So I was in two minds whether to put this out there or not as I want this blog to be a non-judgmental space where you can come if you are between the “mainstream” and ethical fashion worlds, however, this thought keeps popping in to my head and I’m finding it harder to ignore.
“How can you love clothes if you don’t care who made it and in what conditions.”
I believe this thought comes to me when I’m looking at “mainstream” fashion bloggers in particular.
Since I’ve become more involved in hunting down sustainable and ethical brands I’ve found myself so excited by what is being made and created and I think a lot of the beauty in the items is the whole story behind them, I feel I can really appreciate every last detail because you know it’s all been thought about with care.
My ethos is “if you can’t buy ethically, buy something you love” – is it possible to love clothes and not care how they were made? Maybe it’s just part of my conscious wakening (sorry that sounds really wanky).
Fashion Revolution posted this on their Instagram (a page from their new zine) which maybe puts some clarity on where I’m trying to go with these thoughts!
Everyone is entitled to buy what they want, wear what they want and to look amazing but maybe it would be nice to see a few more people in there influential positions to just stop and question or acknowledge the story behind the item.
What do you think? Am I being too judgmental?