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100 Models Urge The Industry To Sign A Legally Binding Contract Against Sexual Harassment

One-hundred models have joined together to launch the Respect Programme, a legally binding agreement to protect models and end sexual harassment …

Sexual Harassment

Can The Model Alliance Respect Programme Make A Difference?

On May 16, over 100 models joined together to launch the Respect Programme. Led by Model Alliance founder, Sara Ziff, the union called on brands and …

Human Rights

$117 Million South African Mohair Industry Threatened by H&M, Inditex Ban

Almost 70 companies, including H&M and Inditex, will stop using mohair following the release of video footage from 12 Angora goat farms in the Karoo …

Animal Rights

The Beginner's Guide to How Blockchain Could Change the Ethical Fashion Game

Your cheatsheet for understanding the revolutionary technology's potential impact on fashion.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>187<p>187<p>SHARES<p>Blockchain …

Blockchain

The Fur Sustainability Debate: Is Real or Faux Better for the Planet?

With more and more designers ditching the real stuff, it's the question on everyone's mind.<p>With more and more designers ditching the real stuff, it's …

Sustainability

Think You Know Colombia, Patrón? This Amazing Campaign Ambushes You With Facts

What’s the first thing you think of when somebody mentions the South American nation of Colombia?<p>Do you immediately muse about the literary works of …

Advertising Industry

Is Chemical Sunscreen About to Go the Way of Microbeads?

Your SPF options might be in for a major change.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>28<p>28<p>SHARES<p>Ah, the halcyon days of 2015 — marriage equality finally …

Skin Care

Sana Jardin Tests The Business Impact Of Being Driven By A Social Mission

Can providing economic opportunity persuade consumers to purchase perfume?That’s the question Sana Jardin is attempting to answer. The fragrance …

Middle East

The Biggest Trend in Fashion May Be Getting Rid of Your Fashion

Forget fringe and feathers; forget saying no to fur. It is possible that the biggest trend in fashion is about to become getting rid of all of your … fashion.<p>Next week Cameron Silver — the founder of the Los Angeles vintage store Decades, famous male peacock, fashion director of H by Halston and …

Los Angeles County

Where to Recycle

Where can you recycle your textiles?<p>Look for clothing collection boxes in your neighborhood. SMART members must follow the SMART Collection Bin Code …

Sustainability

Op-Ed | Millennials Say They Care About Sustainability. So, Why Don't They Shop This Way?

The gap between millennials’ stated interest in sustainability and their actual purchasing patterns is not due to lack of conviction but product …

Sustainability

Proposal for Sexual Respect in the Fashion, Entertainment and Media Industries

Recent months have seen a seismic shift in public discussion of sexual misconduct in the workplace. Stories of harassment and abuse are at last …

Etat Libre d’Orange Is Making a Luxury Perfume out of Trash and Worms

Grasse, the cradle of perfuming in France, has done an impressive job of associating perfume with refinement. When you think of luxury scents, it’s …

These photos of Victoria's Secret commercials over the years reveal why the store is struggling in the #MeToo era

Victoria's Secret is alienating some customers with its racy ads.<p>In April, new data from brand-insights firm YouGov showed that women's perception of Victoria's Secret has seen a slight decline since 2013. Its so-called "Buzz score," which tracks how customers feel about brands based on what they …

Advertising Industry

Here’s Why It’s a Good Idea to Pay Attention to the Plastic You Buy

Chances are, you’ve bought a plastic container at some point in your life—and since it had those three little arrows on the bottom, you figured you …

Sustainability

75 Facebook and Instagram Video Tips

75 Facebook and Instagram video tips on how to create, promote and optimize your videos for social in 2018 and beyond.

Marketing

We went to the Lush factory and yes, the company really is as pure as you’d hope

Lush seems too good to be true.<p>Their products smell incredible, look amazing and make your hair and skin feel incredible. They’re all tested on …

Sustainability

a girl’s guide to the environment

Let’s face it, we could all do better.<p>Perspective is really hard to come by. While I grind my teeth over which glossier product to buy next (sunblock; there’s a hole in the ozone layer), the planet continues to swell up like an angry pimple jabbed by the greasy finger of mankind. It’s a worry but …

Black Lives Matter

'We're doomed': Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

“We’re doomed,” says Mayer Hillman with such a beaming smile that it takes a moment for the words to sink in. “The outcome is death, and it’s the end of most life on the planet because we’re so dependent on the burning of fossil fuels. There are no means of reversing the process which is melting …

Climate Change

16 Video Metrics Your Boss Actually Cares About

Conventional wisdom tells us that views, especially three-seconds ones, are a vanity metric. But Facebook tracks them for a good reason.In 2016, they …

Marketing

Almay Is Trying to Undo Years of White-Washing Its Beauty Campaigns

"Somewhere along the way, Almay lost its way, targeting a small range of skin tones."<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>29<p>29<p>SHARES<p>Thanks to a few …

Should You Actually Worry About Making Your Period More "Green"?

When many of us first started menstruating, we had two options: pads or tampons. But, thanks to some innovative companies, those days are long gone. …

Can fashion save the planet?

Decoding sustainable fashion<p>Designers the world over are making a slow but steady shift towards sustainable fashion, but does the average consumer …

Fashion Revolution: ¿qué sucede en la industria textil y cómo transformarla?

Fashion Revolution es un movimiento mediático que busca soluciones a las condiciones de vida de los trabajadores de la industria textil. Diners …

5 Years After Rana Plaza, How Much Has Changed in Bangladesh?

Activists, union leaders and governmental officials gathered to discuss the state of the nation's garment industry.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social …

This Film Festival’s Bleak, Intense Look Into the Future Will Leave You Feeling Frayed

As sure as the jacaranda trees bloom every spring in Southern California, the Newport Beach Film Festival launches a quirky, cinematic work of art to …

How to Make Sustainability Stick for Consumers, According to a Psychologist

Hint: it doesn't involve scaring people with doom-and-gloom stories about climate change.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>343<p>343<p>SHARES<p>For any brand, …

Sustainability

20 Horrible Stories of Sexual Abuse in Fashion

In early January, the Instagram account @ShitModelMgmt, which has a following of 145,000 for memes about working in fashion, posted a story …

Christy Turlington Burns on Sustainable Fashion, Women’s Health in the Age of Trump, and #MeToo

Sustainable fashion has come a long way since the days of stiff, oatmeal-color basics. Last night, a swarm of starlets converged on the arc-shaped, John Lautner–designed Garcia House on Los Angeles’s Mulholland Drive to fete H&M’s 2018 Conscious Exclusive collection—a range inspired by the …