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Must Read: Stella McCartney Remains Fashion's Sustainability Trailblazer, Black Clothing Banned in Hong Kong

Plus, the International Woolmark Prize announces its finalists.
Photo: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images

Photo: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

Stella McCartney remains fashion's sustainability trailblazer
In recent months, the fashion industry has started to catch on to the sustainability conversation, but Stella McCartney has always been ahead of the curve. Before ethical fashion was in vogue, McCartney self-described herself as "the freak in the room." Now, the trailblazer has the attention of LVMH's Bernard Arnault, who asked her to be his personal sustainability advisor. {WWD}

China bans the import of black clothing to Hong Kong
United in wearing black and face masks, pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong have taken a stand against the Chinese government. But it looks like the strikers will need to find a new uniform: The wearing of face masks has already been prohibited and now, China has banned the import of black clothing to Hong Kong in an attempt to cut off supply to protestors. {The New York Times}

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The International Woolmark Prize announces its finalists
The International Woolmark Prize has a rich history of celebrating global fashion talents that utilize merino wool. Its previous winners include Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld, with this year's finalists as follows: A-Cold-Wall*, Blindness, Bode, Botter, Feng Chen Wang, GmbH, Ludovic de Saint Sernin, Matthew Adams Dolan, Namacheko and Richard Malone. The finalists will work under the theme of resource traceability. {Fashionista inbox}

This brand created a recyclable clothes hanger
Arch and Hook, a sustainable clothing hanger brand, has teamed up with designer Roland Mouret to create a recyclable hanger. Mouret compares traditional plastic hangers to plastic straws, as they can take up to 1,000 years to break down. {BBC}

Olivia Kim teams up with Nike for apparel collaboration
Olivia Kim, Nordstrom VP of Creative Projects, has designed a collection for Nordstrom x Nike, available on Thursday. Inspired by the playful side of New York City in the '90s, Kim created head-to-toe looks with 16 apparel and accessory pieces and five footwear styles in classic Nike designs. Click through the gallery below to see looks from the Nike x Olivia Kim No Cover collection. {Fashionista inbox}

Bay Area experiences a black turtleneck shortage
Just days before Halloween, Bay Area Uniqlos have completely sold out of black turtlenecks due to the popularity of one specific costume: Elizabeth Holmes. This spooky season, expect many sightings of the black-turtleneck-clad, now-disgraced founder of Theranos. {Quartzy}

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