Stella McCartney’s Eco-Friendly Fashion is Fuelled by her Innovative and Tenacious Spirit (South China Morning Post)
"Over 50 per cent of her womenswear and 45 percent of her menswear is sustainable. It’s not the first time McCartney has targeted a market gap. Sixteen years ago, she disrupted the fashion industry with luxurious garments and accessories entirely free of animal products: no leather, fur or feathers."
Vogue Magazine's Complicated Relationship with Diversity (The Independent)
"Consumers and readers can’t be the only ones to blame for the lack of diversity in the magazine: a brand and its audience are developed through cross-pollination. The responsibilities of any editor-in-chief — and the fashion industry at large — exist independently from, and without prejudice to, those of consumers."
If Plus-Size Modelling is Glorification of Obesity, I’ll eat my hat (The Guardian)
"Obesity is far too serious a matter to treat sensitively. What’s needed is a little tough love. In fact, I’m going to go so far as to say that, not only should the fashion industry ban anyone over a size 8 from its catwalks, it should stop making plus-sized clothing altogether."
A Fashion Company Tried to 'Reclaim' the Swastika. It didn't go well (Chicago Tribune)
"Its Twitter account was actively replying to those who had expressed concern about 'pro-Nazi designs' on Teespring, with a company representative noting that the site 'does not support or allow hate speech' and promising that 'we are most certainly taking care of it.'"
11 Honoré Targets Plus-Size Opportunity (The Business of Fashion)
"Starting next month, the site will sell designer ready-to-wear pieces in sizes 10 to 20 by designers such as Prabal Gurung, Monique Lhuillier, Brandon Maxwell, Christian Siriano, Michael Kors, Tome and Zac Posen."