University of Westminster x Staiy

Staiy partnered with the University of Westminster to provide a learning opportunity for their MA Marketing, MA Retail, and BA Fashion Promotion students. The project aims to present a live example of the journey and the challenges faced by a startup, in particular one with a focus on sustainability. For the students, the main focus will be on branding with sustainability in mind...

Webinar by Staiy

Dear readers, Recently, I have been collaborating with a sustainability facilitator and innovator platform called Staiy. A great initiative to connect consumers, advocates, intellectuals, manufacturers, designers and fashion lovers with each other all under the umbrella of sustainability and ethics. Yesterday, Staiy hosted its first online webinar inviting experts from areas of sustainability, innovation and … Continue reading Webinar by Staiy

Can you wear what you eat? Yes, sustainable fish, mushrooms and pineapples…

  In June, I was very lucky to attend a course on Sustainable Fashion Textiles at London College of Fashion, run by Amanda Johnston from "The Sustainable Angle" and her associates. Our team of students was international and vibrant, with participants from the fashion and textile industries who were all keen to find out more … Continue reading Can you wear what you eat? Yes, sustainable fish, mushrooms and pineapples…

Gucci’s new fake fur is all but sustainable

Gucci's fake fur is aggravating pollution and is all but sustainable Real fur or fake fur? Sustainable or unsustainable fashion? Real fur is very expensive but what is the true cost for our planet when we opt for fake fur? Gucci announced this October 2017 that it will cease to use real fur and switch … Continue reading Gucci’s new fake fur is all but sustainable