Cellulosic Fabric Innovations Inspired by Nature
Cotton has long been relied on as a staple material for the fashion industry. However, it is not without its ethical and sustainable challenges. Finding new alternatives that decrease our reliance on cotton is one of the most essential things we - the fashion industry - can do to improve our environmental impact. In this lesson, we look at new materials presenting an alternative to cotton.
In this video, you'll learn about:
- The environmental and social issues around using plant-based fibres for textiles
- Five new innovations that are seeking to address these problems
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A Vegan & Sustainable Alternative To Down Featherswith Charlie Bradley Ross
The use of down poses an ethical problem for the fashion industry, however, finding a good synthetic alternative has not always been easy. In this lesson, we look at how one company has innovated in an attempt to solve this problem using natural properties.