Is 2016 the year the fashion industry starts measuring success in a good work-life balance rather than fast-increasing profits?
On our minds is 2016 and the fashion industry predictions for the year. On a conscious note, Ecouterre gathered 36 prominent actors at the forefront of the ethical fashion movement and asked them what they think this year will hold. Designers, film makers, brand owners, academics and more were asked to share their forecast visions, and what stood out (if you ask us) was an alleged value shift amongst designers and brand owners, increasingly measuring success in a good work-life balance rather than fast-increasing profits. Read the full article here.
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