What do you wear to the beach? In parts of France, it's no longer your decision.
On our minds is France’s rejection of the burkini – the full-cover swim suit and activewear piece designed for women who chose to dress with modesty. Following the recent terrorist attacks in the country, 15 towns have now banned the garment, meaning that it is a “necessary, appropriate and proportionate” action to prevent public disorder. The news hit the headlines when police was confronting a woman wearing a burkini on the beach in Nice a few days back, fining her and seemingly making her remove a long-sleeved tunic. In response, burkini inventor Aheda Zanetti wrote an article published in The Guardian where she explains how she created the garment (which is popular also amongst non-Muslims) to give women freedom, not to take it away. Find it here.
What House of Dagmar Realized After Measuring Their Footprint for Three Years
For pre-fall 2020, House of Dagmar introduces a Good Choice-tag – a label that guarantees a garment’s green credentials.
Editor’s Pick: Be Your Own Valentine
It’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow! To celebrate, we’ve picked out some sweet, sexy, stylish (and sustainable) pieces to give to your no. 1 person — yourself.
Gemme Is the New Fashion Rental Service that Makes Us Believe In the Sharing Economy
We talk to Emelie Gustafsson Maistedt — the woman behind the new techy solution that lets you share your wardrobe, and make money off it.
Gant Talk with Make it last – See You on Friday!
Join our founders on Friday as they give a GANT Talk on Sustainable Fashion.