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Fashion Revolution Week 2021: State of the Industry

Fashion Revolution Week was founded in response to the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse that killed at least 1,133 people in 2013. This year, it runs from April 19-25. Learn more here. Fashion Revolution Week 2021 The last year has shown us that desperate times often lead to desperate measures, even in the world of …

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What’s Changed in the Fashion Industry Since “The True Cost” Premiered?

The True Cost premiered five years ago and I recently re-watched it. Here is what has changed in the fast fashion industry, where there’s cause for hope, what The True Cost misses, and ethical fashion advocacy that really works, plus a call-to-action.

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Super Simple Upcycle: Cropped Army Jacket

    This post contains affiliate links I’ve been eyeing all the wonderful denim jackets out this season, most of them inspired by classic Levi’s and the vintage denim trend. But I simply haven’t worn my jean jackets when I’ve owned them in the past because I’m not into the Canadian Tuxedo thing and the …

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#FashRev Week | #Haulternative DIY: Beet Dyed Blouse

Thanks to Justina at Smockwalker Vintage for providing goods to DIY. The last post in my #Haulternative series! See the embroidered blouse and the fringed denim. I had originally intended to cover up a few small stains on this blouse with Indigo, but there is no indigo to be found in this town! I ended …

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#FashRev Week | #Haulternative DIY: Fringed Denim

Denim provided by Smockwalker Vintage. See yesterday’s #Haulternative post here. This season’s fringed denim trend is screaming for a DIY. I mean, there’s literally no reason to go buy someone else’s (likely a sweatshop worker’s) upcycling project when there’s such an abundance of denim on the secondhand market. Justina at Smockwalker Vintage provided these groovy …

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#FashRev Week | #Haulternative DIY: Custom Embroidered Blouse

Blouse provided and embroidered by Justina at Smockwalker Vintage. It’s Fashion Revolution Week! This year I’m posting three days of DIYs inspired by Fashion Revolution’s #haulternative prompt… #Haulternative: the sustainable version of a shopping haul, spotlighting dearly loved, vintage, secondhand, swapped, rented, and upcycled goods in an effort to show that fashion is about more …

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Save the Date: Fashion Revolution 2018

Fashion Revolution, the world’s biggest ethical fashion action, takes place this year from April 23rd-29th. Fashion Revolution was founded by two fashion designers after Rana Plaza, a massive garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, collapsed due to faulty architecture and safety compliance failures, killing more than 1,134 people and injuring 2,500. Since then, components of the …

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FashRev Week | My Fashion Revolution Love Story

Welcome to the Fashion Revolution! Fashion Revolution was founded in direct response to the Rana Plaza Garment Factory collapse that killed over 1,100 people on April 24th, 2013. This week, we remember the victims of this and related garment factory tragedies and use our voices to demand justice for garment workers around the world. The …

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Mark your calendars for Fashion Revolution Day!

Fashion Revolution Day is almost here! Last year, conscientious consumers were encouraged to ask the question, “Who made your clothes?” as a way of getting others to rally around the cause of universal ethical labor practices. This year, we’re asking, “Who made my clothes?” to the brands and companies we support. We want transparency across …

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