Fashion Revolution is a response to the Rana Plaza tragedy two years ago. This movement that takes place on April 24th every year is really a call to the fashion industry to beg the question: Who Made My Clothes?
Retailers who are exploiting people to produce their products really rely on us to not ask that question, so I encourage you to participate no matter what you’re wearing ask who made your clothing!
The truth is retailers will not change if we do not prompt them. ..We’re the solution, friends.
I know this and so many of the world’s problems can seem huge and daunting and you think how can I even bother, but you DO and CAN make a difference.
I’ve been shopping ethically for nearly 7 years now (zomg!) and I just started one item at a time—it’s that simple. And if you need a bit of help tweet/email/comment and here’s my Ethical Shopping 101 to get you started!