Updates on Fashion Sustainability – 24/12/18 to 30/12/18

Farewell Fast Fashion? The fact that the fashion industry contributes more to climate change than the aeronautical and shipping industries combined may lead to a backlash against “fast fashion” products, argues Sarah Butler of The Guardian. I was shocked that 8 million party frocks from this holiday season will end up in the landfill, and… Read More Updates on Fashion Sustainability – 24/12/18 to 30/12/18

Opinion: A Solution to Plastic Pollution? By Bridget Knowles

I walk into my local store, let’s call it a Zara because of course we are in London, and I buy a dress that’s £30.  I love the dress and I go back to get a similar one in the same month, another £30.  I look great, feel great, and love the dresses, promising to reuse them.  Everything is fine in… Read More Opinion: A Solution to Plastic Pollution? By Bridget Knowles

Updates on Fashion Sustainability – 03/12/2018 – 09/12/2018

Is the fashion industry finally finished with fur? In a move to appease animal rights campaigners’ having received widespread pressure from them to do so, fashion giant Chanel have finally agreed to cease the use of fur and exotic animal skins in their collections. Undoubtedly one of the biggest fashion brands worldwide, Chanel’s decision is… Read More Updates on Fashion Sustainability – 03/12/2018 – 09/12/2018

An Introduction to our Sustainability Tracker

Dear Reader,   At LSE Fashion Society, we are strongly orientated towards sustainable fashion. We believe that it is necessary for the fashion industry to adapt its attitudes and practices to cultivating a thriving planet with minimal environmental damage. In March 2019, we intend to hold a 100% sustainable fashion show; all designers featured in the show will produce… Read More An Introduction to our Sustainability Tracker

199Z: DIVERSITY REVISITED

“Diversity” is one of the most widely-used buzzwords in society today. From affirmative action initiatives in politics, to discussion around getting more minorities into professions like the media and showbusiness, diversity is undeniably a hot topic. And its contemporary focus was shown on a beautifully large scale by 199Z: Diversity Revisited, the brainchild of the… Read More 199Z: DIVERSITY REVISITED