Do You Know Where Your Clothes Come From?

In researching his new book, Where Am I Wearing? A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes author Kelsey Timmerman, who traveled all over the world visiting centers of garment productions, came to one conclusion that, to our ears, sounds shocking: he's not "always opposed" to child… » 12/05/08 2:00pm 12/05/08 2:00pm

Why Don't People Care More About The Leather Industry?

It's funny: we hear so much less about leather than fur. Sure, unless you're in the Arctic, fur has the stigma of "wholly frivolous status symbol" going on, but when you think about it, most of the leather on the market isn't exactly necessary to our existence, either. And the costs are equally high - in many ways,… » 8/13/08 4:40pm 8/13/08 4:40pm