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Protesters will today (12 September) take action to mark the opening of London Fashion week with the message “Don’t mention the garment workers”.
Models in outfits made from packaging materials have staged a workers' rights protest at London Fashion Week, aimed at the event’s sponsor, DHL.
Clothes retailers today came under fire over their warnings that rising costs of cotton will increase prices as campaigners signal that stores continue to exploit overseas garment workers
As London Fashion Week drew to a close yesterday (24 February), the anti-poverty charity War on Want said that overseas garment workers are still being exploited to produce clothes for British high street stores.
The charity War on Want and celebrities will seek public support today for the biggest-ever call for British government action to stop fashion retailers exploiting overseas workers.
London Fashion Week opens today facing accusations that garment workers are paid poverty wages producing clothing for some of Britain’s largest retailers.