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Fashion Revolution

21—April 2023

Fashion Revolution Week is here and our teams are getting involved! The aim? To amplify the #FashRev campaign for transparency within clothing and textile supply chains, and to promote slow sewing by inspiring others with #IMadeMyClothes!

Fashion Revolution 2023 — Staff Made
Apr 21 2023

Fashion Revolution Week is an annual campaign bringing together the world’s largest fashion activism movement for seven days of action. The theme for 2023 is a return to Fashion Revolution's ten core aims, which you can read here. There’s no doubt a daunting and ever-growing mountain of issues stemming from the fashion industry, from overconsumption to pollution, waste, exploitative labour, and animal welfare violations. You name it. Despite this, we remain firmly positive about the possibilities of the future! The core idea of community, and what can be achieved collectively, plays a big part. We’re constantly floored by the desire of our customers and followers for knowledge and upskilling, and the sewing world is amplified by a sense of constant interconnectedness.

Making your own clothing requires time, patience and skill, and we’re grateful to have many sewists in our TFS team who genuinely understand the value of slow fashion and slow sewing. In celebration of Fashion Revolution Week (24th-29th), a handful of our team members across New Zealand and Australia have been sharing their creations with us, read below. We hope this inspires you to share your own projects using #IMadeMyClothes!

P.s. During Fashion Revolution Week there are loads of community events! Check out the global calendar to see what's happening near you.

CHCH Martina Hand Knit HW Linen Skirt
CHCH Emma Self Draft Silk Top Liam Benten Silk Pant
Above, our Christchurch team members - Martina wears a hand knitted sweater with a skirt in Heavyweight Linen and Emma wears a self drafted silk top and Liam Benten Pant in black silk.
WGT annabelle Cotton Celesta Selfdrafted ZQ 1
Above, Annabelle from Wellington wears a deadstock cotton Papercut Patterns Celesta dress and self-drafted ZQ Premium Merino top.
AKL Ella Ivy Dress
AKL Zoe Paint Dress2
Above are Ella and Zoe from our Auckland store! Ella wears a Make by TFS Ivy Dress and Zoe wears a Make by TFS Paint dress, both used deadstock cottons.
CHCH Emily Ora Pinafore
Above Emily from our Christchurch store wears a Soften Studio Ora Pinafore in deadstock denim.
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HQ team members Steph wears Make by TFS May Jeans in deadstock cotton canvas, and Olivia wears an Ogden Cami Slip made with Vintage Finish Linen
Above, Melbourne team members Alicia (left), wearing a self-drafted outfit in deadstock fabrics, and Bianca (right), wearing a Soften Studio Clo Bias Skirt in deadstock linen/cotton blend, a Lelant Quilted Vest in Brick Organic Linen and a self-drafted top with deadstock fabrics.

Get involved with #FashionRevolution2023 and share your makes with us on Instagram and TikTok! Help increase awareness by using the #IMadeMyClothes hashtag, not just for Fashion Revolution Week but year-round.

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