A one-day film challenge has been set-up by a unique partnership between Vimeo and Connect4Climate for November 29th, 2015, just before the climate takes to take place in Paris. Given all of the new young video producers and filmmakers among our readers, this is a great opportunity to express your message about global climate change […]
Parsons School of Design to Focus on Sustainable Fashion
Parsons School of Design has a new dean of fashion, Burak Cakmak, who is known for his work as sustainability director for Kering’s Gucci and Stella McCartney, and before that, the Gap. Parsons, which is known as a leader in fashion design education, is also where famous designers such as Marc Jacobs, Anna Sui, and […]
Global Inheritance Introduces the Oasis Water Bar for Upcoming Festivals Comparing Water of the Present and Future
Global Inheritance steps-up once again with another sustainability initiative to introduce climate change issues to youth culture markets through on-site, interactive sponsorship programs. Their latest brings awareness to water through their traveling Oasis Water Bar. With the current record breaking drought in California, and a growing global water scarcity, the need for solutions and actions […]
Top British Fashion Chain Topshop Sells Big Stake to LGP, Owners of J Crew in Lucrative Deal—How This Impacts USA’s New High Street Fashion Trends
The Topshop deal is stirring things up in British fashion as the high street powerhouse, Sir Philip Green, has now officially sold a 25% stake to Leonard Green & Partners, the owners of J Crew, garnering him some 500 million pounds. Topshop, also known for their high-voltage collaboration with Kate Moss and her collection which […]
Sustainable Surf Partners with Association of Surfing Professionals Tour To Green-up Events
The non-profit organization Sustainable Surf, the leader is creating surfboards out of recycled materials and guidelines for green events, has partnered with ASP North America for the 2012 season. This could set new standards for action sports events in general. The goal of the partnership is to provide a useful framework for looking at event […]
Retail Round-Up: Versace X H&M Debuts to Huge Crowds, Now Onto Marni; American Apparel President Resigns; Adidas, Nike, H&M, Puma, and Others Launch Zero Discharge 2020
H&M and their last masstige collaboration with Versace sent crowds into a frenzy for the limited-edition items.Just as the fast fashion highstreet giant H&M debuted their designer collaboration with Versace to huge fanfare and crowds at most stores as the limited-edition collection went on sale a few weeks ago, today they announced their next collab: […]
H&M Now Ranked First in Usage of Organic Cotton as Fashion Brands Go Green
This fast-fashion giant has not only changed in the way business is done in fashion retail by offering trendy pieces at a faster rate, but also outshines in sustainability goals.
Music-Inspired Fashion Trends from Street, MAGIC, Project Showcase Forward-Thinking Designs for Youth Culture 2012
From Tripp NYC to T.U.K. footwear and an English Beat themed fashion runway show, MAGIC, Project, and Street delivered inspired collections from this important subculture.