Fashion Revolution Week: Who made my clothes?

  It’s Fashion Revolution Week. Set up by ethical fashion pioneers  Carrie Somers and Orsola de Castro  after the Rana Plaza disaster,  Fashion Revolution is the organisation behind the  ‘Who made my clothes?’ campaign (here’s how to get involved ). I am a firm believer in considerate consumption, do practise the one-in-one-out rule and follow Livia Firth’s ’30 wears’ philosophy: ‘At the moment of purchase, thinkRead more

Pachacuti Hats

That’s Not Me. It’s Carry Somers. The founder of Pachacuti (pronounced pa-cha-cu-tee) the UK’s only fair trade hat company, and winners of the Observer Ethical Fashion Award 2011 . Hooray! After completing an MA in Native American studies, Somers went off on a PhD research trip to Ecuador, in 1992, armed with a copy of Anita Roddick’s autobiography. Inspired byRead more