Amisha Ghadiali
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Amisha Ghadiali discovered the reality of our global fashion industry whilst setting up her jewellery label. This put her on a mission to bring awareness to the politics of dressing in an increasingly throwaway world. Her current projects include hosting the Future Fashion series with Soho House,12 Rules to Dress By (her guide to a sustainable wardrobe) and writing for a number of publications as well as her blog Elegance Rebellion.

Amisha’s work has been recognised by selection to the Cultural Leadership Programme in 2011, the Courvoisier Future 500 and a Future 100 award. She also set up radical think tank, Think Act Vote (?!X) in 2010, which explores the new and creative ways we can and are shaping our future lives and communities. Think Act Vote released it's book The Future We Choose in July 2012 bringing together over 200 contributors.

She is a trustee of the Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development (FDSD), an elected council member of the Electoral Reform Society and an ambassador for Womankind Worldwide.

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Join the Fashion Revolution - Who Made Your Clothes?

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2013 | 4:24 PM

Last Thursday marked the six month anniversary of a garment factory collapse that killed 1133 people and injured a further 2500. Sadly the infamous Rana Plaza incident in Dhaka, Bangladesh is not an isolated case. The catastrophes in our fashion supply chain continue, for example a fire on October 9th...

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What Are Your Rules To Dress By?

(0) Comments | Posted January 15, 2013 | 7:40 AM

As we start to bring in new ideas to our routine for the new year, I ask, how much do you know where your clothes, shoes and accessories are made and what they are made from?

The global industry that employs one sixth of the world's population is riddled...

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We Can Create the Future We Choose

(0) Comments | Posted December 20, 2012 | 11:47 AM

How many of us ever stop to imagine the world we want to live in, or consider how our actions can help to create it?

In some ways many of the ideologies running our world systems have failed, but there is no other belief system that has enough strength behind...

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41 Things I Have Learnt From Shaving My Head

(22) Comments | Posted December 6, 2012 | 7:00 PM

Just a few months ago I had very long hair and never imagined that I could be rocking a shaved head for the Winter. As an ambassador of the charity Womankind Worldwide, I decided to give away my hair as a fundraising and awareness raising move. The thing...

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The Hair Donation

(0) Comments | Posted August 16, 2012 | 9:28 AM

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I recently wrote about my decision to cut off my hair. Well I did it... Due to my nervousness I didn't go hard on my fundraising as I got an offer to do the haircut and just went with it.

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Make My Hair Count

(0) Comments | Posted July 26, 2012 | 12:15 PM

I was in the shower (the place where I make a lot of big decisions) a couple of weeks ago and I decided to cut all of my hair off and donate it to charity. I had wanted to do something else to fundraise for the charity Womankind...

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The Future We Choose

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2012 | 9:31 AM

Now is the time to create the future that we choose for the world. As we stand in 2012, many of the ideologies running our world systems have failed. Some of us fear there is no other belief system that has enough strength behind it to succeed. Yet, we have...

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Be Part of a Very Collaborative Book About Our Future

(1) Comments | Posted March 19, 2012 | 8:00 PM

I am making a very exciting book this year. It's being designed by Ella Britton and Joana Casaca Lemos, and is part of the Think Act Vote (?!X) project that I started in 2010. It is a radical think tank that explores the new and creative ways we can and...

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Stand Up For Womankind Worldwide

(1) Comments | Posted March 8, 2012 | 10:21 AM

Welcome to the 101st International Women's Day, it's strange that we still need a day just for women, but you don't have to look far to find out why. Despite how far the women's rights movement has come over the last century, things still aren't there. Even though Women do...

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