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New on Renoon: LVRSustainable by LuisaViaRoma

Renoon is proud to announce a partnership with one of our most loved and like‑minded platforms: LVRSustainable. 

LVRSustainable is LuisaViaRoma’s curated selection of the sustainable brands, collections and special collaborations with renowned nonprofits that benefit social causes. 

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#LVRSUSTAINABLE aims to build a global sustainable community and to promote creativity by supporting conscious fashion: organic, vegan, ethical trade, eco-friendly, women’s empowerment, special projects, upcycling & recycling, and luxury & craftsmanship products. 

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‘It’s in our interest to make a change and find initiatives that foster social responsibility and sensitisation about the environmental difficulties we are facing,’ says Maria Fernanda Hernandez. With a background in human rights, she is head of global projects and sustainability at LuisaViaRoma.

To guide you through LVRSustainable selection, this is what you can’t miss: 

New on Renoon: pieces from LVRSustainable that are exciting us the most

This is the selection of organic cotton, hemp and recycled nylon items, perfect for summer:

 

 

Finally, a bag collection with biodegradable, recycled and regenerated materials, where even the tags are made from recycled paper, as well as all the packaging used for shipments.

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Shop Themoirè directly at LVRSustainable

New on Renoon: what to read from LVRSustainable Diary

Learn more about some of the brands and exclusive collections from these two diary entries on LVRSustainable section:

LUISAVIAROMA Sustainable on renoon

LVR Sustainable: Zohra Rahman: Read on LVRSustainable

LUISAVIAROMA SUSTAINABLE on renoon

LVRSUSTAINABLE celebrates Earth Day 2020: Read on LVRSustainable

Renoon combines new sustainable collections from multiple websites in one place: Shop All.

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RENEWS

The Only App You Need to Be Sustainable when Shopping Fashion

Want to shop with your values and sustainably? We have an app to help you with that!

Renoon combines your love for fashion and the planet with an app that finds options that best fit your style and contribute to the positive changes you want to see in the world.

Renoon empowers you to find products and shop consciously

From ethical shopping to latest innovations, select products from hundreds of brands and filters made with the most innovative materials and that suits your values. Renoon is constantly expanding products, collections and materials. Staying on top of what is new, whenever you really need something. 

Sustainable Fashion App

Personalize your experience by following bands and materials; track items by adding them to favourites. 

Sustainable Fashion App

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(iOS App coming soon)

Find the latest Sustainable Fashion items and collections from brands worldwide. Renoon lets you search through thousands of products that meet high sustainability criteria. 

Tell us what you think of our app! When you create an account you can learn more about Renoon and find any questions that you have in the Help & FAQ section.

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Download the app and join thousands of others combining their love for Style and Planet. 

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Not Your Average Organic T-Shirt: Your Guide to Finding the Best

Every morning Heleen Spruijt and Nadine Bronwasser – two long-time friends who believe in ethical life- had the same problem. Both of them used to spend ages deciding what to wear before facing exhausting days at work.
They decided to remedy this hostile challenge: they came up with the idea of creating a line that would inspire women and facilitate their process of choosing what to wear everyday.

Where to find your not average Organic T-Shirt

This is how Neeve, an Amsterdam based sustainable brand, was born. The aim is to create women’s effortless looks that are sophisticated, versatile and minimalistic.
Their lightweight and essential garments should be a must-have in wardrobes, have different shades and small details that make them special and not just “your average shirt”.

Where to find your not average Organic T-Shirt

The name Neeve comes from the Old Irish ‘Niam’, which means ‘bright, radiant’. Therefore sustainability is the core of the brand, placing respect for the environment, people and ethical values at the centre of their production line.
For their first collection, made in Portugal and launched in January 2020, they only use 100% organic cotton from Tanzania that is GOTS certified.

Whether you’re looking for the perfect organic basic tee to wear under your blazer, Neeve has a wide range of ideal items for your working busy days:

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RENEWS

From PUMA s new sustainable collab to heirloom fashion

Each week, Re-news brings you the latest trends and developments in sustainable fashion.  Find new articles each week in the Read section.

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PUMA x First Mile Sustainable Sportswear Launch

PUMA has launched a partnership with First Mile to create a sustainable sportswear collection of both footwear and clothing.

Puma X First Mile, the collection created with recycled plastic

First Mile is a network organization that aims to strengthen micro-economies in Haiti, Honduras, and Taiwan by collecting plastic bottles to create sustainable jobs and reduce environmental waste. First Mile turns the collected waste into recycled polyester, which is the material that Puma has used this collection.

Learn more at Hypebeast.com->

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What Makes Sustainable Fashion?

Gabriela Hearst’s newest collection shows that fashion is only as sustainable as its staying power.

Gabriela Hearst, Fall 2020

Gabriela Hearst’s newest collection at NYFW had a clear message: If you make something signature, something women love, then you have made a sustainable garment because you have made something non-disposable.
That should be the yardstick against which all else is measured. That is the difference between an heirloom and landfill. And that should be the goal of all designers all the time, whether or not they are measuring their carbon imprint or researching materials made from pineapple […]

Continue reading on nytimes.com ->

Diesel Debuts An Upcycled Demin Collection At Milan Fashion Week

The 42-year-old Italian brand famed for its denim is launching “Diesel Upcycling For” a biannual collection that will use Diesel’s dead-stock, old prototypes and leftover materials.

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For transparency, every item in the collection will have a QR code that can be scanned, providing customers with a photographic timeline of all the processes used. “It’s a matter of education – once we have that we can make the right choices,” says Rosso, Diesel Sustainability Ambassador and Upcycling Artistic Director.

Read more at Vogue.com ->

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Cover image: PUMA, Sies Marjan, fall 2020 Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times

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From Nike Space Hippie to sustainable fashion projections

Like every week, Re-news bring you fresh information to keep up with your sustainability hunger. Do you Know your Thing? From trends and inspirations to hard-core and “know-it-all” articles you will love reading. Coming every week on this Read section.

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Nike Space Hippie, the sneakers created using Nike’s own space junk

Many shoe brands are becoming more aware of climate urgency, and Nike is no exception. 

Nike Space Hippie, the sneakers created using Nike’s own space junk

The four models presented in its “Space Hippie” collection are made 100% with factory remnants: the scrap material from factory floors left over from the manufacturer’s other products.

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Lee Jeans launches range of fully biodegradable denim

Despite sustainable clothing developments in recent years, the fashion industry is still having a substantial negative effect on the environment.

Lee Jeans launches range of fully biodegradable denim

Items in the ‘Back to Nature’ collection are made using entirely compostable linen-cotton yarns, and no rivets, so that when the garment is no longer needed, the buttons can be unscrewed for re-use and the rest is just thrown into the compost […]

Continue reading on Standard.co.Uk ->

Get ready for a year of climate emergency declarations

Last month, the cities of Barcelona, San Diego, Boston, and Nottingham all officially declared climate emergencies. 

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“We can no longer afford to say we need to act on climate for our kids and our grandkids. The effects are happening now,” Boston city councillor Matt O’Malley told Quartz. O’Malley put forward the climate emergency resolution passed by the city in January.

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‘Clothing designed to become garbage’ — Fashion industry grapples with pollution, waste issues

The $2.5 trillion fashion industry is one of the biggest polluters and the second-biggest consumer of water.

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Hannah George grew up shopping at the malls in Ithaca, New York, where she stocked up on the latest affordable trends at retailers such as H&M and Forever 21.

The 25-year-old abruptly stopped, however, when she went to college and learned about fashion industry pollution, a major driver of climate change. She shifted toward buying […]

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What is Piñatex? A sustainable material and where to shop it.

Let’s find something new. Alternatives to leather might fit into two categories: 
#1 those made of plastic-based materials 
#2 more natural ones. 
Beware of category #1: some substitutes might actually be less eco-friendly than leather itself.

So what is Piñatex®?

An alternative to leather, you can guess by now.

Made from pineapple leaf fibre, it is an innovative natural textile that fits into the second category.

Why sustainable

Pineapple agriculture creates waste: the remaining leaves are then called a “byproduct” of the industry. Normally, these are burned or discarded. Here comes Piñatex®: the leaves are taken and made into a leather-looking sustainable material.

Their use also creates an additional income stream for farming communities that otherwise rely on a seasonal harvest.

So, in the making of Piñatex® there is 
#1 Better use of natural resources
#2 Support of local farming communities

How efficient!

Who makes Piñatex®?

Ananas Anam is the company behind the leather substitute within the values of a circular economy. Combining research and innovation Ananas Anam’s mission is to enhance the well-being of the earth and its people through the entire life cycle of the product (the company’s inspiration is the Cradle to Cradle® approach).

Piñatex® is made in the Philippines with low water use, low production waste and without the use of nasty chemicals banned by the Cradle to Cradle® list.

What’s more is that the production happens in a so-called closed loop system: what comes out of it is used as a fertilizer or biofuel. So, nothing goes lost (except our mind for not having used this material before).

The non-woven mesh is also biodegradable!

Being eco-intelligent is easier than ever. Renoon gathers all products made of Piñatex®

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From fashion revivals to misinformation uncovered

As every week, Re-new brings you fresh news to keep up with your sustainability hunger. Know your thing: from trends and inspirations to hard-core and “know-it-all” articles you will love reading. Coming every week on this Read section.

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This 40-Year-Old Shoe Is On The Brink Of A Major Revival

Shoes may not be able to talk, but they have a way of saying a lot about a person.

This 40-Year-Old Shoe Is On The Brink Of A Major Revival

In a digital age where our wardrobes have morphed into uniform derivatives of what we’re constantly being force-fed online, a collective craving for this Fluevog-ian kind of originality is starting to emerge […]

[…] If there’s one trend wave Fluevog has been riding long before it was cool, it’s the sustainability one — another part of its brand DNA that’ll attract a new breed of fans. As consumers become increasingly aware of their role within a larger ecosystem that needs both improving and protecting, they’ll rely on brands like Fluevog to help them make better choices  […]

Continue reading on Refinery29.com ->

Fashion has a misinformation problem. That’s bad for the environment.

Questionable facts plague the conversation around sustainability and fashion, and that makes the industry harder to regulate.

Fashion has a misinformation problem. That’s bad for the environment.

Whenever a fashion brand makes a commitment to offset its carbon emissions, it needs to explain why it matters. Whenever a journalist like me writes a story about, say, activists protesting London Fashion Week, I also need to tell you why you should care  […]

Continue reading on Vox.com ->

Sustainable Ways Stars Could Tackle The BAFTAs Red Carpet

As the BAFTAs encourages celebrities to dress consciously this year, we look at why awards season is actually the perfect eco-platform for vintage and sustainable fashion.

Sustainable Ways Stars Could Tackle The BAFTAs Red Carpet

Now, BAFTA has given all guests attending the awards a sustainable fashion guide, created by the London College of Fashion, as part of its wider sustainability efforts – which include making the ceremony carbon neutral […]

Continue reading on Vogue.com ->

Nordstrom Launches Sustainable Secondhand “See You Tomorrow” Reselling Initiative

Spotlighting brands such as adidas, Off-White™ and Burberry from January 31.

Nordstrom Launches Sustainable Secondhand "See You Tomorrow" Reselling Initiative

Nordstrom is launching a new sustainable initiative dubbed “See You Tomorrow” in which it will sell secondhand luxury clothes online and at its New York flagship store, as reported by The Business of Fashion  […]

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H&M ACCUSED OF ‘GREENWASHING’ OVER PLANS TO MAKE CLOTHES FROM SUSTAINABLE FABRIC

‘’Fashion this fast can never and will never be sustainable‘’ says Venetia La Manna

H&M ACCUSED OF ‘GREENWASHING’ OVER PLANS TO MAKE CLOTHES FROM SUSTAINABLE FABRIC

The Scandinavian fashion giants will be the first retailer to sell garments made from the material, which is produced by Swedish company Re:newcell

[…] However, the move has been criticised by anti-fast fashion campaigner, Venetia La Manna, who tells The Independent that it is another example of H&M “greenwashing” its consumers  […]

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Water-Neutrality is the fresh trend you will start hearing about

In just a few months your favorite brands were going / announcing future steps towards being carbon neutral (read more here)

Is water-neutral the next big thing?

Know your thing: Fashion is thirsty

By 2025, 2/3 of the planet will not have access to fresh water.
You need to know that the fashion industry is really thirsty.
Re-using treated water and minimizing waste at the same time could be the option.

What does water-neutral mean?

In short: reducing the water footprint as much as possible.
It means stopping any waste of even the tiniest drop of water and/or compensating for the water that cannot be used again. Basically the concept is very similar to carbon-neutrality. Easy.

Brands becoming water-neutral?

Breaking it down, to become water-neutral they need to:

#1

do the ‘’maximum’’ to reduce existing water footprint(reducing, re-using and cleaning fresh water)

#2
Compensate the lost water by investing in or supporting water
saving projects in proportion of the lost water.

Stay in check

Brands being water-neutral should keep both action #1 and #2 in check. Compensating for water only is an over-stretch of water-neutrality just like carbon neutrality.

Spot on facts to tell everyone else over coffee

The fashion industry uses 1/10 of all the water used industrially.

2700 liters of water are used for only one t-shirt.

How to be the best at saving water?

Start by switching your jeans and basics buying habits.

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Find sustainable jeans

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Find sustainable basics

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4 pieces on Sustainable Fashion you need to check out

As every week, Re-new brings you fresh news to keep up with your sustainability hunger. Know your thing: from trends and inspirations to hard-core and “know-it-all” articles you will love reading.

Coming every week on this Read section.

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How To Be More Sustainable In 2020, As Advised By 8 Fashion Insiders

For 2020, you may have noticed an uptick in conversation around resolutions that revolve around reducing environmental impact.

News in sustainable fashion how to start

The start of a new year serves as a time of both reflection and goal setting. Chat to your friends and you’ll find this often manifests in the form of personal objectives like eating healthier or prioritizing financial stability. However, for 2020, you may have noticed an uptick in conversation around resolutions that revolve around reducing environmental impact. The question that’s on just about everyone’s lips is how can I be more sustainable? Through the lens of fashion […]

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Is cashmere bad for the planet?

Should we be purchasing the luxury material if we want to support sustainability?

Sustainable materials and news in one place

We are entering a new age in fashion where, with every single purchase we make, we need to stand back and consider exactly what it is that we are buying and how it might impact our planet. In light of this, cashmere stands out as a bit of a contentious […]

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The Fashion Roadman Breaks Down Sustainable Fashion (For Dummies)

Sustainability and ethics are things that I believe people in fashion should take more seriously. In today’s video I have highlighted the importance.

Sustainability and ethics are things that I believe people in fashion should take more seriously. In today's video I have highlighted the importance.

Host, Odunayo Ojo, spells out sustainability for those who have no clue or are unassuming to the fashion industries ploys and pander to the idea. Get up-to-date on the status quo of sustainable fashion and ethical practices […]

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Bafta attendees have been asked to rewear old dresses on the red carpet

As is the same in every industry, awards shows are facing questions over their environmental footprint, with many of them making huge strides towards being more sustainable […]

Bafta attendees have been asked to rewear old dresses on the red carpet

[…]   Sustainability is very important to Bafta, and we’re doing more than ever before,” a spokesperson told us. “The goal is that the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 will be carbon neutral […]Continue reading on HarpersBazaar ->

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3 materials to avoid if you want to dress sustainably

No overload of information: let’s start with the worst 3 materials to avoid at all cost if dressing sustainably is at the top of your list for a conscious 2020. Fashion is more damaging than the transportation and aviation industries together; we might all already know that. 
But no panic, do something.

The main materials to avoid in order to minimize your impact
#1: Acrylic

no no fabric is acrylic: for starters, it is not easily recycled nor is it readily biodegradable. Not to mention the high toxic substances it involves during manufacturing that are very dangerous to human health.

3 materials to avoid if you want to dress sustainably

The main materials to avoid in order to minimize your impact
#2: Fur

Long gone are the days when we need some creature’s skin to feel warm. It is not a coincidence that some countries have come to ban fur farming (Norway, Japan, UK, Belgium) and large cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco have banned fur sales.

3 materials to avoid if you want to dress sustainably

The main materials to avoid in order to minimize your impact
#3: Viscose

Chemicals all over! Viscose is one of other wood-based fabrics that makes use of hazardous chemicals and natural resources (the plantation of these trees has been linked to the destruction of the Rainforest).

More info is yet to come: other bad materials vs innovative ones we could definitely start loving.

Know your thing.

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