Get involved: Fashion Revolution Day 2014

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Today is Fashion Revolution Day, marking exactly a year since over 1000 people perished following the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The project is all about encouraging consumers to ask, who made my clothes? And to turn the items they are wearing #InsideOut to highlight where their fashion pieces comes from.

There are various events going on around the capital in support of Fashion Revolution Day, starting with an open factory day hosted by award-winning social enterprise Fashion Enter Ltd, whose clients include M&S Best of British, PPQ and House of Hackney.

Westfield Stratford is also getting involved in the revolution, with a Designer Jumble sale at The Street. Fashion blogger Susie Bubble, stylists Alice Wilby and Vanessa Gillingham and designer Katie Jones are all hosting talks and workshops running from 10am to 6pm. Attendees will also be in with a chance of bagging iconic designer pieces by Westwood, Alaia, YSL, Chanel and Dior, all previously owned by Hannalore Smart, widow of Circus King Billy Smart Jnr. Price points range from £30 to £350, with a few one off pieces that are priced higher.

If you find yourself on Oxford Street or Carnaby Street between 3pm and 6pm, you will spot fashion students asking shoppers if they know who made their clothes and peacefully demonstrating in support of the cause.

Find out more at or get involved with the Fashion Revolution yourself by showing @Fash_Rev your inside out clothes on Instagram by tagging it #InsideOut.


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