Fashion Summit

5 Things We Learned About Sustainable Fashion From COP15

Photo by Nordic Fashion Association While governmental leaders from all around the world met in Copenhagen last week to hash out a new climate-change treaty, the fashion industry…

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FT Fashion Editor at COP15 Fashion Summit: Eco-Fashion Needs a Common Lexicon

Photo by Nordic Fashion Association In the middle of packing for the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, Vanessa Friedman, fashion editor of the Financial Times, was overcome by a wave of panic.…

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People and Planet Are One, Says EDUN CEO at Copenhagen Fashion Summit

Photo by Nordic Fashion Association EDUN’s pro-planet ethos was completely accidental, admitted Christian Kemp-Griffin, the company’s chief mission officer, at the Fashion…

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IN PICTURES: Copenhagen Fashion Summit's Sustainable Runway Show

Photo by Nordic Fashion Association From polyester made from recycled plastic bottles to fabrics derived from byproducts of the crab industry, the catwalk at Wednesday’s Fashion…

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Barneys' Julie Gilhart to Fashion Industry: Do Things Differently to Save Our Planet

Photo by Nordic Fashion Association For Julie Gilhart, senior vice president of Barneys New York, fashion has always been a reflection of our times. And in the past 18 years she’s…

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Sustainable Fashion Takes to the Runway at UN Climate Talks

While delegates from 192 countries convened in Copenhagen to hammer out a new climate-change treaty, the fashion industry had a group huddle of its own about the state of the planet on…

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Lily Allen Quits Music for Fashion, COP15 Fashion Summit, When Stella Met Morrissey

British chanteuse Lily Allen wants to take a two-year leave of absence from performing to open a boutique—one that will rent designer clothes to the common masses. (Elle U.K.) As…

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