Ethical Fashion Resources You Must Know About



What is ethical fashion? It is time to uncover some of the best resources which will tell you just that. From books to blogs; research papers to industry reports this guide will point you to some of the work seeking to shed light on current industry issues.


Books:


Alessandra Mezzadri | The Sweatshop Regime: Labouring Bodies, Exploitation, and Garments Made in India


Andrew Brooks | Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes


Anuschka Rees | Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building the Perfect Wardrobe


Dana Thomas | Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes


Elizabeth L Cline | Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion


Lucy Siegle | To Die For: Is Fashion Wearing Out the World?


Sandy Black | The Sustainable Fashion Handbook


Safia Minney | Slow Fashion


Safia Minney | Slave to Fashion


Tasmin Blanchard | Green is the New Black: How to Save the World in Style


Reports:


Circular Fibres Initiative | A New Textiles Economy: Redesigning Fashion's Future


Fashion Revolution | Fashion Transparency Index


The Global Fashion Agenda x The Boston Consulting Group | Pulse of the Fashion Industry


Magazines:


Ethos Magazine- Issue 4


Fashion Revolution Fanzine: Fashion, Money Power


Fashion Revolution Fanzine: Loved Clothes Last


Blogs:


Anuschka Rees | Fair Fashion Blog Series


The Curious Button


Curiously Conscious


Marta Canga


Seasons + Salt


Style Bee


Sustainably Chic


Apps:


Good on You | Ratings of Your Favourite Brands


Websites:


Common Objective | Sustainable Business Network


High Index | Compares Environmental Footprint of Different Materials


The Good Shopping Guide | List of Ethical Fashion Brands


The Fashion Common Room | Digital Media/Education Platform


Documentaries:


River Blue | Film Depicting the Environmental Impact of Fashion


Lives Behind the Label | Series of Short Films Depicting Lives of Garment Factory Workers


The True Cost |Film Depicting the Human Impact of Fashion


Youtube:


Clothing Repairs Playlist


Kristen Leo | Guide to Ethical Fashion Series


My Green Closet | Conscious Closet Tips Series


Ted Talks:


Lucy Siegle | The Wardrobe to Die For- TEDx Salford


Podcasts:


Clare Press | Wardrobe Crisis


Fashion Revolution | The Fashion Revolution Podcast


Fashion Revolution |Who Made My Clothes Podcast


NGO's/Charities:


Better Cotton Initiative


Clean Clothes Campaign


Ethical Fashion Initiative

Fairtrade Foundation


Fashion Revolution


Global Organic Textile Standard


Labour Behind the Label


Sustainable Apparel Coalition


Traid


Research:


Alessandra Mezzadri | SOAS University of London


Andrew Brooks | Kings College London


Geert de Neve | University of Sussex


Centre for Sustainable Fashion


Union of Concerned Researchers in Fashion


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