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SPOTLIGHT – WRÅD

Matteo Ward (co-founder and CEO), Silvia Giovanardi (creative director) and Victor Santiago (art and talent director) are three young entrepreneurs and the creative minds behind WRÅD, which is not only an emerging brand, but a real movement that acts as a spokesperson for important issues aimed at triggering a sustainable revolution in the fashion world.

Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2018  “From words to action” is the theme of this year’s edition

The balance sheet on the progress made and a road map on the actions to be taken in order to change the fashion reference models were presented at the world’s leading business event on sustainability in fashion. There is now an urgent need for companies to support and accelerate change

Reef Escape, the biodegradable rubber sandal

With this 100% PVC-free model, a material known for its toxicity during the production, use and disposal phases, the Californian brand revolutionises the market of rubber flip-flops

At Venethica, shoes that walk but do not “trample on”

The start-up, specialised in sports footwear with low environmental impact, is enjoying great success in Italy as well as abroad, with hand-crafted products and the search for raw materials that respect the environment and people’s wellbeing

Inspiramais Summer 2019: focus on sustainability

Of increasing urgency and importance, the theme of sustainability was also at the centre of Inspiramais, the show of reference in Latin America for design and innovation in the field of materials and accessories, which is scheduled every year during the month of July in São Paulo, Brazil.

How I’ll print your home

Sustainable revolution in the field of construction: the project that was protagonist of Milan Design Week

Allbird makes sneakers from plants

A new sustainable sneaker project by the New Zealand brand

Pela: the eco-friendly cover

Protect your telephone without damaging nature

Mara Hoffman: zero impact fabrics

Zero carbon footprint fabrics for collections of apparel.

Jacob Olmedo: fashion and guerrilla gardening

A Green Collection by name and by deed.

At the V&A Museum, the exhibition that merges nature with fashion

While the initiatives against the fashion system’s impact on the environment and fauna continue, like the Greenpeace Detox march in Bandung and PETA’s protests, the Victoria & Albert Museum explores the complex relationship between nature and fashion from the 17th century to today.

Fashion Change: a change of standards in fashion

A book that expresses the experience of Out of Fashion, the first training course dedicated to sustainable fashion, outlining the roadmap for a fashion with greater awareness and attentiveness to environmental and ethical themes.

With Appleskin, Khriò D+ sneakers are sustainable and circular

At the beginning there was Orange Fiber adopted by Ferragamo for a capsule collection of accessories. Then, the drive of sustainable fashion kicked off many other projects that make the most of the potential offered up by organic fibres: this is the case of D+ di Khriò.

Nike Flyleather: the super material for sustainability

The giant in sportswear continues to research sustainable materials and presents a revolutionary leather destined to repeat the success of Nike Flyknit.

Young people demand transparency in the supply chain

A research promoted by Stahl highlights the very high attention that young generations give to the issue of sustainability and transparency in the supply chain.

ISA TanTec’s recently acquired Italian tannery scored LWG Silver Award

After a recent audit by the Leather Working Group (LWG), Scamosceria del Brenta srl (Scabrenta), the new member of international tanning group ISA TanTec has obtained a Silver award for its Italian based tannery.

Green Label for leather and footwear machines

At Simac Tanning Tech, ASSOMAC presented the system that will indicate the energy-environmental performances of technologies in the sector.

Sympatex, the new frontier of sustainability

Vaude and Sympatex present a shoe collection with a 100% recycled membrane that has zero impact on the climate and 100% recycled lining.

Arsutoria 421 – Arsutoria Sustainability Download

Arsutoria 421 includes the Focus Report on Sustanability. Please register your email and download it for free!

#greenLIFE 2017

The three-year experimental project was presented in May 2017, accompanied by comments from the technicians in charge of the various research lines and by a report on how the project had reduced the environmental impact of tanning processes, which was presented by representatives of Dani, Mastrotto Group, Acque del Chiampo, Ilsa and Ikem

AMF SNAPS and the sustainable galvanic plant

The company based in Bassano del Grappa confirms its ability to combine creativity, innovation and care for the Planet

ICEC, the reference point for certification and sustainability of the leather sector

ICEC is the Certification Institute of reference for the leather sector.

BATA’s point of view

A chat with Nicole Voillat, Sustainability Director

Bonding, sustainable proposals

The issue of adhesives and glues is central in footwear manufacturing. Some Italian companies propose innovative solutions that are able to transform the manufacturing processes and to provide the added value of sustainability to assembly lines.

A ‘green’ eco-friendly mind frame is popular among Italian youths

From the ‘Total Retail 2017’ survey released by PwC, it emerged that 70% of Millennials and 66% of those Italians aged over 35 are willing to spend more in the name of sustainability.

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Jun 28, 2018

Arsutoria Trends Guide AW1920 – Arctic Explorer

The world of arctic explorers plays with unusual materials which are in contrast with the futuristic environments of the metropolis in a science fiction imaginary.

Kiefer Von Zoe: eco-friendly insoles for high heels, even without a shank

Cutting-edge in the production of high quality materials for assembly insoles in footwear with and without metallic midplates, the company presents its state-of-the-art eco-sustainable products: KPT and the ‘top of the range’ NPU GREEN.

iTen®, ergonomics and softness for the new soles line

Mondial Suole improves the comfort of footwear with its new brand iTen®. The new brand adopts the ENERLYTETM system by The Dow Chemical Company for more ergonomics and softness to the touch.

Jun 27, 2018

“For us sustainability is a way of working”

The past year has closed with positive figures for Italian tanners, but the global context is still weak and unstable. President Gianni Russo points out that the sector invests 4% of its turnover in sustainable projects: a burdensome effort to be proud of, but which must be communicated better.

Jun 26, 2018

Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2018 “From words to action” is the theme of this year’s edition

The balance sheet on the progress made and a road map on the actions to be taken in order to change the fashion reference models were presented at the world’s leading business event on sustainability in fashion. There is now an urgent need for companies to support and accelerate change