Co-creation strategies are defining the future of the apparel industry, with social entrepreneurs aligning leading global brands and artisans worldwide. Nearly 60% of production in the fashion industry happens inside family homes, not factories. The true size and scope of the apparel industry’s home-based workforce is unknown, but estimates show that approximately 300 million people, Read More →

Transforming tradition 4 January The Finnish-born, Paris-based shoemaker Achilles Ion Gabriel is a master of reinterpretation. The Derby, Chelsea and work boot are all transformed in his latest offering of offbeat footwear. Incorporating thick soles, contrasting toecaps and a juxtaposition of block colours through the brand’s signature strap detailing, Achilles’ work plays with androgyny, convention Read More →