Laura Russell
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Profession / role:
Assistant Garment Technologist
Company / organisation:
High Street Retailer
Website (if you have one):
http://www.globalactionthroughfashion.org/
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I graduated from Nottingham Trent University this summer with a Ba(Hons) degree in Fashion and Textile Management. My major dissertation titled 'Fair Trade Fashion: From Niche to Mainstream' explored how fair trade producer groups at the factory stage could work with mainstream retailers. My research took me to individuals at different stages of the supply chain. The EFF has been invaluable in making connections within the world of ethical fashion. I would like to thank all the people i have met along the way who have helped develop my knowledge.

Since graduating I have been working as an assistant garment technologist for a high street retailer. I have not lost sight of the ethical fashion world and in my spare time I work for a new non-profit organisation called 'Global Action Through Fashion' which was founded with the vision to create a more equitable and sustainable world through the promotion of socially and environmentally responsible fashion.
Career history / Company history:
6 month sales and design internship at importer company, New York
5 month garment technology and sales internship at People Tree, London
Current - Assistant garment technologist to large chain high street retailer, UK
Current - Research and UK representative for Global Action Through Fashion, Remote

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At 11:50 on July 9, 2013, Yogy Ethical Handmade Jewelry said…

Hi Laura! I'm a London based Jewelry & Accessory designer with Ethical/Eco/Handmade Vibrant & Stunning Jewellery https://www.etsy.com/shop/YogyKreations/about/ Inspiration for my work comes from the vibrant colours, exotic beauty, culture and grandeur of Himalayan mountains where I originally hail from. I supply my work in UK/Worldwide shops. 

Warmly,

Yogi

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At 14:25 on October 11, 2010, jacqueline said…
hey thanks for the friend add was great to meet you at the Expo..love the site too!
check out my blog too - you could add it if interested :)
www.maethicalfashion.blogspot.com

thx
jacqueline
 
 
 

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