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Every week a member of the CSF team or network contributes an article to this website, offering inspiring insights and ideas on the role fashion plays in a global sustainability agenda.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 14:  (L to R) Dilys Williams, Director of Centre for Sustainable Fashion at London College of Fashion, award winners Elise Comrie and Agraj Jain, and Beatrice Lazat, Human Resources Director at Kering,attend the 2016 Kering Talk at the London College of Fashion on November 14, 2016 in London, England.  

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Congratulations to the Winners of the Kering Award for Sustainable Fashion

Last week we announced the winners of the Kering Award for Sustainable Fashion at the third annual Kering Talk, and they were awarded either a €10,000 prize for innovation or a three month paid internship prize for collaboration. The winners for Brioni were… Agraj Jain, awarded €10,000 for his proposal of peace silk, a method […]

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 14:  (L to R) Francois-Henri Pinault, CEO of Kering, Salma Hayek, Stella McCartney, Alasdhair Willis and Mary McCartney attend the 2016 Kering Talk at the London College of Fashion on November 14, 2016 in London, England.  

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Stella McCartney talks Sustainability at the Third LCFxKering Talk

On Monday night we welcomed Kering back to LCF for the annual Kering Talk, which marks the start of the third year of the LCFxKering partnership. This year, we were delighted to host Stella McCartney, luxury British fashion designer and sustainability champion Stella McCartney as the special guest speaker. The event, which comprised a question […]

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Dress For Our Time at the London Peace Talks

A few weeks ago London’s City Hall played host to the first ever London Peace Talks, which brought together a group of inspiring speakers from across different sectors to share their own experiences in fighting for peace. Pertinent though they were then, the notion that ‘peace’ is something that needs to be discussed collectively, something […]

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Stella McCartney at the Kering Talk 2016

We are delighted to announce the the special guest speaker at this year’s Kering Talk will be Stella McCartney, who will address the issue of deforestation and sustainable sourcing of viscose. About Stella  Born and raised in London and the English countryside, Stella McCartney graduated from Central St Martins in 1995. A signature style of sharp tailoring, […]

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Kering Award Finalist: Irene-Marie Seelig

Over the next few months, we will be introducing you to each of the ten finalists for the Kering Award for Sustainable Fashion 2016, ahead of the winner announcements in November. Since January 2016, these students have been developing and refining their sustainability projects, and presented them to an esteemed panel of judges from Kering, […]

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Kering Award Finalist: Agnes Kiss

Over the next few months, we will be introducing you to each of the ten finalists for the Kering Award for Sustainability 2016, hearing about their projects and their thoughts on the Award process, ahead of the winner announcements in November. Since January 2016, these students have been developing and refining their sustainability projects, and […]

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Can Fast Fashion Ever Be Ethical?

‘Can Fast Fashion Ever Be Ethical?’ That was the question we posed to our panel and audience at last week’s debate, co-hosted with the Ethical Trading Initiative. The question of the ethics of fast fashion is, admittedly, too big to be answered in the course of a ninety minute event, but the speakers, including Dilys, […]

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Kering Award Finalist: Iciar Bravo Tomboly

Over the next few months, we will be introducing you to each of the ten finalists for the Kering Award for Sustainable Fashion 2016, ahead of the winner announcements in November. Since January 2016, these students have been developing and refining their sustainability projects, and presented them to an esteemed panel of judges from Kering, the […]

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Kering Award Finalist: James Eardley

Over the next few months, we will be introducing you to each of the ten finalists for the Kering Award for Sustainability 2016, ahead of the winner announcements in November. Since January 2016, these students have been developing and refining their sustainability projects, and presented them to an esteemed panel of judges from Kering, the […]

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Kering Award Finalist: Elise Comrie

Over the next few months, we will be introducing you to each of the ten finalists for the Kering Award for Sustainability 2016, ahead of the winner announcements in November. Since January 2016, these students have been developing and refining their sustainability projects, and presented them to an esteemed panel of judges from Kering, the […]