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17 Jul
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News Edit 17th July: 2023 Fashion Transparency Index Launches, Another SHEIN Lawsuit, and Naomi Campbell X PrettyLittleThing

Every week, the Good On You team scours the internet, so you can have easy access to the ethical and sustainable fashion news that matters. Here’s everything you need to know this week.

In the know

Artists Accuse SHEIN of Algorithmically Stealing and Selling Their Art

“Three independent artists are now suing ultra-cheap online retailer SHEIN, alleging that the company has been deploying an algorithm to identify trending art—including the artists’ own designs—and recreating it in sweatshops, all under the leadership of a mysterious tech tycoon,” reports Gizmodo.

Naomi Campbell Faces Backlash for PrettyLittleThing Collaboration

Supermodel Naomi Campbell has announced a collaboration with fast fashion brand PrettyLittleThing, and people are not happy about it. “Naomi Campbell x PLT is the most disappointing collab to come out in recent times….I have no words,” wrote one Twitter user according to the Independent.

EU Extended Responsibility Scheme to Charge Fashion Brands for Textile Waste

Just Style says the EU Commission’s proposed rules will “make fashion brands and retailers responsible for the full lifecycle of textile products and will require them to financially support the sustainable management of textile waste across the EU”.

The 2023 Fashion Transparency Index Is Here

Fashion Revolution has launched the 8th edition of its renowned Fashion Transparency Index. The Fashion Transparency Index analyses and ranks 250 of the world’s biggest fashion brands and retailers based on their public disclosure of human rights and environmental policies, practices, and impacts, in their operations and in their supply chains. And for the first time since the Index was published in 2017, two out of 250 major fashion brands scored 80% or higher, including a luxury brand.

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‘Good’ Brand ISTO. Is Opening a Pop-up Store in Berlin

Portuguese brand ISTO.’s mandate is simple: create clothes to transcend the seasons and work as staple items in your wardrobe all year round. It has one single collection and pursues quality over quantity to try and make its items permanently available. From July 6th to 22nd, the brand is opening the doors of its pop-up store in Berlin, a temporary space dedicated to meeting the brand’s long time customers and connecting with the vibrant city. “If you’re in Berlin, come and say hi!”

Discover ‘Good’ Brand Nat’v Basics’ New Collection With Ellidy Pullin and Chloe Fisher

nat’v basics is an Australian underwear label designed for the everyday woman. Made from recycled and lower-impact materials, nat’v basics pieces are designed to be the most comfortable basics you’ll ever wear. No frills or trims or awkward bits—so you can put them on and forget you’re wearing them. The “Good” brand is launching its second brand partnership with Aussie Icons Ellidy Pullin and Chloe Fisher.

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