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Ms. Clare Press
Sustainability Editor-at-Large, Vogue Australia

Clare Press is an author, fashion activist and presenter of the Wardrobe Crisis podcast. A journalist for nearly two decades, in February she was made Vogue Australia’s Sustainability Editor-at-Large (the first in the world).

Clare’s previous roles include Vogue features director Marie Claire fashion editor, and Daily Life’s “Sustainable Style” columnist. She has written for The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald and Good Weekend as well as Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, AnOther, Nylon and Fashionista.

Her critically acclaimed book about the changing global fashion system and its effects on people and planet, Wardrobe Crisis, How We Went from Sunday Best to Fast Fashion (Nero), was named one of The Age’s Best Books of 2016, and came out in the US in 2018. Her latest book Rise & Resist, How to Change the World, (Melbourne University Press) explores social and climate justice issues, and inspired by a big idea: how can we rethink the way that we live today to build a more sustainable tomorrow?

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