Sustainable Fashion With Fashion Revolution's Orsola de Castro


Every april fashion revolution. Week kicks off with the goal of creating a global fashion industry that conserves and restores the environment plus values people over growth in profit. In today's episode. I sit down with or sula. Decastro the founder of fashion revolution to discuss why the movement started and how consumers can work together to make the fashion industry more fair and equitable for all. We also discuss her new book. Love close last. Which is chock full of helpful tips for those of you looking to get into the slow fashioned space by mending and conserving the fashion. You already have. Let's get into it all right so or so. Thank you for joining us today. I have to say this is a great pleasure. I'm so excited to chat with you. I've been a big fan of fashion revolution for quite a long time. And you know for me just getting getting to share this story with our audience alongside getting to chat about your upcoming book. It's such a pleasure sir. Thank you for joining us. Thank you so much for biting waves to be here absolutely so listeners Just to give you a brief background as to why we wanted to have or slot on the podcast. So or sla is You know has been the founder of fashion revolution week for years and truly has inspired thousands of people around the world to really rethink the way that they consume their fashion. So i wonder if you can kind of give us a brief intro of yourself and your background sort of what inspired you to start fashion revolution week and we can kind of get into their sure. So basically am. I started as a designer. Actually my my personal story is a creative one and not one of environmentalism or campaigning or activism. I was a designer. I enjoyed using clothes and fabrics. That were already so in that sense. I was up cycling although a nineteen ninety-seven time up psyching more sustainable fashion. What rating in us and so the longer. I went ahead of my journey as a designer when realized quite how much waste i was particularly. I was working in the in the luxury sector on recuperating from luxury manufacturers initially the more i became concerned with waste and the way that the industry was

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