A ThredUp sorting facility in Phoenix.
Fast fashion is far from green. But the rapid expansion of online clothing resale platforms could help shrink the garment industry's negative impact on the environment.
Masks: Where health care and fashion collide.
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A transparency index could fix issues in the current medical supply chain in the US.
Coronavirus has revealed the extreme plight of Bangladeshi factory workers.
Protesters hold signs outside women’s fashion designer Eudon Choi in London during Fashion Week in 2017.
The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a harsh light on global commerce in wildlife. But many accounts focus on demand from Asia, ignoring the role of US and European consumers.
Fast fashion doesn’t have to end up in landfill.
A new clothing recycling process can counter the environmental costs of fast fashion.
Visible mending places clothing at the centre of a protest movement.
Sewers with attitude are tackling fast fashion one stitch at a time.
Removing bodies from the Tazreen factory in 2012.
Factories that produce fast fashion garments are still highly dangerous workplaces – and not just because they might collapse.
Four years after the Rana Plaza tragedy and there are still reports of worker exploitation in the garment industry.
While the fashion industry may want to address worker exploitation in their supply chains, it would open them up to tremendous legal liability. This needs to change.
'Gabrielle' the perfume harks back to Coco's early days and the business instincts that built a global brand.
A model wears one of the author’s original zero waste designs.
The scale of fast fashion is so massive it can easily eclipse sustainability initiatives. We need investment in new technologies to revolutionise the industry.
How we can change the business model of a £50 billion industry to make clothing work better for everyone.
Installation view of Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists at the National Gallery of Victoria.
Photo: Wayne Taylor
Paintings that turn into frocks; a model dressed in nine outfits like a Russian doll. A new exhibition by Dutch designers Viktor & Rolf is truly fashion as performance art.
Magazines like Vogue are fashion's gatekeepers, but now style bloggers are democratising the fashion world – and the mags don't like it.