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

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Black Women Died From Coronavirus At Far Higher Rates Than White Men: Study

Black women died from COVID-19 at much higher rates than white men in Georgia and Michigan, per a new study.

Harvard researchers looked at data in COVID-19 death rates in the two states through September 2020 and found that Black women died at 3.8 times the rate of white men in Michigan and 1.6 times the rate of white men in Georgia.

While other studies had previously found that men overall are dying of COVID-19 at higher rates than women, and Black people are dying at higher rates than whites, this study looked at how both race and gender

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Get Brooklyn- and Detroit-Style Pizza at This New Pizzeria in Honolulu

Matthew Resich is more than a pizza aficionado. He’s like a pizza scientist.

The owner of Brick Fire Tavern, Hawaiʻi’s only Vera Pizza Napoletana certified pizzeria in Kaimukī on Oʻahu, has spent a lot of time crafting his pies, from figuring out the perfect fermentation for the dough (96 hours) to importing fresh curds to make house-pulled mozzarella. All with the goal of creating the perfect pizza—and one that would still be good if you couldn’t eat it right away. (Thanks, COVID.)

“Good pizza starts with good ingredients,” he says.

Pizza Mamo quietly opened in December 2020, serving Detroit- and

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Office fashion

Gillian Flynn

Americans are in a deskside state of mind, gravitating toward tailored work clothes as they return to the office, snapping up suits alongside resort wear as they plan summer vacations.

The consumer shift in March started as Irvine Spectrum retailers like Nordstrom, Loft, Anthropologie and H&M began replenishing their unique collections of back-to-work wardrobe staples.

So, what does back-to-biz look like? For women, it’s all about embracing tailored jackets with trending romantic tops to sweeten up skirts, high-waisted pants and jeans. And for the men, it’s suit up and show up, with luxury sunglasses as the accessory du

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Read This Before You Decide to Work In Fashion

Highsnobiety Q1 is the latest in a series of quarterly insight weeks dedicated to the business behind youth culture and what makes our market tick. Head over to our Insights hub to see the full series.

In 1999, The New Yorker released one of its most iconic articles ever published. In “Don’t Eat Before Reading This,” the late chef Anthony Bourdain spilled trade secrets of the restaurant industry. In doing so he poetically painted a picture of what it’s really like being a chef, to those who rarely get a glimpse behind the scenes.

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Texas woman calls 911 from police station, confesses to killing her 2 kids

Oxygen

Couple Charged With Long-Missing Adopted Daughter’s Murder After Her Remains Were Found Following House Fire

An Arizona couple was charged last week with the murder of their 13-year-old adopted daughter, whose skeletal remains turned up in an attic after their house was set ablaze last year. On Friday, officials announced that Rafael Loera and Maribel Loera have been charged with the murder of their adopted daughter, Ana Loera, who hadn’t been seen since 2016. The girl’s remains were discovered after authorities extinguished a fire at the couple’s Phoenix home in January 2020. Ana Loera’s death has been ruled a

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