Fast fashion: EU Europe plans fast fashion crackdown

( BBC.com ) Europe is to crack down on fast fashion through proposals to make the clothing made and worn there more durable, reusable, repairable and recyclable. The sustainable textiles strategy, due to be unveiled on Wednesday, will target clothes at every stage of use, including design, repair and recycling. The initiative aims to boost the market for sustainably made garments. Manufacturers will have to … Continue reading Fast fashion: EU Europe plans fast fashion crackdown

Paris Fashion Week starts under a cloud of war

( Fashionunited.com ) Paris Fashion Week starts today, with 45 houses and brands set to hold physical shows, according the official schedule published by the French Fashion Federation (FHCM). Alongside the runway shows there  will be 37 presentations as well as 13 digital format events. In total there are 95 events listed on the schedule. Around town, Dior will celebrate the reopening of its flagship … Continue reading Paris Fashion Week starts under a cloud of war

Origin of mystery humming noises heard around the world, uncovered

In 2018, a multitude of seismic signals were detected by earthquake monitoring agencies all over the world in May and June. They created a weird humming sound and some of the signals detected in November of that year had a duration of up to 20 minutes.The signals and humming triggered “the curiosity of the scientific community,” according to a new study that explains what happened: … Continue reading Origin of mystery humming noises heard around the world, uncovered

At least 14 killed, 325 injured, as 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes Albania

At least 14 people have been killed, several more are missing and hundreds have been injured after an earthquake struck Albania on Tuesday. The quake, which had a preliminary rating of 6.4 magnitude, hit the European nation at an approximate depth of 20 kilometers (12 miles) early Tuesday local time, according to the United States Geological Survey. The epicenter was in the port city of … Continue reading At least 14 killed, 325 injured, as 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes Albania