We chat with Kathryn WIlson - NZ’s most successful shoe designer - about her reasons for manufacturing offshore, what her relationships with factories look like and whether the “Made in China” label deserves it’s bad rep.
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.