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Conscious fashion with Bandana Tewari

Updated: Oct 9, 2023

On this episode we talk with Bandana Tewari, sustainable activist, fashion journalist, lifestyle editor, and formerly the editor-at-large of Vogue India.

We explore her love for writing, how she got interested in the world of fashion, her change of perspective about what she was promoting, finding inspiration from Mahatma Gandhi’s principles, consciousness, change, personal responsibilities and leading by example, the home worker economy and modern slavery, the use of social media to hold companies accountable, Fast fashion, Ahimsa (non-violence) and Buddhist economy.

Bandana talks about being exposed to different cultures, what clothes say about people, her experience working for 13 years at Vogue India and living in that 'fantasy world', mindful luxury and becoming a sustainability activist, being 'stuffocated’, what it takes to make a t-shirt and it’s footprint, inequality, use of natural resources and the unfair system we have for people and the environment. For more about Bandana follow her on Instagram.

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