Stella McCartney has announced on Instagram that she plans to eliminate animal products from her line thanks to a new partnership with Silicon Valley biotech company, Bolt Threads, which creates yeast-based vegan silk. The designer will debut a dress made entirely from this vegan silk at the design exhibition “Items: Is Fashion Modern?”, being held […]
Why no wool? Stop the silk? Lay off leather? Forget the feather? Forgo the fur? Down with…down? Are They Commodities? | Exploiting Animals for More Than Food It is important to consider the above questions where they are concerned. The use of animals as commodities extends further than what we choose to put in our mouths. […]