Luggage from Hong Kong-based Ookonn.

Away, Calpak, Ookonn: the luggage brands making cases fashion’s newest status symbol

  • Forget the sneakers you’re wearing – luggage is what’s now setting true followers of fashion apart
  • Recent years have seen the emergence of a number of independent luggage brands, each offering its own spin on classics
Topic |   Fashion

TOP PICKS

Luggage from Hong Kong-based Ookonn.
READ FULL ARTICLE
Jelly shoes are almost entirely made from the petrochemical-based material PVC, which, according to Greenpeace, is “one of the most toxic substances saturating our planet and its inhabitants”. Photo: Alamy

Unsustainable fashion? Jelly shoes: the PVC plastic footware that's on trend, and brands looking for solutions

  • Online searches for jelly shoes have significantly increased on fashion shopping platform Lyst after the sandals dominated this season’s catwalks
  • The shoes, made almost entirely of PVC, have sparked environmental concerns, though some brands are testing recycling options
Topic |   Fashion

TOP PICKS

Jelly shoes are almost entirely made from the petrochemical-based material PVC, which, according to Greenpeace, is “one of the most toxic substances saturating our planet and its inhabitants”. Photo: Alamy
READ FULL ARTICLE