Did you know gold comes from outer space? Or that your wedding ring may be part of a complex supply chain funding a war in the Congo? ESH takes a look at that precious metal that has enchanted us since the dawn of civilisation - gold.
In Part 1 of ESHs Fabric of Fashion, we take a look at some of the stories behind those familiar and not-so-familiar words on your t-shirt tags. What do caterpillars have to do with silk? How are wood chips turned into modal? And what role has the cotton industry played in the disappearance of the Aral Sea? That fabric on your back has a whole history it hasn't told you yet.