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Ethical production in the fashion industry: Who made your clothes—and how were they treated?

Ethical production in the fashion industry: Who made your clothes—and how were they treated?

Look down. Someone, somewhere, made every single garment you have ever worn. Do you know how they were treated? 

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Interview with Ashley McIntosh from Azura Bay: Chatting about ethical lingerie and how we can make better choices

Interview with Ashley McIntosh from Azura Bay: Chatting about ethical lingerie and how we can make better choices

My next Fashion Week feature is Azura Bay. This Canadian company is an online curated collection of lingerie, pjs, and loungewear from ethical brands, using eco fabrics and production processes. Today I’m interviewing Ashley McIntosh, Azura Bay’s founder. 

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Interview with Tania Larsson: On Indigenous jewellery design, traditional materials, and preserving Gwich’in culture

Interview with Tania Larsson: On Indigenous jewellery design, traditional materials, and preserving Gwich’in culture

I’m so honoured to share with you an interview with Tania Larsson, an Indigenous jewellery designer who sustainably uses traditional materials and methods in her work. She has generously shared her experiences and expertise, and tips for those of us who would like to support buying Indigenous-made, not “native inspired”.

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Diversity & inclusivity in the fashion industry: Whose voices are missing?

Diversity & inclusivity in the fashion industry: Whose voices are missing?

If you look at the vast majority of clothing retailer window displays and websites, or even lists of bloggers to follow, you’ll see that the people depicted are predominantly white, able-bodied, thin/standard-size, and cisgender. 

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