Growing Sustainable Fashion Economies

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Tamsin says that frequently, fair trade brands see no alternative than to manage the entire production process from design through to delivery. Working with fair trade suppliers with limited experience in high-end fashion products can put enormous strain on small brands with limited budgets. It can be avoided through partnership at the production end of the supply chain. Bangladesh offers a particular opportunity in that it has a major commercial garment production sector which can be called upon to support or partner with the fair trade sector. juste traded successfully for four seasons before

Tamsin made the difficult decision to focus her energies on developing the Ethical Fashion Forum, also profiled in this publication. Whilst juste was making a difference for the suppliers it supported, the Ethical Fashion Forum makes it possible to facilitate fair trade and ethical supply chains for thousands of businesses, and consequently benefits hundreds of thousands of people behind their products. Website www.sustainable-fashion.com/resources

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