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Ethical fashion“Free Bradley Manning! The slogan and a rough screen-print of the smiling face of the US marine, found guilty of leaking sensitive state secrets to WikiLeaks, adorned the T-shirts of models in Vivienne Westwood’s 2014 Spring/Summer menswear show in Milan. It was a touch of anarchic politics, apt for the 73-year-old British fashion designer and queen of punk and it duly captured the headlines in the next day’s press. But entirely unnoticed was another message, more subtle yet more enduring, hidden on the bags the models carried as they sauntered down the runway.”

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