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Join the Fight Against Modern Slavery in Our Supply Chains!

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It’s not a nice thought, but in our modern, globalised world, every single one of us is ultimately connected to a system of slavery. Different forms of forced labour, child labour and bondage are all hidden in the long supply chains of many of the products we consume – from the cotton in our clothes to the tantalum in our phones, and the coffee in our cappuccinos. Read More

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Ethical Menswear for a Sustainable and Affordable Father’s Day

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Father’s Day is just around the corner for our readers in Australia and New Zealand. Do you want to give your Dad something that truly shows you care? Or are you just a guy looking for some quality clothing? We’ve explored some of our highest rated ethical men’s clothing and carefully selected 8 items that are big on style, practicality and versatility, and won’t break the bank!
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Everything You Need to Know to Nail Trans-Seasonal Dressing!

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Trans-seasonal dressing is the art of dressing for unpredictable weather and changing temperatures. The movement from strict summer and winter collections to a ‘trans-seasonal’ approach to fashion was originally driven by smaller, independent fashion labels. But this flexible approach to fashion is now being lauded by large labels and consumers alike and with good reason. Read More

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Do Fashion Brands Have a Double Standard When It Comes to Transport Workers?

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Over the last 20-30 years, the fashion industry has gone global, in a big way. More and more clothes bound for western markets are made in supplier countries in Asia, Africa and South America and less and less in Europe, North America and Australia. And all of this globalisation is fuelled by the transport industry – in particular, the container shipping industry.  Read More

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How Ethical is MIMCO?

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I sit here writing this article in my MIMCO boots, with my MIMCO bag and wallet beside me. Like many Australians, MIMCO is one of my favourite go-to stores for accessories; their pouches are an essential for a night out, and nothing beats receiving that little black bag for your birthday. However, lately, as I’ve become more ethically aware of my choices as a consumer, the question comes to mind – is MIMCO just another big fashion corporation doing more harm than good? Read More