More than half of all textiles produced each year include plastic. Now the urgent search is on for a more sustainable way to clothe the world.
It’s been a banner few years for people who hate doing laundry. A slew of brands has arrived promising that you can wear their products for days, weeks, or months straight without ever putting them in the wash.
As long as humans have started to wear clothes, we’d have the desire to express our own individuality, and one way to achieve that is through fashion. The fashion industry is one of the biggest in the world, estimated at about 3 trillion dollars as of 2018, representing 2 percent of global GDP.