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Edun: the ethical fashion company founded by Ali Hewson & rock star Bono

Edun is possibly the biggest and most well known ethical clothing manufacturer... here's an excerpt from their piece in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Katherine Tromans Edun S-S 2011
Edun S/S 2011 by Katherine Tromans.

Edun was launched by Ali Hewson and her rock star hubby Bono in 2005 to raise awareness of the possibilities for trade in Africa, with the proviso that all clothing is made with respect for the people who make the clothes, the place where they live and the materials used. Every factory along the supply chain is audited to ensure that everyone is treated fairly. In 2008 Edun established the Conservation Cotton Initiative in Uganda to support farmers with funding and training, and to ensure that they use sustainably produced cotton...

Read the rest of this interview and see more of Edun’s clothing in Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration, alongside interviews with 44 other ethical fashion designers and 30 fabulous fashion illustrators. You can buy the book… read more

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Fashion and Ethics – A timely discussion

Victoria and Albert Museum, Tuesday 27th October

Written by Becky Cope

Ciel (photography by The V&A have a knack for putting on stylish events for the stylishly minded and the “Fashion and…” lecture series was no exception. Taking off in […]