Fashion Revolution Week starts today! Who else is joining in the #makersforfashrev photo challenge this week? 🙋 #Repost @inthefolds
Who's taking part in this years #makersforfashrev photo challenge with me? Last year I was blown away by how many of you got involved in spreading the word about this very important movement.
The reason I think it's important for makers to get on board spreading the word about this issue is that we are the ones making our own clothes. We appreciate the time it takes to make clothing and the skill required to do so. Why should the garments handmade by us be valued, appreciated and worth more than the garments handmade in a factory in a third world country? They shouldn't be. All clothing is made by hand and this needs to be remembered and never devalued or discredited.
We have the power to spread the word amongst our friends, and communities, to promote and acknowledge that clothes are valuable and use valuable resources to create them. We should love them, take care of them and nurture them. We should keep them out of landfill at all costs. We should also question the working conditions of those who make them for us.
To spread the message, each day of Fashion Revolution week (24 - 30 April) I will be posting a prompt here on Instagram to promote thoughts, discussion and inspiration related to a particular aspect of the revolution.
If you would like to play along, simply use the hashtag #makersforfashrev, as well as the official Fashion Revolution hashtags - #fashionrevolution and #whomademyclothes - this way we will all be able to find each other.
Are you in? If you are, please tell all your friends by re-posting this image. Let's spread the word far and wide!
Make sure you follow @fash_rev so you can keep up with everything and enjoy snapshots of Fashion Revolution from all over the world.
Find out more by heading over to my blog. Direct link in profile. #makersforfashrev #imademyclothes #whomademyclothes #fashrev