Sewport Sews Ideas Into Garments On E-Platform

In one-of-its-kind, UK based Sewport has put in efforts to change the way brands and manufacturers interact by launching a modern online platform where brands, start-ups and fashion enthusiasts can seamlessly interact and develop clothing online. Sewport consolidates service providers and provides an online environment with tools for a better experience. Sewport aims to disrupt…

Hemp in Fashion

Hemp in Fashion

Hemp Traders began in 1994 and has become the largest supplier of hemp products in North America. Lawrence Serbin, the President and founder of Hemp Traders got his inspiration for the business from doing research on cannabis and the different uses. He discovered that hemp can be used for clothing, cement, textiles, rope, paper, essential…

Can Fashion Save The Planet

Can Fashion Save The Planet?

Designers the world over are making a slow but steady shift towards sustainable fashion, but does the average consumer know what eco-friendly fashion really is? Sitanshi Talati-Parikh investigates. The sobering 2017 documentary RiverBlue follows international river conservationist Mark Angelo as he brings into focus how some of the world’s key rivers are being destroyed by…

Can Fashion Save The Planet

Can Fashion Save The Planet?

Designers the world over are making a slow but steady shift towards sustainable fashion, but does the average consumer know what eco-friendly fashion really is? Sitanshi Talati-Parikh investigates. The sobering 2017 documentary RiverBlue follows international river conservationist Mark Angelo as he brings into focus how some of the world’s key rivers are being destroyed by…

Sustainable textile innovations kapok fibres

Sustainable Textile Innovations: Kapok Fibre

In view of resources dwindling fast and natural fibres like cotton being resource-intensive to process and petroleum-based fibres like acrylic, polyester, nylon and spandex not being the most environmentally friendly, it is about time to look for sustainable alternatives when producing fibres and fabrics. In this series, FashionUnited explores the sustainable alternatives and textile innovations…

GST Airbags

GST Achieves Sustainable Competitive Advantage Through Unique Partnership With Lectra

A unique partnership enabled Lectra to test its revolutionary laser-cutting technology in a real production environment while delivering sustainable, competitive advantage to the world’s leading supplier of airbag cushions. Global Safety Textiles (GST) is the leading independent producer of airbag fabric and airbag cushions, and supplier to the majority of airbag manufacturers. Recognised for its…