You may be hearing some chatter about digital printing and wondering if that's right for your team. Is it sustainable? Is it cheaper? Is it the best strategy for your production? Let's find out.
By Jessica Kelly, Founder & CEO, THR3EFOLD
Does publishing your factories make you more sustainable? The short answer is no. Listing your factories does not make you more ethical or more sustainable, it simply makes you more transparent. Your factories could be great or they could only be mediocre (I hope not worse) but that doesn’t mean they are better than other fashion brands who choose not to list their factories openly.
In the 70’s, polyester changed the fashion industry. It was cheap, durable, and easy to clean. However, years later we began to learn the toxic properties and their problem on the environment. Today textile science seems to be advancing yet again and in a much more eco-friendly fashion. Here’s the 5 most surprising (and yummy) ingredients making sustainable textiles the latest trend in fashion.
All photos provided by Mela Artisans
Here at THR3EFOLD, our team is very passionate about creating opportunity for people in the developing world. We are convinced, through our personal travel experience, that providing stable, good jobs is the best way to change lives, communities, and nations for the future. We sat down with Rebecca Travis, Assistant Designer at Mela Artisans to learn why they too have put all their eggs in this basket and how they're doing it. Learn about their economic development through artisan jobs here.
After much time, many conversations, and going nearly cross-eyed staring at Photoshop, it's finally here. Introducing Deadstock District: A place for the fashion industry to sell their fabric liability, source deadstock fabric, and reduce textile waste. Is Deadstock District for you? Let's find out.
It’s been a while since we brought you a reading list. So if you’ve already ready everything on 10 Must Read Books About Ethical Fashion or The Top 10 Books on Sustainable Fashion we have a fresh and easy list for you to click to buy today and get your 2018 off to a motivated and educated head start.
The fashion industry can unanimously agree that our impact on the planet is a problem. Yet, we cannot agree on a solution. And by way of inaction, we collectively choose to do nothing at all. But you are different. You personally are responsible for the materials you choose for your team and you know that choosing natural fibers will allow you to be more sustainable. Right? Here’s why.
It's that time of year again, Texworld USA is around the corner and you should be there because FOMO. But seriously, here's why it's beneficial for your team to attend Texworld this January.
Are you obsessed with fashion? Constantly dreaming of traveling? Perhaps have a burning heart to save a turbulent world? Then THR3EFOLD might just be the perfect place to blend your skills with your passions and get on the ground floor of a start up out to change the fashion industry. We are looking for volunteers in the following areas.
Fashion is a 3 trillion dollar industry. In today’s digital world it has never been easier to start up a brand from your couch, however never has the market been this flooded either. So how do you compete in this noisy market? What story do you tell? What factory do you manufacture from? And how do you know when you’re ready to move production abroad? Here’s 3 key signs to crossing the pond.