Green Story is the New Story

Is it possible for small brands, without the budgets of of brand giants, to achieve sustainability in their supply chains? A...

Technik-Leather 2.0

Former Audi designer develops new, leather-like material that biodegrades in landfill.

Milking Sustainable Fashion

LA-based sustainable brand Mi Terro makes t-shirts out of excess milk. How is this done? It began when CEO and co-founder Robert Luo...

One Stop Sustainable Shop

Shoppers can now access a variety of different sustainable brands at the convenience of just one site. Buho, an e-commerce retailer, went...

One X One

At the UN General Assembly last Monday, Swarovski and non-profit Study Hall announced the launch of One X One, a new global initiative to...

Is Algae the Answer?

Algae and other similar types of bacterias may be the answer to creating sustainable fabrics in fashion. Algae can be grown to fit the...

Gucci Goes Green

Shortly after Gabriela Hearst announced that she produced the first carbon-neutral runway show with her Spring 2020 collection, Gucci...

Certifiably Sustainable

As labels incorporate sustainability into their brand strategy, it becomes increasingly difficult to determine who is sustainable, and...

Hyundai Car Seats Become Chic

Last Friday, Maria Cornejo of Zero + Maria Cornejo and Hyundai unveiled their 15-piece collection named Re:Style. The collection featured...

Runway Shows Running Their Course

A single runway show has the potential to generate millions of dollars for a label. An example of this is last season's Christian Dior...

Blockchain for the Supply Chain

In 2013, a large garment factory located in Bangladesh collapsed, killing over a thousand people. The tragic event triggered a fresh...

A Student's "Fresh" Take on Trash

A University of Michigan student takes initiative to clean up the nearly 22 million pounds of plastic in the Great Lakes by establishing...

Sustainable Fashion, No Longer A Niche

After the signing of the G7 Fashion Pact, many are wondering whether the agreement will have any significant impact on the fashion...

The G7 Fashion Pact

The fashion industry is one of the world's worst polluters, producing 20% of global wastewater and more carbon emissions than all...

Let Me Eat Your Clothes

A new approach to the sustainable fashion lifecycle focuses not only on the types of materials used but also the disposal of those...

What is Alter-Nappa Leather?

Alter-nappa leather is a type of faux leather. Faux leather is used as an alternative to genuine animal leather and is also known by...

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High Fashion/Low Impact curates the latest fashion sustainability news, focusing on events that balance environmental responsibilities with stakeholder interests. We aim to provide short, informative articles for busy individuals who are interested in fashion sustainability and business strategy. Originally founded in New York City in 2019, High Fashion/Low Impact is now headquartered in Venice Beach, Los Angeles.