The curated, glamorised versions of our best selves made popular on Instagram is seeing a backlash. What began as photoshopped edits of perfection: the backdrop of a floral wall, the fashionista crossing a zebra in busy urban surroundings, those perfect cappuccinos adorned with heart-shaped foam, are […]

Adidas, Reebok and Patagonia were the highest ranking brands in this year’s Style Transparency Index, published by non-profit organization Style Revolution. They all scored 64 percent of 250 possible points. The three companies are followed by Esprit and H&M, who both scored 61 percent. This is […]

Converse has announced its first multi-designer collaborative collection. A capsule featuring women’s apparel and footwear was developed in partnership with three rising labels: Koché, Feng Chen Wang and Faith Connexion. The designers worked separately. Founded by Christielle Kocher in Paris in 2015, […]

Watching Blue Planet Live on the BBC in March 2019, thoughts turn to the beauty and majesty of our oceans, which cover approximately 70% of our planet’s surface. Of course, the achievements of the original Blue Planet documentaries led by Sir David Attenborough were to bring attention to the damaging […]

Sustainable footwear brand Allbirds is doubling down on its efforts to be carbon neutral by introducing a tax that will offset 100 percent of its carbon footprint. For this year’s Earth Day, the San Francisco-based company announced its Allbirds Carbon Fund, a fund that will see the company pay to remove […]

Luxury luggage brand Rimowa, one of the brands under French conglomerate LVMH, is best known for its high-profile collaborations: Off-White, Nike, Supreme, Ambush and Olafur Eliasson are just a few names Rimowa has teamed up with in recent times, leading shoppers the world over to wonder who the label […]

Vans is soon to release a Harry Potter-themed collection. The brand owned by VF Corporation has announced on its website and Instagram that a collection of footwear, apparel and accessories inspired by the books of J.K. Rowling is set to hit stores. Vans didn’t say when the collection will be released, […]

Global sportswear brand Adidas has strengthened its commitment to tackling plastic waste with the unveiling of Futurecraft.Loop, its first 100 percent recyclable performance running shoe. “Taking plastic waste out of the system is the first step, but we can’t stop there,” said Eric Liedtke, executive […]

Sustainability in the fashion industry is having a moment. Headlines are calling for transparency, a growing demand for circular and ethical fashion is gaining traction and there is momentum, even if they are baby steps, towards a cleaner industry and greener planet. Sustainability as a subject matter […]

Footwear and accessories brand Aldo is partnering with Give Back Box to make it easier for its customers to recycle their old shoes, clothing, handbags and other goods to charity. Aldo, who was recently announced as the first company in the world to be certified climate neutral, have partnered with […]

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