The arrival of Covid-19 has sparked a veritable landslide in the fashion world in recent months. You would almost forget that a lot happened that the pandemic was not left or right. FashionUnited lists five remarkable developments in the fashion world that had nothing – or well, almost nothing – to do with the corona crisis.
ThredUp launches the Fashion Footprint Calculator
On January 16, ThredUp, an American platform for second-hand clothing, presents a simple and cheerful-looking tool that allows consumers to calculate the environmental impact of their wardrobe in an instant. Eleven questions, ranging from “How often do you buy clothes (new or second-hand)?” and “How many pieces of clothing do you buy per year?” to “Where do you buy your clothes?” calculates the ‘Fashion Footprint Calculator’ the amount of CO2 emitted as a result of the buying behavior of the user and comparing it with that of other consumers. Does the meter turn red? ThredUp also offers tips in the tool for more sustainable buying behavior.
Raf Simons joins Prada
At the end of February the message comes that Raf Simons joined Prada adds. The Belgian designer, formerly creative director at Dior and Calvin Klein, will officially share the creative leadership of the Italian luxury brand with Miuccia Prada from April 2. The – already much discussed – first collection that the duo designs together will be shown in September 2020. Simons is also still chief designer of his own brand.
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