Tag - ethical clothing

Let’s talk about accreditation

We all know that our lives and brains are full and that it's hard to really have a full grasp of a complicated issue unless it's in our job description (or an honest passion). But hey, we also know that if we get the basics, that's often enough and we can always add as we go. That's a lot of life, right? Ethical accreditation schemes are complex, multilayered and not without their problems. But grasp the basics and you can...

Someone made your clothes

It's true.  I know you know, but still, it gives a purchase a kind of intimacy, reflecting that hands, possibly many, have been involved in making a garment. A little while back there was 'Fashion Revolution' day which is about asking the big brands #whomademyclothes.  Excellent, more of this, and you know, not just for the bandwagon factor.  Some change can be good: bigger systemic changes would be the thing, of course. In the meantime: we are definitely not a big brand,...