WA lawmakers seek to make fashion friendlier to the environment

OLYMPIA — That new pair of jeans you’ve been eyeing won’t just cost your wallet but the planet too, and a group of high schoolers want to change that.

The Washington State Legislative Youth Advisory Council, composed of 22 high school students from across the state, is pushing a pair of bills that would promote transparency and hold the fashion industry accountable for its negative impacts on the environment.

House Bill 2068 and Senate Bill 5965 seek to create a balance between looking good and taking care of the planet. The bill — sponsored by Rep. Sharlett Mena, D-Tacoma, and Sen. Joe Nguyễn, D-White Center — would require corporations with a gross income of more than $100 million worldwide to publicly disclose where they source and manufacture their products and set targets to reduce emissions to meet environmental goals.

They are joining similar efforts in other states, like New York, where lawmakers introduced the “Fashion Act” three years ago, which has yet to pass.

“When you have states that are willing to lead and implement these policies at the state level, we start to create a chain reaction for other states to be able to follow suit and create national

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Laura and Natasha Wilona’s Stunning Style at New York Fashion Week, Peek at the Details

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New York Fashion Week Fall 2024 is star-studded. The country’s famous faces did not miss one of the most important events in the international fashion calendar.

Cinta Laura and Natasha Wilona attended the Tory Burch fashion show which was held at the New York Public Library, New York City, on Monday (12/2/2024).

They are side by side with a number of top Hollywood names, such as actress Uma Thurman and Awkwafina. Don’t forget models Barbara Sprouse and Alexa Chung.

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Snowy winter is still hitting the city nicknamed the Big Apple. However, this condition did not prevent Cinta Laura from giving her maximum style.

Laura and Natasha Wilona's Love StyleCinta Laura’s style at the Tory Burch Fall 2024 collection fashion show which was held as part of New York Fashion Week. (Photo: Getty Images via Tory Burch)

This multitalented Indonesian-German actress appeared in a somber green sleeveless dress from the Tory Burch Resort 2024 collection. The dress comes with a curved waistline that emphasizes the curves of her body. Meanwhile, a feminine impression is felt through the pleated texture on the skirt.

Cinta Laura then completed her style with a T Monogram Chain Wallet bag. The

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Pierpaolo Piccioli to Exit Valentino

Major fashion news has been dropping thick and fast this week – from Dries Van Noten exiting his eponymous label as creative director to speculation swirling Michael Kors is planning his departure and already looking for a successor (rumors which have since been debunked by Capri).

Today’s shocker is Pierpaolo Piccioli is to exit Valentino. Taking to his Instagram page, the 56-year-old celebrated designer began his statement: “Not all stories have a beginning and an end, some live a kind of eternal present that shines with an intense light, so strong that it leaves no shadows .” After 25-years at the helm of the legendary Italian fashion house and as solo creative director since 2016, Piccioli’s last collection was ultimately the all-black affair showcased during Paris Fashion Week, unveiled earlier this month.

Revisit the Valentino Fall 2024 collection below:

Read below the reactions of theFashionSpot’s forum members:

“Well… unexpected!” [DK92]

“I wasn’t on the lookout for this but can’t say I’m too sad by it. I thoroughly enjoyed his Valentino, his couture was one of the shows I looked forward to each season and believe he gave us some of the most modern propositions of couture/elevated dressing. The all-black collection

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