British chanteuse Lily Allen wants to take a two-year leave of absence from performing to open a boutique—one that will rent designer clothes to the common masses. (Elle U.K.)

As politicians gather in Copenhagen for the UN Climate Change Conference, the fashion industry will likewise convene to discuss the environmental, social, and ethical challenges it faces on a global scale. (Nordic Fashion Association)

Student work at its most inspiring: The Centre for Sustainable Fashion at the London College of Fashion just announced the winners of “Fashioning the Future,” its international student competition. (TreeHugger)

In an unlikely partnership, Stella McCartney and rocker Morrissey are working on a collection of vegan kicks for 2010. (Ecorazzi)

ECOUTERRE ELSEWHERE

Hop on over to the freshly redesigned Craft website for our guest post on seven eco-innovations that are changing the future of fashion. (Craftzine)