The Fabric Social Journal — transparency

Feb

The profound hypocrisy of $15 girl power t-shirts.

This week, Oxfam Australia released its shocking report What She Makes. The report outlined what many of us working in the garment industry suspected: that major Australian brands such as Big W, Kmart, Target and Cotton On are not paying...

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Aug

ASOS is wrong about our silk

  #NOTALLSILK Many of you will have seen the recent news that ASOS has banned mohair, feathers, down, cashmere and silk from their megalithic online store. This is in response to PETA recommendations that these products cannot be made ethically,...

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Apr

An Impact Update from our Co-Founders

Dear Friends,We started The Fabric Social to support and celebrate women producers who are working to overcome the obstacles of their circumstances, whilst keeping the artistry and creativity of their communities alive.Four years later, and we have seen our fair...

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Sep

Why My Lifetime Movie is Going to Suck

Fiona McAlpine
My experience was a lot less like a light bulb coming on, and a lot more like a game of whack-a-mole.

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Feb

Why We Took Some Randoms to the Middle of Nowhere

Fiona McAlpine

To be honest, we just wanted to make some extra cash for our village. What we got instead was something quite remarkable: the opportunity to see our beloved Northeast through a new set of eyes, with a group of open and fearless women.

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