Teenage Swedish climate protestor Greta Thunberg is the cover star of Vogue Scandinavia’s initial concern.
The magazine’s editor-in-chief Martina Bonnier wrote in her editor’s letter that Thunberg is “a single Scandinavian figure as well as force of adjustment, [and also] additionally symbolizes the love of nature, pursuit of sustainability as well as unabashed fearlessness that goes to the core of our vision.”
In her cover story, Thunberg spoke about sustainability in the apparel industry. She likewise called out quick style as well as ‘greenwashing’ in a series of social media articles while sharing the publication cover.
” Numerous make it appear the apparel industry is beginning to take obligation, spending fantasy quantities on campaigns representing themselves as ‘lasting,’ ‘ethical,’ ‘green,’ ‘environment neutral’ or ‘reasonable,'” she composed on Twitter. “Yet let’s be clear: This is nearly never anything yet pure greenwash.”
A greenwash is to promote an eco-conscious picture without making a purposeful modification.
” If you are acquiring rapid style after that you are contributing to that sector and also encouraging them to broaden and also motivating them to continue their unsafe process,” she told Vogue. “Naturally I understand that for some individuals fashion is a large part of how they want to express themselves and also their identity.”
Thunberg is known for her devotion to sustainability as well as the atmosphere. She initially acquired fame when she objected outside the Swedish parliament at age 15 as well as demanded the federal government reduced its carbon discharges. Since, she has become a poster child for environmentalism. She later on sailed throughout the Atlantic Ocean to New York City for the UN Environment Action Summit.