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'The True Cost' - Documentary Review

'The True Cost' - Documentary Review

I was asked in a recent interview by the revival collective (you can read the full interview here) if there were any books, films or documentaries that I would recommend on the subject of sustainability and the environment. That got me thinking about what a great opportunity I have on this wonderful space to share reviews of books, films, articles, blogs and podcasts with a particular focus on sustainable fashion. I've decided to focus this blog post on a review of the documentary, 'the true cost' movie directed by Andrew Morgan. This short movie is a fantastic introduction to the...

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Our founding director, Emily, on her history and why she decided to start Zola Amour.

Our founding director, Emily, on her history and why she decided to start Zola Amour.

This article is about my history within the fashion industry and how that lead me to start Zola Amour. I, like many women have dreamed about being a fashion designer for as long as I can remember. My earliest memory of being convinced that this is what I want to do is being in my Dads car and being asked what I wanted to do when I grew up. My unquestioning answer was that I wanted to be a fashion designer, which is probably unsurprising as my mother had previously ran a business designing and making wedding dresses. During my...

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