Beautiful tall skinny girls provoke a lot of emotion in people, none of which is ever sympathy. But a bill that just passed the New York legislature is aimed at protecting this rare species of human. Known in legal-speak as A7787-2013
Creative " #Fashion Victims" Installation Brings #Bangladesh Textile Factory Accidents to the First World #ethicalfashion #csr #socialjustice #art #activism #creativity
What can you do to prevent more factory deaths? By fair-trade or garments telling workers story if you can.
Email big brands you do buy telling them if you think they should join the Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Agreement.
Read CleanClothesCampaign reports.
We hear Gap really doesn’t like being associated with Walmart. But that hasn’t stopped the two corporations from working together to stop reform in the Bangladeshi garment industry.
Time to sign the real Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Agreement.
Cute little post about My sisters wearing my wardrobe.Sharing and Swapping for Eco-Fashion
Swapping and sharing is a great for of eco-fashion and sustainable fashion.
My sister (and Mum!) and I have shared wardrobes at times too. Gives you a much larger,…
Why is CSR being asked to extend to a Living Wage?
The detail of why Cambodian Unions are fighting that CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) also means buyer brands increase prices and influence that workers are paid a living wage:
“They live four or…
Slow Fashion for sustainable eco-fashion
Can’t say I love every piece in the collection (although a few beauties I wouldn’t mind),……..but HATS OFF to legendary Vivienne Westwood for being a Sustainable Fashion Stand against climate change in her recent fashion show documented on Good.is here:
Quality rather than Quantity
Vivienne spoke about being pushed to “open stores” and sell more, yet her realisation that it is more important to focus on quality first. As Founder of eco-fashion social enterprise www.SuavEco.com I can relate to the fast fashion push.
My response to “How many shirts have you sold?” elicited shock when I explained I am focussed on getting the shirt tailoring quality and worker living wage right first! Slow Fashion is Good Fashion might have to become my new phrase!
Climate Change prevention Inspired by Cycling
Congrats to Vivienne’s Designer for saying “its inspired by cycling”,…& “we bike everywhere”.
As Fashion leaders the Vivienne Westwood team can inspire trendsetters in our generation to get back on bikes & clean the street air, prevent carbon emissions, prevent the need for gym lighting & air-con, & stay fit & sexy!
Beautiful London Views “Boris bikes”
I just spent the past few days loving the fresh air on my face, and burn in my legs from the blue “Boris bikes” (as everyone insisted on calling them). Saw some stunning parts of London I had never seen before….
Wishing you all happy cycling, and to enjoy quality fashion,….Less is More!