Number # 39

Renewable Matter

2022 Circular Fashion

Due to the double environmental and pandemic crisis, the fashion sector is experiencing a rapid transformation. From the attention to the use of more sustainable and circular materials to business and consumption models (rental, second hand) to the consumers tastes, every aspect of the fashion system is at stake. RM39 takes stock of the revolution underway.

Summary

EDITORIAL

Fashion Is Out of Fashion
Emanuele Bompan

THINK TANK

Fashion Is a Pillar of the New European Bauhaus
Emanuele Bompan. Interview with Scott Lipinsky

Italian Fashion and the Challenge of the Circular Economy
Marco Ricchetti. Interview with Carlo Capasa

A System to Be Rethought of With Style
Emanuele Bompan, Valeria Pagani. Interview with Sergio Tamborini

Let’s Re-design the Fashion System
Giorgia Marino. Interview with Marilyn Martinez

INSIGHT

Circular Fashion: How Is the Revolution Coming Along?
Marco Ricchetti

The Circular Way for Leather, Wool, and Silk
Antonella Ilaria Totaro

Fashion and Biomaterials
Mario Bonaccorso

Blockchain and Logistics in the Fashion Sector. But What About Sustainability?
Antonella Ilaria Totaro

A Second Youth for Clothes and Accessories
Ilaria Nicoletta Brambilla

Does the Devil Wear Rentals?
Giorgia Marino

The Invasion of Second-hand Clothes in Africa
Giorgio Kaldor

Textile Recycling Supply Chains in the Southern Mediterranean
Marco Ricchetti. Interview with Roberta De Palma

CASE STUDIES

Covid? It Can Act as a Booster towards Fashion Circularity
Daniele Di Stefano

Elegant Yet Understated: Sustainable Packaging Is Fashionable
Giorgia Marino

PrimaLoft’s Mission to Be “Relentlessly Responsible”, with Reduced Emissions and Biodegradable, 100% Recycled Fabrics
Simone Fant

Ratti, Green and Digital
Massimo Lolli

STARTUP
by Antonella Ilaria Totaro
Ccrave, the Circular Product E-commerce that Wants to Educate its Users
High-Quality Recycled Textile Fibres with
Evrnu Techologies
Thread and Buttons Disassembled with
Resortecs Techologies
Lizee, the Software for Product Rental and Resale

CIRCULAR BY LAW

The Circular Challenge in the Textile Industry
Francesco Petrucci

THE BROKEN CIRCLE

Green Light to Green Fashion, but No Green Washing, Please
Sergio Ferraris