Greta Thunberg slams fast fashion in her latest magazine cover appearance


Climate activist Greta Thunberg uses her cover of the first issue of Vogue Scandinavia criticize fast fashion.

The young Swede posted a photo from the front page of the new Scandinavian edition of the fashion magazine on her social networks on Sunday evening (August 8).

Thunberg wears an oversized trench coat and is pictured in a wooded area stroking a horse.

“The fashion industry is a huge contributor to the climate and ecological emergency, not to mention its impact on the countless workers and communities that are exploited around the world so that some can take advantage of the fast fashion that many treat as disposables. “said Thunberg. wrote in posts on Instagram and Twitter.

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Some in the industry are using expensive campaigns to make it appear sustainable, climate neutral and fair, she wrote.

It’s almost always “greenwashing,” Thunberg said, referring to the steps companies are taking to present a green image without really doing anything positive for the environment.

“You cannot mass produce fashion or consume ‘sustainably’ as the world is shaped today. This is one of the many reasons we will need a system change,” he said. -she writes.

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Thunberg said Vogue in an interview, she hadn’t bought any new clothes in years.

“The last time I bought something new was three years ago and it was used. I just borrow things from people I know,” she said. .

The magazine itself said in a press release that it shares Thunberg’s values ​​of sustainable living and environmental protection, the Express the newspaper reported.

The clothes Thunberg wore in the magazine’s photoshoot were made from sustainable and recycled materials, the magazine said. – dpa


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