Ways that fashion threatens the planet

The perception that clothes are ‘nearly disposable’ poses problems for the environment, according to EU research. Photograph: Witthaya Prasongsin/Getty Images Gone to ground Last week, the government rejected recommendations from the Commons environmental audit committee report on the impact of fast fashion – including a 1p per garment levy. Ministers also rejected a ban on burying or … Read more Ways that fashion threatens the planet

Sterling Ruby, the lauded American artist turns fashion designer

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Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail to acquire 2 ethnic wear brands

Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd (ABFRL) said on June 10 it will acquire ethnic wear brands Jaypore and TG Apparel & Decor Pvt Ltd to strengthen its position in the branded fashion space. The company said ethnic wear is the largest segment in the Indian fashion apparel market. “The board of directors of the … Read more Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail to acquire 2 ethnic wear brands

From cowboy print to square sausages: this week’s fashion trends

 Sainsbury’s bag for life: orange elephants never looked so chic. Photograph: Alamy Going up Rave flyer graphics, circa 1994 As seen in the club scene in Beats. All hail the fractal. Sub-zero skincare From teas to serums, freezable face products are a cooling go-to come summer. Make space alongside your ice cubes.  Kim Kardashian has inspired a bit of … Read more From cowboy print to square sausages: this week’s fashion trends