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FASHION REVOLUTION

HOW TO JOIN THE FASHION REVOLUTION

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Fashion Revolution founder Carry Somers’ daughter posted a piece on her blog The Savvy Student to show people how easy it is to take part in the Fashion Revolution. Read more

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THE FUTURE OF ONE OF THE GREATEST SILK INDUSTRIES EXPLORED

· blog, Sustainable Fashion

TANA BANA PLAYS AT JAMESON FILM FESTIVAL – MARCH 27th

Varanasi is the ancient city on the Ganges where Hindu pilgrims come to bathe at dawn and where cremation fires burn along the sacred river long after night has fallen. The city is also famous for the Moslem silk weavers whose ancestors traveled along the Silk Road and whose history is interwoven with that of their Hindu neighbours.

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Erin in conversation with Fashion Revolution founder Carry Somers

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Erin caught up with Carry Somers, the inspirational founder of Fashion Revolution during a recent trip to Dublin.

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Responsible Consumption Guide from Generation Awake

· blog, Sustainable Fashion

Generation Awake is all about making more responsible consumer choices and being aware of the consequences they have on the Earth’s natural resources. On the Consumption Guide on their site, the campaign offers useful information on how to be a more responsible fashionista. They look at how clothing is made from finite and valuable resources and offer a number of ways to minimize the damage which clothing consumption plays on the environment. Read more

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Future Fashion

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When Swedish design agency House of Radon were asked by washing machine manufacturer AEG for a concept and marketing campaign, they decided to focus on the most important element of laundry – the clothes, and more specifically, the future of clothing.

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Generation Awake

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This week we are focusing on Generation Awake, the European Commission’s environmental initiative that looks at consumer choices and the consequences they have on the world around us.
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Can cheap clothing generate fair wages? H&M believes it can.

Can cheap clothes generate a fair wage? H&M says it can.

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“I think it’s possible. I know it’s possible to be a leader for sustainability and offer fashion and quality at great prices.” Read more

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Redress Better Fashion Workshop at UNICEF Youth Summit

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Jenna, one of our Redress Better Fashion Workshop participants wrote a piece on what the workshop meant to her.

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The place for 3D Printing in sustainable fashion fabrication

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Mariana Leung’s article on EcoSalon examines five ways in which this futuristic design innovation can reduce the environmental impact of producing fashion garments.

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What is a sustainable business?

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Screen shot 2014-11-04 at 14.43.58To-day Primark released figures of huge profits for the last quarter.
We’re wondering whether they are doing enough to really create a sustainable industry? Read more