Must Read: Fashion's Role at COP26, the Fashion and Race Database Wants To Re-educate Fashion
Plus, brands are elevating the roles of influencers.
115+ Beauty Brands Join Together to Help Fight Climate Change
They put their social media — and, in some cases, their e-commerce efforts — on pause to urge Congress and consumers to take action.
How Claire Bergkamp Became One of the Most Quietly Influential Figures in Sustainability
She built Stella McCartney's sustainability department, leading the way for the rest of the industry. Now, she's taking that materials-first vision with her into the non-profit sector.
The Pandemic Transformed Fashion's Sustainability Narrative in 2020
The sustainability movement experienced both gains and losses in this monumental year. But it also proved it's here to stay.
Filipinos in Fashion Rally Around Typhoon Relief, Whether at Home or Abroad
As climate change makes typhoons more destructive and frequent in the Philippines, Filipino fashion professionals are looking to help their fellow citizens — and asking the international community to get involved.
Meet the Brands Making Accessories Out of Greenhouse Gases
Is it really possible to pull climate change-causing methane and carbon dioxide out of the air and turn them into handbags and perfume? These companies say yes.
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Great Outfits in Fashion History: Bill Nye's Statement Blazer
What could be more aspirational than a well-dressed science communicator?
Dion Lee Makes Cosplaying as a Houseplant Look Very, Very Cool for Spring 2021
The collection was inspired by New York's new climate change-impacted designation as a subtropical zone.
An Extinction Rebellion Protestor Just Gatecrashed the Dior Runway [UPDATED]
"We are all fashion victims," read her sign.
Chanel Commits $35 Million Toward Solar Energy Projects for Low-Income Californians
And provokes questions about government-led clean energy transitions and carbon offsetting along the way.
This Year's Election Matters to Fashion and Humanity More Than Ever
In an op-ed for Fashionista, fashion policy counsel and professor Kenya Wiley outlines the 2020 election issues that will have major repercussions for the industry.
Collina Strada Addressed Climate Change in a Weird, Cute, Joyful Way for Spring 2021
Who said focusing on climate change had to be a bummer?
PH5 Highlights Indigenous Fire Management Practices With Its Spring 2021 Presentation
As fires ravage the American West, the brand looks to Firesticks Alliance, an Indigenous Australian fire and land management group, for hope.
For the Sustainable Fashion Movement to Scale, Climate Information Needs to Be Available In More Languages
Teen activist Sophia Kianni is trying to make this possible through a new translation initiative.
Condé Nast Announces Commitment to Become Carbon Neutral By 2030
The company is also launching a sustainable fashion glossary. But what do these commitments actually mean?
New Certification Helps Brands Communicate Their Commitment to the Environment
Like the 'Fair Trade' or 'organic' labels, 'Climate Neutral' certification is intended to make shopping with ethics in mind easier for customers.
Can Fashion Shows Ever Be Environmentally Justifiable?
As fashion month stretches on, so does the debate about whether all the elaborate runway shows and international flights required to see them in person are worth it.
Marine Serre Presented an Apocalypse-Ready — But Quietly Hopeful — Collection for Fall 2020
Frankenstein clothes and glittery face masks seemed made for surviving a scary world, but there were touches of resilient joy in the collection, too.
Hey, Quick Question: Why Are We Still Claiming Fashion Is the World's 2nd Most Polluting Industry?
This piece of misinformation has long been discredited by solid reporting, but it still gets repeated all the time.
Can the Fashion Industry Work Toward 'Climate Positivity'?
Indigenous populations, landfills, information sharing and fashion that's about more than profit were all part of the conversation at the latest Study Hall conference in New York City.
Despite Its Popularity, Merching for a Cause Remains Complicated
Bought a T-shirt to support Australian bushfire relief or Planned Parenthood? This is for you.
Designers Are Repurposing Leftover Fabric Into New Collections
The practice isn't new, but brands like Jonathan Cohen, Tanya Taylor, and others have gotten more vocal about their efforts to address waste in the fashion industry.