If like me, you’re always on the look-out for stylish, ethical fashion brands, look no further than No Nasties. No Nasties create fabulous organic cotton, fair trade t-shirts for men and women. Their clothes are great quality and very reasonably priced, their website informative and their branding fun and cute. Here you’ll see me modelling the Love is Black* tee available in white or peach.
You might have seen my recent post publishing the plight of Leah Borromeo who hopes to produce a feature documentary about Indian cotton farmer suicides, but needed more funds. Well they reached their crowd funding target and are going ahead with production, looking at the very same issues that No Nasties was set up to address. Issues such as these, posted on the No Nasties website:
30 minutes – That’s the rate at which farmers are committing suicide in India, 250,000 suicides in 15 years. One every half an hour!
60 million – That’s the number of child labourers in India
No Nasties are made from 100% organic cotton with eco-friendly manufacturing, water based dyes, clean working conditions and fair treatment of workers. The final tees are beautifully soft. Interestingly, the tees’ labelling picks up on something I looked into for my masters; the idea of providing ‘nutrition facts’ just like you get on food, clearly displaying the product’s qualities. Be sure to check out the No Nasties website for more info, and to order your own!
*Seems you lost your way last night
And you were back here by daylight
Now your words are black and cold
And your lines are tired and old
Nature is calming me
Because your love was harming me
And now I shed that coat of harm
I wasn’t safe there in your arms
Your love is black
(Kaskade . . . unrelated to No Nasties . . . just because)