We talk a lot about where our food comes from, but what about our clothes? A new social media campaign wants to get us to think more about who is making the stuff we wear.
We all love fashion but do we know where it comes from? Friday was Fashion Revolution Day, which means that companies and consumers alike are raising awareness around improving the social consciousness of the clothing we wear every day.
With brands including Eileen Fisher and Patagonia revealing their supply chains, Fashion Revolution Day is highlighting the unfortunate reality behind many of our favorite garments, including labor abuses and environmental issues, with Bedat emphasizing that the fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world.
Fashion Revolution Day falls on the second anniversary of the tragic Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh where more than 1,100 people were killed in one of the worst accidents to hit the garment industry.
Companies like Zady are spearheading a new approach called "slow fashion."
You can be a part of the fashion revolution. Just take a photo of the label inside your clothing, tag the brand, and hashtag it with #whomademyclothes.