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How Ethical is Calvin Klein?

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Calvin Klein is an iconic ‘all-American’ brand known for their minimalist designs and men’s underwear revolution. Despite their long history as a sought after fashion brand, CK’s ethics aren’t as crisp and clean as their boxer briefs. If we care about the planet and all its inhabitants, should we shop Calvin Klein or look for alternatives? Read More

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Label Lingo: Everything You Need to Know about Synthetic Fabrics

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Engineered from a cocktail of chemicals, synthetic fabrics have a huge carbon footprint, requiring enormous amounts of energy, water and toxic dyes to create. When you look inside of your wardrobe, don’t be fooled. Like the sugar in your low-fat granola, synthetic fibres are often disguised by clever marketing. But don’t worry – we’re here to break down that label lingo for you. Read More

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How Ethical is Forever 21?

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Positioning themselves as fun ‘n’ flirty on a budget has worked well for Forever 21. This family-owned brand has grown over the last 30 years to be the fifth biggest specialty retailer in the United States and over 480 stores globally. But is Forever 21 doing the right thing for people and the planet? Read More