Now campaigners in Turkey are pleading with the government to impose a ban from trading these jeans since several incidents have occurred as well as across Bangladesh, China and Mexico. High street fashion retailer, H&M and eponymous jeans brand, Levi Strauss, have both made announcements...

Stylist Katya Fedorova's wardrobe evokes intimacy and gritty sensuality with selects from the likes of Alexander McQueen, Versace, Christian Dior, Jean Paul Gaultier for La Perla and others. An elegant up-do by Aleksandr Sukonshikov and make-up by Yuri Ananov give Renata a classic edge.

< Page Six > Not only are sandblasted jeans ugly, there's serious health risks for manufacturers, leading to major retailers banning the procedure. < Refinery29 > Please help us foster a friendly environment by keeping your posts civil and on-point. We reserve the right to delete comments...

Hermès' creative director Pierre-Alexis Dumas has called architects Shigeru Ban and Jean de Gastines, who also designed Centre Pompidou in Metz to design the Hermès Pavillion. The striking exhibition space made out of cardboard tubes woven with paper aimed at creating a set of a nomadic...

What do you think? Was the BYU-I Testing Center in the right for banning skinny jeans? Are skinny jeans immodest? Side note: I've also heard of rumors that BYU-I was trying to ban messenger bags on girls because it accentuated the woman's chest when worn across the body. Can anyone...

After reading their Facebook wall where activists had posted dozens of messages demanding that the company ban sandblasting, Gianni Versace S.p.A. simply turned off the wall post capability on their wall. That is their prerogative of course, but there is no way that the flood of social...

This is exactly why Just Brands decided to ban the sandblasting technique of denim. For the future, Just Brands will use permanganate spraying, hand brush or laser technique to give denim a worn look. In 2009, the Turkish government already banned sandblasting, according to global umbrella...

Paris-born Francis Kurkdjian is revered as one of the world's most talented perfumers; he worked behind the scenes for many years, creating fragrances for fashion houses such as Yves Saint Laurent, Giorgio Armani, Versace, Dior, and Jean Paul Gaultier. In 2009, he introduced his own fragrance...

RETAILERS CALLED UPON TO BAN THE SANDBLASTING OF JEANS 'Human Rights organisations say the practice kills thousands' Clothing retailers today face accusations of bad practice as a new report claims garment workers making their jeans may be facing unacceptable health risks. The report...

. However, Dolce & Gabbana has explicitly told the Clean Clothes Campaign that they have no intention of banning sandblasting, despite conclusive evidence and numerous deaths demonstrating how dangerous the practice is. The Clean Clothes Campaign recently claimed victory after a campaign on...

 

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