In its broadest terms, ethical was defined by the panel as ensuring a balance between personal expression through fashion and honouring the people, skills, time and natural resources involved in the process. It’s about creating the opportunity to express individuality through adornment- in essence, what makes us human- but without compromising on the rights of other humans. In short, as Tamsin so succinctly summarized, it’s about maximizing the benefits to people while minimizing the impact on the environment.