Statement from ELLE:
'At ELLE, we support women and feminism. The aim of our 'This is what a feminist looks like' project was to highlight the inequalities facing women across the world today and engage the men who can help affect change with it too. It was key for all three brands - ELLE, The Fawcett Society and Whistles - that the t-shirts were produced ethically, and we were assured that the CMT factory, which is used by several major British retailers, was chosen specifically for its award-winning world class ethical and environmental policies. We are liaising with Whistles as they look into the newspaper allegations.'