Apparel Buzz

UK: Action Plan demands ethical sourcing

A UK government minister is looking to drive better working conditions for garment workers in Asia and Africa.
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Green fashion has new cachet

Wherever style-setters train their sights, green is the new black, it seems.
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Brandix 2010 calendar features vessels that graced homes and palaces

Apparel exporter Brandix has elevated the wall calendar, a ubiquitous utility in Sri Lankan homes and offices, to an elegant expression of thought-provoking information and corporate philosophy that pays tribute to the wisdom and design acumen of Sri Lankans of yore.
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UK: Ethical trade action plan agreed for Primark

Value clothing retailer Primark has agreed a "wide-ranging" ethical trade action plan following an inquiry commissioned by the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI).
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Study: People Willingly Spend More For Green

Consumers are willing to pay more for a variety of products that are environmentally friendly and sustainable -- better known as "green," according to a Burst Media study.
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UK: Report demands sustainable textiles amid

A parliamentary report in the UK has suggested that the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) should consult manufacturers about greener textile products to counter the environmental effects of fast fashion.
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How to drive the development of ethical fashion was the key question for manufacturers, buyers, media and educationalists at the recent Sri Lanka Design Festival.

Key themes

  • Consumers are increasingly interested in ethical and sustainable product but are not yet willing to pay for it.

 

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