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Burberry has pinpointed students as one of the hardest hit demographics by the pandemic – whether they graduated into a recession last summer or currently struggling through online lectures after missing hours of face-to-face teaching. Burberry has committed to donating their leftover fabrics to fashion students across the UK, aiming to support the “next generation of diverse voices across the country.”
Not only will this help fashion students all over the country, but it also promotes waste reduction within the fashion realm. The brand hopes that ReBurberry will act as a template for brands industry-wide to follow in order to support the development and education of future creative talents.
This pilot follows Burberry’s countless programmes aimed at supporting the wider creative community. Last month, the house expanded its creative arts scholarship program on an international scale, allowing equal access to future creative leaders from underrepresented communities. The brand also donated over 1
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