In The News: Chanel Bans Exotic Skins And This Is Why
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Pavlovsky explained that the ban extends to crocodile, lizard, snake, and stingray, and also includes fur, the use of which Chanel has already majorly clamped down on recently, saying “The future of high-end products will come from the know-how of what our atelier is able to do,” in an interview.
The naturalist Sir David Attenborough has said climate change is humanity’s greatest threat in thousands of years. The broadcaster said it could lead to the collapse of civilisations and the extinction of “much of the natural world”. He was speaking at the opening ceremony of United Nations-sponsored climate talks in Katowice, Poland.
When creators are planning to launch a product into the world on Kickstarter, they’ll now consider their impact on the environment. This morning, Kickstarter unveiled new features that will help creators evaluate and reduce the environmental impact of their products at the earliest stages.
“Gender and climate are inextricably linked,” said environmentalist and author Katharine Wilkinson on stage at TEDWomen last week, a gathering of women thought leaders and activists in Palm Desert, California. Women, she says, are disproportionately affected by climate change. When communities are decimated by floods or droughts, tsunamis or fire, the most vulnerable among them suffer the most.
Demand for food and agriculture poses one of the biggest dangers to the planet. It is the leading cause of deforestation, responsible for clearing huge areas of valuable habitat and threatening wildlife to the point of extinction. Palm oil is a globally important vegetable oil found in an enormous range of food and non-food products that we use on a daily basis.
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The Hong Kong designer Dickson Yewn has been preparing for an exhibition and sale in what, until a few years ago, would have been considered an unusual setting. The group show, curated by Vogue Italia, is scheduled at Christie’s auction house in New York rather than a downtown gallery or glitzy boutique.
First up: the beauty obsessive in your life. With hundreds of thousands of beauty offerings out there, including skincare, makeup, fragrance and everything in between, navigating your way through the best gift sets, tools, tomes and little stocking fillers is no mean feat. But we’re here to help.
Discover the Rachel Bates ‘To Me, From Me’ collections now: https://rachelbatesinteriors.com/to-me-from-me They say ‘it’s better to give than receive’ but with the To Me, From Me collection from Rachel Bates, you’ve got an the perfect excuse to treat yourself. The new Rachel Bates’ collections are designed to bring you luxury and elegance over this Christmas period.
C hristmas is a time to be thankful. This year it’s not only my health, my loved ones and all the good things I’m grateful for – I’m also paying thanks to the skincare heroes and beauty favourites that work really hard for me right through the festive season.