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