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Summer Issue 52

Fighting fashion slavery with Grace Forrest • Holding on to climate hope • Under the microscope with science communication • Artist Delvene Cockatoo-Collins weaves family stories • Behind the seams with Little Tienda • Transforming our refugee policies • Get the dirt on worms • A pillowcase thrift flip and solar-powered DIY • Radical imagination for a better world • Craftivists knitting truth to power • Preserving for sustainability •

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A print magazine about style, sustainability and substance

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If you want to change the state of the world, start with a girl. If you don’t know how to start, start with your clothes.

– GRACE FORREST, ISSUE 52