Fashion victims

Jeans sandblasting and the real fashion victims

A growing number of global denim brands have taken action to end the life threatening practise of sandblasting. But there is still a long way to go towards a global ban. Labels including Dolce & Gabbana, Benneton and Diesel are refusing to take action. Read more »
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Sandblasted jeans: A worn out look that can kill

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The lives of men and women who operate sandblasting equipment are at serious risk. The popular denim finishing technique is known to cause a severe form of silicosis, an incurable lung disease caused by inhalation of dust containing free crystalline silica. Read more »
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Oxfam Australia and CarriageWorks present Exchange for Change

Exchange for Change: the festival for a fashionable world without poverty Read more »