If Simon Lock can raise $75 million for a fashion tech venture and the circular economy is worth $100 billion, why can't we afford the innovative solutions we need to adequately reduce, reuse and recycle in Australia?
Melinda Tually is Fashion Revolution's Australian and New Zealand Coordinator and a Responsible Sourcing Strategist for Ndless: The New Normal. She's an inspiring woman and she's recently added 'Founder of the LEGACY Responsible Fashion Summit' to her impressive and extensive resume.
When I met Ms Press at the Melbourne launch of her most recent book, Rise & Resist, she was exactly as I thought she’d be. She was beautiful, she was very English, hilarious, honest, and nonchalant about her celebrity status.
Fast fashion provides jobs for thousands of women who don’t have employment options in disadvantaged countries. When a fast fashion CEO earns a garment workers lifetime wage in just four days, there is a serious problem with the logic of this argument.
If you've been trying to start an ethical fashion label in Australia and you're facing roadblocks, the solution is simple: invest in your knowledge and find the right people to help you piece together your supply chain.