A View on Offshore Production

The desire to purchase Australian-made products is widespread amongst consumers, however many are deterred by the significant disparity in price between goods produced locally and offshore. Last week, Oxfam released the What She Makes report, an investigation into the cycle of poverty that traps garment workers in Vietnam and Bangladesh and provides recommendations for brands to combat the issue. As a passionate advocate for ethical fashion and someone who engages in social debate about the subject often, I find it super exciting to have a cold hard facts about the Australian industry published for the greater public to see. However consumer change is needed to combat this far reaching and systemic issue.

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SWEATER CURSE at Laneway Brisbane 2019

A couple of weeks back, indie rock kids Sweater Curse played St Jerome’s Laneway Festival in Brisbane kitted out in local threads. Members Monica and Chris wore Katalyst pieces from the SS18/19 collection whilst Rei repped a tee from other Brissie label Phoebe Paradise. Click through to se more pics !

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