Emperor’s New Clothes
Fashion

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

Cosmetics: Colour with Care
Beauty / C

Cosmetics: Colour with Care

Ever since ancient Egyptians mixed up soot and lead to produce kohl for their characteristic cat-eye makeup, chemicals and cosmetics have enjoyed a long and close relationship. Throughout history, human desire to improve our complexions, facial expressions and coiffures prompted men and women alike to use highly dangerous substances such as mercury, lead and aluminium. … Continue reading