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Growing Space

19th June 2017     Ethical Related News Sustainable The Sustainable Angle

The Sustainable Angle is proud to support a new charity venture based in West London, which aims to convert underused green spaces into edible teaching gardens for surrounding schools and communities.  The pilot project is located in Kensington and will serve Thomas’s School Kensington, St. Mary Abbot’s C of E School and the Victoria Road […]

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GFW – Panel discussion

13th June 2017     News

To mark the occasion of the Graduate Fashion Week’s Dame Vivienne Westwood Sustainable and Ethical Award sponsored, by Lenzing Group, the Sustainable Angle who supported the award, organised a panel discussion ‘Designing for Sustainability in fashion’. Nina Marenzi, founder and director of The Sustainable Angle, gave an introduction about the organisation and how the sustainable […]

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Future Fabrics Expo teacher’s kit: Supporting fashion and textile educators to integrate sustainability into the curriculum

26th May 2017     Event Fabrics Fashion Future Fabrics Expo News

Since its launch in 2011, The Future Fabrics Expo, presented by The Sustainable Angle, has continued to develop as a unique sourcing platform for sustainable materials. This includes providing the fashion industry with sustainable materials knowledge, innovations and general information about sustainability in fashion, all situated within an extensive showcase of 3000 globally sourced materials […]

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DAME VIVIENNE WESTWOOD SUSTAINABLE AND ETHICAL AWARD
Sponsored by Lenzing Group

22nd May 2017     Event Fashion News

The Dame Vivienne Westwood sustainable and ethical award is part of Graduate Fashion Week, London, 4 -7th June, 2017, and is given to a student for designing and creating a sustainable, ethically aware and socially responsible product with a lower environmental impact. The award is sponsored by Lenzing Group, a world market leader in the […]

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The Sustainable Angle’s new sponsor: Lenzing Group

17th May 2017     Fabrics Fashion Future Fabrics Expo Lenzing Sourcing Sustainable The Sustainable Angle

We are excited to have Lenzing Group as our new sponsor. Lenzing is a world market leader in the global textile and nonwovens industry producing high-quality botanic fibers. The natural resource wood, which is the basic material for these fibers is sourced only from sustainable origins – within Austria and other countries LenzingTM fibers come […]

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The Future Fabrics Expo in the Solutions Lab of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit

15th May 2017     Event Fabrics Fashion Future Fabrics Expo Sustainable The Sustainable Angle Trade Shows

The Sustainable Angle travelled to Copenhagen showing a selection of fashion materials from the Future Fabrics Expo in the Solutions Lab of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit. At the summit many cited Orange Fibre, which was showcased on our stand, as a great innovation.  We also displayed many Cradle to Cradle certified materials which tied in […]

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The Sustainable Angle is pleased to announce the Future Fabrics Expo masterclasses

8th May 2017     Uncategorized

The Sustainable Angle will present a series of masterclasses at our new studio in West London. Book your ticket for a range of masterclasses including: – 15th May – Designing for sustainability: pros and cons of natural and man-made Sign up HERE We invite you to book your place in the Masterclass to learn about […]

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The Sustainable Angle’s Future Fabrics Expo at Copenhagen Fashion Summit

4th May 2017     Event Fabrics Fashion Sustainable The Sustainable Angle

The Sustainable Angle is a not for profit organisation with the aim of connecting sustainable innovators producing materials with a lower environmental impact to the fashion industry. Since 2011, our showcase, Future Fabrics Expo, has welcomed thousands of visitors who experienced nearly 3000 materials from over 100 suppliers that embody a range of sustainable principles and new technologies, […]

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“Celebrating Earth Week” – Panel discussion exploring ‘The True Cost’ of the Fashion industry on the environment

28th April 2017     Fabrics Fashion Future Fabrics Expo Future Fabrics Virtual Expo Students The Sustainable Angle

On April 19th The Sustainable Angle was invited to take part in a panel discussion at the American School in London. TSA’s Research Fellow, Martin Brambley, participated at The ASL Sustainability Council discussion during Earth Week. The panel talked on the broad impact of the fashion industry on our environment. During Earth Week students, faculty […]

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“Fashion the Future: Towards Sustainability in the Fashion Industry”

22nd March 2017     Ethical Event Fabrics Fashion Future Fabrics Expo Future Fabrics Virtual Expo Interview Press Sourcing Students Sustainable The Sustainable Angle

On March 10th, 2017 The Sustainable Angle founder Nina Marenzi was invited to be a part of The CSR and Ethical Business Society, London School of Economics, roundtable on “Fashion the Future: Towards Sustainability in the Fashion Industry” as part of their project week on sustainability. The clothing industry is the second most polluting industry […]

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Interactive sustainable materials and sourcing workshop

9th March 2017     Event Fabrics Fashion Sustainable The Sustainable Angle

Last week The Sustainable Angle’s curator Amanda Johnston was invited by the London College of Fashion’s Cordwainers Accessory and Footwear to hold an interactive sustainable materials and sourcing workshop for students and staff.  The workshop started with a presentation discussing the fashion and textile industry’s devastating ecological footprint and social impacts, and how the materials […]

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Over 2000 fabrics showcased at the 6th Future Fabrics Expo

2nd February 2017     Future Fabrics Expo

Between 25-26th January 2017 The Sustainable Angle welcomed 650 visitors to the 6th edition of the Future Fabrics Expo, at the beautiful Iris Studios in London. This year’s edition successfully showcased over 2000 fashion materials with a lower environmental impact. Alongside sustainable innovative fabrics with a lower environmental footprint, low impact leathers and leather alternatives […]

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Dressed and Fed: Striving to responsibly source what we eat and wear in the 21st century

2nd February 2017     Event Future Fabrics Expo Future Fabrics Virtual Expo

TSA 2nd annual lecture 24th January 2017 The Sustainable Angle recently hosted its second annual lecture as part of our work focusing on the edible environment, with an aim to strengthening our connection with where our food comes from and fostering a better understanding of sustainable food and agriculture systems. The specific aim of this […]

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Rubber from the Amazon Rainforest by FLAVIA AMADEU

27th January 2017     Ethical Event Fabrics Fashion Future Fabrics Expo Future Fabrics Virtual Expo Interview Sourcing

At the Sustainable Angle we spend much of our time researching and sourcing innovative textiles and materials with a lower environmental footprint and reducing the fashion industry’s over-dependency on conventional cotton and polyester. These materials are showcased in the annual Future Fabrics Expo as well as in workshops and Pop ups throughout the year, and […]

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Kassim Denim – Every Fade, Has a Story

24th January 2017     Ethical Event Fabrics Fashion Future Fabrics Expo Future Fabrics Virtual Expo Interview

The Sustainable Angle teamed up with our longstanding sponsor of the Future Fabrics Expo, Kassim Denim to talk about the future of denim. We have had the pleasure of showcasing the forward-thinking Pakistan based mill Kassim Denim for several years now, and are delighted to welcome them back once again as sponsors of the 6th Future Fabrics […]

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ZERO IMPACT LEATHER BY DANI S.p.A

22nd December 2016     Fabrics Fashion Future Fabrics Expo Future Fabrics Virtual Expo Interview Sourcing Sustainable

At the Sustainable Angle we spend much of our time researching and sourcing innovative textiles and materials with a lower environmental footprint and reducing the fashion industry’s over-dependency on conventional cotton and polyester. These materials are showcased in the annual Future Fabrics Expo as well as in workshops and Pop ups throughout the year, and […]

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Amanda Johnston talks over consumption with Harpers Bazaar Argentina

2nd December 2016     Fabrics Fashion Future Fabrics Expo Interview Press Sustainable The Sustainable Angle

Amanda Johnston of The Sustainable angle talks Supply chain, over consumption and researching sustainable textiles with Harpers Bazaar Argentina: It was a great pleasure to be interviewed by Harpers Bazaar Argentina for their November issue, during my recent visit to Argentina to participate in INTERDISENO 2016, the University Network knowledge exchange program.  After a hectic day at INTI […]

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Field to Fashion – Why GOTS Delivers Sustainability

29th November 2016     Ethical Fabrics Fashion Future Fabrics Expo Future Fabrics Virtual Expo Interview Sourcing Sustainable The Sustainable Angle

Part 2 At The Sustainable Angle we spend much of our time researching how fashion’s environmental impact can be lowered through textile innovation, and novel ideas to transform the fashion system and design practice. Certifications and standards play a hugely important part in the monitoring and transparency of these innovations and textile practices. Today we […]

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Harpers Bazaar Argentina

24th November 2016     News

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Seminars at The 6th Future Fabrics Expo 25-26 Jan’17

24th November 2016     Event Fabrics Fashion Future Fabrics Expo Sourcing Sustainable The Sustainable Angle

We are delighted to introduce seminars at the 6th Future Fabrics Expo in London, 25-26 Jan’17 10am-5pm., a showcase of 1500+ materials with a lower environmental impact, accompanied by background information on sustainability in fashion. Speakers from The Sustainable Apparel Coalition, The Responsible Wool Standard, Textile Exchange, GOTS and DANI S.p.A. Sustainable Leathers will present […]

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Modint Sustainable Material Seminar, Amsterdam

22nd November 2016     Event Fabrics Fashion Sourcing Sustainable The Sustainable Angle

In October Amanda Johnston travelled to Amsterdam, to present and showcase a selection of fabrics from The Sustainable Angle’s collection at Modint, the Dutch trade association and consultancy for fashion, interior design, and textiles at their headquarters in Zeist. Amanda presented to an audience of SME’s and led an interactive seminar for Modint members about […]

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Field to Fashion – Why GOTS Delivers Sustainability

17th November 2016     Ethical Fabrics Fashion Future Fabrics Expo Future Fabrics Virtual Expo Interview Press Sourcing Sustainable The Sustainable Angle

Part 1 At The Sustainable Angle we spend much of our time researching how fashion’s environmental impact can be lowered through textile innovation, and novel ideas to transform the fashion system and design practice. Certifications and standards play a hugely important part in the monitoring and transparency of these innovations and textile practices. Today we […]

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Sustainable material and sourcing workshop

8th November 2016     Event Fabrics Sourcing Sustainable The Sustainable Angle

Last week The Sustainable Angle’s Amanda Johnston was invited by GLE ONE London to hold an interactive sustainable materials and sourcing workshop. The workshop was hosted by UFKT (UK Fashion & Textile Association) at their Headquarters in Holborn. Aimed at London based designers and brands the free workshop was initiated to focus on sustainable materials […]

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Sustainable Networking event hosted by SUSS UK

4th November 2016     Event Fashion Invitation Sustainable

Join SUSS UK – the start-up behind this year’s Sustainable September event for a Saturday networking event dedicated to those working within the sustainable industry.  Any brand, big or small, start-up or barely begun, that’s looking to meet likeminded people, expand their contacts within the sustainable industry and form connections for future partnership and collaborations. […]

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The Sustainable Angle talks sustainable materials in Argentina

1st November 2016     Fashion Students Sustainable The Sustainable Angle

  The Sustainable Angle’s educational consultant and curator Amanda Johnston recently travelled to Argentina to present seminars and participate in workshops during a British Council and London College of Fashion knowledge exchange initiative during DISENO 2016. The program began in Buenos Aires, with a lecture to an audience of SME’s about the issues surrounding the fashion […]

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