Sustainability and ethics when it comes to the fashion industry has taken the form of movements and advocacy. Certain practices like recycling and upcycling have been advocated in the name of sustainability, but are these methods truly sustainable? Is the quest for a sustainable fashion industry a lost cause? This piece explores the complexity of sustainability in today’s context and the need for fashion to be redefined and reimagined in order to encapsulate this.
Climate change is often regarded as one of the most profound global challenges by most governments and Singapore is no exception. In recent times, climate activism has been on the rise and is now a global movement – but, why does it remain so difficult to take action on the climate crisis? In this article, The IAS Gazette explores reasons behind this crucial inaction.