A Conscious Ethos behind Packaging Design

Sustainable Design Undoubtedly, fashion is one of the dirtiest industries in the world. The decline of fast fashion had much to do with improvement to the overall production side, but packaging is still a contentious issue for many. Don’t all brands want to fuse style with innovation and still uphold an environmentally conscious ethos? If…

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Second Hand Clothing but Make it Your First Choice

The Issue In the past thrifting has been one of those things that people tend to spend a great deal of time educating themselves about, but then never really applying the principle to their own lifestyle. Through no fault of our own, many of us have been used to spending on fast fashion because it’s…

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The Unique Group in Solidarity

   The world is currently in a state of emergency amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The Unique Group is first and foremost committed to the health and safety of all employees, customers and suppliers. It is encouraged that each and every one of us stays home, stays safe, and most importantly isolates from others whenever…

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Transformative Changes in Recycled Packaging

Recycled packaging is made of materials that can be used again, usually after processing. We can call this green packaging, which is often sourced from plant-based, recycled, or biodegradable materials. The difference between biodegradable versus recyclable content is a simple one Plastics tend to be recycled and remade into the same or similar product, while…

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Vegan Leather and the Conscious Lifestyle

Vegan leather has gained tremendous popularity among environmentally conscious consumers since the 1990s. For context, let’s look at The Vegan Society’s official definition of veganism: “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any…

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Forget ‘Denim on Denim’ as a Faux Pas: Make Denim the Faux Pas

Should we pass on denim altogether? The fashion industry around the globe is getting a major push from consumers and regulators alike to produce in a more sustainable manner. Our purchasing choices go beyond just influencing companies, they pave way to new consumption patterns. With much of our daily activities being shifted to a cleaner,…

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How refillable packaging is changing the retail landscape

Around the world, retail companies are addressing the issue of packaging waste. Many global brands are switching to reusable or eco-friendly packaging materials that can be refilled, such as aluminum bottles, compostable wrappers, and recycled plastic pumps. Leveraging reusable and refillable plastic is an excellent way to reduce single-use plastic. At last year’s Sustainable Brands…

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Tips for Creating Sustainable Luxury Packaging

Your packaging is the first introduction you make to many prospective customers. Given the importance of first impressions, it is critical that your brand’s packaging reflects your company’s ethos and values. Research by a variety of consulting services has found that respondents highly favor sustainable products. So if your packaging is not currently sustainable, then…

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Packaging and the Circular Economy

What is the circular economy? According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the circular economy is defined as: “A framework for an economy that is restorative and regenerative by design.” The circular economy aims to grow the economy in a sustainable matter. However, the concept of the circular economy pushes beyond the idea of merely using…

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Why Now is the Time for Athleisurewear Brands to be Sustainable

Time Magazine just declared climate crisis activist Greta Thunberg as the Person of the Year for 2019. 16-year-old Thunberg is the youngest person to receive this prestigious honor, and her win reflects the global demand for swift action on climate change. Fashion retail companies would be wise to take note of consumers’ needs for sustainability.…

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