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What are you going to wear in the future? – highlights from the Future Fashion Expo

This week, the 8th Future Fabrics Expo organised by the Sustainable Angle took place in London and drew a bigger than ever crowd of fashion Buyers and Designers. Having attended several of the Expo’s in the past and found them incredibly useful in terms of sourcing suppliers of sustainable fabrics, we, of course, had to check it out too. It was genuinely brilliant seeing so many people there and the air was filled with excitement about new innovations and all the opportunities we have to make a positive impact on climate change etc through our design choices. Amongst the newest innovations were a material called beLEAF™, a bioleather with an amazing handfeel made from large Brazilian palm leaves. It was...

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Apples, seaweed and wine - nature's own materials are driving fabric innovation!

How often do you think about what you are wearing? Not how you have styled yourself…I am sure you look fabulous!... I am talking about what the clothes are made of. Imagine a skirt made from apples and a handbag made from wine. Yep, wine! As strange as it may sound, this will soon be reality. This week the 7th Future Fabrics Fair took place in London. Organised by the Sustainable Angle organisation, it showcased sustainable fabrics from mills all over the world to representatives from established and start-up fashion brands alike. In contrast to a more traditional fabric fair two week’s previously with very low footfall, it was amazing to walk into a packed room, buzzing with energy; and...

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