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Footwear designer Junior Clint is a Gen Z role model

Footwear designer Junior Clint is a Gen Z role model

Founding his own brand at just 21-years-old, Junior Clint hopes to inspire others like him to pursue their passions by acting as someone within the fashion industry they can relate to. Junior Clint is on a mission to transform media perceptions of black male creatives. Founding an entire fashion brand...

Thred Daily – Is fashion racist?

Thred Daily – Is fashion racist?

Fashion makes huge profits from the work of Black people, yet racism is at the heart of the industry. As brands make long overdue plans of diversification, Sofia looks into what else is being done to tackle such a deeply rooted issue. Be sure to comment and share this video if you want to see more like it (you’re basically our boss).

By London, UK
Fashion’s problem with racism runs too deep to ignore any longer

Fashion’s problem with racism runs too deep to ignore any longer

Fashion's reckoning with racism forces brands into making long overdue plans of diversification.  For too long, the fashion industry has made huge profits from the exploitation of Black people. Despite this, many brands have been quick to jump on the bandwagon since the killing of George Floyd, standing in solidarity with the BLM movement. Although sizeable donations and the use of influential platforms to spread awareness is of course invaluable...

By London, UK
Boohoo perfectly embodies our fast fashion hypocrisy

Boohoo perfectly embodies our fast fashion hypocrisy

Amidst shocking revelations of malpractice at clothing factories owned by the fast-fashion giant, the industry's timid approach to ethical issues is being readdressed. Boohoo, the online fashion retailer behind popular trend-driven brands like Nasty Gal and Pretty Little Thing, has lost almost £2 billion in value after speculations of ‘modern slavery’ at one of its factories. The undercover investigation, which was launched by The Sunday Times last week, revealed that workers...

By London, UK
Gucci’s new collection: genderless, circular, and progressive

Gucci’s new collection: genderless, circular, and progressive

The luxury label is committed to a circular future with its new Off The Grid collection that offers unisex clothing and accessories made from organic, recycled, and bio-based materials. At a time when brands are finding themselves more hard-pressed than ever to come up with innovative ways to be forward-thinking, Gucci has launched Off The Grid. The 37-piece, sustainable, genderless collection aims to make the label more inclusive, a move...

By London, UK