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Renting clothes, the future of fashion

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Renting clothes, the future of fashion

Renting rather than buying, this trend is gaining ground in fashion. If the ambition to contribute to the protection of the planet by consuming less is one of the driving forces, it is also the pleasure of wearing prestigious clothes, without spending excessively.

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The 10 most innovative alternatives to plastic for luxury
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The 10 most innovative alternatives to plastic for luxury

What if wearing plant-based clothes could make us and the planet healthier? Innovative start-ups, materials companies and luxury labels are collaborating in a quest for more eco-friendly fabrics.

By Morgane Nyfeler

Upcycling: turning trash into fashion treasures
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Upcycling: turning trash into fashion treasures

As the world’s second most polluting industry, the fashion industry is waking up to the value found in using existing resources in order to minimise its waste. Upcycling is slowly becoming the new trend emulating the second-hand and vintage market, and the luxury sector, from innovative high-end brands to pioneering independent designers, isn’t short of exciting, eco-friendly initiatives.

By Morgane Nyfeler

Are sneakers an environmental disaster?
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Are sneakers an environmental disaster?

For decades, sneakers have been a fashion phenomenon. But at a time when sustainability has become a purchasing criterion, the sneaker industry is still too silent about the production process.

By Isotta Giorgini

Tech meets made-to-order fashion for good
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Tech meets made-to-order fashion for good

Fashion designers have found a new appeal in an old business model that comes as a slower, higher-quality alternative to the mass fashion market and is now backed by technology.

By Morgane Nyfeler

The Rise of Sustainable Yachting
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The Rise of Sustainable Yachting

The yachting industry is making strides to lessen its ecological footprint through new, innovative technologies and launching green initiatives designed to clean our oceans, reduce fuel consumption and help preserve our Earth for future generations.

The growing responsibility of ethical fashion platforms
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The growing responsibility of ethical fashion platforms

Shopping guilt-free and effortlessly is the promise of the new online fashion marketplaces where ecology and aesthetic collide. The ethical fashion market is expected to reach 9.81 billion dollars by 2025.

By Morgane Nyfeler

Slow design trends and challenges
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Slow design trends and challenges

In terms of sustainability, when using the word “fast”, we immediately think about fast fashion. But as the market for luxury furniture is expected to grow, sustainability is just as relevant for this industry as it is for fashion.

By Kodzia Edenharder

‘Skinminimalism’ strips beauty back to the bare minimum
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‘Skinminimalism’ strips beauty back to the bare minimum

‘Skinminimalism’ is the new trend that brings our beauty habits back to basics. Better for our health and the planet, it’s also a more affordable alternative to other wasteful practices.

By Morgane Nyfeler

Luxury bags the sustainable packaging deal
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Luxury bags the sustainable packaging deal

Challenged by growing digitalization in sales and environmental issues, luxury packaging is experiencing deep changes. A shift that enables the use of sustainable materials and relocating production closer to the end client.

Fashion: augmented nature in our coats
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Fashion: augmented nature in our coats

While outerwear is designed to keep us warm and protect us from harsh weather conditions, it is typically harmful to the environment or towards animals. Attractive alternatives are finally emerging. Find out why.

By Morgane Nyfeler

Chic and sustainable, the bet of the longboard “made in Switzerland”
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Chic and sustainable, the bet of the longboard “made in Switzerland”

It is in Le Lieu, on the shores of the lac de Joux, that the Muse Rolling longboards are produced. Chic and sustainable, they are the new way of seeing ecomobility “made in Switzerland”.

By Cristina D’Agostino

Sailing finds new ties with sustainability
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Sailing finds new ties with sustainability

While resuming important sports events is necessary, replicating the past is no longer an option. New models are emerging thanks to unique ties with sustainability. Sailing is an example to follow.

By Bettina Bush Mignanego

Faux fur: fad or future?
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Faux fur: fad or future?

The development of new synthetic fibres and more innovative production methods offers alternatives that can put a lasting end to the issue.

Sustainable yachting is no longer a chimera (Ep.2)
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Sustainable yachting is no longer a chimera (Ep.2)

Yachting is on its way to becoming greener, and charter companies are helping to bring awareness to the masses by adding more hybrid yachts and yachts with eco-friendly technologies to its fleet, as well as implementing on-board initiatives.

Portugal, the green Eldorado of fashion
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Portugal, the green Eldorado of fashion

Supply chains in the fashion industry are, to say the least, complex business. Facing the massive trend of sustainable fashion among the younger generation, fashion is reshaping itself.

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