Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
Everything You Need to Know About the FABRIC Act, the First Federal Fashion Bill
"Every single day, every one of us starts the morning getting dressed. 'What are we going to wear?' But the question we don't ask ourselves is, 'What did it take to make the clothes that I'm going to wear?'"
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to Introduce First Federal Fashion Bill
The New York Democrat is set to present the Fashioning Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change Act — FABRIC Act for short — to the Senate on May 12.
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CFDA, Vogue Launch New Green Initiative; Find 'Most Factories Far Below Global Standards'
The fashion industry is coming clean. The CFDA and Vogue have launched a new green initiative, Clean by Design, in partnership with National Resources Defense Council, WWD is reporting. The initiative has already gained support from some of the industry's biggest players including Tory Burch, Mickey Drexler, Zac Posen, Francisco Costa, and of course Anna Wintour and Diane von Furstenberg. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has also leant her support, speaking at yesterday's luncheon announcing the initiative, which comes not a moment too soon. Experts and promotional video shown at yesterday's announcement made increasingly clear just how toxic fashion’s impact on nature can be...