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The sustainability potential of Bella Hadid’s Coperni moment

The sustainability potential of Bella Hadid’s Coperni moment

Proving just how far fashion’s relationship with tech has come in recent years, a viral video of Bella Hadid being sprayed into a dress marks the next step in environmentally-friendly fabrics. For the last few weeks, as models have sauntered down runways in the fashion capitals of the world, online commentary about the offerings presented by designers both burgeoning and iconic has been rife. From criticism towards Kanye’s controversial ‘White Lives...

By London, UK
Selfridges doubles down on sustainability commitments

Selfridges doubles down on sustainability commitments

The luxury department store Selfridges has published its first annual ‘Project Earth’ report detailing a number of ambitious targets that it hopes will ‘reinvent retail.’ Back in 2020, Selfridges committed to its sustainability strategy with ‘Project Earth,’ an impressive outline with the overarching goal of steering its business towards a net-zero future. Two years later, and – in the words of UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres – ‘our fragile planet is hanging...

By London, UK
Opinion – Kourtney’s collaboration with Boohoo deserves criticism

Opinion – Kourtney’s collaboration with Boohoo deserves criticism

The reality star has been mocked on social media for her new role as fast fashion brand Boohoo’s Sustainability Ambassador. But while it may be hard to believe, Kardashian’s latest collaboration is no laughing matter.  Reality stars and fast fashion are no strangers to one another. Despite strides to unpick this deep-seated relationship, and a growing disdain for fast fashion amongst young consumers, Gen Z are still addicted...

By Brighton, UK
Patagonia’s founder gives company away ‘to planet Earth’

Patagonia’s founder gives company away ‘to planet Earth’

Yvon Chouinard is transferring ownership of Patagonia – valued at $3bn – to a specially-designed trust and non-profit organisation that will help fight the climate crisis. ‘Hey, friends, we just gave our company to planet Earth,’ tweeted Patagonia last night. ‘OK, it’s more nuanced than that, but we’re closed today to celebrate this new plan to save our one and only home.’ The apparel brand, which is renowned for...

By London, UK