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My interview with Suzy Menkes

I had the opportunity to interview Suzy Menkes, International Fashion Editor of Journalism, aka the world’s most famous journalist.

We talked about millennial engagement with sustainable fashion, in the setting of the Copenhagen Fashion summit.

You can read my full write-up in I-D magazine: https://i-d.vice.com/en_us/article/suzy-menkes-talks-millennials-and-sustainability

Photo credit: GM Creative Studio

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Responsible Innovators in Copenhagen

The theme for this year’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit was responsible innovation. However what I actually came across during my time in Copenhagen at the world’s largest summit for sustainable fashion were responsible innovators; referring to those entrepreneurial individuals with an action plan for making sustainability the new normal. These responsible innovators and their startups got me really excited about the future of fashion. However, how can we grow a collaborative environment around sustainable fashion that allows influential corporates and responsible innovators to work together?

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The Future of Water and Clothing

This week we celebrated World Water Day. How concerned should we be with water scarcity and safety, especially when we consider the implications for our mental health? Can we better engage with climate change by understanding the impact of what we wear on water?

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What Does COP21 Mean For Your Wardrobe?

The discussions taking place at COP21 have created an atmosphere of high expectation. However it can be hard to imagine what, at the end of the 2 week long discussion, will be the impact on me, myself and I? Knowing the fashion industry is the world’s second most polluting industry second only to oil, I have an expectation that the outcomes of COP21 will have implications for my wardrobe.

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