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?
Fashion / G / Green-to-Glam Ideas from A to Z

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

Fashion Revolution Week
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Fashion Revolution Week

This year’s Fashion Revolution Week kicks off on Monday, encouraging millions of fashion lovers around the world to ask brands and themselves a simple question: “Who made my clothes?” Born out of the indignation following the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh, Fashion Revolution has gone from strength to strength, with over 80 countries participating … Continue reading

Stilettos Revisited
Fashion / Lifestyle

Stilettos Revisited

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that stiletto heels remain the stuff of dreams for women and men alike. As stilettos celebrate their 110th anniversary, here’s a short history of this famed footwear — from fashion splurges to fetish items. Although slender high heels had been worn by French courtiers as early as late 19th century, it was shoemaker Andre Perugia … Continue reading