At just 21 years-old, Valeria Sarto, the face behind Fashionability Collective, curates sustainable fashion brands with one goal in mind; to inspire you towards a more sustainable closet and raise awareness to the true cost of fashion.

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“Ever since I watched River Blue my first year of college, I decided that I would be more conscious in my wardrobe,” states Sarto. Her interest and knowledge of sustainable fashion stemmed from there. Four years later, the summer before her graduation as she was on the phone with one of her friends, the concept of Fashionability Collective came to her, “All of a sudden, the idea just slipped out of my mouth. I believe there’s a creativity that lends itself to the ‘limitations’ of only shopping sustainably.”

Through her conscious consumption, Sarto was able to develop her own unique…


They say that in Paris, all roads lead to Arnault. That is Bernard Arnault. Nickname? The wolf in cashmere.

Support for the Château de Versailles is emblematic of LVMH’s contribution to the restoration and sharing of historic heritage. The exhibition “Les Tables Royales” brought together tableware from royal households from around the world. In 2006, the LVMH Group and its companies began a new chapter within their history of patronage with the creation of the Fondation Louis Vuitton.

Bernard Arnault, head of luxury group LVMH (who owns Louis Vuitton, Moët, Hennessy, etc..), declared that the Fondation Louis Vuitton is driven by its mission to serve the public and is committed to making art and culture accessible to all. It’s…


The rapid global spread of the deadly respiratory illness known as COVID-19 from its origination point in the Chinese city of Wuhan has caused concerns that the virus could rapidly be a problem not just to Chinese markets, but to the fashion industry as a whole.

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The industry is feeling the impact on supply chains and consumer spending, caused by an extended shutdown in China last month in an effort to control the spread of the virus, with a multitude of labels predicting a steep drop in sales as the country produces more than 30 percent of the world’s clothes.

As Milan Fashion Week came to a close, Italy became the site of the third-largest outbreak of the COVID-19 virus after China and South Korea. …


The good, the bad and the genius behind the art of limited supply.

The past years of fashion history have been marked by a new type of success-stories: hype brands. And although there are no hard and fast definitions of the word ‘hype’ as it applies to fashion, it is clear that hype finds its roots in streetwear culture where brands such as Supreme, Off-white and Vetements have mastered a new business model that has brought them billion-dollar brand valuations.


Why LVMH and Kering will benefit from their donations to the reconstruction of one of France’s national symbol.

On Monday, April 15th, 2019, a fire broke out at the Notre Dame cathedral shortly after the building closed. As the 850 years-old building engulfed in flames, Francois-Henri Pinault, head of luxury group Kering (who owns Gucci and Saint-Laurent) pledged to donate €100 million to the reconstruction of the cathedral.

Hours later, Pinault’s rival and head of LVMH group Bernard Arnault topped Pinault’s donation by pledging to donate €200 million to Notre Dame De Paris. This action was quickly matched by the Bettencourt-Meyer family, the largest shareholder of the L’Oreal group, who also pledged to donate €200 million. …


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If flared pants and flame prints weren’t part of your wardrobe in the 2000s, it’s time for you to catch the heat. What used to be seen at skate parks has made one major return, and we’re not talking about Thrasher.


Guest speaker at the American University Of Paris, Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni looked back on the personas she met throughout her life and what she learned from them.

After a childhood in England, Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni worked for industry kings- Andy Warhol, Karl Lagerfeld and John Fairchild. On account of Vogue’s Anna Wintour, Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni begun working at Lagerfeld’s Chanel studio. She then was a journalist for Fairchild’s Women’s Wear Daily and W Magazine before becoming Harper’s Bazaar European Editor.

She now works as a freelance journalist for diverse publications and is the author of Sam Spiegel — The Biography of A Hollywood Legend; Tino Zervudachi: A Portfolio; After Andy: Adventures in Warhol Land; and many other.

Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni (left) and Andy Warhol (right) at Regine’s. Image Credit: Courtesy of Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni

Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni was just 16 years old when she crossed path with…


From Syria to Paris via the Zaatari refugee camp.

As a student fighting for his education and bettering other’s lives, Mohammad Jabur is in the spotlight for the Peacock’s winter 2018 issue. A junior at the American University of Paris (AUP), Jabur is currently the vice-president of Baytna à Vous (Our Home for You), a student-led initiative at AUP with a focus on the Syrian refugee crisis in France, and the founder of Pangea Tongue, a club that focuses on creating an environment to celebrate multiple languages and cultures. Jabur may be well-integrated into AUP, but his journey to arrive here was anything but easy.

Originally from Daraa in…

Alizée Chaudey

DIGITAL PORTFOLIO / Raised across Africa. Journalist, photographer, and videographer based in Paris, France.

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