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Exclusive Insights: Fashion Sustainability in Pakistan

Originally written & published for ‘The Environmental‘ by GarbageCAN, Karachi.  Apart from learning so much about climate action + waste management in Pakistan, my three months at GarbageCAN! Sustainable Waste Management also gave me the opportunity to dive into the fashion landscape here! For this article, I had the privilege to interview Syntech Fibres, famed luxury designer, Deepak Perwani himself, ethical fashion label Koel, and NGO Rana Liaquat Craftsmen … Continue reading Exclusive Insights: Fashion Sustainability in Pakistan

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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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Eco-Fashion: Runways & Awards

Originally written & published for Luxiders Magazine, Berlin. Read here. In the midst of Spring/Summer 2020 fashion weeks, we take a moment to look at the other end of the spectrum, at eco-fashion runways. With countless new luxury collections showcased during the two most important times of the fashion calendar (FW/SS), it’s important to slow down and consider alternatives that are not only good for business, but … Continue reading Eco-Fashion: Runways & Awards

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Seoul-Searching | Korea

— Seoul, South Korea A belated visual diary of my holiday in Seoul this June, a spectacular city with so much positive energy and tons to see, do, eat & enjoy! Would definitely revisit. Dining Significant Sights Gyeongbokgung Palace Local Temple Bukchon Hanok Village Starfield Library Shopping & Street Food 감사합니다, kamsahamnida, thank you Seoul! (Featured image by Saveliy Bobov via Unsplash) Continue reading Seoul-Searching | Korea

Round-Up: 8 Sustainable Fashion Textiles

Originally written for & published on Luxiders Magazine, Berlin – read here. Insects, fruits, wine, cow dung, coffee and DNA – sounds like a pretty odd list of things, doesn’t it? You’d be surprised to find that all of the natural resources mentioned here have something in common! They are all potential solutions for a more sustainable & circular fashion industry, and a better tomorrow.  … Continue reading Round-Up: 8 Sustainable Fashion Textiles