"Genuine leather" is still perceived as high-quality - but the reality of leather is anything but. Cruelty to animals and environmental destruction are rife in the leather trade, and the industry contributes to disasters such as global warming and Amazon rainforest deforestation. Plus...did you know that if you wear leather, there's a chance you could be wearing dog or cat skin? Listen to this episode to find out more.
Fashion stylist and slow-fashion advocate Meg Pirie discusses being a stylist in today's fast-paced fashion world, and how she works to educate and encourage a more mindful mentality when it comes to fashion, including holding mending workshops where she teaches people to give their clothes new life. Plus: what is circular fashion?
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Everything you need to know about shopping sustainably...without spending a lot of money. Catwalk Rebel founder Sascha Camilli talks about her own journey into the world of second-hand shopping and charity shops, as well as other up-and-coming ideas for the cash-strapped ethical fashionista.
She had 26 animal-fur coats..and she sold them all to start a faux-fur brand! Kym Canter, former fashion editor and fur industry professional, tells the story of her cruelty-free, sustainable faux-fur brand House of Fluff.
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Catwalk Rebel host Sascha Camilli - founder of the world's first digital vegan fashion magazine Vilda, author of the book Vegan Style and full-time animal rights activist - shares her story on creating, and giving up, a career in fashion.
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