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Fashion Industry Taking Steps to be Less Wasteful

The fashion industry is notoriously wasteful. Every year, thousands of pounds of unused or un-purchased textiles and accessories are sent to landfills to make room for a new season of fashion choices. But it isn’t just large companies that are tossing clothes: people throw out things they don’t want or don’t wear, too—and on average, […]

Fashion Labels Opt for Inclusiveness in Newest Campaigns

I don’t know you if you’ve noticed, but lately it seems like there has been a trend in using less “typical” models to advertise clothing for big-name brands. I for one am over the moon about it; it’s exciting to see different kinds of faces, bodies, and identities being embraced by some of the most […]

Model Alliance Seeks to Change the Dark Culture of the Fashion Industry

The fashion industry, as we know, can be a cutthroat, unhealthy, and even dangerous industry for young women and girls. Models from all around the world strive to book clothing campaigns, to walk in fashion shows and be photographed wearing garments from the world’s most renowned designers, often at a cost to their health and […]

Crystal-Encrusted Leotards and Child Advocacy Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of USA Gymnastics

What better way to honor fifty years of USA Olympic Gymnastics than with a leotard covered in Swarovski Crystals? While it may seem overly lavish, the gymnastics garment is actually part of GK Elite Sportswear’s “2013 couture collection,” and is being raffled for charity. The sportswear company has paired with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, the primary brand […]

Kirstie Clements’ “The Vogue Factor”

Former Australian Vogue editor Kirstie Clements has just published a new memoir, The Vogue Factor. In the book, she focuses on the ever-changing fashion industry; frankly lamenting on the good, the bad, and the ugly sides of the industry she was witness to for more than 25 years during her career. According to the book’s […]

Ethical Fashion: People Tree

Fashion isn’t exactly an industry known for its commitment to sustainability—but it’s getting better. As consumers are becoming more aware of the need to be sustainable, so too are companies. We are moving away from an age where corporations and faceless people rule, and toward a time when people care about who a company is […]