April is a pretty good month if you're a green monster, a newbie ecologist or just someone who's happy that winter is finished!
Following World Earth Day on April 22nd, this Monday marks the beginning of Fashion Revolution Week that will last until Sunday the 30th and bring its share of events, activities and awareness raising in the 92 countries that are taking part in the campaign.
In its own words, Fashion Revolution is a global movement calling for a fairer, safer, cleaner, more transparent fashion industry that was created in April 2013 following the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh that killed 1,138 people and injured another 2,500. The two founders of the campaign, Carry Somers founder of the ethical panama brand Pachacuti and Orsrola de Castro, a recycling pioneer and creator of Esthetica were so appalled by the incident that they created Fashion Revolution, a now global campaign that encourages people to ask brands where their clothes comes from and who made them.
But why do we need a Revolution and what exactly can you do to take part?Read More