EP. 22 True or False? Let's Bust Some Ethical Fashion Myths!

Published: 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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