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Fashion Revolution Week 2016

Fashion Revolution Week started on Monday, the 18th and continues to April 24th. Last year, we wrote a post about the artisans that help Vita Talie become the innovative ethical fashion brand that it is today (link to article).  As we remember the horrific accident that happened two years ago in Dhaka, Bangladesh let us also be proactive in asking a very important question to all fashion brands around the world, "Who made my clothes?." I recently read an article that Refinery 29 posted yesterday about Fashion Revolution Week and listed some bloggers, brands and organizations that are participating. The organization, Fashion Revolution, (http://fashionrevolution.org) would like consumers to participate throughout the week by going to their website and filling out a form for them to...

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Hand of Fashion: A Speaker Series on Fashion and Ethics Week 1

Last Monday kicked off the Ethical Fashion Initiative and the Fashion Institute of Technology speaker series on ethical fashion. The first week was all about sustainability and founder of EFI Simone Cipriani, who is spearheading this series, excited the attendees with his wit, charm and passion. We were able to attend Monday's night discussion with Marie - Claire Daveu, Chief Sustainability Officer and Head of International Institutional Affairs, from Kering about Sustainability and Fashion. Kering is one of the leaders when it comes to corporate social responsibility in the luxury sector.  Daveu shared what sustainability means to Kering which is smart business, everyone's business, a necessity and inherent to quality; all great points that make an impact in the fashion industry.  Four themes...

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