EP . 19 An Anti-Capitalist Guide to Fashion with Tansy Hoskins

Published: Nov. 23, 2020, 3 a.m.

‘Tis the season to consume! As we approach Black Friday and Christmas, we’re exploring if capitalism and ethical fashion can coincide, with the help of journalist and author Tansy Hoskins. Tansy also chats about the ethics of our footwear, and why she’s quit Instagram for good.

Follow Tansy on Twitter, shop her books ‘Stitched Up: The Anticapitalist Book of Fashion’ and ‘Footwork: What Your Shoes Are Doing to the World’ at all good indie booksellers, and read her latest investigative report on workers rights in Myanmar for the Guardian.

Here are the organisations Tansy recommends following during her interview:

And here are the links to other content we’ve mentioned this episode:

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