Weekend Reads | 16

Fashion Brands Make the 2016 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations (Fashionista)

After the Paris Climate Change Summit last year, it’s been more imperative to plan and implement more eco-friendly and sustainable initiatives for all industries, but especially for large corporations. Corporate Knights, a digital publication which cites itself as “a magazine for clean capitalism,” compiled the 2016 Global 100 list, which includes Kering, H&M and Adidas.

Louis Vuitton’s Men’s Fall/Winter 2016 Collection (The Guardian)

The terrorist attacks last January and November have escalated tensions in Paris, but the city and its people remain resilient. It couldn’t be more clear that the Parisian spirit is stronger than ever, an idea embedded in LV’s show during Men’s Fashion Week.

Save the Musée des Tissus et des Arts Décoratifs in Lyon, France (Change.org)

The online petition is gathering support to save the prestigious textile museum from closing. The museum has a profound collection of over 2,000 years of textiles that serves as a tremendous resource for scholars, researchers and the public.

Repetto, French Heaven for Ballet Flats (The New York Times)
If you’re looking for the French girl essential that’s not Chanel, a pair of ballet flats from Repetto is the next best thing. The New York Times visits the brand’s first USA boutique in SoHo.

Inside the Net-a-Porter, Richemont, & Yoox Saga (Business of Fashion)

Anyone who has followed the merger between the two fashion e-tailers is still confused—how did Natalie Massenet, the brainchild of Net-a-Porter, end up leaving the company she founded and grew? BoF founder Imran Amed does a fantastic job of piecing together the sequence of events leading up to the Massenet’s departure and the official announcement of the merger.

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