• Armedangels and sustainable design: “Not just throwing nice products on the market”

    1 month ago - By Fashion United

    INTERVIEW
    German sustainable fashion label Armedangels has revised its denim collection. The new jeans for women and men not only fit better but have also been produced in a water-saving manner and completely without the use of chemicals. Sara Maier from Armedangels talks about the difficulty and beauty of working sustainably as a designer.
    Armedangels has been offering denim since 2015 but now the label wants to increase its focus further. The market is undeniably huge, with a pair of jeans being a staple in almost everybody's wardrobe. At the same time, denim is considered one of...
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  • Chinese denim producer Prosperity Textiles invests in waste-saving technology

    Chinese denim producer Prosperity Textiles invests in waste-saving technology

    1 month ago - By Fashion United

    A new partnership between Chinese denim producer Prosperity Textile and
    Italian weaving machinery supplier Itema signifies a step in the right direction for sustainability. The partnership will see Prosperity using
    Itema's new waste-saving iSAVERTM weaving technology in its new factory in
    Vietnam. The new machine, developed by ItemaLabTM, is able to completely eliminate the left-hand ‘weft' waste usually produced during weaving, reducing the need for additional yarns.
    Itema estimates that iSAVERTM will save 1,000 kilograms of cotton per machine per year , avoiding the waste of 20 million...
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