The True Cost
The other night I had the privilege to attend the premier of an outstanding documentary called “The True Cost” coproduced by my friend Livia Firth.
The film details the real back story behind our corporate global “fast” fashion industry, ( everyone knows the high street brands ).
It highlights the appalling toll paid by exploited and impoverished workers, where basic decency and human rights are flagrantly overlooked and abused for the benefit of profit margins. It is a shocking indictment. There are too many aspects to convey in this short blog, but consider just one …
We are feeding it and paying into it with our voracious appetite for cheap high street clothes, while we’re totally oblivious to the all round harmful destructiveness of the situation.
Find out more here: http://truecostmovie.com
Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaGp5_Sfbss&feature=youtu.be