Aigle is a innovative brand who reach the aim to be a green brand. Therefore ISLA collaborates with Aigle to help the brand remonetize its excess inventoryRead Article
How to communicate about sustainability efforts when there’s still a long way to go for your brands?
“Greenwashing” and " Greenhushing" recent notions that are increasing known, as the importance of sustainability increases. The balance can be tricky to find and is a challenge for the communication of brands.Read Article
Mastering off-price fashion in an omnichannel world
Why is the off-price market a leverage in the fashion industry?Read Article
The necessity of the circular economy in the Fashion Industry
The way our economy functions is related to our pollution, instead of just the intake of energy. We can wonder with the creativity which characterizes the fashion industry, why the system is not avoiding waste?Read Article
Revaluing brands excess inventory: Yes but at what scale?
What is the place of upcycling in dealing with excess inventory from brands?Read Article
Dapper Dan, the first upcycler
GUCCI Made in Harlem. Legendary Dapper Dan transformed luxury and fashion icons for his clients in Harlem. This s upcycling at its finest, not only of the clothes themselves but of the cultural messages they translate. Read our full article, link in bio. "Brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton, MCM and Fendi were already popular amongst the hip-hop community, but many of its members couldn’t even fit into the ready-to-wear offerings...Dapper Dan.. turned the clothes into wearable status symbols." .. Dap describes what he did as “black-inizing” the appeal of these labelsRead Article
From Tokyo to Paris : How did upcycling come about?
The upcycling technique - the idea to recover materials or products that are no longer used to create new ones of superior quality - is more and more present in the fashion industry. All over the world, upcycling is gradually adopted and appears to be the solution to develop a sustainable and environmentally friendly fashion. But, how and where did it start?Read Article