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Can the fashion industry have its cake and eat it with a cherry on top?

The London School of Economics is holding a festival, Beveridge 2.0, in honour of the Beveridge Report, which was published in 1942. The report focused on social equality and poverty issues in Britain at that time and put forward proposals for reform that would make Britain a more equal society. Beveridge 2.0 focuses on issues...
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Waste as a catalyst for innovation

Waste, particularly as a by-product of an industrial manufacturing process has often been the catalyst of discovery and inspiration. A new product or discovery has been revealed, and sometimes made the inventors very wealthy in the process, when built to a commercial scale. For example, in the 1800’s in Industrial Britain, Coal Tar was produced...
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Orange fiber dress

Unlocking new business potential and The Circular Economy

Smart Creation Forum, Premiere Vision and Texworld Paris AW 18/19 Sustainability in fashion and textiles was a growing focus this season, and at Premiere Vision (PV) Paris there was a quarter dedicated to the ‘Smart Creation Forum’, which focuses on unlocking the potential of sustainable fashion. On display was a static range of garments from...
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