Fashion Style is among the most polluting industries worldwide. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, designers and other market leaders are finally considering that.

At Fashinnovation’s biannual Worldwide Talks, the industry reckons with its sustainability problem.The two-day conference, held on April 20 and April 21, featured a slew of notable speakers, including fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, Birchbox CEO Katia Beauchamp, and conservationist Susan Rockefeller.But fashion may not be able to implement its sustainability goals this year. First, it…

Fashion Coronavirus: ‘I returned my suits and invested ₤ 100 on loungewear’

Image copyright Samantha Hewitt Image caption Lawyer Samantha Hewitt has swapped her suits for loungewear during the lockdown A few weeks ago, London-based lawyer Samantha Hewitt decided to refresh her office wardrobe, going online to buy new suits and dresses.Then the coronavirus lockdown hit and suddenly much of Britain was forced to become a nation…

Terrific Clothing in Style History: The Fall 2003 Alexander McQueen Dress Worn by Eve, Naomi and Lily

Photo: CFDA Via Getty ImagesThere are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.It’s a dress so nice, we’ve seen it worn thrice (at…

Fashion In conversation with Sasha Astafyeva, Atomico’s new consumer-focused financial investment partner

European VC firm Atomico announced this week that it has hired Sasha Astafyeva as a new investment partner. Astafyeva previously spent three years as a principal at Felix Capital . In her new role, she’ll lead “sourcing, due diligence, and management” of consumer tech companies, according to a company statement. Originally from Ukraine, Astafyeva was…

Fashion Ageism could be costing style brands billions of dollars each year– here’s show some in the clothes market are battling it

Fashion brands around the world are combating what critics call ageism in the fashion industry.In the UK, spending on clothing and footwear by the over 50s will far exceed that of the under 50s by 2040.A minority of fashion and make-up brands go out of their way to attract older consumers while mainstream stores continue…

Fashion How the CEO of Moral Code Footwear Blends Fashion and Compassion

Mark Kohlenberg explains the importance of sustainability and reinvention. April 23, 2020 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Mark Kohlenberg, CEO and founder of Moral Code Footwear, shares how he found a career in the footwear industry by chance. He also talks about how the business has helped him to…

Fashion ‘I wanted doors I might knock’: Maturing in a see-through home

Image copyright Klein Family Image caption A view of High Sunderland through the birch trees As a child, Shelley Klein envied her friends’ more traditional homes.She grew up in a “see-through” house in the Scottish Borders, designed by leading modernist architect Peter Womersley.Her father was influential designer Bernat Klein, and their home regularly hosted catwalk…