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Tailored ethical denim SS18

Tailored ethical denim

Looking to invest in ethical denim for the coming season? There are some really interesting and progressive denim brands who pride themselves on both the quality of their product and their transparency all along the supply chain. If you’re loving SS18’s tailored denim trend, it’s time to put aside your distressed jeans for gardening and start thinking structured shapes and ...

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Seasalt coats

My go-to brand for coats has to be Seasalt. Whether you’re looking for light weight or heavy duty, long or short, brightly coloured or understated, Seasalt is the place to start. When I moved to the UK from Australia I had no idea of the need for such a variety of outerwear – one leather jacket, one denim jacket and ...

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Struggling to be ethical

Be grateful for small mercies, Kate. Well, I am trying to be, but sometimes it’s so frustrating to see something that you really believe in making such slow progress. I’m talking about our ethical clothing campaign. I guess that I expected the rest of the world to have the same reaction as I did when I saw the Rana Plaza ...

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Arguing with M&S: Fashion Revolution Day 2014

In which Kate throws herself into a discussion between M&S and journalist Stella Creasey on Fashion Revolution Day 2014…. and M&S go deafeningly silent. — This is exactly why we need to have labels on our clothing which tell us whether the people who made each garment worked in a safe environment and were paid a living wage:   On ...

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Going to Brussells

This is the first update on the progress of our petition calling for mandatory clothing labels which indicate the working conditions of the people who made them. If you’d like to sign the petition, it’s here: ***No it’s not any more! PETITION NOW CLOSED Exciting news! Our voices have been heard! I have been invited to go to Brussels to ...

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Answers to “Just a simple yes or no, please?”

On September 10th I wrote to fourteen retailers who regularly send me their catalogues. I asked them for a yes or no answer to this question: Do you ensure that all workers along your supply chain are paid fairly and have decent working conditions? My post,  Just a simple Yes or No, please? was published online and emailed or sent ...

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Just a simple yes or no, please?

I receive clothing catalogues through my letterbox nearly every day of the year. Some I have requested. Most I have absolutely no idea where they got my name and address from. This is my AW13 response, sent to the following retailers: Anthropologie, Baukjen, Cox & Cox, H&M, JoJo Maman Bebe, Joules, La Redoute, Me+Em, Pure Collection, Radley, Sweaty Betty, The ...

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This has to change

Archive post from 2013 I have started a petition asking for labels on clothing to indicate the work conditions of the factories in which they were made. For example, some factories comply with SA8000 regulations which means they pay their workers a living wage and provide a safe work environment, while other factories are completely unregulated. My petition is here: ...

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