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Sustainability Comes At a Cost. Fashion Isn’t Paying. | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

Key Insights

  • The BoF Sustainability Index tracks fashion’s progress towards ambitious sustainability targets for the coming decade. It examines public disclosures to rigorously benchmark performance and enable like-for-like comparisons at 15 of fashion’s largest companies.

  • The Index found that while fashion companies are speaking about sustainability more than ever before, actions are lagging public commitments. The average overall score of the companies assessed was just 36 out of a possible 100, with significant disparities between engagement and action.

  • Information about how companies are planning for the substantial investments required to meet sustainability goals emerged as a significant blind spot, with companies failing to match bold ambitions with details of how they plan to pay for them.

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Jeffree Star’s Latest Promo Pics Feature a Woman of Color in a Mouse Trap and Twitter Isn’t Happy

Photo credit: Rodin Eckenroth - Getty Images
Photo credit: Rodin Eckenroth – Getty Images

From Seventeen

  • Jeffree Star’s promotional pics for his new Velvet Trap Lipsticks feature a woman of color in a mouse trap and Twitter is NOT happy about it.

  • Many pointed out that Jeffree has a history of calling Black women “rats.”

It’s just another day and a new scandal for Jeffree Star. After major backlash around his Cremated Palette and drama with ex-Andre Marhold, Twitter is calling Jeffree out for what fans think is subtle racism.

On his YouTube channel, Jeffree announced the launch of his new lipstick formula called Velvet Trap, addressing viewers while sitting in the middle of a giant bear trap. Promotional images for the new line continue the theme, depicting models trapped in giant mouse and bear traps.

After Jeffree Star Cosmetics shared the photos, commenters began voicing their displeasure that a woman of color was shown

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