News Roundup: October 2018 4



The Business of Fashion

Why Fashion’s Anti-Fur Movement Is Winning

Tamison O’Connor, 15/10/18

‘Brands from Gucci to Michael Kors and DVF have recently stopped using fur, calculating that the goodwill generated with younger customers, and a reprieve from social media-amplified protests by animal-rights activists, is worth a few million dollars in lost sales.’

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The Mirror

Prince Harry slams fashion industry for plastic waste on visit to polluted beach with Meghan Markle

Russell Myers and Tom Davidson, 18/10/18

The Duke of Sussex spoke of his concerns about the clothing brands while on a visit to South Melbourne beach

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The Business of Fashion

The Perils of Fashion’s ‘Fake-It-Til-You-Make-It’ Culture

Ari Bloom, 18/10/18

Underneath the veneer of happiness and success worn by many famous fashion chief executive officers and creative directors is a world of anxieties and insecurities, argues Ari Bloom.

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The Fashion Law

Lawsuits Over Paparazzi Images on Instagram Raise Celebrity Questions Over Right of Publicity

TFL Team 19/10/18

Gigi Hadid revealed on Instagram on Thursday that she is being “legally pursued” – presumably on copyright grounds – for posting a paparazzi photo of herself on Instagram.

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The Cut

Sunday Riley Admits to Encouraging Employees to Post Positive Product ReviewsKathleen Hou, 16/10/18

‘Deciem can breathe a sigh of relief: There’s a new beauty brand at the center of Instagram drama. Sunday Riley, the beloved skin care brand that created the internet’s favorite serum, Good Genes, is the target of a scandal involving inauthentic reviews.’

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The Guardian

Australia should be ‘exporting sunshine, not coal’, economist Jeffrey Sachs tells Q&A

Calla Wahlquist, 16/10/18

‘US analyst criticises successive governments for defending coal in wake of alarming IPCC report on climate change.’

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