Editorials
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1 Oct 2021
7:15 am

Do good while looking good…

Editorials

If ever there was an industry which could be characterised by the descriptions 'fleeting' or 'ethereal', it would be fashion.

Victoria and David Beckham. Picture: Instagram @davidbeckham

If ever there was an industry which could be characterised by the descriptions “fleeting” or “ethereal”, it would be fashion. Clothes – and the way they are worn – change more often than the seasons. Today’s fresh idea is tomorrow’s rubbish bin liner. That is why the thoughts on our page opinion piece today, of Jackie May, one of the people behind the Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards, have so much resonance. She points out that deciding what to wear has become “an environmental, social and political minefield”. The fashion industry is a $2.4 trillion (about R36 trillion) global industry, employing...