Stella McCartney and her unwavering focus on environmentally-conscious fashion

The fitting rooms (right) in Stella McCartney's new Paragon store are finished with reclaimed end grain wood blocks manufactured from red and white oak grown in the Tennessee and Kentucky region. For the past 17 years, designer Stella McCartney (left
For the past 17 years, designer Stella McCartney has focused on producing environmentally friendly and cruelty-free fashion products.PHOTOS: STELLA MCCARTNEY, STELLA MCCARTNEY/ CLUB 21
The fitting rooms (right) in Stella McCartney's new Paragon store are finished with reclaimed end grain wood blocks manufactured from red and white oak grown in the Tennessee and Kentucky region. For the past 17 years, designer Stella McCartney (left
The fitting rooms in Stella McCartney's new Paragon store are finished with reclaimed end grain wood blocks manufactured from red and white oak grown in the Tennessee and Kentucky region.PHOTOS: STELLA MCCARTNEY, STELLA MCCARTNEY/ CLUB 21

Stella McCartney, the British pioneer in sustainable fashion, takes control of her namesake luxury label and continues to champion ethical practices and products in the industry

Stella McCartney's second store here, which opened in Paragon mall this month, has cabinets constructed from reclaimed timber from a Chinese railway. It uses LED lights to cut energy consumption by 75 per cent, and handmade and sustainably sourced elements to give the 108 sq m space in the Orchard Road mall's first floor a more organic touch.

In the store, a partnership with Club 21, are collections made of recycled cashmere and pesticide-free wool.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 27, 2018, with the headline 'Fashion with a conscience'. Print Edition | Subscribe