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Furla is taking arms against gender disparity in music

...and other fashion news you missed

With the drop of its new crossbody bag – the Metropolis Remix – Furla is taking arms against the gender gap in music. With the knowledge that only 20 per cent of musicians are female, the Italian label is set on fostering the next generation of female artists. Pledging to match the total number of sales made from the bag – and there are only 2022 in production – Furla will funnel funds into She Is The Music, a non-profit founded by Alicia Keys in 2018. Launching this week, the bow-shaped, calfskin leather bag features in an accompanying campaign video where DJ Kim Turnbull talks candidly about her experience of gender inequality within the music industry. Watch the film here.

In other fashion news, the SS23 edition of London Fashion Week came to a close, passing the baton onto Milan, which kicked off earlier this week. In and amongst all the shows, Sinead O’Dwyer blew open the borders of luxury fashion by casting two models in wheelchairs for her runway debut, while Prada reintroduced the much-maligned skinny-fit trouser, and Alessandro Michele called for Gemini rights. For everything else that may have passed you by this week, click through the gallery below.