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Material sourcing uncovered

Fashion is an ever-changing industry; stay informed on what’s happening through Material Exchange’s blog posts here.

Material sourcing uncovered

Fashion is an ever-changing industry; stay informed on what’s happening through Material Exchange’s blog posts here.

Frank, the fashion sourcing assistant

Meet Frank: The hero of the unsung heroes

Frank is a bear – but he’s not just any old bear. He’s a bear who knows a thing or two about sourcing. And he’s here to help brands find the best materials for their needs in no time at all. Read more on how right here.

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Frank, the fashion sourcing assistant

Meet Frank: The hero of the unsung heroes

Frank is a bear – but he’s not just any old bear. He’s a bear who knows a thing or two about sourcing. And he’s here to help brands find the best materials for their needs in no time at all. Read more on how right here.

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Blue Infinity dye technology by Crescent Bahuman Limited
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Katie Syk

Denim’s shake up with Blue Infinity

The denim that goes into every pair of jeans that’s produced leaves a large footprint on our planet. It doesn’t have to be that way anymore, though – and with Crescent Bahuman’s new Blue Infinity dye technology, a sustainable alternative is here, now. Read all about it in our latest blog post.

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Swimming man in jeans, water-conscious denim
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Katie Syk

True denim, made with far less water

It’s an unfortunate fact that on average, a single pair of jeans is made using 11,000 liters of water. Prosperity Textile’s new technology cuts this number by 90%. Read about what they’re doing to drastically reduce water use in the production of high-quality denim in our latest blog post here.

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man in denim jacket, deadstock
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Katie Syk

Your ultimate guide to buying deadstock fabric

An increasing number of brands are turning to deadstock fabrics to create clothing lines. But what’s important to remember when getting started with this excess material? And where to find it? We uncover all you need to know to start your own deadstock journey in this blog post.

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Digital Fashion = Sustainable Fashion
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Dor Lapid

Digital fashion = Sustainable fashion

The Deadstock Debut’s presence at the Kingpins Show Pop-up Event in Hong Kong has been marked by the addition of a brand-new hoodie made entirely of deadstock materials. Read more about the creation of this casual wear and why it’s so important here.

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a young pretty woman with long brown hair in a long white dress is walking through a field in the evening
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Katie Syk

Communicating fashion sustainability 

Brands big and small are adopting sustainability measures into their workflows – but how are they telling their audiences about them? The right wording around sustainability messaging is critical to sharing what’s happening. Read our blog post here for some thoughts on what to consider in crafting this communication and making the most of your efforts.

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Quick, sustainable fashion materials - woman in denim
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Katie Syk

Getting products to market quickly and sustainably

Consumers of apparel and footwear are increasingly seeking out sustainable products – but those in the business still need to consider their bottom lines. Fashion collections can now be created quickly without sacrificing sustainably. Find out how in this blog post.

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Digitization of fashion - Dries Augustnys
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Dejan Zvekic

Fashion’s slow transformation to digital

While fashion is often seen as an edgy, innovative industry, its digitization has been much slower than many others. A number of factors contribute to this delay – read more about them and what needs to happen in order to make the shift in our blog post here.

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Football team's sustainable uniforms
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Morgan Fracasse

Major players take a shot at sustainability

Sports fanatics aren’t usually focused on the materials that make up players’ uniforms – but perhaps this huge apparel niche deserves more consideration when it comes to responsible fashion. Read on to learn more about why sustainability is an important factor in the fashion of sports and what steps are being taken to move toward it.

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