A '90s Chillax Fashion Obsession
Her World Singapore|November 2021
With sustainability in mind, Net-a-porter‘s stylish senior market editor Libby Page advocates using accessories to freshen things up.
Debby Kwong

It may come as a surprise to hear a fashion insider saying that her new mantras are “less is more” and “timeless over trends”, but that is exactly how Net-a-porter’s senior market editor Libby Page is approaching fashion after living in sweatpants and working from home for over a year. And she’s doing it with sustainability in mind.

She says: “A common misconception is that customers need to choose between timeless aesthetics and exciting directional pieces when it comes to sustainability, when the two can go hand in hand.”

GOING GREEN

Net-a-porter is showing the way with its recently expanded Net Sustain edit of sustainable fashion and beauty brands, including Conner Ives, Sindiso Khumalo, and Lukhanyo Mdingi. Central Saint Martins alum Ives uses leftover sportswear fabric to create upcycled dresses, shirts and pants – Rihanna is a fan. Khumalo works closely with an NGO to develop sustainable handmade textiles in Cape Town, while LVMH prize finalist Mdingi’s textiles are traditionally sourced and knit into dynamic silhouettes.

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