Project | Future Fashion+ Spotlight on Sourcing Events


Project | Future Fashion+ Spotlight on Sourcing Events

This group is designed for anyone who would like to have their say on what could be covered in future Fashion+ Spotlight on Sourcing events.

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Events covered in this years series

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Comment by Tiberius Brastaviceanu on November 5, 2014 at 23:38

Hi all, 

We are an open lab in Montreal where you can experiment with 3D printing. We are the only group in Montreal to offer affordable 50 microns resolution in 3D printing. Our community has the skills for 3D design and 3D printing to help you explore possibilities and realize your projects. SENSORICA is an open community.

Comment by Andrea Kolb on October 21, 2014 at 13:51

We are starting a unique grant program for international designers end of november - check it out here

spread the word, support the campaign and become part of a unique adventure!! 

Comment by Ranganathan on July 24, 2012 at 4:50

We are textile manufacturing and supplying all type of certified organic  knit wear garments. Our Company specializing in

ORGANIC TEXTILES and other eco-friendly products. We have made organics lively and colorful. All our organic products are certified by agencies such as ETKO (of TURKY) and specifications such as GOTS (Global Organic Textiles Standards.) We place emphasis on both environment and health. We continually research and develop lively and fashionable products which also meet the eco-friendly and health criteria. We are among the most knowledgeable and most advanced organic textile companies. Our products range includes home textiles, apparels, organic

Comment by Jane Grice on December 20, 2010 at 10:30

Hi all,

I am currently sourcing organic or fairtrade jersey knit fabrics for a live student project which to be shown during Birmingham's Fairtrade Fortnight.  This is a collaborative, student led project between Birmingham's three main universities, our contribution is to design and make garments for the catwalk event.

I would really appreciate contacts where students can purchase small quantities of suitable fabrics, for this particular project we are only using stretch and knitted fabrics.


Thank you


Comment by Lucy Pearce on October 20, 2010 at 14:35
Hi all,

I thought members of this group might be interested in seeing the film Red Gold which highlights proposals for a new gold and copper mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska - but which is being resisted by the local community, supported by jewellers internationally (in opposition!) and anglers too.

Come and watch the film, hear from Alaska Natives who will be in London, and join us for a drinks reception.

Time: 7-9pm
Date: Thursday 4th November
Place: Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ
Closest Tube Station: Paddington
And it's all FREE!

RSVP: LPearce[at]

Many thanks,

PS For more info see:
Comment by Davinia deCordova on October 22, 2009 at 15:59
Hi all,

I wanted to ask if you would take the time to fill out my consumer survey, on consumer shopping habits for my final year, it will take about 5mins and i'd be grateful for your help! The survey can be found on the link below...

Many Thanks

Davinia xox
Comment by jacqueline on September 28, 2009 at 11:44
Hi all

I set up an ethical book club

Please have a look

I have started a with a couple books and ask you to all follow the format

1) add a discussion (as its easier for people to comment their thoughts back rather than on the comment wall)
2) add a picture of the book
3) make sure you title it with author
4) give your personal review on the book ( i took from amazon but please give your own as this was simply for example purposes)
5) your score card out of 5 please - 5 = excellent, 4 = very good, 3 = good, 2 = average, 1 = poor

and most importantly read, learn and enjoy! AND TELL YOUR FRIENDS to join too!!!

Comment by Zahid Torres-Rahman on July 27, 2009 at 10:38
Spotlight on Sourcing: Africa Seminar, 18 August, 6 to 8.30, London

Hi - we are helping raise the profile of the Ethical Fashion Forum seminar on 18 August (6pm to 8.30pm) - Spotlight on Sourcing: Africa.

This will focus on the specific challenges and opportunities related to sourcing for fashion products from a range of locations in Africa. Through case studies, the event will give an insight into how different sourcing models, products and businesses have maximised benefits to communities and minimised environmental impact.

The panel includes: Cristina Cisilino, Founder of MADE jewellery; Rohit Kuthiala, Senior Consultant- supply chain at Accenture; Jo Maiden, Founder and managing director of SOKO; Claire Hamer, former buyer at Topshop.

To register, follow the links on this page:
Comment by jacqueline on July 10, 2009 at 11:08
thanks for your response and yes i agree!
Comment by Spotlight on Sourcing on July 10, 2009 at 10:48
Jacqueline, I saw your reply in the 'Spotlight on Sourcing Group'

"maybe an angel to cover is setting up an ethical clothing business including business practices, law, tax etc as all this is just as important as the ethical side of things"

Its a really good point and I completely agree that is also really important to cover how to set up an ethical business- otherwise you risk having a really great idea but you can't do anything as you do not have a sustainable business.

This would be a great thing to cover in a masterclass.

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