Modern slavery man making clothing

Modern slavery still rampant in fashion

Fashion continues to be largely responsible for modern slavery, according to a new report from the Walk Free Foundation. The Global Slavery Index 2018 has found that G20 countries play a major role as they import US$354 billion of at-risk products annually. Fashion rates among the top five, and is collectively responsible for US$127 billion […]

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Is it possible to combine fashion with social issues?

We think so, although it’s not a topic that should be tackled lightly. Earlier this week Benetton released their most recent campaign; two advertisements featuring images of refugees being rescued at sea, by German charity SOS Méditerranée. Both images were accompanied by Benetton’s slogan, United Colors of Benneton. Needless to say it didn’t take long […]

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A.BCH: full disclosure from fibre to finish

Concerned with the state of the industry, designer Courtney Holm put years of development on hold. Working on her then fashion venture, Article, a men’s made-to-order street-luxe brand, Courtney began to question the supply chain and reassessed options. “Suppliers don’t always understand the need to know the full supply chain. If we’re serious about transparency, […]

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Pamela Card's Medina necklace

Bringing art forms to life

Modern relics with a story.  Inspired by history and handcrafted in Vancouver, Pamela Card uses the ancient process of lost wax to develop unique jewellery creations. A move away from mass production, we caught up with Pamela to learn about the process behind the unique art forms, hand made in-house using responsible craftsmanship. Tell me about the […]

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Who made my bag? The rise of Fashion Revolution

The bag that started it all. In 2016 we stumbled across Haiti Design Co. Drawn to their quality, handcrafted bags, it was the stories behind the designs that made an impact. An artisan collective, Haiti Design Co employ 151 artisans of which 15 are responsible for their leather bag production. More than just a fusion of good […]

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Fashion hierarchy: the solution to sustainable shopping?

A woman with a vision. She walked into our lives, inspired conversation and ignited contemplation. She is Australian model Emma Hakansson. A model, artist and ethical advocate, Emma explores the current state of fashion, how her values impact her style choices and questions, is fashion hierarchy the solution to sustainable shopping? Words by Emma Hakansson Rewind to a couple […]

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