Every week, the Good On You team scours the internet, so you can have easy access to the ethical and sustainable fashion news that matters. Here’s everything you need to know this week.
In the know
Fashion United reports “American department store chain Nordstrom has been accused of selling counterfeit Patagonia sweatshirts and t-shirts, according to a lawsuit filed by the sustainable clothing brand.”
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As Bonnie Culbertson writes for Well+Good, more and more people are considering whether their climate conscious lifestyles match up with potential partners in the dating scene. The article highlights the importance of helping make any lifestyle changes easier to navigate for your partner, by suggesting tools and resources like Good On You for fashion or Too Good To Go for food.
“Well-known brands such as Adidas, Bestseller, C&A, H&M Group, Inditex, and VF International have joined forces with the Policy Hub – Circularity for Apparel & Footwear and Eunomia Research & Consulting to spearhead an initiative aimed at developing a comprehensive waste management system,” reports Fashion United.
‘Good’ and ‘Great’ news
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Neu Nomads is an ethics-first brand with a commitment to sustainability and traceability. Its mindfulness and dedication to doing things better extends from the fabrics to the factories, to packaging, the products, and now to you, by opening up a new channel to give every Neu Nomads item in your closet a second life.
Neu Nomads is excited to announce its partnership with TREET, a reseller brand that is leading the way in the fashion industry’s push towards full circle. Close the loop by ensuring that your favourite Neu Nomads pieces have a chance to become neu again in someone else’s closet, then receive credit to update your wardrove in turn with pre-owned pieces from the brand.
This World Oceans Day and for many days to come, you can sport your values on your feet with Cariuma’s new “Protect Our Oceans” kicks, made in collaboration with Coral Vita, a coral reef restoration organisation. “For each pair of this special collab purchased, we are restoring 10cm² of coral reef,” shares the brand. “Restoring our environment is an integral part of our mission as a company, and our beloved oceans are a part of that equation.” The eye-catching style is 100% vegan and made with organic cotton canvas and natural rubber for optimal comfort and fit.