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Jo on BBC 1 Inside Out talking Sustainable Fashion with Clementine

We were honoured that our founder Jo Salter was invited by Clementine, the living fashion doll, onto her sustainable fashion feature on BBC 1 Inside Out. Did you miss it? You can catch up on BBC iPlayer at 19 minutes and 25 seconds. Here’s the link: Published November 6, 2019 & Filed in Jo Media,Jo’s Soapbox,Media …

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Cheap Sustainable Fashion – Does It Exist?

Do you remember the old phrase ‘Cheap and Cheerful’? Every day we are enticed to buy cheap clothing but we now know that this doesn’t leave the farmers and garment makers feeling cheerful at all.  Plus there’s the devastating effects of pollution and waste on our planet, a frightening and growing concern. But is there …

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Climate Change – The Politics, Science and Humanitarian Views

A couple of weeks ago I was very lucky to be in the audience for a fabulous panel session at the Royal Geographical society discussing climate change – the politics, the science and the humanitarian effects. The panel was hosted by the Lucy Siegle, enthusiastic eco-warrior and author, and there was an impressive all-woman line …

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Fashion Revolution 2019 at London’s Museum of Brands

There’s less than two weeks to go until our Fashion Revolution 2019 events at the Museum of Brands, brought to you by Where Does It Come From? and Ethicalhour – we’d love it if you could join us! We have three events across Friday and Saturday of Fashion Revolution week.   Friday 26 April Future Fashion Focus: LIVE Mastermind In …

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Where Does It Come From? and the SDGs – Interview by The Frugal Family

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are a key way to map and measure our positive impact, not only as businesses but as individuals too. You can check out how we map against the goals in our article Where Does It Come From? and the SDGS. In this interview Clare Lyons from The Frugal Family interviews our founder Jo Salter …

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Ethical Fashion: Five Years and Five Steps Forward

A reflection on the ‘big things’ that have happened in ethical fashion in the 5 years since Where Does It Come From? launched our first collection – by Lucy Kerry, Where Does It Come From? Product Manager It’s hard to believe that it’s only been 5 years since Where Does It Come From? launched onto a fledging …

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Pure London – Breakfast on a Catwalk

An invitation to Breakfast…. When I first received the invitation to breakfast at the Pure London exhibition at Olympia I was perplexed – why were they inviting an ethical clothing brand owner and influencer to an exhibition designed to sell large amounts of mass-produced clothes?  Then I looked at the key speakers – Caryn Franklin, …

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UK Government – Make Brands more responsible says Review into Fast Fashion

Have you been waiting for the UK Government Environmental Audit Committee Review into Fast Fashion? Exciting news – it was published this morning! Where Does It Come From? gave input into the first stages of the review back in September and last week I was in the audience of a discussion between committee chair Mary Creagh …

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