we continue to celebrate Earth Month, it’s important to spotlight the “slow fashion” movement aiming to make fashion more sustainable for people and the planet.

Landfills received 11.3 million tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) textiles alone in 2018, which equates to 7.7% of all MSW that was landfilled, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

A portion of this ongoing waste can be attributed to “fast fashion” brands that

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Liverpool’s New Eco Collection Celebrates Earth Month in Style

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Fact: It’s important to stop and think about the environmental impact that our everyday decisions have, and if there are ways we can alter our habits to be more eco-friendly. Even the smallest changes can make a difference, and we only have one planet! As consumers, we’re paying more attention to brands who have committed to low-impact production methods that leave a smaller carbon footprint. The steps that the team at Liverpool Los Angeles have

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