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Recycled & Re-Spun

Millions of tons of material are made each year but the truth is that people are throwing away clothes. Trends change rapidly and valuable material is tossed into landfills.  A few companies are working to reverse this wasteful pattern.  Kering (owners of Puma) and H&M recently announced they will be working with the textile up-cycling […]

Vegan Leather Boomin’

It was called “pleather” when Michael Jackson donned plasticky, synthetic leather in his early moonwalking days. It became famous for clothing rock stars and club kids in the 1980s. Now it’s back with a new target audience and a new, appropriately hip name: vegan leather. And it’s a hit. Demand for guilt-free faux animal hides […]