In this third and final article of our Silk Stories series, we look at a double standard employed by sustainable fashion to demonize silk: the notion that carbon offsetting applies to all trees but mulberry trees.
In this second piece of our Silk Stories series, we examine fashion’s acquiescence to – or perhaps exploitation of – vegan supremacy in sustainability analysis, and the partial and selective manner in which both costs and benefits are assigned to silk production.
Sustainable fashion’s demonization of silk is unjustified. It’s not a conspiracy. It’s capitalism. Here’s what various stakeholders have to gain from making false claims against silk.
The truth about the textile industry’s role in microplastic pollution and what you need to know to fix it.
How do we get from soil to skin? From raw fiber to finished clothing or goods? We might ask ourselves these questions about our food, but we rarely stop to think about it as deeply when it comes to our garments. This article helps to educate, demystify, and describe the sheep shearing process to create a richer understanding and respect for the process that provides wool for clothing and goods.
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