Personal Story: A Fashion Designer Turns Principles Into Practice

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Personal Story: A Fashion Designer Turns Principles into Practice

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[ID:7095]EDITOR'S NOTES: Michelle Johnson is a small business owner, entrepreneur and graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto, Canada. She operates two stores in downtown Toronto, selling clothing designed by her and manufactured by her fair trade production partner company in Kathmandu, Nepal. This is Michelle’s personal account of how she went from dreaming about work and travel to making those dreams come true, without ever having to compromise on her principles. At the bottom of this article, you will find a Q&A section. You can read the article from start to finish, or access it in sub-sections as linked below:

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