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Awards & Press

Thank you to everyone that has featured us and recognized our work with awards! 



Climate Launchpad!

Entrepreneurs pitch their green business ideas in the UK Climate Launchpad final. Three successful start-ups will represent the UK in a European competition, including two teams from Imperial College London and one from London College of Fashion 

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Enterprise Challenge 2022 – winner – SAGES, natural dyes derived from food waste


London College of Fashion (LCF), UAL is pleased to announce this year’s winners of its annual Enterprise Challenge. 

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Judges crown Sages as LCF Enterprise Challenge 2022 winners

The first-place winners of the 2022 Enterprise Challenge Award are duo Alice Simpson, MA Fashion Design Technology (Menswear), and Emily Taylor, MA Fashion Futures, for their pitch on SAGES a company creating natural dyes derived from food waste products.

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Fashion rooted in nature-_SHIFT

In its Future Innovations 2022 macro forecast, trend forecasting site WGSN reports: “Biodesign will give rise to a new value chain of materials and processes.” Nature will play an integral part both as both a contributor to, and beneficiary of, the fashion industry.

_shift caught up with several fashion innovators working with nature for nature.

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Eyes on Talent feature SAGES London

Alice Simpson, MA Fashion Design Technology (Menswear), and Emily Taylor, MA Fashion Futures, won this year competition with their project SAGES, a textile industry start-up that offers a natural and sustainable alternative to the synthetic fabric dyes

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Towards a circular, plastic-free and regenerative fabrics future -Innovation in Textiles 


Anne Prahl reviews the 10th Future Fabrics Expo, held recently in London. The 10th Future Fabrics Expo, held on the 28th and 29th of June in London, presented an extensive selection of commercially available fabrics to provide alternatives to conventional high environmental impact materials.

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Dutch Design Week presents the future of product design     -Architonic

Offering a vision of the future with changing needs and material availability, Dutch Design Week’s exhibiting designers present possible answers on how to create more, with less.

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eBay UK and BFC announce winners of Circular Fashion Innovator’s Fund!

A £15,000 grant to accelerate their growth.

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