Mother-daughter duos: the new power couples of fashion

From Bernadette to House of Aama, the coolest girls in the industry are working with their mums After graduating from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Charlotte de Geyter worked in Simone Rochas design studio in London and could have headed to Milan, where a job at a prestigious label was on offer. Instead, she called her mum, Bernadette, a former buyer for Ralph Lauren and a vintage fashion obsessive, and suggested they start a brand together. Which, of course, I was up for from the very first second, says Bernadette. This felt like the biggest dream, for a mother. Their brand called Luisa Beccaria in Milan, there is childrenswear label + Frank, based in Brighton and helmed …

Stella McCartney leverages star power to save the rainforests

Oprah Winfrey and Drew Barrymore among famous names supporting eco-friendly project at Paris fashion week The catwalk for Stella McCartneys latest collection ran through the Paris Opera on Monday morning, below a majestic canopy of chandeliers. But McCartneys focus this season is on a beautiful environment of a very different nature: the ancient and endangered at-risk Sumatran orangutan, as well as to vegetation, which is an important source of oxygen. McCartney is leveraging her star power to kickstart a campaign encouraging social media users to dedicate trees, and to donate to the nonprofit organisation Canopy. From left: Oprah Winfrey, Stella McCartney, Lewis Hamilton and Edward Enninful, the editor-in-chief of British Vogue. Photograph: Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty The actors Drew Barrymore and …