About ConstanceWC

I am currently in the process of launching constance, a line of luxury handwoven textiles for fashion and home. I am a former Associate Professor in the Fashion Design Department at The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago campus. And I am passionate about fair trade in the textile and apparel industries.

How to be Transparent in your Supply Chain

How to be Transparent in your Supply Chain is a great article by Charlie Ross of The Swatch Book on the importance of transparency to your brand. In the article he also points to some brands, Patagonia, HonestBy and Nudie Jeans, three brands who are serious about ethical fashion and transparency in their supply chains. Continue reading

Cambodia textile factory offers new model to improve workers’ lives | Sam Jones | Global development | The Guardian

I came across this article in The Guardian yesterday and had to share it with you.  So exciting to read there are factories working to protect their workers while running a successful textile factory.  Please follow this link directly to Sam Jones’ article in The Guardian.

Fairwear until next time…..

 

South-east Asia’s garment industry has a bad name but decent wages, childcare and labour rights are high priorities for one company breaking the mould.

Source: Cambodia textile factory offers new model to improve workers’ lives | Sam Jones | Global development | The Guardian