H&M child model and family had to move over “security concerns’

The black child model featured in a controversial H&M campaign wearing a “coolest monkey” hoodie was forced to move with his family for “security reasons,” according to reports. Liam Mango, who lived in Stockholm, Sweden, was thrown into the crossfire on social media last week as customers slammed the H&M hoodie

Mother of boy in H&M’s “coolest monkey’ ad says, “Get over it’

The mother of a black child who was featured in a controversial H&M ad for a hoodie that read, “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle,” said that people calling it racially insensitive need to “get over it.” In a series of since-deleted Facebook posts, the mom, Terry Mango, of Stockholm, Sweden, said

LeBron James, Diddy blast H&M over 'coolest monkey' hoodie

LeBron James and Diddy are joining the ranks of celebrities calling out H&M for an ad featuring a young black model wearing a hoodie reading “coolest monkey in the jungle.” “@hm u got us all wrong! And we ain’t going for it! Straight up!” wrote James on Instagram Monday.

H&M ‘racist’ hoodie row sees Man Utd star Romelu Lukaku and rapper The Weeknd sever ties with fashion giant over pic of a black kid wearing ’coolest monkey’ top

MANCHESTER United footballer Romelu Lukaku has blasted H&M after the clothing giant was accused of racism over an advert showing a young black child modelling a hoodie with the words: "Coolest monkey in the jungle." The advert shows the model, aged around eight, wearing a green hoodie carrying the controversial slogan. And the

H&M forced to apologise following huge backlash over ‘racist’ image

H&M have received high volumes of backlash over this sweater on the online website [Twitter] H&M have found themselves in trouble with shoppers after they discovered an image of a black child on their website. The young model was wearing a green hoodie with the slogan “the coolest monkey in the jungle”

Discarded H&M clothes being used to power electrical plant

Perhaps weak fashion sales for a well-known retailer could actually be good for the environment. A power plant near Stockholm, Sweden, is using discarded clothing from the H&M chain to power an electrical plant and allow it to replace burning coal. “For us it’s a burnable material,” Jens Neren, the

Holly Willoughby outfit: Fans in AWE over H&M skirt

Holly Willoughby shared her red and black outfit on Instagram before This Morning [ITV] Holly Willoughby fas taken to Instagram to share her latest look. As the This Morning presenter prepares to get to work, she uploaded her daily snap of her outfit, letting her fans know where to get the look. And they couldn't

Holly Willoughby outfit: Fans in AWE over H&M skirt

Holly Willoughby shared her red and black outfit on Instagram before This Morning [ITV] Holly Willoughby fas taken to Instagram to share her latest look. As the This Morning presenter prepares to get to work, she uploaded her daily snap of her outfit, letting her fans know where to get the look. And they couldn't

The one detail about Holly Willoughby’s latest looks that’s upset fans

Holly Willoughby shared her red and black outfit on Instagram before This Morning [ITV] Holly Willoughby fas taken to Instagram to share her latest look. As the This Morning presenter prepares to get to work, she uploaded her daily snap of her outfit, letting her fans know where to get the look. And they couldn't

H&M suffer shock sizing fail as customers call them out

H&M customers are not happy with the brand following a sizing fail [Getty] Your size may go up or down slightly depending where you are shopping, but we never expect the changes to be too drastic. However, for one shopper, the shocking difference between a size 16 jeans from H&M and the same

Abercrombie shares surge nearly 20 percent

Abercrombie & Fitch posted a much smaller than expected quarterly loss on Thursday, helped by robust demand for its Hollister brand, sending the company’s shares soaring nearly 20 percent. Hollister, the retailer’s California beach-themed brand of surfwear, reported a 5 percent rise in comparable sales in the second quarter ended July

H&M suffer shock sizing fail as customers call them out

H&M customers are not happy with the brand following a sizing fail [Getty] You’re size may go up or down slightly depending where you are shopping, but we never expect the changes to be too drastic. However, for one shopper, the shocking difference between a size 16 jeans from H&M and the

The British clothing designer to know this year

Erdem — the London-based, ready-to-wear brand from Canadian and Turkish designer Erdem Moralioglu — is about to go mainstream. H&M just announced that its next collaboration, hitting stores Nov. 2, is with him. Unlike such boldface predecessors as Karl Lagerfeld, Versace, Lanvin and, most recently, Kenzo, Erdem is a somewhat under-the-radar choice

We’re One Step Closer To Wearing Clothing Made From Poop

Man, you’re never going to believe what may soon be used to make clothes. It’s a fabric made from cow poop.  On April 6, the H&M Foundation tapped five fashion innovators for its Global Change Award, a roughly $1.06 million prize celebrating sustainability through “game-changing ideas that can help reinvent the entire industry.”  One

Building A Startup Clothing Brand In A Fast Fashion Economy

We live in an age of planned obsolescence. Most of us are aware of this on at least a subconscious level. Brand loyal tech lovers fight to be among the first to get the latest iPhone model, knowing full well they’ll be repeating the process next year when

What Is Fast-Fashion Actually Doing About Sustainability?

We hear a lot about “fast-fashion.” This catch-all may be a short, memorable, and useful term to describe the industry’s relationship with clothes, but what does it actually mean? In a nutshell, fast-fashion describes society’s obsession with relentless consumption. This insatiable hunger creates unsustainable demand, meaning big brands have

6 Stores Where You Can Donate Old Clothes For A Sweet Reward

OK, so you finally cracked down, got super honest and seriously cleaned out your wardrobe. You’ve got a solid pile to take to Goodwill (duh), but did you know that some of your favorite stores also accept donations and give you free stuff in return? Let’s take a