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The March issue of Vogue Australia is guest edited by Emma Watson and dedicated to sustainability and positive change.
“This issue is an opportunity for Vogue to highlight all the positive work and impact that so many extraordinary trailblazers are already having on our environment — changing our thinking and behaviours in the process."
Editor-in-chief Edwina McCann says, "It was also a chance to spotlight some of the issues that still need acknowledging, areas in which we can all make improvements to help make the world a more equal, accepting, sustainable and kind place. Who better to lead us in that direction than Emma Watson?”
McCann says the March issue always focuses on the new season’s fashion, but this March it felt like the right time to talk about more meaningful change than simply the shape and hemlines of our clothes. The magazine acknowledges that it was an opportunity to spotlight some of the issues that need acknowledging, areas in which we can all make improvements to help make the world a more equal, accepting, sustainable and kind place. Who better to lead us in that direction than Emma Watson?
This edition features articles by Malala Yousafzai, Tim Flannery, Stella McCartney, Maye Musk and more, and shows Emma’s personal commitment to sustainable fashion. Good On You, the Australian based ethical brand rating app, worked with the magazine to ensure the ethical credentials of the brands that Emma wears and recommends throughout the issue.
In a world first, Vogue Australia has appointed a Sustainability Editor, Clare Press, author of Wardrobe Crisis.
Vogue Australia has taken its devotion to sustainability to the next level by appointing Clare Press as its sustainability editor-at-large. The fashion magazine has created a new position dedicated to covering sustainability in fashion, an exciting development in the world of fashion magazines and one we think has the potential to elevate this field into the mainstream.
One of Australia’s most respected fashion journalists, Press was the magazine’s features director from 2005 to 2009 and most recently, she held the position of fashion editor-at-large at Australian Marie Claire. A passionate advocate of sustainable fashion, Press is the author of Wardrobe Crisis: How We Went from Sunday Best to Fast Fashion, which will be published in the US in February 2018, endorsed by Fashion Revolution co-founder Orsola de Castro.
Press also presents the Wardrobe Crisis podcast, which explores fashion through the lenses of sustainability, ethics and creativity.