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Weekend Reading: Turns Out There Are Sweatshops in Britain

Weekend Reading: Turns Out There Are Sweatshops in Britain

Readers, I’m going silent for exactly one week, starting Monday morning. No email, no blog posts, no social media. Here’s why. In the meantime, enjoy this reading! Fashion I wrote this treatise on 10 things you can do to shop more sustainably for Racked, as part of their three-part package on thoughtful shopping. British sweatshops...
  • Weekend Reading: Maybe Don't Drink the Coffee

    Weekend Reading: Maybe Don’t Drink the Coffee

    Ah, readers, it’s been another tough week for those who care at all about the environment. It seems the world is falling apart, and maybe our parents’ and grandparents’ generations (if they lived in a Western country) were and will be the only generations to live in optimistic comfort and expanding wealth. I’m actually grateful...
    I Visited the Saint James Factory in France, and It Gave Me Hope for Ethical Fashion

    I Visited the Saint James Factory in France, and It Gave Me Hope for Ethical Fashion

    But I was recently offered the chance to visit a clothing factory that defies all expectations and conventional wisdom around outsourcing, and shows that there can be a different way when it comes to manufacturing. That was the Saint James factory in Normandy, France.