Material Exchange

Katie Syk

Fashion industry goes digital

Fashion’s digital transformation

The fashion industry is in the midst of some big changes right now – and for good reason, too. For decades, the apparel and footwear market has been laden with inefficiencies and practices that harm the Earth. Thankfully, that’s starting to change now. Here, we dig in to what’s happening when it comes to digitization in fashion today.

World Water Day water droplet

Fashion and water: a complex affair

Water and the apparel industry have been deeply intertwined since the production of apparel first began. For thousands of years, water has been used to dye handmade materials. Now, as a tribute to the value of water on this World Water Day, we thought we’d take a look at the latest when it comes to apparel, footwear, and H2O.