Ethical Fashion Resources You Must Know About

What is ethical fashion? It is time to uncover some of the best resources which will tell you just that. From books to blogs; research papers to industry reports this guide will point you to some of the work seeking to shed light on current industry issues.


Alessandra Mezzadri | The Sweatshop Regime: Labouring Bodies, Exploitation, and Garments Made in India

Andrew Brooks | Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes

Anuschka Rees | Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building the Perfect Wardrobe

Dana Thomas | Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes

Elizabeth L Cline | Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion

Lucy Siegle | To Die For: Is Fashion Wearing Out the World?

Sandy Black | The Sustainable Fashion Handbook

Safia Minney | Slow Fashion

Safia Minney | Slave to Fashion

Tasmin Blanchard | Green is the New Black: How to Save the World in Style


Circular Fibres Initiative | A New Textiles Economy: Redesigning Fashion's Future

Fashion Revolution | Fashion Transparency Index

The Global Fashion Agenda x The Boston Consulting Group | Pulse of the Fashion Industry


Ethos Magazine- Issue 4

Fashion Revolution Fanzine: Fashion, Money Power

Fashion Revolution Fanzine: Loved Clothes Last


Anuschka Rees | Fair Fashion Blog Series

The Curious Button

Curiously Conscious

Marta Canga

Seasons + Salt

Style Bee

Sustainably Chic


Good on You | Ratings of Your Favourite Brands


Common Objective | Sustainable Business Network

High Index | Compares Environmental Footprint of Different Materials

The Good Shopping Guide | List of Ethical Fashion Brands

The Fashion Common Room | Digital Media/Education Platform


River Blue | Film Depicting the Environmental Impact of Fashion

Lives Behind the Label | Series of Short Films Depicting Lives of Garment Factory Workers

The True Cost |Film Depicting the Human Impact of Fashion


Clothing Repairs Playlist

Kristen Leo | Guide to Ethical Fashion Series

My Green Closet | Conscious Closet Tips Series

Ted Talks:

Lucy Siegle | The Wardrobe to Die For- TEDx Salford


Clare Press | Wardrobe Crisis

Fashion Revolution | The Fashion Revolution Podcast

Fashion Revolution |Who Made My Clothes Podcast


Better Cotton Initiative

Clean Clothes Campaign

Ethical Fashion Initiative

Fairtrade Foundation

Fashion Revolution

Global Organic Textile Standard

Labour Behind the Label

Sustainable Apparel Coalition



Alessandra Mezzadri | SOAS University of London

Andrew Brooks | Kings College London

Geert de Neve | University of Sussex

Centre for Sustainable Fashion

Union of Concerned Researchers in Fashion


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