4 episodes

Fashion Revolution Podcast explores the hidden stories behind the clothing we wear. Through interviews and investigations, Fashion Revolution explores the intersection of sustainability, ethics and transparency in the fashion industry. International fashion journalist Tamsin Blanchard speaks to researchers, supply chain experts, garment workers, politicians and activists. Each episode takes you deep into fashion's social and environmental problems but leaves you with practical actions to help make a positive difference.

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    • Fashion & Beauty
    • 4.8, 41 Ratings

Fashion Revolution Podcast explores the hidden stories behind the clothing we wear. Through interviews and investigations, Fashion Revolution explores the intersection of sustainability, ethics and transparency in the fashion industry. International fashion journalist Tamsin Blanchard speaks to researchers, supply chain experts, garment workers, politicians and activists. Each episode takes you deep into fashion's social and environmental problems but leaves you with practical actions to help make a positive difference.

    Who Made My Clothes: The Garment Worker Diaries

    Who Made My Clothes: The Garment Worker Diaries

    The Garment Worker Diaries is a year-long research project focused on the lives and wages of 540 garment workers in Cambodia, Bangladesh and India. Tamsin speaks to Guy Stuart and Eric Noggle from Microfinance Opportunities, the lead project researchers, to unpack what the garment workers earn and buy, what their working and living conditions are like, and what sorts of things they do to get by on their very low income. We dig deep into the data to reveal just how much economic, workplace and home life stress the women face. This is the second episode in the 3-part series from Fashion Revolution: “Who Made My Clothes?” 
     
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    • 27 min
    Who Made My Clothes: Garment Workers' Voices

    Who Made My Clothes: Garment Workers' Voices

    The first episode in the 3-part podcast series from Fashion Revolution - “Who Made My Clothes?” asks us to consider the stories behind what we wear, and introduces an ambitious research project that collects data from garment workers around the world. Tamsin Blanchard talks to Fashion Revolution’s Head of Policy Sarah Ditty, Dr Mark Anner, Penn State professor and Director of the Center for Global Workers’ Rights, Ethical Trading Initiative’s Debbie Coulter and Kalpona Akter, former child garment worker and Bangladeshi union activist, to examine garment worker’s collective voice in affecting change, the obstacles that make unionisation a challenge, and the progress being made.
     
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    • 27 min
    Who Made My Clothes: Working Together Towards Change

    Who Made My Clothes: Working Together Towards Change

    This final episode in the  3-part series from Fashion Revolution: “Who Made My Clothes?” explores the practical ways that local, national and international players can help bring about justice for garment workers globally. Tamsin speaks to the co-founders of Fashion Revolution, Member of European Parliament Linda McAvan, and Jenny Holdcroft, the Deputy Secretary General of IndustriALL Global Union, to learn how positive change can happen from all angles; from workers themselves, from governments around the world, and from brands and consumers. Find out how you can get involved in Fashion Revolution and how to make your voice heard in the movement towards a cleaner, safer, fairer and more transparent fashion industry.
     
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    • 28 min
    Fashion Revolution Podcast: Trailer

    Fashion Revolution Podcast: Trailer

    Have you ever wondered who made my clothes? Or considered what life is like for the people stitch our garments, what sort of conditions they might be working in, and how much they're paid? In this debut 3-part series of the Fashion Revolution Podcast, we will be exploring these importance questions. We will hear about the difficult living and working conditions of garment workers across the world, and explore the ways we can work together to change things for the better.
     
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Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

Mimi Winters ,

Great series

Such a great informative series on garment workers. A massive motivator to find companies that pay people a proper wage to make clothing- and everything else. For those interested in these things, watch The True Cost movie on Netflix and also listen to The Conscious Chatter podcast. Also check out People Tree, who make Fairtrade clothing.

Stanley43022 ,

A must listen for anyone who wears clothes

A very well written and produced podcast that aims to create 'empathy and not pity' for the millions of workers through the global garment industry.

Into The Eco ,

So accessible and easy to listen

So many media stories focus on the negative part of fashion which leaves the consumer stumped on how to make a difference! I love the first three podcasts and how they leave you feeling ready to get involved! Xxx

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