Nearly 5 years ago, Rana Plaza -the workplace of over -collapsed, killing over 1,100 people, injuring over 2000 workers, affecting the lives of many.
This tragedy which was avoidable brought some of the negative impacts of the fashion industry to the forefront of conversations. In response to Rana Plaza, Fashion Revolution was founded to “unite people and organisations to work together towards radically changing the way our clothes are sourced, produced and consumed.” Every year since, on the anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse, people from across the globe come together to demand fashion businesses do better. This year is no different.
From April 23rd until the 29th, consumers are encouraged to use social media to ask brands about how they make clothes using the #WhoMadeMyClothes. While this hashtag is a staple of Fashion Revolution Week and way for us to show brands what we are in fact interested in change, Fashion Revolution Week also presents other opportunities for us to impact fashion. We have compiled a selection of events taking place during Fashion Revolution Week for people visiting or living in London: Continue reading “How to participate in Fashion Revolution Week”