Calvin Klein's 'first plus size model' is making people angry. Calvin Klein Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Back in 2014 we told you about Myla Dalbesio, a size 10 model who landed a major advertising campaign with Calvin Klein lingerie.
At the time, Elle pointed out in an interview with the model that the fashion industry would probably still consider her to be 'plus-size' even though she's obvs not. In fact, Myla has referred to herself as an "inbetweenie", in an interview with the TODAY show, saying: "I am one of many girls who are 'inbetweenies.' We're not skinny enough to be straight-size, like these size zero and size two girls, and we're not big enough to be plus-size.
" Zara Releases Sustainable Collection. Now you can feel even better about shopping at Zara.
The retailer just launched #JoinLife, its first sustainable fashion line made from environmentally-friendly materials. So how exactly is the collection different from the rest of Zara's stock? According to Zara's website, the items are made from organic cotton — which is farmed using 90 percent less water than regular cotton — recycled wool, and Tencel, a wood fiber taken from sustainably-managed forests. "The collection embraces a woman who looks into a more sustainable future," reads the website.
And hey, the clothes look pretty cute, too. Zara's Sustainable Collection Is Giving Us Life. Zara Join Life Sustainable Collection. It seems like Zara, the reigning champion of all things fast fashion, is taking notice of many shoppers' slowly but steadily developing buying habits.
On Tuesday, the trend powerhouse debuted its first sustainable collection entitled #JoinLife, which, according to its website, "embraces a woman who looks into a more sustainable future. " And while we wish we could give Zara a huge pat on the back for its eco-minded initiative, it's hard to take it seriously when it comes from a retailer that's built its empire by churning out new pieces every week. Regardless, the #JoinLife lineup includes a lot of the trends of the season you'd expect from Zara (stylish denim, ruffled tops, expensive-looking outerwear, and sleeve details galore) at a similar price point to the usual offering. So what's the difference? Zara launches first sustainable collection, stirs debate on 'fast fashion' Zara, one of the world’s largest fashion meccas, is attempting to be more sustainable and environmentally friendly.
This week the company launched a new fashion line made entirely from environmentally-friendly materials and fabrics. With a string of bad reputations and accusations for ripping off designs and bad work environments, perhaps this is the brand’s way to redemption. But is just one sustainable line enough? (via Refinery29) Editorial-JOIN LIFE-WOMAN. H&M Unveils Conscious Collection, World Recycle Week Campaign. On April 4 H&M, along with Conscious Commerce co-founders Olivia Wilde and Barbara Burchfield, hosted a preview at the company’s gorgeous Fifth Avenue showroom to introduce the new Conscious Exclusive collection.
The event was intended to not only highlight H&M’s ongoing sustainability efforts, but also shed light on the retailer’s global garment-collecting initiative with the launch of its first World Recycle Week campaign. The Conscious Exclusive collection H&M’s Conscious Exclusive collection features clothing and accessories made entirely from sustainable materials. H&M aims to make recycling ‘cool’ with first ever sustainability campaign. The campaign, which will launch on 18 April and run for a week, has been created to promote World Recycle Week.
It sees the high street fashion retailer release a campaign song and video, ‘Rewear it’, which is written and performed by singer M.I.A. The video will be promoted on the brand’s social channels and supported by a TV campaign. During the campaign, H&M aims to collect 1,000 tonnes of unwanted garments from customers, across more than 3,600 stores worldwide. According to the brand, the initiative is one of the most extensive environmental projects it has ever undertaken and forms part of H&M’s long-term goal to “close the loop in fashion”.
This the first time, however, that the brand is publicly promoting its initiative, as it wants more consumers to gain awareness of the scheme. H&M’s “sustainability” report hides the unsustainable reality of fast fashion. At first glance, there seems to be nothing unusual about Ridley Road Market.
Like any other London market, there are stalls selling fresh fruit and vegetables, cheap electronics, artificial jewelry, and other bits and bobs. Then, the smell hits you. Behind the makeshift stalls are butchers’ shops. There are a dozen of them within 300 feet, each displaying a panoply of meats and hung carcasses. There are beef ribs, pork shoulders, lamb shanks, chicken thighs—all the standard offerings found at most butchers. Can H&M really claim to be ethical? H&M is not just a big player in "fast fashion", it's a giant.
Estimates (fast fashion behemoths do not give out many production figures as the sector is intensely competitive) suggest it sells more than 550 million garments every year. It recently announced net quarterly profits of $412m. H&M: can fast fashion and sustainability ever really mix? Happy shoppers: men and women heading to the high street and returning laden with bags of newly bought goodies.
That is the image that both economic policy makers and retailers would love to see. A return to the good times. Sustainability. Mass Market Retailer Definition. Mass customization is the process of delivering wide-market goods and services that are modified to satisfy a specific customer need.
Mass customization is a marketing and manufacturing technique that combines the flexibility and personalization of custom-made products with the low unit costs associated with mass production. Mass customization products may also be referred to as made to order or built to order. BREAKING DOWN 'Mass Customization' Mass customization allows a customer to customize certain features of a product while keeping costs closer to that of mass-produced products. In some cases, the components of the product are modular.