This April 2017 - On Earth Day, YOOX, the world’s leading online lifestyle store for fashion, design and art, joins forces with We Are Handsome and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation to present YOOX Loves the Reef, an exciting charity project aimed at supporting the preservation and restoration of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, one of the world’s Seven Natural Wonders.
Join The New Normal panel this April 20th 2017 in Sydney. Discussing circular solutions and responsible innovation in the fashion industry. Hear from Manuel Baigorri, Senior Director Global Sustainability, Levi Strauss & Co , Shannon Bourke, Environmental & Social Initiatives Manager, Patagonia Australia/New Zealand as they chat to Melinda Tually, co-ordinator of Fashion Revolution Australia.
Fashion Revolution Week | 24th-30th April, is the global #whomademyclothes campaign marking the anniversary of the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse, where 1,138 people were killed and many more injured. Fashion Revolution Week encourages people to ask brands ‘Who made my clothes’ and demand greater transparency in the fashion supply chain. See how you can get involved!
As part of the Behind the Barcode Project, the report seeks to raise awareness around issues of ethics and worker exploitation in the Fashion supply chain. The initiative encourages companies to make greater efforts toward protecting their workers while also providing consumers with a point of reference when seeking to make ethical purchases.
Join A.BCH this Fashion Revolution week and explore how we can make the clothes we already have, last. Learn how to sew on a button, fix that ripped hem and stitch up that growing hole in your sweater. Bring your broken wardrobe favourites and they'll provide the rest. Network with other like minded souls, learn from three guest artists/designers (to be announced shortly) and ask all the questions you want at the Q&A session.
Vege Threads is an Australian clothing label focused on keeping things simple, local and made to last. Made with intention and purpose, every step is considered to ensure minimal effect on people and the planet. Vege Threads are committed to transparency and ethical manufacturing in their supply chain and are constantly re-modelling systems to reduce their footprint. Tiarnie caught up with Amy Roberts, the woman behind Vege Threads to talk about her label and focusing on the triple bottom line in the fashion industry.