by Lombard Odier

Forests into Fashion: How the fashion industry is turning to forests for the fibres of the future

Patagonia and Stella Mccartney have been singing the tune of ethical fashion for a few decades, but it wasn't until the past few years that some of the most exciting innovations in environmentally conscious fashion have been launched. Using wood from renewable forests, established companies like Lenzing, and start-ups like Spinnova, are making bio-based fabrics, and it's set to cross over into the mainstream.

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