Why the Future of Fashion is Sustainability
Sustainability has always been on the top of fashion’s laundry list. One of the most polluting industries in the world, fashion emits more waste than the flight and shipping industries combined. Beyond its environmental effects, the industry has also been accused of multiple ethical malpractices in its workforce, often sourcing from third-world countries where thousands […]
Opportunities for Online Sustainable Fashion in Indonesia
The Covid-19 pandemic has created an interesting opportunity for consumers to reset their online purchasing habits for the better. Last week, Omnilytics, Zalora Indonesia and Lenzing textile company came together in a webinar, to discuss how the Indonesian online shopping landscape is evolving during the pandemic and the rise of sustainable fashion, backed by e-commerce. […]
Redefining Conscious Consumption in The Age of Covid-19
In our article ‘What Does Covid-19 Mean for Sustainability’, we explained how Covid-19 has shone a light on sustainability issues that were further amplified by the crisis. Fashion Revolution, an organisation committed to making the fashion industry more transparent, has recently revealed its Fashion Transparency Index 2020. The index ranks the world’s most transparent fashion […]
What Does Covid-19 Mean for Sustainability?
In just the short three months of the Covid-19 crisis so far, our lives have changed dramatically. Life under lockdown has resulted in normal activities like work, travel and socialising grinding to a halt. Once bustling cities like New York, London and Paris have been left deserted as everyone sequesters in the safety of their […]
What Lies Ahead for Independent Brands?
In recent years, more independent brands are quickly emerging and finding global success. A poll by YouGov, a British market research company, showed that 43% of consumers preferred purchasing from independent brands instead of corporate chains due to their added values. In the current retail landscape where trends in fast fashion are almost uniform, independent […]
Are Eco-friendly Materials Retail’s Answer for a Sustainable Future?
Climate change is no longer a distant threat – its effects are being felt worldwide, with urgent action now called for. It’s no secret that the fashion industry is among the leading contributors to this global crisis second only to oil production. In light of this, consumers have newfound resolve to seek out sustainable options. […]
Retail Strategy: The Sustainability Agenda
The global apparel market shows no signs of decline as it is projected to flourish from $1.3 trillion in 2015 to $1.5 trillion in 2020. This, however, leads to stiff competition as more retailers fight for a share of profits. Success stories of fashion brands dominating the industry in the past no longer align with […]
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