Fake Fur - Friend or Faux?

As more and more major retailers and luxury fashion houses are saying no to real fur, there is a rise in the faux version. Sold as the more ethical option, and keeping the animal lovers happy - what’s the issue with faux fur?The issues with real fur are

Sustainable fashion brands and trends - 2018 Year in Review

2018 is the year sustainable fashion became a thing. From major fashion magazine's like Elle dedicating a whole ISSUE TO SUSTAINABILITY to the Meghan Markle Effect - sustainable and ethical fashion captured the attention of fashion consumers and industry all around the globe.

How To Make Your Garments Last

The first step towards a more ethical and sustainable wardrobe, is to make sure that what you already have is taken care of, and can last you for as long as possible. Not only will it save you time and money, but also cut our consumption and reduce our footprint.

Material Guide: Polyester - environmental issues and its complex relationship to fashion

Known for its durability, cheapness and versatility, polyester is one of the most used fibres in the textile industry, overtaking cotton production in 2002. It is derived from oil and, together with other synthetic materials, makes up for about 65% of the entire textile industry. Despite its popularity and extensive

Material Guide: What is viscose fabric, and is it sustainable?

Viscose is a material that often causes a bit of confusion - often described as a natural, sustainable fibre, with properties similar to silk. Viscose, or rayon, is classified as a semi-synthetic fabric - made from wood, but chemically processed to derive the fibre, it’s neither classified as a

"Brands can have a bigger impact on working conditions by collaborating on social issues"

An interview with Stephanie Schrage from the University of Hamburg about her research on sustainability in the textile industry

Introducing Faer for Android!

Ever since the launch of Faer our aim has been to bring Faer to Android too. There are over one billion people using Android worldwide, and making the world of sustainable fashion easily available for everyone...

The Fashion Revolution is around you

Using the new Local Store Finder, you can now find local businesses that stock the brand for a product you discover in Faer.

How circular and sustainable fashion go together

This week we released a new version of Faer that supports the circularfashion.ID. Hold the camera in Faer over an ID and get detailed information about...

What is sustainable fashion? And fair fashion, ethical fashion, eco fashion, ...

At last week’s Berlin Fashion Week we had the oppurtunity to meet many amazing people and brands. One of the first questions we often would get is what fair fashion or sustainable fashion means to us. There is no clear definition of these terms, ...