Evening Standard: interview with Safia Minney

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 Texas to go behind the scenes of ‘fast fashion’.

It, too, is a tale of contrasts. Fashion is a $3 trillion a year industry, but human suffering is tightly woven with environmental destruction in the countries where manufacturing is outsourced…

Here, designer Safia Minney gives us the lowdown on why sustainable fashion is finally starting to stand out from the crowd…

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