Actor Bill Nighy: Fashion Industry Needs to Treat Workers As Human Beings

“Take a look at how the fashion industry works. … It is a global industry that has pioneered driving down costs, putting huge pressure on suppliers and workers, whilst…

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M&S Creates World's Largest Union Jack From Discarded Clothes

In honor of the 2012 London Olympics, Marks & Spencer and Oxfam tag-teamed to create the world’s largest “Union Jack” from unwanted clothing. Unfurled at West Ham…

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Joanna Lumley, Marks & Spencer Launch "Shwopping" Recycling Campaign

Patsy Stone—or rather, Joanna Lumley, the actress who played her on Absolutely Fabulous—wants you to “shwop” till you drop. The British comedian teamed up with Marks…

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Marks & Spencer Launches U.K.'s First Sustainable Fashion Lab

Marks & Spencer and the London College of Fashion are going halfsies on Britain’s first Sustainable Fashion Lab, to be located at the Old Truman Brewery in the heart of East…

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Recycle Your Marks & Spencer Clothing at Oxfam, Get £5 Off Purchase

American retailers take note: Marks & Spencer may have joined the ranks of Patagonia and Uniqlo with its own clothing take-back program, but it isn’t doing it alone. The…

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Oxfam U.K. Glams Up Vintage Fashion in Spring 2012 Lookbook

OLDIES BUT GOODIES To fete its new focus, Oxfam has produced a lookbook that should dispel any lingering misconceptions about secondhand garb. Not in the least bit fusty, all pieces…

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