Diane Pham

Actress Emma Watson Visits Indian Slums to Support Fair Trade

by , 08/29/10

Emma Watson, People Tree, Bangladesh, fair trade clothing, fair trade, Harry Potter, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, sustainable style, Fall/Winter 2010

Hermione Granger has sure grown up and she’s using powers to do some great things — well, something like that. Unlike her troubled peers, Emma Watson has avoided the role of tawdry Hollywood starlet, and has instead made quite a mark for herself as a multi-tasker with the title of actress-slash-model-slash-student-slash-designer-slash-philanthropist! Between attending classes at Brown and fielding interviews for the final chapter of the Harry Potter movie franchise, Watson recently visited Bangladesh to scope out the slum homes of the garment workers employed at People Tree, the ethical clothing label she endorses. Click ahead to watch the short video documentary of Watson’s travels, where she also discusses the importance of fair trade in the modern world.

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4 Comments

  1. MOHAN SINGH May 22, 2011 at 7:27 am

    I AM N INDIAN AND WISHES U TO BE HERE . ITS A NICE PACE TO VISIT . MY NAME IS MOHAN AND I WHOLE HEARTLY WISH TO BE HERE . UTTARAKHAND IS BEST PLACE IN INDIA . AT LAST U ARE REALLY CUTE AND FANTASTIC

  2. T. E. Samad January 11, 2011 at 9:55 am

    Bangladesh is an independent country, and Emma Watson does indeed study at Brown University in America. Anyway, i admire what Emma is trying to achieve.

  3. betablocker August 29, 2010 at 1:53 pm

    Wow, that’s awesome.

  4. John83921 August 29, 2010 at 12:48 pm

    I thought Emma Watson studies at Columbia. And I thought Bangladesh is its own country.. not in India.

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