Tag: synthetic materials

Veg-tan leather and the vegans: COTANCE clarifies confusion

The leather industry’s representative body in the European Union, COTANCE, has issued a statement to clarify what vegetable tanned leather is. It said it felt the need to share the information because of confusion that has arisen between vegetable tanned leather and synthetic alternative products misusing the term ‘leather’ and juxtaposing it with ‘vegan’. Vegetable…

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Where does leather come from? And what will you think about leather now?

via portugueseshoes.pt Where does leather come from? What is the true origin of the leather? What’s its use? The ecological responsibility advents not always answer these questions clearly. The animal exploitation is uniquely destined to the production of fashion products or is the fashion industry just recycling waste? “A Future for European Leather!” is a…

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What will people wear in the future?

via The Economist What will people wear in the future? Innovation in fashion is sparking radical change. In the future clothes could be computers, made with materials designed and grown in a lab.   A new wave of innovation is fueling a radical change in fashion. Wearable technology, data, automation and lab-grown materials will have…

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