Yes, you read right: You can grow your own effective, particle-filtering mask at home in future. All you need is water, sugar, tea – and a certain bacteria.
Coronavirus masks are an integral part of our lives these days whether we like it or not. The designer world has responded quickly, turning a necessity into a fashionable accessory – hip, elegant and stylish.
Are haircare products now being misshelved with the noodles? While they may look like they belong in a high-class salon, Moscow designer Nikita Konkin’s elegant packaging displays pasta.
It looks like leather, and feels like leather - but it's actually made out of apples! A Swiss company is breaking new ground in the fashion industry with a unique, vegan handbag collection. Made of fruit waste.
Space Between is a New Zealand social enterprise challenging waste and exploitation in the clothing industry. Its first collection transforms unwanted postal uniforms into stunning new fashion pieces.
They are young, elegant, and extremely well-dressed: the new dandies of Johannesburg. Retro is trending in many African countries, and so is the vintage fashion collective Khumbula.
The fashion industry has long been slow in adopting new technology tools. Now things are really taking off though: Some thoughts on mass customization and a new generation of makers.
How the cloth scraps from Cambodian textile factories become colourful designer clothing in the fashion boutiques of Europe and North America.
Whether it is wearable tech or the optimisation of production processes – the fashion industry is profiting immensely from technical advances – as is the consumer.
Daring the impossible: the Dutch fashion brand Kuyichi is a pioneer in producing organic, fair trade jeans.
More colour for men’s calves! A Canadian start-up wants to bring a splash of colour to liven up the boring business uniform.
The fashion industry in Pakistan is still in a fledgling phase in comparison to India. But events like the Fashion Pakistan Week show: Pakistan is a country with a lot of fashion and rich in craft.
Funky Socks delivered monthly right to your door- that's what WeSell Socks is all about. And these socks have a social mission, too!
Sustainability has become a megatrend in fashion in recent years. But environmentally sustainable isn’t enough – social responsibility is also important. So what can we do?
Australian rapper Mars Castro turns bullet casings from Brazil's favelas into jewellery. Bling instead of bang, Mars da Favela instead of Mc Marsepan.