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The Ethical Dilemma: What’s More Sustainable?

Originally written & published for Luxiders Magazine, Print Issue #3, Berlin. The fashion supply chain is incredibly complex, involving approximately 75 million workers, as well as tonnes of crops, water and chemicals. In order to shop mindfully, it’s important to choose brands that are transparent, so that you know where the garment was made, by whom, under conditions and with which material. In an industry that … Continue reading The Ethical Dilemma: What’s More Sustainable?

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Sustainable Shopping: Keeping It Circular

Originally written for & published on Luxiders Magazine, Berlin – read here The traditional fashion industry follows a very linear value chain, where leftover fabric scraps at the manufacturing stage and clothes that we purchase at a retail stage are discarded, and that is why the term ‘circular economy’ has become widespread across the sector. So what is it and why is it the new … Continue reading Sustainable Shopping: Keeping It Circular

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Over-Production & Over-Consumption

— The problem lies within us. We are all consumers. We are constantly consuming. With the rapid spike in digitisation and high smartphone penetration levels across countries around the world, we consume exponential amounts of information on a daily basis. With globalisation at its peak and vast product offerings, we’re faced with the dilemma of choice. We have too many choices and hence consume too much … Continue reading Over-Production & Over-Consumption