Is taking to imprisoned workers with low pay and little say an ethical thing to do – or is it simply exploitative?
On our minds is fashion produced behind bars. With the increasing demand for clothing made close to home and a shortage of skilled machinists, several brands have turned to prisons and their inmates for low-cost local manufacturing and the added CSR value of helping prisoners gain new skills that they can use to find employment after their release. But is taking to imprisoned workers with low pay and little say an ethical thing to do – or is it simply exploitative? Read Business of Fashion’s recent article on the topic here. (Image from Peruvian prison-manufactured brand Pietà).
Make it last x Circulose Jacket
With deadstock Circulose® fabric and local production by Fugeetex, Make it last launches its first product– a timeless jacket reminding of the real luxury of fashion.
The 3 Hottest Brands at Copenhagen Fashion Week
These three brands are shortlisted for the Zalando Sustainability Award.
Amason: ”We send files, emails and animals”
With the release of the first single from their upcoming album (and a virtual release party tonight), Swedish band Amason teams up with adidas and the new, more sustainable Stan Smith. The space of which the iconic shoe enters is one where the love of nature takes center stage. Make it last talks to the band about why they always end up with the animals.
Stan Smith, Forever
Always iconic. Now more sustainable. We’re proudly partnering up with adidas to show you the next generation of sustainable takes on the storied Stan Smith silhouette.