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Be part of a Fashion Revolution An ethical one

Fashion Revolution Singapore 2016

On the 24th of April 2013, at the start of a regular work day, Rana Plaza, a multi-storey factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, collapsed – crushing several dreams, unrealised aspirations and most tragically thousands of lives. What was going on in this rather large facility? It was yet another sweatshop where workers were employed at abysmally low wages in poor conditions to manufacture garments for large apparel brands who satiate consumers need for “fast fashion”, a category …[Read more]

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Photofeature What a coastal clean up looks like

Beach cleanup at Lim Chu Kang mangroves site.

It was not just another Saturday morning. I got up before the kids, left home without a shower, and traveled to a beachspot in a remote part of Singapore that I wasn’t expecting to gush over. I know – doesn’t sound like a promising start to the weekend – and yet, I can tell you it was one the most satisfying mornings I have had in a long, long time! The reason is … trash. …[Read more]