Posts Tagged ‘eco fashion’

Baby Steps in Brazil

Financial Times, June 30 2007 In a video clip on Brazilian news service UOL’s website, a model at January’s São Paulo Fashion Week, when asked what she understood by the term “sustainability”, responded that it meant she was earning enough to live on. Apparently, when it comes to environmental issues in Brazil – home to […]

Barneys Goes Green

Financial Times, March 2 2007 It is one thing, of course, for a brand to anticipate all eventualities in consumer behaviour and do a little organic line. It is another, more mainstream, thing entirely when a major international department store follows suit. Yet that is exactly what Barneys New York is doing this year, launching […]

The Cotton Wars

Financial Times, March 2 2007 Organic versus sustainable? Pollutants versus pesticides? Environmentally- friendly or luxurious? Fiona Harkin asks who is putting who (or what) on themselves First it was your chicken. Now it’s your cotton. What? That’s gone organic, of course. It was perhaps only a matter of time before the concerns about what we […]