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How Ethical is Gap?

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Founded in 1969 in California, fast-fashion giant Gap Inc has 4,000 stores worldwide. Over the decades Gap has built its name as a household favourite and go-to for fashionable and affordable clothing. But how ethical is Gap when it comes to its policies on labour rights, environmental sustainability, and animal welfare?

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5 Iconic Shoes and Our Ethical Alternatives

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Many iconic shoe brands have become infamous for their unethical practices. From exploitative sweatshops to serious the mistreatment of animals for leather, the global shoe manufacturing industry has a lot to answer for.

Luckily for us shoe lovers, the ethical fashion movement is growing every day. This means that for every one of those iconic shoe labels you’ve heard rumours about, there’s actually an ethical, sustainable and animal-friendly alternative that’s just as chic and on-trend. Read More

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How to Quit Fast Fashion and Fall Back in Love with the Clothes You Own

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I love fashion, but I hate the industry. There are so many problems with fast fashion. Alongside being one of the most polluting industries in the world, it’s also responsible for the exploitation of children, serious mistreatment of animals, and other ethically dubious practices. The more I learn about fast fashion, the more I know I should be buying from ethical brands; brands that are committed to the planet, and improving the lives of the people and animals who inhabit it.  Read More

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How Ethical is Nike?

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Though it seems in this day and age every man and his dog own a pair of Nikes, not so long ago the Nike image was synonymous with sweatshops and unethical manufacturing. So how does this brand rate today when it comes to its treatment of people, planet and animals? Read More

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Tips for the Easter Bunny: A Guide to Ethical Easter Eggs

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A trip down the now colourful foil-filled aisles of the supermarket is all we need to remind ourselves that Easter is now upon us. But with all these delicious offerings at our fingertips, how can we pick the eggs and hot-cross buns that will satisfy our taste buds and our values, without the hassle? We’ve brought together the advice from a handful of good eggs – you’ll be pleased to know there’s many options for a ‘better choice’ Easter at your local store.

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