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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.

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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 […]

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Kering Award Finalists: Yophi Ignacia and Rosalie Overgaauw

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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H&M x LCF on the Strand

Our last destination for the H&M x LCF project on the last day of London Fashion Week is The Strand. We take a look at the work of LCF students George Boyle, Pheobe Yange and Miju Ko called  3패션人, a reference to the collaboration between all three of their cultures. Their collection applies weaving and construction techniques found […]