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The circular brand’s “Wasty Holiday” campaign highlights the fact that up to 43% more waste is created during the holidays than at any other time of the year.
Luxury fashion brand Coach is putting textile waste
front and center in this year’s holiday campaign, to showcase the circular ethos
behind its subrand, Coachtopia.
Coachtopia’s “A Wasty Holiday” campaign highlights the fact that up to 43
is created during the holiday season than at any other time of the year. But
the bright side for young holiday shoppers is that Coachtopia can turns "all that
waste into beautiful things of impeccable taste.”
Launched in April, Coachtopia is a community-powered, Gen Z-focused
focused on circular craft and collaborative creativity grounded in Coach’s
Made Circular™ design
philosophy — with a
goal of achieving a fully circular business model.
In today’s linear fashion system, over 85 percent of materials produced end up
incinerated or as waste in landfill. Through its Made Circular principles,
Coachtopia is working to design out waste and reduce the use of new materials —
the creation of which accounts for 38
of the fashion industry’s greenhouse gas emissions — while helping to keep
products out of landfill by designing them to be reused over many lives.
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The campaign features actor and Coachtopia community member Lola
Tung (“The Summer I Turned
who, alongside a creature named "Wasty" — itself constructed of leftover materials
— becomes inspired to transform holiday waste into Coachtopia creations. They
join forces to create a community, “and the rest is Coachtopia history.”
As Tung told InStyle, “Hopefully, Wasty, the story and the creativity surrounding this whole campaign will spark excitement in people about sustainability and about Coachtopia. I know it did for me.”
Along with the campaign this week, Coachtopia has also launched a new
array of “Upcrafted” leather
handbags and accessories.
as the season progresses, Coach will replace flash sales and other messaging
with gift guides that speak to the sustainable nature of Coachtopia products.
Published Nov 3, 2023 8am EDT / 5am PDT / 12pm GMT / 1pm CET