Today marks the anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse. On 24th April, 2013, this incident took place, taking thousands of lives. And sparked off the Fashion Revolution.
What we put on our bodies is not without impact on the workers who make them. Before you buy, always think about what is in my clothes/accessories, and under what conditions they were made.
The materials we wear have a profound social and environmental impact.
#whatsinmyclothes #whatsinmybag are questions we must ask before buying.
At @ziveliindia we are very transparent about what we use in our bags and baskets, and how they are made.
We work with 100% natural fibres, which are renewable.
And all our products are meticulously handcrafted by our empowered women artisans.
We work with fibres like kauna reed, palm leaf, bamboo, sabai grass, cotton, linen and jute. We also use materials like malai, which is a vegan leather alternative made from the waste of the coconut industry. And naturally tanned leather, which is ethically sourced from a local shepherd community.
Below is a glimpse of the materials we use: