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Fashion

The Fashion Revolution: would you buy this €2 Euro t-shirt?

Today marks the beginning of Fashion Revolution week, a response to the catastrophic collapse of the Rana Plaza factory complex in Bangladesh that killed 1,134 people and injured 2,500 more, on April 24 in 2013. Last year, for Fashion Revolution day, a pop-up vending machine selling white t-shirts for €2 was set up in Berlin. Unsuspecting shoppers inserted […]

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Fashion

Style and substance: how ethical brands are changing the way we think about fashion

This year’s London fashion week was notoriously edgy, mixing grit with glamour as the backstory of a city of contrasts proudly took centre stage. A new documentary, The True Cost, by film maker Andrew Morgan tells the story of our high-street fashion stores – but not as we know them. Morgan travels from Bangladesh to […]

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Sustainable, Uncategorized

Designers get closer to raw materials

Billions of pounds could be saved by connecting designers to materials early in the manufacturing process. You won’t find the words ‘ethical’ or ‘sustainable’ on the website for The Great Recovery. The project aims to create the kind of networks and partnerships that will drive a resource efficient economy, by advocating closed-loop design. Its creators […]