Month: August 2015

NEWS | 3D PRINTING AND ITS IMPACT ON SUSTAINABLE FASHION

3D printing has made remarkable progress in the past few years, from 3D pens to printing and implanting a human skull and even a kidney. However, it seems that despite all this, the clothing industry has been lagging behind until now. The first high profile 3D printed clothing project was by design studio Nervous System. […]

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RUBYMOON GOES TO | PORTO, PORTUGAL

Famous for it’s six beautiful bridges, Port wine and a gateway to the beautiful beaches of Northern Portugal, Porto provides perfect getaway for a long weekend. Stay in Ribiera as close to the Douro river as you can, and cross over the D. Luis bridge to explore Gaia and see the great view of the […]

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NEWS | THE OCEAN CLEANUP

About 8 million tons of plastic enters the ocean each year. Part of this accumulates in 5 areas called gyres where currents converge and at least 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic are currently in the oceans. This problem was the motivation for The Ocean Cleanup project, set up by a then seventeen-year-old Dutch engineering student […]

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NEWS | CLOTHES THAT CHANGE COLOUR

“Algaemy” aims to replace hazardous chemicals in clothing with environmentally friendly single-celled organisms. Algaemy is an analogue textile-printer which produces its own (surprisingly fast-growing) pigment. A wide color palette from different shades of blue, green, brown and even red derives from various species of microalgae. When it comes to chemical and water use, the textile […]

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RUBYMOON GOES TO | CROATIA

It comes to no surprise that this summer nearly everyone I know has decided to spend their holiday visiting Croatia. It’s a country rich with history and a stunning natural landscape, whether it’s a city break or a beach escape you’re after, Croatia has you covered. Although being the country’s capital, Zagreb is often overlooked […]

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BLOG | JASMINE’S INTERNSHIP AT RUBYMOON

I started working for RubyMoon last summer for my third year intern placement. During the placement I was involved in pattern cutting, toiling and technical flat drawing ready for the up and coming collection. Following the development of the new collection was an interesting journey, learning about the importance of every design and fabric detail along […]

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