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
It has been far too long since my last post. I hope there are still some readers out there who are interested in fair trade in the textile and fashion industries. I just watched “The True Cost”, a powerful documentary on the staggering cost fast fashion is having on workers in the garment district in developing countries, primarily young women. A secondary problem with our rabid consumption of fast fashion is the impact on our landfills. This movie also shows the parallels between greed versus the well-being of our environment.
This movie is a must-see for everyone!!! Please watch this trailer and then considering paying $10 to watch the entire movie.
Fairwear until next time……