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Queen Elizabeth II and daughter-in-law Camilla Parker Bowles were publicly panned for wearing Russian-style fur hats on Christmas. (Ecorazzi)

Slogan T-shirt pioneer Katharine Hamnett is awarded a CBE, despite telling leaders that they suck. (BBC News)

Is the “Made in China” backlash racist? Amy DuFault interviews Feral Childe’s Alice Wu, who believes that Chinese manufacturing, done right, can be ethical and sustainable. (EcoSalon)

Beulah is a luxury fashion label with a difference: It employs former sex workers, some as young as 12. (TreeHugger)

With volatile cotton prices soaring to an all-time high this year, the apparel industry is bracing itself for supply shortages and shrinking profit margins. (WWD)

If your closet is inundated with ugly Christmas sweaters, do your fashion sense a favor and upcycle them into cozy mittens. (Mother Nature Network)