H&M, Gap, Next, Primark and Zara are among brands named as treating suppliers unfairly. Of the brands listed in the report, 12 are members of the Ethical Trading Initiative which aims to promote workers’ rights around the world.
“Waistcoats are left at home, braces are supplanted by belts” the 1901 US Heat-Wave
In July 1901 a heat-wave hit the eastern United States. 9,500 people are said to have died from from heat related causes. 724 of the fatalities in the city of New York.
Gussie Moran #OnThisDay
On 20th of June 1949 , female tennis player Gussie Moran caused quite a stooshie when she appeared in a short outfit to play championship tennis at Wimbledon.
Clip on Tie #OnThisDay
On December 13th 1928 the clip on tie was invented.
Recycled Wool Reimagining Textiles
The fashion industry is increasingly the focus of ways to reduce waste. And now textile engineers are researching a wool like product that has fascinating properties.
Promoting Traditional Fashion & Textiles in the Digital Age
The project titled ‘Augmented Fashion: Immersive Interactions for Sustainable Heritage in Fashion and Textiles’ involves RGU working with industry partners across Scotland and academics in Shangahi, China.
Raising Funds for Junior Octopush
A fashion show will be held on Thursday 3rd of October to support Orkney’s Junior Octopush club.
Viking & Celtic Fashion Takes to the Stage
“Iceland was not just built by Norsemen but equally by Celtic women whose spirit is still very much alive today.”
Poetry Corner Fashion
On the Boris Johnston is elected into the highest office in the land, I came across this poem by Paul Colvin
Skye is the setting for “The Cries of the Heart – Vikings versus Celts”
Skye is set to experience a project inspired by a shared Nordic/Celtic past and present over the next few days from the 1st to the 4th of June.