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Fashion Revolution
Slow Fashion

Fashion Revolution Week

Six years ago today, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed.  1,138 people died and another 2,500 were injured.  Only five months earlier, at least 112 workers had lost their lives in another tragic accident, trapped inside the burning factory on the outskirts of Dhaka.  These disasters are amongst the largest industrial disasters in recorded in history.  Because of these tragedies, Fashion Revolution was born.  This movement is so we can ask ourselves and fashion companies the question, who made my…

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The One Top We All Need

Supporting small/local makers and businesses is something I’ve been passionate about since first moving out to Vancouver in 2001.  When Jessica from East of Embers reached out to me and introduced herself and her label with me, I instantly knew this was a shop to get excited about.  Her beautiful assortment of ethically, handmade items, are not only pretty, but also items you can feel good wearing knowing you are supporting fair labour. Ok, so why have I dubbed this…

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