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Angela Davis, the BLM activist making waves in fashion

Angela Davis, the BLM activist making waves in fashion

'Heroes of Blackness' is a collaborative capsule collection launched by Davis and Renowned LA to raise funds for groups fighting for prison reform in America. Amid a year in which fashion has become arguably more radical and political than ever before, it makes sense that as streetwear adapts, brands such...

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CFDA announces separate Black advisory board

CFDA announces separate Black advisory board

In order to combat fashion's problem with racism, the organisation is dedicated to amplifying Black voices and creating real, systemic change. Since fashion’s reckoning with racism not too long ago, the industry has been hard pressed to remedy long standing issues of discrimination within its ranks. Committed to promoting inclusion and keeping their promise to amplify marginalised voices, the 477-member CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) has officially...

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Exclusive – The future of sustainable fashion lies in the hands of the agriculture industry

Exclusive – The future of sustainable fashion lies in the hands of the agriculture industry

A growing number of fashion brands are embracing regenerative agriculture in order to meet eco-friendly consumer demands. ‘Regenerative agriculture is a powerful movement in fashion that I think is going to catch fire,’ says Oliver English. English is the CEO of Common Table Creative (CTC), a production company with the primary goal of exposing the unsustainable nature of our relationship with the planet, both in fashion and in food, the...

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Scientists have discovered how to grow coloured cotton

Scientists have discovered how to grow coloured cotton

Australian scientists have discovered how to grow naturally coloured cotton, a breakthrough that could finally help fashion curb its addiction to harmful chemical dyes. In a major win for clothing sustainability, Australian scientists have found a way to crack cotton’s molecular code so that it grows naturally in a range of vibrant hues. On a mission to transform the global textiles industry as we know it, CSIRO’s discovery could be...

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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...

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