The $500 billion beauty industry’s ‘green’ ambitions are a patchwork at best. And they’re falling short

CNN  —  The escalating climate crisis is shifting many people’s purchasing patterns and this extends to the $500 billion dollar global beauty industry which is grappling with a range of sustainability challenges across product manufacturing, packaging and disposal. Strategy and consulting firm Simon Kucher’s Global Sustainability Study 2021 found 60% of consumers around the world…

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Loewe appoints Yang Mi as global brand ambassador

Translated by Roberta HERRERA Published Sep 29, 2023 Loewe continues to look towards the Asian market for its brand ambassadors. Following the appointment of K-pop star Taeyong as an ambassador in June, the brand has now announced Yang Mi, a Chinese actress and singer, as its latest global ambassador. Yang Mi is the Spanish brand’s…

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Mindful mode at Louise Trotter debut

Fashion week loves nothing more than a debut, and the industry witnessed an impressive one on Saturday morning when Louis Trotter showed her first collection for Carven. See catwalkCarven – Spring-Summer2024 – Womenswear – France – Paris – © Launchmetrics A collection suggesting a brand marching forward to an elegant future and a collection with…

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strength and femininity in Paris

Translated by Roberta HERRERA Published Oct 1, 2023 In the tightly packed schedule of Paris Fashion Week, we witnessed a range of diverse and alternative collections that pondered the bold expression of feminine strength. Danish designer Cecilie Bahnsen stayed true to her bucolic and sustainable identity, Pressiat embraced a glamorous and dark style, while Ukrainian…

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Wrangler and Barbie launch capsule collection

Global denim brand Wrangler has joined forces with Mattel, Inc.’s Barbie to launch the Wrangler x Barbie collection. Wrangler and Barbie launch capsule collection. – Wrangler and Barbie The collection combines the imaginative, playful style of Barbie with the quintessential western design elements of Wrangler, including a vibrant pink rendition of the unmistakable Wrangler back-pocket…

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