The production, use and end-of-life of clothing all have an impact on our health. But greater ecological awareness could turn the tide.
International career mobility can give people valuable knowledge and expertise to be used in their home country.
Maman Creppy was one of Togo’s original Nana Benzes who had created a powerful wax cloth empire.
By washing our clothes, we release microfibres into the environment which are then ingested by marine animals.
From fibre to fabric. The process of making textiles has been important to humans for almost 35,000 years.
Everything you need to know about non-woven polypropylene, the fabric now recommended for use as a filter in cloth face masks: What it is, what to look for and where to find it.
At-home mask makers should carefully consider fit and fabric variables when designing face coverings to help prevent transmission of SARS-CoV-2.
There is no solution to the unethical, unsustainable fashion industry – yet
Many major luxury goods firms have long made place a key part of their identity, and a visit to a traditional silk-weaving centre in Vietnam shows that the approach could work for small firms too.
Consumers are only benefitting from cheap clothes at considerable cost to the environment and by exploitation of a poor, vulnerable garment workers.
Many homes are already smart – but they’re about to get much smarter.
Summer may have come to an official end, but the plastics from your bathers might still be at the beach!
The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries, woven around 1500, have been called the ‘Mona Lisa of the Middle Ages’. While they make for breathtaking viewing, their threads are encoded with much meaning.
The closure of one of London’s most famous clubs is part of a bigger and more worrying trend in the city.