Amanda Carr – Canopy

New Partnerships for CanopyStyle Close the Traceability Gap

Canopy is so pleased to announce our latest partnerships with Fashion for Good and TextileGenesis. On December 1, we joined Fashion for Good and TextileGenesis, along with CanopyStyle brand partners BESTSELLER and Kering, in a new pilot project focused on bringing greater traceability to the viscose supply chain. Progressive brands have long been on a … Continued

World’s Largest Fashion Brand Selling Only Green Shirts

By Amanda Carr August 2020 The big news in fashion is that Zara, along with all brands owned by its parent company Inditex, will be selling only ‘green shirts’ as of their Winter 2021 collections. Before you panic and add comments below on how “green only looks good on grass” or “green shirts won’t go … Continued

Amazon joins CanopyStyle to help end the use of Ancient and Endangered Forests in viscose clothing

The CanopyStyle initiative has a new partner in the effort to help end the use of Ancient and Endangered Forests in apparel fabrics — online retailer, Amazon. Amazon has just published its timelined commitment to ensure that by 2022 all of the company’s private label clothing will not include “rayon or viscose derived from ancient and … Continued

Hot Looks for Textile Exchange 2019

CanopyStyle takes a closer look at this fall’s top forest fashion trends   1- Never Say Never When we launched CanopyStyle in 2013, leading viscose producers told Canopy that turning recycled clothing into viscose at commercial scale wasn’t possible. 2019 has shown us otherwise. Since this summer, two additional viscose producers have launched Next Generation … Continued

Keeping Nature in Your “Natural” Clothes

Back in the day (we’re talking just a decade or so ago), wearing an organic cotton t-shirt was THE green fashion statement. Maybe, if you were lucky, you would get your hands on something made from hemp. Add a beanie and your reputation as a nature-lover was made for life. Anyone remember those simpler days … Continued

Working together we will protect the forests

We all know that the majority of our shirts, pants and sweaters are “Made In China”. So when Canopy began our efforts to collaboratively find solutions to protect the world’s forests from ending up in clothing we knew it wouldn’t be long before our work took us to China, the land of massive production, pandas and bamboo.

Canopy Style Is On Trend

The forest Canopy is becoming a hit in the fashion world this season. Building on a growing groundswell, global retail leaders H&M and Inditex/Zara have made commitments to address the impacts of the use of trees in man-made cellulosic fabrics like viscose and rayon.

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