A Movement Towards Circularity in Fashion & Textiles

“That is the paradox of the epidemic: that in order to create one contagious movement, you often have to create many small movements first.” Malcolm Gladwell, The Tipping Point On the 22nd of November, a group of 50 professionals, eager to make the fashion and textile industry brighter and cleaner, gathered in Zurich for our Circular […]

Sustainable Fashion in Geneva

Unbeknownst to many, among the century-old luxury shops, exclusive boutiques, and chain stores, there is a small but growing movement in Geneva, of retailers offering fashion items made with special attention to social and environmental causes.  The aim of our Connect & Explore afternoon, two weeks ago in Geneva, was primarily to provide an opportunity […]

Opportunities of Circularity in Fashion

In the past, fashion houses built a reputation based on craftsmanship and the quality of the wool, cotton, silk or leather that they used. Clothes were made to last, and for a specific purpose, whether it was a dress for a duchess, or sturdy trousers for workers. Because resources were labour intensive to collect, they […]

Whatever you do, do something

People keep asking us what ‘good’ means in the retail world? Is ‘good’, perfect? Is doing one thing well, good enough? As beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, ‘good’ in the fashion retail world somewhat lies in the eyes of the beholder too. ‘Good’ can be about how factory workers are treated; whether […]