Dec. 14, 2020, 4 a.m.
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To round off 2020, here’s a solo episode from Ruth and Alice looking at the six biggest myths surrounding ethical fashion.
Here are the misconceptions we cover:
- Ethical fashion is really expensive
- Ethical fashion isn’t stylish
- Made in the UK guarantees clothes are ethical
- We need to buy fast fashion to provide jobs
- Capsule sustainable collections are a good thing
- Natural fibres are the solution to fashion’s problems
We refer to a few articles and resources in this episode, so here’s where you can read them:
Have a lovely festive period, everyone! We’ll be back with new content mid-January 2021.
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Common Threads artwork was created by Hannah Mitson of Mitson Design.