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TRANSFORM interviews Tansy Hoskins about her new book: Foot Work – What Your Shoes Are Doing To The World. In Foot Work, you discuss the detrimental effects of the footwear industry on society and our planet. What would you say is the biggest issue in the book? The working title for the book was Foot Work – What Your Shoes Tell You About Globalisation. I wanted to write it because I am interested in the way certain objects tell us a bigger story – in this case shoes perfectly tell us the story of globalisation and out-of-control corporate power. Globalisation has meant…
It is shocking how little people know about how their clothes are made and the inhumanity of the fashion industry.
Tansy Hoskins strips away the apparel trade’s decorative exterior and then dynamites the foundations of the fashion trade.
Taking the fashion industry as her example, Tansy Hoskins disputes the claim that corporate power can be tamed by consumer spending.
Donating clothes to charity is not as ethically sound as it seems, says Tansy Hoskins.
Imagine clothing where the restrictions of class, race, and gender don’t apply, says Tansy Hoskins.