As awareness about the impact of the fashion industry grows, we’re increasingly told to swap, buy second-hand and support conscious labels if we buy new. We don’t disagree. Those are definitely better, more planet-friendly ways to shop. BUT, unless we fix our mentality towards consumption in general, buying sustainably is meaningless.
The new study, which bases its findings on interviews with over 470 garment workers in Bangladesh and Vietnam, reveals the harsh conditions that leave them struggling to put food on the table or even send their children to school. Ready to read the disturbing findings? Then read on.
In the latest edition of our Shared Journeys series, we catch up with Charlotte Mei, a modern multi-hyphenate who works as a nutritionist by day, radio host for by night and is a big advocate for living green!
Inspired to create a label that gives back, Gema Santander is the founder of fair trade resort wear brand Baliza. We find out more about her dedication to responsible production, and about the highs and lows of being an ethical fashion entrepreneur.
Inspired to buy and support local and celebrate all things South-East London, we paid a visit to Brixton market decked out in sustainable fashion from ZERRIN to explore and soak in the mix of different cultures, food and boutiques.
Why should we care about making the fashion industry more sustainable? In this opinion piece, we weigh in on why the story of where our clothes come from matters, and what role we play in the bigger picture.
In a sustainable or fair trade business, nurturing the connections you build throughout your supply chain is more important than ever. Cassandra Postema, founder of bombshell brass jewellery label Emi & Eve, describes her journey and why relationships with manufacturers matter.
Sometimes, creative inspiration comes when you least expect it. That's what happened to Lorraine Lee, who's inspiration to start her jewellery label, TALEE, came from a period of emotional hardship for her family. Discover the story behind the label here.
A fine jewellery label with heart, Emi & Eve empowers artisan communities and landmine clearing efforts in Cambodia by producing its designs from recycled bombshell brass. We met with founder Cassandra Postema to find out all about her journey.
To kick off our Shared Journey series, we caught up with Elisa, a Singapore-based conscious style blogger, who shares about her favourite brands and her opinion on the growth of the sustainable fashion industry in Asia.
A free documentary screening, clothes swap and ethical fashion show. That's right, Fashion Revolution Day Singapore is back on April 28! Discover all the details on what’s going down on the day here, and get ready to ask #whomademyclothes.
This International Women's Day, we've collaborated with sustainable fashion label Baliza and Singaporean actress and TV host Michelle Chia to create a limited edition dress. Proceeds will be donated back to I-India training centres in Jaipur which empower disadvantaged women and children.
A maker of ethically handmade jewellery with an industrial edge, Gin Tan is the founder of Singapore-based label Yard Yarn. We caught up with her in her home based studio to discover the story behind her brand.
Whether you're a fashion student who aspires to create a sustainable brand, or an existing designer who wants to produce more mindfully, learn how you can set your business up for success with ZERRIN's detailed guide to creating a sustainable fashion label.
On a mission to spread the word to the next generation about sustainability, Anisa Johnny gives back through education and teaches fashion marketing and management at Raffles College of Higher Education, and is also the co-founder of socially responsible jewellery business Boheme Style Nomads.
Passionate about green living, Danielle Champagne runs one of Singapore's first sustainable fashion labels, Zhai, which produces using only natural fabrics like bamboo, linen and tencel. We chat to her about her entrepreneurial journey, conscious living and her tips for shopping more mindfully.
Preserving the traditional arts of bead weaving and sewing, fair trade jewellery label Eden + Elie provides employment opportunities to people from underprivileged backgrounds and special needs communities. Discover the story behind the label.
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