Streetwear revolution: pioneering sustainability with Digital Product Passports

In recent years, the fashion industry has seen a paradigm shift towards sustainable practices. Streetwear, a genre known for its urban aesthetics and cultural influence, is no exception. As conscious consumers (especially Gen Zs) demand transparency and ethical production, brands are looking for innovative solutions to meet these expectations. In this context, the Digital...
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Circular solutions: maximising streetwear value across lifecycle

The fashion industry is notorious for its environmental impact, but circular fashion practices, which prioritise sustainability and longevity, are gaining traction within the streetwear market. Circularity in fashion refers to an approach that aims to minimise waste and maximise the lifespan of clothing and accessories. It focuses on creating a closed-loop system where products...
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Sustainability, transparency and circularity: the state of play according to the Digital Consumer Behavior 2.0 report

The Digital Consumer Behavior 2.0 report by Avery Dennison and GWI explores digital consumer behavior and how technology, rising cost of living crisis, and changing consumer sentiment are transforming the fashion marketplace The report examines consumer priorities and expectations, but also what information they desire to have from brands. The data are very interesting...
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Interest in ethical clothing is growing, is your brand keeping up?

Ethical clothing refers to garments that are produced and manufactured in a way that promotes fair labour practices and also minimises harm to the environment. What is ethical clothing? As a response to the negative impacts of the textile and fashion industry, ethical clothing shows specific key aspects. For example: Fair Trade and Labor...
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The legislation that means brands must adopt secure product authentication

New legislation in both the U.S. and E.U focused on extended producer responsibility is demanding brands find solutions to better trace, authenticate and regenerate their products, as well as fighting counterfeit products made in their name. Connected products with secure digital product IDs are becoming an indispensable solution for brands to ensure they are compliant with...
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Not all Digital IDs can provide secure product authentication

Digital IDs and Digital Product Passports do not automatically convey a product with the ability to be securely authenticated, and can even leave brands exposed to significant and often unseen risks. In this article, we will outline what it takes to deliver secure Digital ID implementations and reveal the hazards of underestimating security and...
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[Video] e-Pitti Summit 2023 - Michele Casucci's speech: securing the digital product passport Certilogo

 Let’s learn from history’s greatest cases of false identity. Certilogo founder and CEO, Michele Casucci’s speech delivered at e-P Summit 2023, sheds light on the hazards of adopting insecure Digital Product Passports and product IDs. Casucci also reveals the unexpected negative consequences of adopting a walled-garden approach to security, using blockchain and NFC OTP...
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What is the Digital Product Passport?

In the context of the European Green Deal, the digital product passport could revolutionise fashion by providing an unprecedented level of transparency In March 2022, the European Union unveiled the EU Strategy for the Sustainability and Circularity of the Textile Sector, which introduced a mandatory digital product passport (DPP) for all textile products sold...
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What does sustainability mean in fashion?

We all know more or less what sustainability may be, but distinguishing it in fashion is not always easy. The fashion industry is one of the largest contributors to global sustainability issues. With a large part of global emissions coming from the production and consumption of clothing, sustainability has become a necessity in the...
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