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How Uniqlo is upping the ante on circular fashion

Fashion retailer Uniqlo has just launched a competition with the Singapore Design Council, inviting designers to breathe new life into old garments, as it accelerates its shift to a circular business model. Participants of the design challenge, “Mottainai: Old Clothes, New Life”, will create one wearable garment using old Uniqlo products, inspired by the brand’s seasonless LifeWear concept. Seventy per cent of each piece must come from former Uniqlo items, the rest must be made up of recyc