Ethical fashion

the earthwise issue

the designers fashioning the future

A new generation of fashion design graduates are challenging the British fashion industry on issues of ethics and sustainability. Sarah Mower meets nine designers who want change and who want it now.
Sarah Mower
9.11.18
Fashion

the young designer tackling fashion’s waste problem

A new project by Westminster Menswear MA student Priya Ahluwalia showcases both her graduate collection, and the urgent need for change in the way we manufacture clothes.
Ryan White
6.12.18
Fashion

hear from the incarcerated peruvian women empowering themselves by knitting clothes

Each garment the women produce for Scandi brand Carcel carries a label with the name of the women who made it. As well as building a sense of self-worth, the job pays well -- to individuals and to the community.
Emma Finamore
3.23.18
Opinión

brands celebrate international women's day, but they're still oppressing women workers

As fashion brands cash in on the women’s day hype with feminist slogan T-shirts, ethical label founder Sophie Slater of Birdsong asks who made those clothes, and who is making the money?
Sophie Slater
3.8.18
Fashion

stella mccartney proved just how beautiful conscious fashion can be

Leading the way once more, the London-born-and-based creative director deconstructed classic wardrobe staples and highlighted how covetable design can be supportive of a more recyclable, circular economy.
Steve Salter
3.6.18
Fashion

m.i.a. talks exclusively about her first ever merch collection

Following last week’s launch, the rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and activist invites us into the world of OHMNI.
Steve Salter
8.18.17
Fashion

in bangladesh, the people who make your clothes are striking for their rights

After the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse killed 1,138 people, there has been a focus on building safety, but garment workers striking over Christmas for better wages have been sacked and even arrested. i-D spoke to union leaders and H&M about how the...
Tansy Hoskins
1.18.17
News

​can you help the movement to eradicate slavery from fashion?

Ethical fashion pioneer Safia Minney is creating a new campaign and book illuminating both the harsh realities of the fashion supply chain and what we can all do to fix it.
Charlotte Gush
5.5.16
Fashion

​is the fashion revolution actually happening?

Fashion Revolution week calls for a more ethically sound and sustainable fashion system, but is the industry is actually moving in the right direction?
Tom Rasmussen
4.23.16
News

australian retailers are failing their textile workers

General Pants and Factory X scored big fat Fs in this damning report, which claims they risk exploiting workers.
Isabelle Hellyer
4.21.16
Fashion

​catching up with slow fashion: safia minney's ethical fashion revolution

i-D speak with the People Tree founder as she celebrates 25 years at the forefront of the ethical fashion industry in a new book, Slow Fashion, collecting industry wisdom from Caryn Frankin, Zandra Rhodes, Lily Cole, Livia Firth and many more.
Charlotte Gush
3.29.16
Fashion

why fashion's eco warrior katharine hamnett is kanye's main muse

British designer and tireless activist Katharine Hamnett is already Kanye’s muse. After 35 years fighting ethical and environmental injustice in the fashion industry, he’d be a fool not to make her his running mate.
Emily Manning
10.7.15