7 career tips for women from a leader in sustainable fashion

Women’s clothing Spring Summer 2022, in Paris, France. (Photo by Edward Berthelot / Getty Images) Getty Images What are you wearing these days? How have your clothing choices evolved since you put your sweatpants down and put on your real pants again as life reopens after the pandemic? There is a one in six chance … Read more

Ignae eyeing the region’s booming luxury niche beauty market

The Portuguese skin care company has its roots in 2009. It was founded by Miguel Pombo, who previously worked in the cosmetic industry dealing with regulation. Pombo, originally from the Azores, has developed his range of skin care products inspired by the unique biodiversity of the archipelago. The Azores are a set of nine volcanic … Read more

Closed circuit beauty e-commerce platform Innerbottle pilots in South Korea

Innerbottle is a South Korean packaging start-up founded in 2017 by CEO Steve Oh, a former patent attorney. The company has developed a mechanism to solve the problem of residual waste in cosmetic products with a special silicone case. This “inner bottle” ensures that the outer shell is clean and ready for recycling in an … Read more

What 4 beauty experts say today about circular beauty

CosmeticsDesign spoke to four experts on different segments of the beauty industry, research and development, packaging, ingredient supply and consumer interest, how they view circularity today, and how the industry can approach economic theory in practice. Giorgio Dell’Acqua, Chair of NYSCC Many aspects of the circular model are familiar with the sustainability approach, so conservation … Read more

Beauty brands on the road to sustainability

The beauty industry is witnessing a seismic shift. Sustainability and cruelty-free have become the watchword, and beauty brands are also doing their best to incorporate these practices for a better tomorrow. We speak to Ruth Calvo Rubial, spokesperson for L’Occitane India International, and ask her how she is changing her beauty brand over time. Here … Read more

What 4 beauty experts say today about circular beauty

CosmeticsDesign spoke to four experts on different segments of the beauty industry, research and development, packaging, ingredient supply and consumer interest, how they view circularity today, and how the industry can approach economic theory in practice. Giorgio Dell’Acqua, Chair of NYSCC Many aspects of the circular model are familiar with the sustainability approach and therefore … Read more

Nina Garcia and Francisco Costa on Green Fashion and Beauty

While most people know our managing editor Nina Garcia as a fashion editor and Francisco Costa as a celebrated designer, few realize that their deepest connection is through a commitment to sustainability. Both work and collaborate with the non-profit organization for the environment International conservation, one of the leading leaders in protecting the planet. They … Read more

Where will the fashion resale go in the next two years

To become a Vogue Business Member and receive the Sustainability Edit newsletter, click here. Imagine walking into a luxury store with a bag you bought three years ago. The salesperson is able to authenticate it on the spot, just as easily as banks authenticate your account when you tap your credit card and receive a … Read more

What does the war in Ukraine mean for fashion sustainability goals?

Lucy Shea, CEO of change agency Futerra, urges companies and countries to invest instead in small-scale renewable energy and mass electrification. “We need a diverse network where everyone is their own supplier, decentralized by powerful people who collude to lead the war and exacerbate climate change,” she says. “In light of the unjustified Russian invasion … Read more

L’Oréal’s beauty technology innovation targets consumer devices, social commerce and the digital footprint

Beauty 4.0was listed as one of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s top five beauty trends to watch in 2021, and the year has certainly seen a lot happening. L’Oréal, an international beauty major, has unveiled several beauty technology launches around the world, including its fragrance disclosure model and its Yves Saint Laurent AI custom lipstick device. Many other big … Read more