Take a few minutes out of your day and watch the Handprint, a short film about the origins of our clothes.
When we ask who made our clothes, we rarely have the opportunity to see the person's face. Who really made your clothes? That's the question director Mary Nighy poses at the start of Handprint, a powerful short film commissioned by Eco-Age creative director and Founder of the Green Carpet Challenge Livia Firth, who asked Nighy to interpret the ethical and social issues in the fashion supply chain.
What if we could connect to all the people who made our clothes? Starring model Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann, Handprint touches on issues surrounding the welfare of garment industry workers and compels viewers to confront the origins of their clothes. Even if the film premiered three years ago at International New York Times Luxury Conference, it still features a selection of Green Carpet Challenge dresses. Film also scooped up a prize in the charity category at the YDA show in Cannes 2014.
The film aims to raise awareness of the challenges faced by garment workers and jewellery producers around the world.
"You carry the stories of the people that make your clothes" – Inspired by Ali Hewson