As the popular idea of sustainable recycling , the environmental awareness of brands and consumers is gradually improved. More and more fashion brands bring in eco-friendly recycling technology, and consumers are willing to pay for it. The trend for sustainable fabric trends in spring/summer 2021 will focus more on recycling waste and natural materials.Using natural plant materials and plant dyes as an alternative to vegetarian fur can reduce damage to the environment.Recycling waste textiles can reduce the waste of raw materials. It is urgent to solve the problem of global plastic pollution. Extracting elements from plastics to make synthetic textile fiber has become a hot topic. In the trend of environmental protection, pursuiting the beauty of the original ecology is people’s inner appeal.
With the development of biotechnology, the technology of vegetarian leather has been continuously improved. The overlooked power of plants will change our lives in the future. Plant-based vegetarian leather such as banana fiber and pineapple leaf fiber will replace traditional leather.Nova Kaeru of Brazil made a new leather-like material of leaves, and Tjeerd Veenhoven made textiles out of banana and palm leaves, both of which are derived from plants .They not only give off attractive organic colors, but also have remarkable textures.
Alternative leather -Fabric & style application
Plant leather is not only environmentally sustainable, but also natural and plain compared with traditional leather. No matter smooth surface or texture lines both will increase the texture of the product.
It is widely used in shaping the single item,and coat, dress, clothing accessories can all be replaced. What’s more, no limiting by technogies.
It is predicted that the recycling rate of waste plastic will continuously rise, then new and innovative zero-waste composite materials made of it will be a hot trend in 2021.For example, Toni Packham’s tableware is made from rubbish on the shoreline. And Gomi’s portable speaker, it’s comfired by the city commission to make of “unrecyclable” plastic.Recently, a temporary pub named “The Zero Waste Bistro “was opened in New York commissioned by the Finnish cultural institute, which was built by recycled food packaging materials.Adidas is devoted to recycling Marine plastics for sustainable reuse.In addition, the Ro Plastic award, created by rossana orlandi, aims to encourage designers to recycle Plastic and reduce environmental pollution.
Plastic recycle-Fabric & style application
Plastic recycle technology is widely used in the market and is relatively mature. Adidas by Stella McCartney sustainable range items and Burberry coats are made from Marine plastic and ECONYL recyclable nylon.
Phoebeenglish clothing fabric are also made from Marine plastic waste such as fishing nets.HL developed yoga pants made of eco-friendly polyester fabric, which is made from recycled plastic bottles.
In recent years, the textile environmental protection and recycling application is more and more widespread all the world from small brand to big brand .Priya Ahluwalia has used and stock clothing into its menswear collection, and recently, a collaboration between Simone Post and adidas uses rubber balls from worn shoes as raw materials.NIKE’s Air VaporMax Flyknit 2 Random sneakers use a lot of Flyknit lines to avoid waste. The North Face has teamed up with Christopher Raeburn to create a unique collection of bags made from abandoned tents.
Recycled textile-Fabric & style application
Explore repurposed and recycling upgrades design to create a unique style. Val Kristopher applied irregularity tracing and cutting splicing techniques to design. The Jumpsuit fabric of Patrick McDowell firemen comes from Burberry’s old jacket and the fabric of red jacket comes from Dior’s old jacket.Ecoalf has integrated recycling processes into its products. Doodlage, an Indian brand, uses surplus fabrics and stitching to create a modern look.
Adidas increases the biodegradability of synthetic materials by injecting them with food that easily attracts bacteria, making it easier to recycle shoes. The handle of the Humble Brush is from the bamboo forest in China and can biodegrade within 6 months.Using bio-yarn from kelp and other new resources instead of lightweight synthetic fiber, it can be biodegraded at any time. YSABEL MORA’s underwear is made of biodegradable modal and tencel eco-friendly fabrics.
Degradable fabric-Fabric & style application
Vollebak uses renewable plant fibers that can be biodegraded in 12 weeks, whether in landfill or compost. The blended fabric made of biodegradable polyamide, recycled cotton and ecological thread glue does not need excessive dyeing and can reduce the use of water, energy and chemical components.Degradable Persistent Energy package(P.E), environmentally friendly and fashion. PrimaLoft Bio uses 100% recycled biodegradable synthetic fibers to decompose faster.
The beauty of the original
As people’s further exploration of environmentally friendly materials and waste, the products will show a texture beauty and rough beauty. The original ecological texture and color form a new natural aesthetics, making a new trend.Formafantasma and Dzek’s new project ExCinsere features plain looking grey glazed tile which was made from Mount Etna’s volcanic magma.”The ruins to living room project”, created by the RCA graduate team, uses recycled toxic red mud residue (a byproduct of aluminum products) to make tableware
The beauty of the original-Fabric & style application
The geological features of faultage type are applied to the fabric texture, reflecting the original ecological beauty. The plain colors of geological rocks create a texture beauty and rough beauty for clothes,
which perfectly combines the original ecology and modern clothes silhouette.
Sustainable dyeing techniques became popular, and the colors came from the natural colors of plants. Choose low pollution dyes and plant dyes: reduce the use of toxic chemicals. Explore more natural ways to present clusters of plants, using embossed and nearly invisible patterns. Designer Susan Fang used flowers as molds when rendering fabrics, leaving flower pattern marks.Organic hand dyeing and fabric painting with blemish beauty are highly recommended. The yarn jacquard with set dyeing and segment dyeing is used to create a delicate superposition effect.In the spring and summer of 2021, new natural dyestuff components such as avocado core promote the development of dyestuff.
Plant dyestuff-Fabric & style application
It combines ecological dyeing with materials good for ecology, such as silk, organic cotton, flax and jute fiber, and uses natural dyes to add pleasant sun-fading effect for light summer leisure modeling.