Supermarket retailer, Asda , has confirmed that they will be starting to phase out the use of sandblasting on their George fashion collection items. This announcement comes after new research has shown the damaging effects sandblasting techniques can have on workers' health. "As part of...

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in Britain has announced a ban on a television commercial from Yves Saint Laurent effective immediately. The label's latest spot is to promote their Belle D'Opium fragrance and stars French actress Melanie Thierry who dances (choreographed by Akram...

The National Advertising Division has banned a CoverGirl ad campaign featuring spokesperson Taylor Swift because of the ad's excessive use of Photoshop. The CoverGirl ad in question was for NatureLuxe Mousse Mascara, which claimed to offer "superior performance" and double the volume of bare...

The leading modelling agencies in the UK have all banned the use of tanning beds by their models. reports that 11 agencies, including big-names like Elite, Premier Model Management Storm and Next, have signed up to support a "No Sunbed Policy" for all their models as London Fashion Week...

Versace didn't think so, which is why the company decided to cut ties with any suppliers who use sandblasting, the sometimes lethal process used to distress denim. Two months ago, the Clean Clothes Campaign, along with 1,200 activists, informed the brand of the dangers workers in Turkey and...

Any supplier used by Diesel is asked to hold on to its own code of conduct in which is requested to respect and comply with the laws of the country they are located in. Even when all the above is respected, Diesel is introducing a ban to avoid the use of sandblasting starting from SS12. The...

Israel now has the use of too skinny models in advertisements is prohibited. In order to combat eating disorders has Israel Monday a new law introduced the use of too skinny models in ads prohibits. Models with a BMI below 18.5 may not be used in campaigns. In addition, there is now also an...

Led by the Clean Clothes Campaign, activists were demanding that Dolce & Gabbana stop using a sandblasting process on their denim products out of concern for the health of workers. Messages like "Killing workers isn't sexy" and "Please ban sandblasting because there is no need for someone to...

, Cast Iron, Vanguard and Tripper stopped using sandblasting technique on denim. Fashion company Just Brands announced the measurements for its brands including PME Legend, Vanguard, Cast Iron and Tripper. Further more, we reported earlier this week Diesel said it would make less use of...

 

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