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Fashion with a conscience

That pair of jeans you bought two months ago, and are bored with already? Think again before casting it aside and buying a new pair. Did you know it takes 11,000 litres of water to produce one pair of jeans? 403 more words

Ethical Fashion 101

Why isn't white sugar vegetarian?

Popular brand names:

  • Billington’s
  • Silver Spoon
  • Tate & Lyle

Generic name: White/table sugar.

Active ingredient: Cane or beet extract.

Can you make it? It would be complicated, but in theory you could. 290 more words


Fashion Revolution Week

For most consumers buying clothes is about choice…

 What style suits me best? Which colour do I prefer? What is it made of? Which size is most flattering? 231 more words

Distant Neighbours

In April 2013, a garment factory called Rana Plaza collapsed in Bangladesh. 1,129 people died and 2,500 were injured. They were men and women, many of them young, who had been forced to work despite the fact that the building had been known to be unsafe. 929 more words

What to do in Fashion Rev. Week?

Ask and write

Close your eyes and pick randomly something of your drawer to ask the next question: Who made my clothes? That´s a simple question any brand should be able to respond, otherwise is not a good sign. 498 more words


What goes into Nescafé decaf?

Popular brand names:

  • Carte Noire
  • Illy
  • Kenco
  • Lavazza
  • Nescafé
  • Tassimo

Generic name: Decaffeinated coffee.

Active ingredient: Coffee beans, green or roasted.

Can you make it? … 129 more words