Our Co-Founder on the Wall Street Journal

Ramiz Khalid-Islam

The epidemic has laid bare a central problem for manufacturers: China’s tight grip on supply networks By Jon Emont and Chuin-Wei Yap March 8, 2020 104 pm ET The novel coronavirus is laying bare a central problem for the global manufacturing industry: China’s shadow has grown so long that even industries that have shifted production beyond the country can’t wriggle free of its grip on supply networks. A year and a half ago, a lingerie manufacturer set up a factory in eastern Bangladesh as part of a push to move production away from China due to rising labor costs and...

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Golapi Manifesto

Ramiz Khalid-Islam

Golapi is a mission - first company. Because we put people and planet first. Because we ask 'do the clothes we wear, wear out the planet?'. Because for us, following a fashion trend is not about seasonal colours, must have styles or profit margins. It is about ethical practices through corporate responsibility. Our purpose is to revamp the throw away culture of fast fashion into one of conscientious conservation. Our "capsule collections" reflect this ethos in which functionality meets fashion. We focus on quality stitching, recycled materials and designs that can round out the seasons for the long run. From...

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