Sustainable Leather Futures is a practical-research project focuses on supporting brands with the transition to a more sustainable and circular fashion industry within the leather and alternative materials context. Considering the holistic approach throughout the whole supply chain, the project shows that when applying sustainability, the product design phase is the most significant stage to implement change. Following the guidelines developed within the project, the capsule collection of bags showcases the design for second life strategy with the concept of the “Next Generation Pattern”. Consequently, extending the life cycle of the product, material, and ensuring safe return.
This project is aligned with the UN’s SDG:
Goal 2: Food security
Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives
Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation