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NZ's ethical fashion opportunity

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21.04.2019

OPINION: Those who know me won't be surprised to learn I do not know a lot about fashion.

I spend most of my week in a tie and suit and, owing to a newfound obsession with kitesurfing, much of my weekend in a wetsuit.

But it's with some interest that I've been observing a change in the conversation about fashion in Asia.

In years gone by when Asia was mentioned in the context of clothing and fashion, our minds immediately leapt to sweatshops in China, or polluted rivers outside factories, or Indian farmers poisoned by the pesticides used to make cotton.

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While this is still a reality in some parts of Asia, it is an increasingly dated view as there is a shift in the way those in the know talk about fashion and clothing in........

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