26 Aug '13, 6pm

"Ethical fashion cannot be a pity product"—wise words from which legendary designer?

"Ethical fashion cannot be a pity product"—wise words from which legendary designer?

When it comes to conveying a message, the best approach is often the most direct one. Which is why Selfridges is kicking off its “Project Ocean” campaign this summer with a little assist from the undisputed queen of the slogan tee herself: British designer Katharine Hamnett . To call attention to the plight of the oceans—as well as the deleterious consequences of overfishing—the high-end U.K. department store is raising money in support of a new marine-protected area . Besides offering exclusive products by Hamnett and footwear designer Tabitha Simmons , Selfridges is also turning over its world-famous Oxford Street facade to artists such as American sculptor Jason Hackenwerth, artist Beth Derbyshire, and light master Chris Levine.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/katharine-hamnett-designs-exclus...

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