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Fashion industry evolves, as virus forces a rethink

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PARIS (AP) — The pandemic has torn a multibillion-dollar bite out of the fabric of Europe’s fashion industry, stopped runway shows and forced brands to show their designs digitally instead.

Now, amid hopes of a return to near-normality by the year’s end, the industry is asking what fashion will look like as it dusts itself off and struggles to its well-heeled feet again.

Answers vary. Some think the Fashion Week format, in use since the 1940s, will be radically rethought. Others believe Asia will consolidate its huge gains in influence. Many see brands seeking greater sustainability to court a younger

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PETA takes aim at fashion industry in shocking PSA

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PETA — alternately acclaimed and infamous for its ongoing fight against fur — is ramping up efforts to change the entire global fashion industry.

With sweater weather in full swing, the animal rights organization’s latest PSA takes aim at the animal textile industry, which includes garments made from cashmere, leather, down and silk.

Their gruesome new video — — warning: the visuals and language are disturbing — exposes fashion factories across the world, depicting animals being abused by hard-pressed workers in the interest of supplying the demands of a lucrative industry.

PETA’s slogan, “Be a Sweater They Said,” was inspired

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