The goals for sustainable development set by the United Nations for the next few years can be a great starting point for finding the problems that will help you solve.
Collaborative work between designers and artisans from traditional communities: a debate on the appropriation of intangible heritage from the 2003 Unesco Convention
Slow Innovation Brands argues that for fashion to be truly sustainable the production plan and eco-marketing must go beyond the environmental pillar with the choice of greener fibers. Also, the protection of intangible heritage and the recognition of the work of creation of artisans is essential for fashion to be sustainable also in the social pillar!
Mônica Gonçalves, Casa Grigi, and In.filo are part of our community of sustainable makers and are partners in the incubation and mentoring program in fashion and sustainable design of Slow Innovation Brands. Mônica has been working on the development of new sustainable materials such as cork yarn and banana leather.
Are interested in cork yarn and want to learn more about the applications you can do with it in the fashion ethics industry? Join our community of sustainable makers. You can join our team of students and researchers to learn more about sustainable fashion innovation by applying their knowledge to real products. Take this opportunity to learn from experts and create your sustainable fashion startup in Europe and Latin America!
The Slow Innovation Brands sustainable fashion incubator aims to promote ethical and sustainable fashion innovation of local brands. For this, we rely on the solidarity between fashion designers and craftsmen. Kapable is an example of this collaboration. On our platform, you will find several products produced by Kapable.