It’s Fashion Revolution week
Fashion Revolution day began on the 24th of April 2013 when a factory in Rana Plaza complex collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh collapsed, killing 1,134 people and over 2,500 were injured. These people were the workers who made the worlds clothes.
On the 24th of April every year people from over 80 different countries are coming together to demand change. to make conditions, and the lives of people in these situations better.and to bring transparency into the industry.
‘We believe in an industry that values people, the environment, creativity and profit in equal measure. Our mission is to bring everyone together to make that happen’.
You can read more and find out what people are doing to get involved on the website fashionrevolution.org
Heres a photo of last years fashion revoloution mural by artist Megan Russell. Make sure you pop into the shop this year and talk to the lovely people at AIRR about why the Fashion Revolution is important.
Everyone can take part. By thinking beyond the hanger in the shops, and make the process of buying clothes a little more personal. We can Start asking questions to the brands, spread the word and make the fashion industry change for the better! Who made your clothes? For one day on the 24th people will be taking pictures of themselves, labels showing and uploading them onto social media with #whomadeyourclothes and @fashrev.
Here’s me showing my label (and im wearing it back to front…really getting into the spirit of things!)
Get your photos with your labels out there with the hashtag #whomadeyourclothes and get involved!