Why transparency is a must for luxury fashion fans
11 Dec 2020
Why transparency is a must for luxury fashion fans

High-end fashion brands have generally not performed as well as fast fashion on transparency rankings. With exclusivity and a sense of mystique among the segment’s unique selling points, luxury labels have long been more comfortable with opacity. But could consumer pressure force a change?

Michelle Gabriel

Michelle Gabriel is a sustainability strategist and adjunct professor of sustainable fashion business strategy at Glasgow Caledonian New York College. Her focus is on creating a more viable, healthy, and opportunity-rich future for the planet, people, and communities through the lens of human and environmental sustainability.

Ayesha Barenblat

Ayesha Barenblat is a social entrepreneur with a passion for building sustainable supply chains that respect people and the planet. With over a decade of leadership to promote social justice and sustainability within the fashion industry, she founded Remake to ignite a conscious consumer movement.

Sarah LaBrecque

Sarah LaBrecque is a journalist and editor based in Hertfordshire. She spent 6.5 years at The Guardian on the sustainable business desk and later was a commissioning editor at Guardian Labs. She writes mainly on sustainability, B2B topics, and lifestyle.