#ICYMI: Vogue condemns brands that won’t feature plus size, discarded garments turned into jet fuel and luxury brands poor at protecting against forced labour
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A Japanese environmental agency has teamed up with Japan Airlines to turn discarded garments from local chains into jet fuel, using a new kind of fermentation technology. (Inhabitat)
Liberian-born model Deddeh Howard has recreated iconic campaign images for brands like Guess and Calvin Klein (originally fronted by white models) to highlight the need for more diversity in the fashion industry. (Grazia)
British Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman has condemned fashion brands who refused to dress size 16 model Ashley Graham for the magazine’s January cover. (Independent)
Zara have been accused of using “aggressive” techniques for sidestepping EU tax through profit-shifting and non-compliance with tax rules in the markets where they operate. (Bloomberg)
A study of forced labour in fashion supply chains shows that shows that fast fashion chains are leading the way, leaving luxury brands like Prada, Ralph Lauren and Hugo Boss lagging behind. (The Guardian)
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