When we first began writing about ethical clothing and Fair Trade clothing back in 2010, sustainable fashion was still a relatively new field.
The concept of establishing fair trade relations with developing countries first gained attention (particularly in Europe) after being adopted by the United Nations in 1968.
But it wasn’t until 2002, when Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International launched the first International Fairtrade Certification Mark, that early adopters started becoming more aware of the importance of ethically made clothing and other products.
When we launched Green Global Travel 8 years later, you could still count the number of widely known ethical clothing brands on one hand.
But over the last 10 years, ethical fashion has finally taken off into the mainstream, due