The Mother brand has teamed up with the actress and model Carolyn Murphy to present a collection developed using unsold, unused or damaged scrap fabric. The sale of these pieces -- designed on a vintage Americana theme -- will in part fund projects by the Sierra Club, one of the largest environmental organizations in the United States.
The Swedish retail giant is continuing its commitment to making fashion more responsible by leveraging new technologies. In partnership with the circular fashion specialist Lablaco, H&M is trying out a rental service in one of its Berlin stores. This service is based entirely on blockchain, making it possible to trace the journey of each individual item.
In order to promote cycling in city centers, while also clamping down on theft, one currently popular solution is to build large underground parking facilities. The latest example can be found in Utrecht, in the Netherlands. A parking garage with space for up to 900 bicycles has just opened in the basement of the prestigious House Modernes mall.