Would buying Gucci footwear make you feel ashamed? The fashion industry is now under scrutiny for the harm it is doing to the environment. Photo: Shutterstock

Climate change: will young shoppers stop buying luxury goods to help save the planet?

  • Flygskam, or ‘Flight shame’, has stopped people flying because of the environmental damage it causes, and the fashion industry is now under scrutiny
  • Driven largely by Chinese shoppers’ huge appetite for classic brands, more natural resources are being used than ever before
Topic |   Fashion

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Would buying Gucci footwear make you feel ashamed? The fashion industry is now under scrutiny for the harm it is doing to the environment. Photo: Shutterstock
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An upcoming sneaker art exhibition will show how the humble shoe has been elevated into art. A Kaws x Air Jordan IV Retro (pictured) is among the exhibits in the show by auctioneer Philips in Hong Kong, and later Shanghai.

Are sneakers art? Kaws, Takashi Murakami, Damien Hirst think so – they created sneaker art for exhibition that shows how mainstream sneaker culture is

  • Sneaker culture has come a long way from its unglamorous roots, now commodified in auctions, e-commerce and exhibitions like one opening this week in Hong Kong
  • The shoes in the Tongue & Chic show are not for sale, but a later online auction will focus on street wear and street art
Topic |   Fashion

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An upcoming sneaker art exhibition will show how the humble shoe has been elevated into art. A Kaws x Air Jordan IV Retro (pictured) is among the exhibits in the show by auctioneer Philips in Hong Kong, and later Shanghai.
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