The brand has announced that it has closed on a $14.5 million Series A funding round, financing which will allow the company to invest in its manufacturing capabilities, as well as in further material innovations.
The start of Wimbledon next Monday will see former champion Andy Murray competing in an “innovative” Merino wool kit that was developed by Castore’s Andy Murray-dedicated AMC brand and The Woolmark Company.
Following its first digital runway show dedicated to sustainable fashion in October of last year, the LA-based PR showroom agency is presenting Digital Cruise II, a virtual show created in partnership with EA Games.
An almost entirely digital London Fashion Week opened Saturday with humanitarian and eco-responsible visions, best exemplified by Bethany Williams, the socially engaged designer who has long used recycled garments.
The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, the organization that controls the calendar of Paris runway seasons has unveiled two new digital devices allowing fashion houses to measure their ecological impact.
Here’s one piece of positive tech for retail. Grosvenor Europe and technology firm MeltSpot have developed a digital tool to track the behaviour of visitors in shopping centres to identify areas of congestion.
From making algae-sequin dresses, dyeing clothes with bacteria to planting trackable pigments in cotton, an emerging tide of innovations offers the fashion industry a chance to clean up its woeful environmental record.
The New York-based fashion brand has announced that submissions are now open for its Plastic Innovation Prize, which challenges participants to come up with biologically degradable alternatives to thin-film plastic.