All Alexandria Main garments are made at Fairsew, an ethical clothing studio in Phnom Penh (pictured). Fairsew is committed to positive fashion and believes that no one needs to suffer to make our clothes. They pay their sewers a fair wage and provide them a good work/life balance in an environment that is healthy and fun to work in.
By contrast, the lives of factory workers can be arduous and harmful. For some insight into the world of an average Cambodian garment maker, take a look at this 9-minute short film movie from Remake, a movement to make fashion a force for good. Click on link to see Made in Cambodia, a film short by Asad Faruqi, the cinematographer for Oscar winning documentary short A Girl in the River and Saving Face.
"In the film, follow three Parsons fashion design students as they embark on a life changing journey to Cambodia to experience the day-to-day lives of the invisible women behind our fashion."