“Fashion really is getting away with murder. … There needs to be more systems in place, more vigorous testing, and as a customer you can do that, you can challenge the people who are making your fashion.

“Be mindful of your consumption. I think the one thing we’ve forgotten is that we make the choices.

“I think it’s really important to know what you’re consuming, to ask questions, to reduce your meat intake, to look at how you’re living your life and how that has an impact on the environment.

“Ask questions, ask big corporations why they are using materials like PVC, and why did that watch cost three pounds, what the hell happened from A to Z there?”

—Designer Stella McCartney, speaking at a Kering talk at the London College of Fashion on Monday.

[Via the Hollywood Reporter]