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  • Real People Make Your Clothes // Pink City Prints

    October 01 2019 – Mercantile London

    Real People Make Your Clothes // Pink City Prints

    Working from start to finish with the artisan block-printers, indigo dyers, embroiderers and weavers in Jaipur, India, allows Glasgow School of art graduate Molly Russell to create ethical hand-made women's wear for her label Pink City Prints, which celebrates the beauty of craft and sustainable fashion.“India has such an immensely rich culture of craft forms I’m constantly finding new processes...

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  • Help!!! Which fabrics should I buy?

    March 05 2019 – Mercantile London

    Help!!! Which fabrics should I buy?

        PREFERRED FABRICS - At Mercantile we look to buy as much natural, organic and certified fabric as possible but also understand that its about balance and offering a selection. Heading in the right direction, our philosophy is - transparency is key.                    Wood Wood Adeline sweater           ...

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  • Three ethical fashion brands to know

    August 01 2018 – Mercantile London

    Three ethical fashion brands to know

    With both customers and businesses asking questions about sustainable practise in the fashion industry, ethical fashion brands are now taking centre stage. Throwing off past ideas that ethical meant sacrificing style, these design led brands are working tirelessly to counteract the impact that fast fashion has on people and the environment, whilst collaborating with top designers to provide considered yet...

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