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Tamsin Lejeune

CEO & Founder of Common Objective and Ethical Fashion Forum

Passionate about transforming the fashion industry for the better.
Fast Fashion, Mass Manufacture, And Meaningful

Fast Fashion, Mass Manufacture, And Meaningful Work

In the context of life in Myanmar, of course there is a different lens on this. Tedious work that pays is aspirational if the alternative is an inability to feed one's children. Yet, what this experience brought home to me was the depth of our double standards across the fashion industry as a whole.
10/02/2017 16:25 GMT
Why We Need A Sustainable ASOS And How To Make That

Why We Need A Sustainable ASOS And How To Make That Happen

I know I am not alone in my frustration as a conscious fashion consumer. Design led, sustainably produced fashion that a discerning lover of fashion can feel proud to wear (and also afford) is hard to get hold of. As Founder of the Ethical Fashion Forum, you can be sure I'm going to be asked what I'm wearing, wherever I go
01/11/2016 13:16 GMT
Fast Fashion: Changing The Direction Of The

Fast Fashion: Changing The Direction Of The Juggernaut

<img alt="sustainable fashion.jpg" src="http://i.huffpost.com/gen/4652836/original.jpg" width="300" height="35" /> The fast fashion model is increasingly dominating the industry as a whole, in relation to volumes, visibility, and sales. This model is now the way most fashion business (by volume) is done - how can we as an industry constructively move this debate forward? Is it possible for us to shift the direction of the fast fashion juggernaut?
30/09/2016 11:15 BST
Fast Fashion: Can It Be

Fast Fashion: Can It Be Sustainable?

<img alt="sustainable fashion.jpg" src="http://i.huffpost.com/gen/4652836/original.jpg" width="300" height="35" /> In many ways, we have reached a stand-off between these two fashion industry camps - a stand-off that drives heated debate in every fashion industry forum, and much frustration. Yet, the challenges of sustainability are common to all of us, to every fashion consumer and to every business owner.
22/09/2016 17:24 BST
The Three Things That Are Preventing the Sustainable Fashion Movement From Going to Scale (And What We Can Do About

The Three Things That Are Preventing the Sustainable Fashion Movement From Going to Scale (And What We Can Do About It)

Throughout my ten years of working in fashion and sustainability, I've seen some incredibly inspiring things. There are thousands of professionals and businesses changing the way business is done, and creating products that have a positive impact. I've seen some of our industry's most creative minds tackle the challenge of sustainability and come up with gems.
27/10/2015 11:12 GMT