It is my absolute belief that ethical goods have to appeal, even if you dont know the back story, but, on the flip side, that the fashion goods we desire should be made in the most ethical way possible. Why not? Why shouldnt sustainability be as central to style as silhouette? Why should it be hard to stride forth in the confidence that you are doing no harm to people or planet? -Marion Hume
In all buying, consider first, what condition of existence you cause in the production of what you buy; secondly, whether the sum you have paid is just to the producer and in due proportion lodged in his hand. So said John Ruskin (1819-1900).
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Photo Vivienne Westwood in Kenya | Photo: Juergen Teller