Plastic Oceans
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Plastic Oceans

From microfibres in your fleece jacket to the ubiquitous plastic straws, our oceans are choking with plastics. Each year, some eight tonnes of plastic are dumped into our seas. A portion of mussels could contain 7 micrograms of microplastics. And after years of scientists’ warnings, it seems that the dangers plastics pose to the marine … Continue reading

Mover and Shaker: Nicolas Rochat
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Mover and Shaker: Nicolas Rochat

With the ski season fast approaching, it is time to choose one’s green-and-glam outfit. While Patagonia has become synonymous with environmentally conscious activewear, a Swiss entrepreneur at the helm of the high-end skiwear brand Mover has found his own — somewhat unusual — path to sustainability. On a rainy morning, I am sitting in a brightly lit … Continue reading

How Much Difference Can a Dress Make?
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How Much Difference Can a Dress Make?

I pondered this question when I recently attended a one-night celebration of fashion and cinema called ‘A Night To Remember’, jointly organised by the Green Carpet Challenge, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and the British Fashion Council in London. A dress can make a world of difference on the red carpet. It has … Continue reading