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Social Goods | Vice Media Executives on Leave, Fashion's Plus Size Problem

This week, Vice Media's president and chief digital officer are placed on leave after sexual harassment allegations, while plus size representation in magazines still has a long way to go.
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  • Megan Doyle

Vice Media Places Two Executives on Leave (New York Times)
"The Times's investigation found four settlements involving allegations of sexual harassment or defamation against Vice employees; more than two dozen women said they had experienced or witnessed sexual misconduct at the company."

Why Are Magazines Still Not Letting Plus Women Actively Participate in Fashion? (Refinery 29)
"Because of the magazine industry's reliance on the sample system, plus women are automatically excluded from wearing the latest trends, the season's defining look."

Vietnam's Chance to Become a Leader in Sustainable Fashion Manufacturing (South China Morning Post)
"Apparel makers themselves have taken steps to clean up the industry, believing Vietnam has the potential to lead the way to greener practices in Asia."

Will Sustainable Fashion Crack China's Luxury Market in 2018? (Jing Daily)
"Although brands are promoting sustainable fashion in China already, the full value of sustainable clothes is still a little abstract for most consumers. Why pay the same amount of money for a second-hand item when they could buy something brand new for less?"

Muslim Women Have Been Leaders in Conservative Fashion Since Way Before It Was "Cool" (Bustle)
"Small business owners who have been creating modest apparel and accessories don't get the same attention as huge corporations that are part of the mainstream fashion industry."

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