In Singapore, there is a for-profit social enterprise that is also working towards that goal. Founded in 2019 by Chanel Go, Germaine Lye and Mitchell Zachariah, Our Barehands aims to create sustainable and fashionable products while supporting indigent artisanal communities across the globe. The brand not only collaborates with craftspeople to produce clothes and accessories, it is also committed to sustaining the crafts for future generations through upskilling workshops and more.
Ahead, the founders talk about sustainability in fashion, their upskilling programme, collaborations and more.
Read more here.