See, hear and read more about Circular Fashion Lab®

The Circular Fashion Lab® was officially launched September 4th, 2019 with the opening of the exhibition 'Fashioning the Future: Innovating textile value chains'. During the celebration of 100 years WUR, Louise O. Fresco was dressed in a circular ensemble developed by the Circular Fashion Lab. These are two examples of the Circular Fashion Lab® trackrecord. Discover more and read about our projects and research in the overview presented here.

Exhibitions

Dutch Design Week 2018 & 2019

Exhibition Fashioning the Future 2018

Media

On 4 September, Louise Fresco wrote an article about her journey of creating the most circular dress in Dutch newspaper NRC (in Dutch): Rupsvriendelijke jurk met ananaspump

On September 6, the WUR magazine Resource devoted its cover article to the work of the Circular Fashion Lab ®: Dirty laundry: Four ways of making the fashion industry more sustainable.

On September 8, Financieele Dagblad published Kim's vision on the opportunities of circularity for the fashion industry (in Dutch): Werkelijk duurzame mode

In September, the WUR alumni magazine Wageningen World published a cover story on circular fashion: Wearing fungus on your feet

On September 17, Kim was interviewed by national radio NPO about the future of fashion (in Dutch): De wereld van morgen: kleding van afval

On October 1, Trouw published an article on circular fashion (in Dutch): Geef verduurzaming een zetje: stel eens een vraag in een kledingwinkel

On November 7, an article was published in de Arnhemse Koerier (in Dutch): Kleding van vissenhuid of theebladeren

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Over the past three decades, Wageningen University & Research has developed a lot of knowledge on natural fibres, waste recycling technologies and sustainable packaging. Together with our industry partners we co-create a circular future for fashion. 

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This 15 minute lecture was given by Kim Poldner to explain how we can transition to a circular fashion industry (in Dutch).

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5 designers created a circular outfit inspired by research of Wageningen University. To be worn by the president of Wageningen University & Research, Louise Fresco.