MARKET ANALYSIS: Textile Opportunities for Fashion Positive

This market analysis report on textiles and accessories employed in the fashion industry intends to identify product categories and materials with potential to positively impact human and ecological health. The recommendations provided in this report aim to guide the allocation of resources towards increasing the number of Cradle to Cradle Certified products that have been inventoried, assessed, and optimized for human and environmental health.

In order to create positive fashion, a variety of safe options are needed for all product categories. Fashion Positive together with the design and manufacturing community can use this analysis to identify areas in which to prioritize selection of healthy materials and create demand for safe alternatives.

This report uncovered some interesting data and opportunities. The pathway toward “100% good” in the context of textiles and fashion related products involves multiple stakeholders. Raw material suppliers, final manufacturers, branding professionals, and consumers are all integral in the design, development, and deployment of fashion products that celebrate human and ecological prosperity.