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Global Sustainable Fashion Week Budapest 2019

Global Sustainable Fashion Week Budapest 2019

  It is this time of the year again, when the annual @Global Sustainable Fashion Week 2019 on!  This year, our Founder Edwina has been invited to be the Guest Speaker and the Moderator to talk about #CircularFashion #ZeroWaste and #Transparency.  We are also very excited that we will be also showcasing some of our materials in this event, letting the industry know what is possible.  In this event, our founder will be talking about "The Future of Fashion". What do you think will happen there? With lots of startups developing different technology solutions for the new #sustainable market, our...

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Australian Circular Fashion Conference 2019

Australian Circular Fashion Conference 2019

This year, we were very honoured to be invited to the Australian Circular Fashion Conference to interact with the rest of #SustainableFashionIndustry, know what brands are up to and the missing gaps are in the market.  Though my time in ACFC 2019 was relatively short due to some urgent arrangement in Europe, I was lucky enough to get a glimpse on some fantastic speakers such as Elin Larsson who used to work for @Fillippa K.  We both ended up having a very interesting conversation about how Sustainable Fashion is "getting married" with Blockchain, and how brands are dealing with #textileWasteManagement....

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Circularity in Australia

Circularity in Australia

In March 2018, we had the honor to be invited by the organiser of Australian Circular Fashion, Camille Reed to present ourselves as Round Table Expert, representing the Sustainable Textiles Industry.  Back to ACF, there were more than 20 experts from the industry sharing their knowledge and insight about innovation and development in the space, more or so the collectivism needed within the industry and impact that we were not aware of. Over 200 participants of the events from both the fashion (e.g. General Pants, Country Road, Forever New, Kmart, Target etc) and corporate industry (Australian Post) to make their...

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#WarOnWaste - What does fabric waste mean?

*Source quoted from ABC TV "War on Waste" 2017 Really how serious is this problem?  Did you know that Australia can create 36 tonnes of fabric waste every 1 hour? On the 16th October, Vivify Textiles has been kindly invited to QUT's War on Waste Event to talk about how serious this issue is.    We have been so honor that our Founder Edwina will be presenting this issue and how it impacts us all around the world. In this event, she will be highlighting: What the current waste issue is and how it is impacting human health What Sustainable...

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New Innovative Fabrics For Sustainable Fashion

New Innovative Fabrics For Sustainable Fashion

  In Feb 2017, our founder, Edwina, visited the Sustainable Angle Textiles Exhibition in London. And she had some very interesting discoveries! 1) Jelly Fish leather This is a very interesting material. And I guess the concept of this suppose to use the dead jellyfishes and use them to make this leather. But this material was also very controversial on the day as everyone was discussing whether it is truly that sustainable once the demand has gone up, and there are limited "dead" jellyfishes available. And then what is next? Hopefully it is not to kill more animal to match...

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