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What this means to us: Responsible We understand that it is our responsibility to do what we can to become a more sustainable company. We are responsible for the resources that we use and the impact that we have. Stella McCartney Kering Sustainability Talk. DESPITE being heralded as a role model within the Kering Group when it comes to its sustainable initiatives, Stella McCartney's ethical views weren't always thought of as so favourable, the designer revealed at the conglomerate's annual talk held at the London College of Fashion last night.
Rex "When I first started, I was made fun of for my starting point and the things that I was talking about," McCartney told journalist - and ethical campaigner - Lucy Siegle. Welcome. Li Edelkoort publishes manifesto on why "fashion is obsolete" News: trend forecaster Li Edelkoort has published her Anti_Fashion manifesto, outlining why she believes the fashion industry "is going to implode".
The 10-point printed manifesto, published by Edelkoort's Paris-based agency Trend Union and subtitled "Ten reasons why the fashion system is obsolete", follows her declaration in an interview with Dezeen this weekend that we are witnessing "the end of fashion as we know it. " "These ten points argue that the industry has reached a vanishing point of fashion," she writes in the manifesto. "This means that the economy of clothes will take over from the turnover of fashion.
" Stella McCartney: Change Agent. LONDON, United Kingdom — In a nondescript building tucked away on a quiet street in West London, Stella McCartney and her team are comparing the properties of a real leather shoe to the various non-leather swatches being considered for her brand’s Winter 2015 shoe collection.
McCartney is wearing a cream blouse, open at the neck, with faded blue jeans and non-leather boots. Pinned up against the wall are boards labeled: “Heels,” “Mules,” and “Cutouts.” A large white table is scattered with moulds, lasts and uppers – as well as scissors, ID cards, empty glasses and a partially-eaten package of organic dark chocolate. 'Fashion Is Getting Away With Murder:' Stella McCartney Talks Sustainability. It’s rare that the fashion crowd and the eco-friendly, vegan leather-wearing gang will find themselves in the same room after work on a Monday night.
But that's what happened at the London College of Fashion for a talk with Stella McCartney, in conjunction with the Centre for Sustainable Fashion. We trickled into a packed auditorium (with a noticeable absence of fur coats) this chilly Monday evening to hear the 2016 Kering Talk: Sustainability in Luxury Brands, in conversation with McCartney. Not only is the designer the clear leader in green luxury fashion, but she’s also hugely involved in the LCF Sustainability Masters Course. Developed in conjunction with Kering, it's the first fashion degree of its kind – an entire specification in producing clothes that won't harm the planet. M.I.A. asks fans to make own merchandise to save environment. M.I.A. told her followers on Twitter that she didn’t want to make a line of merchandise that would further damage the environment or contribute in any way to sweatshops.
Instead, she’s released designs and logos for fans to create DIY M.I.A. love. She wrote on Twitter: “Can't even (bring) myself to make merch – destroying environment and enslaving peeps can I just give u a vector and you print on ur T/hoodie.” M.I.A. unveils new plan to help save the planet. Mathangi Arulpragasam AKA M.I.A. is one of music’s more politicised figures.
In the rapper’s last music video, “Borders”, she explored the theme of migration – shots of her climbing wire fences and huddled up on a tiny boat accompanied the lyrics, “Borders, what's up with that? Politics, what's up with that? Police shots, what's up with that?” Off the back of the video, she openly criticised the West’s attitude towards refugees.