Sustainable

Gucci Launches Off the Grid, Its First Sustainable Collection

Between rising consumer demands for sustainable practices and the secondhand clothing industry estimated to be valued at $64 billion by 2025, you can’t not practice eco-friendly fashion solutions. That’s the Herculean task that Gucci is taking on with Off the Grid, the Italian fashion house’s first environmentally-conscious collection heralded by creative director Alessandro Michele.

“Gucci Off The Grid has been conceived to enhance respect for, and responsibility towards, the environment,” the brand stated in a press release. “Gucci believes that sustainability—at all levels—involves fostering this respect: respect for the people we share our planet with as well as for the environment. If we lighten our environmental footprint we can enjoy the world with greater freedom— the freedom to follow our dreams, with curiosity, openness and joy.”

To star in its campaign, Gucci tapped Jane Fonda, Lil Nas X, King Princess, Miyavi, and David Mayer de Rothschild.

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Leah Thomas Fave Sustainable Products

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James Branaman

In recent months, the Black Lives Matter movement has exposed how prevalent racism is across industries and how standing up to injustice is necessary in all fields, from media to law enforcement, from athletics to art, and beyond. The environmentalist movement is no exception. Environmental activist Leah Thomas, known on Instagram as @greengirlleah, is making it known that even in our search for sustainable materials, vegan foods, and renewable energy, anti-racism still matters.

As protests boiled over in the wake of George Floyd’s death, Thomas reminded her followers—many who likely follow her for her sustainable and green lifestyle—that social justice does not exist outside the realm of environmentalism; It’s part of it. “It is unfair to opt in and out of caring about racial injustices when many of us cannot,” she wrote at the time. Not long after, she launched Intersectional Environmentalist, a website led by

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