26 May ‘Sustainable Apparel’ Apparently Continues to Gain Momentum; Supply Chain Cited
“A new development by Eastman Chemical – fabric crafted from cellulosic yarn – may indicate that major businesses are willing to invest in sustainability and apparel. Eastman Chemical is working with O’More College of Design in Franklin, Tennessee, to test the fabric and make sure that the materials support sustainability and the “future needs of the market,” Jamie Atlas, O’More College of Design Chair of Fashion Programs told us. Eastman challenged O’More’s students to design evening wear using the fabric, called Naia. The gowns designed by the students debuted at the 2017 O’More Fashion Show on May 12, 2017.”
For more, click here to read the full article by Jennifer Hermes, originally published at the Environmental Leader.