Natalie Chanin helped pioneer the concept of locally made slow fashion in America. To secure that legacy, she’s turning her brand Alabama Chanin into a nonprofit.
And how other brands can emulate it.
The secondhand market is booming, and a growing number of labels are piling in. But selling pre-worn trousers and handbags online — and turning a profit — is challenging.
The climate crisis, Covid-19 and recent anti-racism protests have forced the fashion industry to recognise how it is failing to live up to its environmental and social responsibilities. Global experts at The BoF Professional Summit weighed in on where we go from here.
You’re invited to the BoF Professional Summit on How to Build a Responsible Fashion Business, broadcast live on 17 June 2020.