1138 Festival: Fashion Revolution Week


The Fashion Revolution Scotland team are delighted to announce 1138, a unique festival of events over 1138 minutes in celebration of Fashion Revolution Week- which will include an exclusive Edinburgh Film Screening of River Blue, Sustainable Fashion Fair, Swap Shop, Lunchtime Lectures and Workshops, Poetry Slam and a Club Night- taking place between 23rd-25th April.

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The festival of events is called 1138 and will be a reminder of the 1138 garment workers in died in the Rana Plaza factory collapse in 2013.The whole project is run by volunteers who are passionate about fighting for a more ethical fashion future.

You can follow the event through the following social media links:
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/1138edinburgh/
Twitter @1138edinburgh
Instagram @1138edinburgh #1138edinburgh #fashionrevolution #whomademyclothes

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What is Fashion Revolution?

Fashion Revolution is a global movement that works for a more sustainable fashion industry, campaigning for systemic reform of the industry with a special focus on the need for greater transparency in the fashion supply chain. Fashion Revolution is a non-profit organisation with a presence in over 100 countries around the world.

April 2018 will mark the 5th anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse and the launch of Fashion Revolution. During that time, millions of people all over the world have joined Fashion Revolution to demand a fairer, more transparent industry. It is clear that brands are listening and we are holding them to account.

To ensure they continue to listen and create the far reaching, permanent change needed to ensure we never see a tragedy like Rana Plaza again, we need everyone to join Fashion Revolution and keep asking one simple question: Who Made My Clothes?

"Fashion is a reflection of the culture we live in, so together we must change the culture that surrounds it into one that demands positive leadership, transparency, accountability, and better lives all round. The fashion industry should lead on ethics and sustainability.” - Orsola de Castro, Fashion Revolution Founder

For further information and other ideas on how to get involved
visit www.fashionrevolution.org



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Ruth MacGilp is an Edinburgh based blogger, and an activist for all things ethical in the fashion industry, as well as supporting the #shopsmall and #shoplocal movements through her work.
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