One of fashion’s most famous vegetarians, Stella McCartney talks—a little bit about her rise from “nervous” young designer to successful businesswoman, but mostly about the fashion industry’s lack of eco-consciousness—to the Guardian on the heels of her Paris show. “I think people in fashion are pretty heartless,” she tells Jess Cartner-Morley. “I find it astounding, because fashion is supposed to be about change—I mean, we're supposed to be at the cutting edge!”
“I’m not saying I’m perfect,” says McCartney, who champions fabric alternatives to leather and fur. “I try really hard, but if now and again I have to dye a bag using chemicals that are not as low in environmental impact as I'd like, in order to get a brighter color, then I will do that.” And bright colors it was in Paris, notes Hilary Alexander in the Telegraph. McCartney moved "into The Tropics" with a "fireworks parade" of pinks, yellows, and blues.