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Capital Crimes of Fashion: Stitched Up: The Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion (Book Review)
McClear, Sheila
Article
2015
Book Review of Tansy E. Hoskins' Stitched Up: The Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion.
No Sweat: Fashion, Free Trade, and the Rights of Garment Workers
Ross, Andrew (ed.)
Book
1997
Surveys the chasm between the glamour of the catwalk and the squalor of the sweatshop.
The World's Most Fashionable Prison
Mak, C K
Film/Video
2012
Fashion designer Puey Quinones works with inmates in a Philipine prison to teach them how to sew, work with fabrics and see their ideas go from sketch to finished product.

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The Victoria and Albert Museum
The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects. Named after Prince Albert and Queen V...

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Bangladesh factory fire: brands accused of criminal negligence
Sources News Release
2012
Clean Clothes Campaign, along with trade unions & labour rights organisation, is calling for immediate action from international brands following the fire in Dhaka Bangladesh which killed over 100 wor...
Cheap clothing proves far too dear
The death of workers in Bangladesh are just the latest tragedy that springs from the west's addiction to fashion
Siegle, Lucy
2010
In Bangladesh one hundred workers died in a garment fire, a common occurence plaguing a workforce that already has the distinction of being the "most poorly paid in the world". The author investigates...
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Why the penis is having a moment in men's fashion
Chilvers, Simon
2015
Fashion has found a new obsession: nude men, specifically men with their penises out.