A fashion CEO is now the richest man in the world

Yet, of the the 1 in 6 people who work in fashion globally, less than 2% earn a living wage. Upcycling’s focus on slow fashion and fair labor helps combat this inequality.

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Bernard Arnault, LVMH’s CEO, became the world’s wealthiest individual — unseating Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos thanks to a $186bn fortune, mostly in LVMH stock.

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Conscious Chatter’s Podcast with Brooklyn-based upcycling designer.

Mikaela Clark on balance in partnerships, welcoming the evolution of your creativity, and inclusivity in upcycling

Mikaela Clark is a visual artist and designer, and the founder of Hansel – handpainted, upcycled apparel made in Brooklyn, New York.

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Next week, The Bangladesh Accord is set to expire. And with the pandemic once again turning global attention on working conditions in fashion’s supply chain, its legacy hangs in the balance.

Meanwhile, The Garment Worker Protection Act passed this week. It is a key piece of legislation that could help end sweatshop conditions and worker exploitation in a key fashion market.

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Explore Slow Fashion’s Pinterest Page.

At Slow Factory, we firmly believe that the celebration of the Earth takes place every day, and it cannot be commercialized and reduced to a day or month event.