Why create an ethical wardrobe?

Are you keen to have a more sustainable and ethical wardrobe? Maybe you’re not sure why creating an ethical wardrobe is important?

Here are some resources to help you to find out more about ethical fashion and why everyone should consider where their clothes came from.

Watch

Why Create An Ethical Wardrobe? | The Marvellous Mrs Maus

True Cost Movie: A documentary revealing the untold story of how and where fast fashion is created, at a high cost to both people and the environment. I wrote two blog posts about it, which you can read here and here.

Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt: The world behind a t-shirt, in five chapters.

The Secret Life of Your Clothes: What happens to all of the clothes we donate, in good conscience, to charity shops throughout the UK? I wrote about it here.

Read

Why Create An Ethical Wardrobe? | The Marvellous Mrs Maus

Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion: How has fast fashion changed the way we dress and shop? Here‘s what I thought of the book.

How To Break Up With Fast Fashion: A UK-centric look at fast fashion and what we can do to to change the way that we shop for clothes. I was sent a copy and reviewed it here.

To Die For: Is Fashion Wearing Out The World?: Examining the inhumane and environmentally devastating effect of our culture of throwaway fashion.

Slow Fashion: Safia Minney, founder of People Tree, examines sustainable fashion and offers an alternative to fast fashion.

Slave To Fashion: Many of the clothes sold on our high streets are made by those caught up in modern day slavery, but this needn’t be the case.

Explore

Why Create An Ethical Wardrobe? | The Marvellous Mrs Maus

Fashion Revolution: Campaigning for greater transparency in the fashion industry in the aftermath of the Rana Plaza tragedy.

Trusted Clothes: Promoting ethical, sustainable and healthy fashion.

This list will be updated continually, please contact me with suggestions.

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