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Sustainability

As consumer demand for sustainable, ethically-sourced products heightens, here at WGSN we’re dedicated to highlighting the opportunities this challenge presents across the board.

36 posts  |  Last entry Sep 19, 2019

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Why sustainability within fashion is crucial for brands

As consumer awareness around the climate crisis and fashion’s heavy impact on it increases, sustainability is a key word on everyone’s lips. It’s crucial …

“Vibrant colour options are constantly given to us by the natural world”

Here at WGSN, we’ve been looking at natural dyes, both as a source of inspiration for colour but also as a possible option for …

Creating Tomorrow: products (and people) with purpose

At WGSN we’ve identified an emerging consumer tribe called the Kindness Keepers who, driven by the casualisation of hate culture, income inequality and narrowing intellectual viewpoints, are fighting back with empathy, local action – and their wallets.

Creating Tomorrow: future-proofing our planet

I grew up in Stroud, a sleepy little town in Gloucestershire, UK. I might have lived in London for more than half my life, but Stroud is still home. Up until a few weeks back, its biggest claim to fame was the fact that once a year lots of people throw themselves down a near-vertical hill to chase a large cheese.

Creating Tomorrow: a sustainable future

There are business leaders out there who are finding time between spreadsheets to think about the future of the planet.

WGSN Beauty

Beauty and the packaging beast

With annual e-commerce transactions now at 40 billion and rising, beauty brands can do their bit to combat #packagingfail. They can also save money …

Meet Huemn of India

Huemn is a sustainable young fashion brand from India founded by Shyma Shetty & Pranav Misra. Using fashion as their chosen vehicle, the designer …

Introducing WGSN Beauty.

Welcome to WGSN Beauty

We asked executives from the beauty industry what keeps them up at night – and have created a forecasting product to help them sleep better.

Waste No More: Eileen Fisher’s Latest Endeavor Turns Discarded Clothing Into Art

A long white dining table stretched out like a runway through the center of Eileen Fisher’s latest hybrid retail space in Brooklyn. The dinner …

By Humankind: Refillable personal care that blends design with sustainability

Sustainability has had a major visual rebrand, with many eco products now featuring Instagram-ready packaging. Get to know a new player in this space, by Humankind.

Gen Z: Building New Beauty

What does the next generation want from beauty brands and products? WGSN's latest white paper takes a deep dive into how Gen Z are building beauty. WGSN's Rebecca Stevenson reports.

UAU Project explores 3D printing for everyday household objects

3D printing is the best way to make good design accessible, says UAU Project founders. Take a look at the design practice's latest creation.