Production & Suppliers

3 Companies Collaborating to Produce a Sustainable Footwear Solution

​The 2019 Copenhagen Fashion Summit has called for collaboration in sustainability; here, Hannah Rochell looks at a brilliant example of that being put into practice.

Footwear is often seen as a sector within the fashion industry that is lagging behind in the sustainability conversation. Perhaps it’s because traditional shoes are largely made from leather, and the animal vs synthetic debate is such a complex one, environmentally and ethical-speaking. Maybe it’s because the construction of shoes is, or at least has been, a process which involves many materials and components, so it takes more effort to be fully traceable. Or it could simply be because the ind…