What's Coming for Sustainable Denim in 2020?

I've been reading so many great round ups of 2019 and wanted to share some of my favourites. 2019 was a huge freakin year for sustainability in the denim and fashion industry, so let's bring on this decade of action!

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 Here are my favourite 2019 round ups:

Kingpins Says These Are the Most Sustainable Products in the Denim Supply Chain - Sourcing Journals

5 Sustainable Fashion Trends for 2020 - WHBL

15 Sustainability Efforts of the Denim Industry in 2019 - Fashion United

Denim Made Strides In Sustainable Dyes, Fibers and Finishing in 2019 - Sourcing Journal

4 Buzzwords That Will Impact the Denim Industry In 2020 - Sourcing Journal

What’s Next On Denim Brands’ Sustainability Bucket Lists - Sourcing Journal

And here's a quick spark notes version of what's covered in the articles above:

  • biodegradable stretch denim
  • compostable and recycled fibres
  • recycling fibres
  • no dye denim
  • indigo-free denim
  • foam dyeing
  • cottonized hemp
  • transparency
  • traceable cotton
  • laser customization
  • water stewardship
  • upcycling


Let me know what you'd like to see in denim for 2020 in the comments or on insta ;)

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