Photo by Nordic Fashion Association

From polyester made from recycled plastic bottles to fabrics derived from byproducts of the crab industry, the catwalk at Wednesday’s Fashion Summit in Copenhagen cut a veritable swath of sustainability. Here, in pictures, are 40 looks from the 20 participating Nordic designers, all of whom made a case for NICE (that’s short for Nordic Initiative Clean and Ethical) fashion in their own inimitable way.

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