There is no such thing as a cheap t-shirt.

Vivienne Westwood says, Don’t buy clothes

She has said it before, too, but there’s real resolve in her message now. See Ecosalon for this most recent story. Or better still, go straight to Vivienne herself – … Continue reading

September 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ajankohtaista luettavaa

Teoksemme teemoja sivuten,┬áTaloussanomat kirjoittaa vaatteiden tuotantoketjujen monimutkaisuudesta, jota mekin pohdimme teoksen parissa. Jo niinkin yksinkertainen vaate kuin t-paita on mutkikas juuriltaan, kun kankaiden ja lankojen lisaksi huomioon otetaan pesumerkit, kokomerkit, … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Nerida Lennon on cheap

An excellent article by Nerida Lennon here. Thank you Tullia Jack for the tip.

August 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

View From Behind the Machine(s): Visitor Participation!

A visitor to the musuem today offered up a suggestion about a resolution to the waste material purchased along with the t-shirts! He thought it would be a convenient thing … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

View From Behind the Machine(s): Absent T

The routine has become: finish a t-shirt, walk it to the gift shop (tailed by hungry customers), drop the shirt off at the cash register and watch it be sold. … Continue reading

August 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

China and oversupply / Kiina ja ylituotanto

This week the Financial Times ran an article about the oversupply of goods in China. Using the sportswear company Li Ning as an example, the article sums up a major … Continue reading

August 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

View from Behind the Machine(s): Authority

There have been several visitors who edged their way into the exhibition space, rather nervously, thinking they were intruding, or trending on a sanctuary they were not invited to enter. … Continue reading

August 19, 2012 · Leave a comment