Analysing the Skills Landscape
A Thriving Sustainable Industry Requires a Skilled Workforce
A skilled workforce plays a key role in supporting the development of an innovative, full-circle and thriving future for the fashion and textiles industry in Aotearoa NZ, one that creates positive benefits for people and planet. Read more
Kate Sylvester, Wynn Hamlyn and Rachel & Anjali from Twenty Seven Names have created three beautiful t-shirt prints, and with the help of many other hands in the local clothing manufacturing industry, these t-shirts have come to life.

We want you to love and cherish your t-shirt, and make sure it has a long life. When it’s no longer wearable or repairable, send it back to us. Through a partnership with NZ company Little Yellow Bird, we will facilitate recycling these t-shirts back into new fibres for a new lease of life.
Watch the recording of Mindful Fashion presents: Building Brands for a Better Future. A conversation about new models of sustainability.
Mindful Fashion's 2021 AGM featured a keynote from Chloe Swarbrick and a brilliant discussion on the industry's future.
Read about Discover New, a popup retail experience bringing New Zealand contemporary and sustainability-led design to Melbourne.
The Mindful Fashion full circle T-shirt project has been developed to showcase a circular and collaborative future for the industry.
Mike Barry advocates for the fashion industry to reform on sustainability. He talks to members here.
It’s not all work! Some of our Mindful Fashion members at our pre-Christmas 2020 networking event