Stella McCartney Creates Scholarship for Cruelty-Free Fashion Designers

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Stella McCartney knows the importance of giving back. The British designer, who received an honorary fellowship from Central Saint Martins on Wednesday, has announced a new program for aspiring designers. McCartney unveiled the Stella McCartney Scholarship during her acceptance speech, which described her own time at the college as “life-changing.” The program will not only fund local, EU, and international master’s of fashion students based on academic performance and financial need, it will also include a one-year placement at her fashion house. Just one catch: In line with McCartney’s animal activism, students who win the scholarship must eschew fur, leather, or products that harm animals.

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One Response to “Stella McCartney Creates Scholarship for Cruelty-Free Fashion Designers”

  1. verysplendid says:

    While it’s great that Stella McCartney is an animal rights’ advocate, her hypocrisy in allowing L’Oreal to manufacture her perfume is deplorable.

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