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Fashion Revolution week is coming up, join us!

According to the organization "Fashion Revolution" the first step to an eco-friendly fashion industry is to ask the question "Who made my clothes?".   "We believe in fashion – an industry which values people, the environment, creativity and profits in equal measure, and it’s everyone’s responsibility to ensure that this happens. Our mission is to bring everyone together to make that happen." - Fashion Revolution.orgSo, how does it work?Upload a picture of your favorite piece of clothing on your instagram feed. Make sure that the label is visible. Hashtag #whomademyclothes and tag @thedesigner  If the brand that you ask are working with production transparency they should be able to reply your question on instagram with the name of the manufacturer. An...

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Swedish Stocking's Eco-friendly pantyhose, right in time for all Christmas festivities, Welcome to Pjoki

We didn't know that each year two billion pair of tights are produced, worn once and then discarded. Less did we know that Nylon yarn, which is currently used to produce most modern pantyhose, is created from an enviromentally harmful petroleum-based manufacturing process that leads to carbon emission that is not only bad for our planet, they don't last. The founders of Swedish Stockings believe that the world needs more innovative and environmentally conscious products to lead the way, and so Swedish Stockings was launched. A forerunner in sustainably produced nylon stockings, Swedish Stockings produce beautiful pantyhose from recycled yarn. Their factories engage in sustainable practises including the use of environmentally friendly dyes, post-dyeing water treatment and the use of...

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