AW19-20 : Leather Trousers
11 September, 2019

Weekly Digest – Issue #123

There is no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothes,” wrote the British fell-walker Alfred Wainwright. Some choices are obvious: trench coats for spring showers; cashmere for autumn winds; chunky knits for winter chill. How about synthetics for summer sun? Yes, really.
With more brands touting sustainable initiatives as part of their brand stories, it might make you wonder: How can you distinguish a brand that’s truly committed to environmental efforts versus those who are just jumping on board with the feel-good angle?
Naomi Campbell’s decades-spanning career and impact as a supermodel defies labels, but now the British Fashion Council is officially recognising her outstanding contribution to the industry. At the Fashion Awards 2019 on December 2, the Vogue contributing editor will take home the Fashion Icon Award – one of the special recognition accolades that acknowledges individuals who have used the platform lent to them to effect positive change.