Fashion is one of the most polluting industries on the planet. beljacobs.com features the brands, projects and change makers offering creative alternatives to fast fashion consumption. 

Bel Jacobs is a freelance fashion and arts journalist. Between 1999 and 2013, she was Style Editor for Metro, building the paper's reputation for cutting edge but approachable fashion content. 

She has been a judge for Fashion Fringe (2011) and the UK Fashion and Textile Awards (2015). She has chaired and participated in a variety of panels, discussing all aspects of ethical fashion from sustainable consumerism and media to animal welfare and beyond. 

Freelance work includes BBC Culture, Lush Times, Big Issue, vogue.com and the British Fashion Council.

Photo: Phillip Waterman

Photo: Phillip Waterman

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