Sustainability enters the debate at the Luxury and creation Summit

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Red thread of the 18th Luxury and Creation Summit, the "creative upheaval" allowed to inventory the far-reaching modifications that force luxury to reinvent itself. Several round tables have shifted the lines and luxury has demonstrated its capacity for resilience and innovation, by opening itself up to sustainability.

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Luxury accessories of yesterday and of today exhibited in London from April 25th, 2020

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The V&A Museum features luxury handbags, purses and trunk, some of which date from the 16th century. Design and making process of yesterday and of today, everywhere in the world, complement the exhibition, which opens to the future by exploring new material, including recycled plastic.

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Artisanal French bread and vegan cookies made in Paris, for gourmets

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Rodolphe et Yoshimi Landemaine revisit French traditional bakery, by offering breads, baguettes and cakes, eggs, butter, milk and cream free for vegan gourmets. All components are seasonal and purchased locally.

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Adidas is committed to using only recycled polyester from 2024 onwards

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In 2020, Adidas uses more than 50% recycled polyester in its products and aims to produce 15 to 20 million pairs of shoes with plastic waste collected from beaches and coastal regions. From 2024 onwards, the brand is committed to reaching 100%.

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Upcycled unique pieces of work made from glass and plastic waste

upcycling-small.jpgBettina is passionate about upcycling and creates unusual and creative luminaires. Everything inspires her: metalscrap, a broken chair, a plastic box, a damaged golf ball.

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Weston recycles its luxury shoes, that are no longer worn

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Weston assesses, repurchases, repairs and resells its luxury shoes; models are restored at the brand's Limoges factory.

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Fashion accessories and bags for both woman and man, made from recycled safety belts

Alinfini-small.jpgTrained as a designer, Sandrine Dole creates minaudieres, bags, tote bags, pouches and jewels from recycled straps, that originate from production waste presenting dye, weave and length defects.

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