As our April guest editor, designer John Patrick interviewed Victor Castro, a Mexican artist whose conceptual sculptures deal with issues of sustainability and the environment.
As theFashionSpot’s April guest editor, JP wanted to find out whether the next generation of designers and fashion leaders would be prepared to address issues of ethics and sustainability, and repair some of the damage that’s been done by our current system of clothing manufacturing.
John Patrick, the designer behind the brand Organic and theFashionSpot’s April guest editor, speaks with Marenzi about The Sustainable Angle, the organization’s collaboration with Nike and why sustainable fabrics are the future of fashion.
Asked to share the impetus for launching his brand, designer John Patrick sent us the following statement on his sustainable philosophy.
Will high-end brands ever adopt ethical fashion practices?
Jason Wu, Rag & Bone and Gary Graham are all in the mix for the forums’ picks for the best and worst thus far.
John Patrick tells us about his eco-approach to design, why cause marketing doesn’t work and what it would take for the fashion system to change.
As part of the first annual tFS Style Awards, forum members have selected a group of designers and brands making strides in producing ethical fashion.