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Zara makes party dresses from pollution

Zara makes party dresses from pollution

The fast fashion giant has partnered with LanzaTech on a capsule collection featuring fabric made from recycled steel plant carbon emissions.   If you read about H&M’s shift to sustainability last month, like me, you may be feeling somewhat relieved that fast fashion appears to have heard our unceasing cries...

Major shoe brands finally address size and gender inclusivity

Major shoe brands finally address size and gender inclusivity

Heels, pumps, and other ‘feminine’ footwear are often restricted to smaller sizing. But with increased pressure from consumers, the biggest brands on the market are working to include shoe lovers from all walks of life. Feet are funny things. Some love them, some really hate them. They’re big and small; wide and narrow, with wonky toes and curious anomalies. Last year, Brits spent almost £10 billion dressing up these strange...

By Brighton, UK
For Stella McCartney fungi are the future of fashion

For Stella McCartney fungi are the future of fashion

On a mission to change one of the world’s most polluting industries from the inside, the luxury designer just launched a collection inspired by mushrooms and their potential for saving the planet. During the pandemic, conscious consumers and environmentalists watched in anticipation as fashion inched towards hitting the much-needed reset button. An opportunity for brands to acknowledge the urgency for change amid our current climate crisis, these last 18 months have...

By London, UK
Relaxed attitudes towards cosmetic procedures are dangerous

Relaxed attitudes towards cosmetic procedures are dangerous

Cosmetic surgeries have become commonplace in our society, but even non-evasive procedures are never without risk. What can we learn about self-acceptance from one top model’s botched experience? The year is 2021, and you’d be hard pressed to find a celebrity who hasn’t undergone a nose job, brow lift, or sculpted their face with derma filler even slightly. In terms of body modification, female rappers and others in the spotlight have...

By London, UK
Chloé is proving that low impact fashion can be chic

Chloé is proving that low impact fashion can be chic

Since being named the brand’s creative director last December, Gabriela Hearst has been on a mission to demonstrate how a luxury label can fully embrace eco-friendly practices. At this year’s Paris show, she did just that. As we know all too well by now, the pressure is on for brands and designers to ditch the linear take-make-waste approach that’s been fashion’s backbone for a century and fix the mess...

By London, UK