21 May '17, 1am
Top 7 Eco-Fashion Milestones of 2016 (Vote for Most Game-Changing)
Even 2016 had a silver lining or two. From the Armani Group eradicating fur across all its brands, including Giorgio Armani , Emporio Armani , and A/X Armani Exchange , to Adidas to committing to making 1 million pairs of sneakers out of recycled ocean plastic, here are seven milestones that redeemed one stinker of a year . Above, the establishment of the the eighth Manufacturing Innovation Institute , a broad coalition of manufacturers, universities, and nonprofits that will draw upon more than $250 million in public-private investments, plus $75 million in federal resources, over the next five years, to accelerate textiles innovation in the United States.