In Search of Alternatives to Toxic Fashion
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In Search of Alternatives to Toxic Fashion

From fire-retardant infant sleep-suits to designer T-shirts, the use of chemicals such as teflon and formaldehyde in clothes is ubiquitous, while heavy metals including chromium are widely used in leather tanning. However while the presence of hazardous chemicals in cosmetics and household cleaning products is relatively well-known, consumer awareness of toxic elements is rather low when … Continue reading

Emperor’s New Clothes
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Emperor’s New Clothes

Last week, Greenpeace released another damning report on the luxury industry’s sustainability record. In its Detox campaign’s latest instalment, titled ‘The King Is Naked’, the environmental group has taken on some of high fashion’s most coveted brands: Versace, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana,  Dior and the list goes on. The launch of the report was … Continue reading

A Match Made in Heaven? 10 celebrity+good cause ideas
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A Match Made in Heaven? 10 celebrity+good cause ideas

The latest announcement by Gucci teaming up with Livia Firth to create the first-ever fully traceable luxury bag, and a host of celebrities including Stella McCartney and Leonardo DiCaprio campaigning on wildlife trade this week sent my PR brain into overdrive about other possible match-made-in-heaven celebrity+good cause ideas that (could) put glam into green. Here they … Continue reading