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Sustainability

Sustainability

MPs launch inquiry into the sustainability of the fashion industry

The Environmental Audit Committee has launched an inquiry into the social and environmental impact of "fast fashion" and the wider clothing industry. Led by Mary...
Simply Be

Simply Be debuts new line of sustainable jeans

Simply Be is joining the war on plastic by using recycled plastic bottles to create a new line of sustainable denim. The brand has partnered...
ASOS

ASOS bans sale of products containing silk, feathers, cashmere and more

Online fashion giant ASOS has extended its animal welfare policy to ban the sale of products containing a number of animal-based products from its...
John Lewis

John Lewis trials buy-back scheme for old clothing

John Lewis is incentivising customers to recycle old clothing by offering to buy it back in a pilot scheme it is launching with social...
Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney opens new flagship store on Old Bond Street

Stella McCartney's brand new global flagship store on London's Old Bond Street opened its doors to the public today following an official ribbon-cutting ceremony...
Fur

MPs of all parties back ban on fur imports to the...

MPs from all political parties spoke out against the importing of fur into the UK at a landmark parliamentary debate on the subject yesterday,...
Fur

UK parliament to debate fur import ban today

UK parliament is to debate a ban on importing fur into the UK today, following on from a ban on fur farming in this...
Porter

NET-A-PORTER pledges PORTER will be plastic free as it partners with...

NET-A-PORTER has pledged to make its PORTER magazine global subscriptions plastic free by 2019 as it announces a partnership with Parley for the Oceans...
Pure London

Pure London and Caryn Franklin team up for sustainability campaign

Fashion trade show Pure London and British fashion commentator, activist and Professor of Diversity Caryn Franklin M.B.E. MSc (Psych) MBPsS are joining forces to advance...
Prince Charles BFC

Prince Charles officially opens White City House as he shows support...

HRH The Prince of Wales has had a fashion-packed day. Following a tour of Yoox Net-A-Porter's Tech Hub in White City earlier he went...
QUIZ

QUIZ appoints new ethical compliance manager

Fast fashion brand QUIZ has appointed Natasha Staddon to the position of ethical compliance manager where she will oversee the company’s sustainable supply chain and...
Women for Women International

Interview: Brita Fernandez Schmidt, executive director of Women for Women International...

Brita Fernandez Schmidt is executive director of Women for Women International, which is staging its #sheinspiresme Car Boot Sale fashion fundraising event at the Brewer...