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The Sustainable Angle is a not for profit organisation that initiates and supports projects which contribute to minimizing the environmental impact of industry and society, and that help make it easier for companies, institutions and individuals, to make better informed decisions when it comes to sustainability.

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Lenzing launches TENCEL™ Luxe

A very exciting new fibre is on the horizon! Now Lenzing Group have just launched TENCEL™ Luxe branded filaments, the new player for sustainable high-end cellulose textiles!  Offering superior aesthetics, performance and comfort level that allow them to be the perfect partner with other noble fibres such as silk, cashmere or wool. The smooth surface […]

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The Future Fabrics Expo focuses on how fashion’s environmental impact can be lowered through textile innovation, and novel ideas to transform the fashion system and design practice. The Future Fabrics Virtual Expo is an online tool to make the expo content available any time, from anywhere.

We also assist with sustainable fabric sourcing and consulting for brands, and have collaborated on international projects including the Nike x London College of Fashion “Mobilize Makers” project.

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7th Future Fabrics Expo 24 - 25th January 2018 London

Future Fabrics Expo 2017 from The Sustainable Angle

7th Future Fabrics Expo with seminars, 24 – 25th Jan 2018

Our curated materials collection embodies a range of sustainable principles and new technologies, sourced from international suppliers and mills who demonstrate a commitment to lowering the environmental impact across the textile supply chain. Our aim is to support sustainable sourcing, enabling fashion brands to begin diversifying their fabrics and materials basket, in order to contribute to reducing their environmental impact. Each fabric has detailed specifications regarding its environmental impact, relevant certifications and the contact details of the supplier displayed.

The 7th Future Fabrics Expo will again showcase a diverse range of more than 3000 individually sourced fabrics with a reduced environmental impact sourced from dozens of international mills and suppliers. Alongside our showcase of innovative fabrics with a lower environmental footprint, we also feature low impact leathers and leather alternatives. Background information explaining sustainability in materials is displayed throughout the showcase. Fabrics on show will be ideally suited for a wide range of market levels and product types, making this the largest and most diverse showcase of commercially available sustainable materials in the industry. Extensive background information on sustainability in fashion and textiles, and the latest textile and processing innovations will also be showcased.

Why attend:

  • Experience more than 3000 materials and textiles with a lower environmental impact
  • Tips on how to source innovative fabrics at trade fairs 
  • Get hands on with innovative materials including low impact leather and leather alternatives
  • Explore sustainable practices within the fashion industry
  • Read detailed specifications for how each fabric is uniquely sustainable


As in 2017, we will again feature seminars from key organisations and innovators, highlighting circular economy systems and transparency in the fashion supply chain. Your ticket will include entry to the seminars which you can book upon entry to the Future Fabrics Expo, you can see previous seminars HERE

We invite you to come by to discover a diverse range of sustainable materials and resources, where we’ll be on hand to talk to you about sustainable sourcing and materials.

You can find a selection of materials shown in the 6th Future Fabrics Expo online: http://www.futurefabricsvirtualexpo.com.

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Support us

Please click the donate button if you or your organisation would like to make a contribution, to help enable us to continue promoting and supporting sustainable fabric sourcing at the not for profit Future Fabrics Expo.


Mastering Sustainability – fashion materials sourcing for designers

Book your place in the Masterclass to learn about material sourcing and the decisions you need to make as a designer from a sustainable angle. Furthermore discover a diverse range of sustainable materials and resources from the Future Fabrics Expo collection. Receive our coveted sustainable sourcing guide, including list of suppliers and their contact details.

Early Bird tickets starting from £90 (Normal price £130)


Preferred fibers : how do we evaluate sustainability – Presented by Lenzing Group


At The sustainable Angle we are delighted that our partners from the Lenzing Group will be hosting a masterclass at our studio in West London. The core competence of the Lenzing Group is producing botanic fibers for the textile industries from sustainably forested wood plantations, FSC certified. Masters of closed loop fibers including Tencel, Refibra and Ecovero the Lenzing Group will explain the many sustainble advantages their fibers have and how to evaluate the sustainability of what we are using.

Early Bird tickets starting from £90 (Normal price £130)


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