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Luxury fashion looks into developing lab-grown fur

Luxury fashion looks into developing lab-grown fur

Livestock-free replacements for conventional animal-based materials are all the rage these days. That’s why LVMH is attempting to create a plastic-free, sustainable alternative to fur using keratin, the main protein in hair.   Big news in the luxury arena: high fashion that’s suitable for vegans. Yep, you heard that right, the designer side of the industry is starting to make bids towards adopting more eco-friendly practices, with LVMH leading the charge. Trust...

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Why we must cut our new clothing purchases by 75%

Why we must cut our new clothing purchases by 75%

If you favour human and environmental wellbeing over the ever-growing consumption of throwaway fast fashion, switching to a smaller wardrobe may be your only option. Regardless of how tempting it is to buy into the flurry of new aesthetics, cores, and microtrends that flood our feeds, there’s no ignoring the catastrophic impact it’s having on our already suffering Earth. While dressing up is a sure-fire way to boost our moods and...

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Ralph Lauren’s new campaign sparks cultural divide

Ralph Lauren’s new campaign sparks cultural divide

The new collection pays homage to Black American collegiate style and has led to a debate about appropriation online. Its team of creators have stepped up to defend it. When you think of Ralph Lauren, you probably think of carefully knitted jumpers tied around the shoulders of white women at Sunday brunch or the tiny embellishment of a jockey on the chest of private school boys at the pub. Ralph Lauren...

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The EU finally plans to crack down on fast fashion

The EU finally plans to crack down on fast fashion

Acknowledging a link between fossil fuels and the inherently unsustainable industry, it’s proposing a range of new rules that’ll ensure products being made in and imported to the region are more environmentally friendly. The world is drowning in clothes. Though recycling programmes have existed for decades now, with little means of recycling jeans or dresses, of the 100 billion garments bought annually, 92 million tonnes of them get thrown out. By...

By London, UK