The Smart Keys are a series of practical articles designed to help you source materials in a more enlightened way.
From biodegradability to traceability, plant-based materials, chemical mysteries and eco-friendly accessories, each article unlocks ways to move step by step towards ethical and sustainable fashions.
Smart Keys: Can the rapid acceleration of fashion-tech help achieve eco-responsible goals?Published on30.03.2023
The last few years have plunged us into an era of hyper-connectedness. To accompany our ...
Smart Keys – Environmental management: catalyzing the leather industry’s shift to sustainabilityPublished on11.01.2023
In recent years, leather-good consumers have become increasingly concerned about the sustainability and transparency of ...
Smart Keys: Microfibres, macro-problem?Published on10.11.2022
No matter how small they may be, microfibers are everywhere, and operate in the shadows.
Smart Keys: Physical traceabilityPublished on30.09.2022
Is it truly possible to authenticate a raw material with certainty?
Smart Keys: How do digital tools accelerate traceability?Published on31.08.2022
In an age of transformation to responsible fashion, traceability now is an essential pillar.
Smart Keys: New generation tanning – towards a leather industry with a reduced chemical impact?Published on21.07.2022
What material wins the prize for the stormiest debate? Leather would probably be the gold ...
Smart Keys: How to color garments without leaving a stain on the environment?Published on24.06.2022
The hues of our outfits also leave a black mark on the environment.
Smart Keys: Bast fibres – Flax, hemp and nettle, the new El Dorado of responsible fashion?Published on17.05.2022
What are the best ways to promote the development of these fibres with a low ...
Smart Keys: What are the fundamentals of animal welfare?Published on21.04.2022
Let’s explore the complex and multifaceted issue that is animal welfare.
Smart Keys: Sustainability – Is quality the ultimate key to circularity?Published on23.03.2022
How to extend the life of a garment thanks to its quality?
Smart Keys: Recycling – can the fashion sector become self-sufficient in resources?Published on23.02.2022
Alternately loved and decried, is recycling the solution to a virtuous collection?
Smart Keys: Towards ever more eco-responsible packagingPublished on25.01.2022
Eco-packaging: how can we package clothing without harming the environment?
Smart Keys: How to combine performance fabrics and eco-responsibility in sports?Published on11.01.2022
The answers in this Smart Keys dedicated to the secrets of the sports technical fabrics.
Smart Keys: Ecological and ethical accessoriesPublished on26.11.2021
Focus on the ethical and ecological challenges of metal accessories.