The world of fashion may be stylish, glamorous and exciting. But have you ever stopped to think about its wider impact?
From an environmental point of view, the clothes we wear and the textiles they are made from can cause a great deal of damage.
In addition, the people who make clothes often have to work in terrible conditions. Many clothes bought in northern countries are imported cheaply from the South, where they are made by sweat shop workers (often children) who work long and hard for very little money.
So the traditional fashion industry isnt very sustainable. Click on the next cog to find out about the eco-fashion solution.