Transparency in fashion

Today, we don’t how, where and by whom are clothes are made. But things are changing. There’s an increasing awareness across the industry that transparency is essential if we want to move towards a sustainable fashion industry. In this series we describe some of the latest trends and developments in the area of transparency in fashion among consumers, lawmakers, businesses and look at innovations.


Transparency doesn’t require a fashion brand to be sustainable…

Introduction article to ‘Transparency in Fashion’, by Nanette Hogervorst and Camilla Morandi

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Lea Esterhuizen-founder-andwider

Photo by Rosa van Ederen

“I feel that many brands are scared to embark on this transparency journey”

Lea Estherhuizen, founder &Wider

> read how Lea's gives workers a voice

Event: Visual Transparency Manifest

Together we brainstormed and created various statements about what we want to know from brands about where our clothes come from, and where and how they are made.

Look through the photos of our Visual Transparency Manifest event.

We’re blending online articles with offline events. Therefore, our editorial series often include an event where we meet and discuss relevant topics relating to sustainability and innovation in fashion.


Photo by Rachel Manns

“We see a continuous lack of transparency on the outcomes and impact of brands’ efforts”

Sarah Ditty, Policy Director Fashion Revolution

> read about Sarah's learnings