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Who made your clothes?

Today is the start of Fashion Revolution week in which brands are encouraged by the global Fashion Revolution movement to be transparent about their supply chain in order to drive change in the fashion industry. The movement was born in 2013, out of the devastating tragedy in Rana Plaza, Bangladesh, where 1138 garment factory workers lost their lives when the building collapsed. Up until then, images from garment factories were seldom seen in the press; and we consumers rarely considered the people who made our clothes, their working conditions and how much they were paid. Indeed, many people I have talked with think that their clothes are made entirely by machines. It may be the way things are going in the...

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