Category Archives: Fashion

CSR & ethical fashion part III- when luxury brands make a difference

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” We all know this wise saying, but one fashion brand made it its credo. Mail&Guardian online summarized … Continue reading

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CSR & ethical fashion part II – Gucci’s eco gear vs. luxury goods made in China

In the first part of my “CSR and ethical fashion”- work we took a closer look at luxury brands and their CSR activities and examined whether ethical fashion is exclusively being practiced among high street brands like Zara or Urban … Continue reading

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CSR & ethical fashion part I – Vivienne Westwood’s African mission

Last Monday I discussed whether Corporate Social Responsibility should remain voluntary or become mandatory. This time I am focusing on CSR in the fashion industry, particularly among luxury companies. At the beginning of my blogging on Fastexposure I talked extensively … Continue reading

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Sex sells… not!

Fashion designers always intended to provoke and shock the public with their advertisements, but now organizations more often pay attention to ethical issues and reveal secret messages that might not even be there. Designers don’t mind the courtesy because at … Continue reading

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Zara’s fast fashion ideology vs. vintage clothing becoming a mainstream product

The fast fashion industry is growing incredibly fast and finds new followers every day. Wearing fashionable clothes and always keeping up with the latest runway trends have become as normal as having a cup of coffee in the morning. We … Continue reading

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Lost in a world of mass consumption

You can have any colour you want as long as it’s black! -No wait- Now there’s also blue, red, green, yellow, magenta…. “You can have any colour you want as long as it’s black!” – This famous quotation was uttered … Continue reading

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Fashion – how trends are made

ZARA, that’s the big fashion retailer that makes fashion addicts feel like in heaven. Why? Because they have beautiful chic designs, light fabrics and shapes, relatively high quality clothes, and this particular “atmosphere” for little money. But ever thought of how … Continue reading

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