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Rana Plaza – the Day the Fashion World Changed

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When an eight-story building collapsed in Dhaka three years ago, killing 1138 garment workers, we all felt uncomfortable. All of a sudden the clothes we had on took a different form. The soft fabric against our skin became heavy, itchy; suffocating. Because while we watched limp, sooty figures being carried from the rubble, we realised that there were faces, families and stories woven into what we wear. All of a sudden we were asking, who made my clothes? Read More

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No More Secrets: 6 Ethical Lingerie Alternatives to Victoria’s Secret

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Victoria’s Secret is the largest retailer of women’s lingerie in the United States. Aided by celebrity endorsements and the famous annual Fashion Show, the brand’s revenue continues to soar. But if you’re on the hunt for ethical lingerie, you may want to look elsewhere. Behind the lace, glitz, glamor and parties lie darker truths that aren’t so alluring. Read More

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How Ethical is ASOS?

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Over the past few years, British company ASOS has blown up and become one of the world’s most popular online fashion destinations. They sell over 850 different brands and also make their own range of affordable clothing and accessories. But how ethical is the ASOS private range, and should you be looking elsewhere for your online shopping fix? Read More

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Zara vs Uniqlo – Who is Reducing Their Impact on the Planet?

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Here’s the scenario – Kendall Jenner just stepped out in the most fabulous burgundy waistcoat and you MUST get yourself one stat! A quick browse online and you find that Zara and Uniqlo both have something similar.

Now you pride yourself on owning a KeepCup, recycling your scrap paper and participating in Meat-Free Mondays to help reduce your carbon footprint. But have you thought about the environmental impact that burgundy waistcoat had before it made it to onto that shiny rack?

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