January 2013 Blog Posts (17)

Eco Designer Overview on Jantine Van Peski by Sass Brown

This weeks Dutch eco fashion designer overview is on Jantine Vane Peski, and her recontextualization of the traditional craft of macrame into fashion art through her wonderful slow fashion creations in natural fibers. …


Added by Sass Brown on January 27, 2013 at 21:30 — No Comments

Students: Get involved in the MENDRS Challenge 2013

MENDRS is organizing a road tour of UK Fashion colleges to spread the mending fever.


The mending movement is to fashion what the punk movement is to music: a necessary, enjoyable and fun movement created as a response to industry mainstream conventions and embracing a D.I.Y. ethic.


The MENDRS Roadshow is a nationwide lecture tour of UK fashion colleges taking place in March 2013. The roadshow is organized by…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on January 25, 2013 at 15:00 — No Comments

Don't miss the chance to showcase your ethical fashion brand at the Spring Market organized by the British Library.

Image: Competition winner Ketchup on Everything at Spring Market 2012

Are you a designer or maker? Have you used the British Library to develop your ideas?

Win a stand at the Spring Market on Monday 4 March 2013 on the British…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on January 21, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on InAisce by Sass Brown

Check out this weeks Eco Fashion Designer overview on New York based designer brand, InAisce.…

Added by Sass Brown on January 20, 2013 at 20:00 — No Comments

Mamafrica: Sewing Women's Lives for a Better Future in Conflict-Ridden Congo

Mamafrica is a woman’s sewing cooperative based in Bukavu, a city on the border of the DRC and Rwanda that has become a refuge for “internally displaced persons.” When Ashley Nemiro, an aspiring Ph.D in counseling and psychology, started her work at the Panzi hospital in May of 2012 to conduct research…


Added by Nadia Dawisha on January 20, 2013 at 3:24 — No Comments

Ethical Fashion: How to Navigate an Industry

In the final part of this series with Eco-fashion pioneer Marci Zaroff, I wanted to turn to the question of what it will take to really change the textile industry, what regulations need to be instituted, and in what ways we can empower ourselves to navigate through the many contradictions of what is indeed, a very complex industry.…


Added by Nadia Dawisha on January 20, 2013 at 3:13 — No Comments

JOB Alert | The Fableists is looking for a Garment Technologist

Freelance children’s wear garment technologist wanted for an exciting new fashion start up.



The Fableists is a new kids fashion brand that helps spread a moral tale. Our clothing company will produce beautiful, fashionable and utilitarian clothes with attitude, for kids. The brand is a bit rock n’…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on January 18, 2013 at 15:30 — No Comments

Gain inside industry experience with an internship at the Ethical Fashion Forum

It's that time of year again and the Ethical Fashion Forum is recruiting for interns or those with placement credits to fill, to join one of the busy SOURCE teams.…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on January 16, 2013 at 12:00 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on Naomi Maaravi by Sass Brown

Check out this weeks eco fashion designer overview on Tel Aviv based designer Naomi Maaravi and her unique upcycled collection, telling stories through clothing…


Added by Sass Brown on January 14, 2013 at 2:00 — No Comments

GIANNI VERSACE CALENDAR 2013 an ethical dress by Franco Francesca

On the 7th January  at the Palazzo San Giorgio " “Salone dei Lampadari “in Reggio Calabria was presented the  Calendar 2013 of the Regional Chamber of Fashion Calabria-Dedicated to "GIANNI VERSACE".

"Reggio Calabria is the kingdom where I began the story of my life: the tailoring of my mother, the haute couture boutique. The place where, as a child, I began to appreciate the Iliad, the Odyssey, the Aeneid, where I began to breathe the…


Added by Franco Francesca on January 9, 2013 at 23:00 — No Comments

Career Opportunity - Sustainable Womenswear Boutique 69b - E-Commerce Operations Co-ordinator

The Directional Sustainable Womenswear Boutique, 69b, is launching it's E-Commerce site.

Image courtesy of www.sixtynineb.com

We are looking for…


Added by Merryn Leslie on January 8, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

JOB Alert | Mayamiko is looking for a professional to build their e-commerce website.

Dear SOURCE Network Members,

If you know or indeed are someone who is able to build ecommerce websites, would you be interested in quoting for building one for Mayamiko Trust?

We are a charity in the UK and run an…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on January 7, 2013 at 17:04 — No Comments

Exciting Opportunity for Creators of Eco-Fashion

Are you a mover and shaker in the eco fashion world? Are you active across Social Networking sites?

Image courtesy of See.me

Here at See.Me we have an exclusive opportunity for you to increase your following, promote your work and…


Added by See.Me on January 7, 2013 at 17:00 — 1 Comment

Introducing: The New Rockanrolla Collection by Accessuri

Inspired by the rock, punk and grunge movements the Rockanrolla collection is as rebellious as it's wearers and encourages customers to challenge the norms by becoming socially responsible buyers. 

Fellowship 500 Member Accessuri…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on January 7, 2013 at 15:30 — No Comments

Sass Brown, Eco Fashion, Vilte

Check out this weeks eco fashion designer overview on another extra-ordinary artisanal felter, Lithuanian design label, Vilte. http://www.ecofashiontalk.com/2013/01/vilte/#sthash.hwAYnRRq.dpbs…


Added by Sass Brown on January 6, 2013 at 18:32 — No Comments

New Aimee Kent Website

A new year and a new website!

Fashion designers, textile designers, creatives, buyers and makers, check out our new website for full details on the latest services on offer. We are offering eco-friendly screenprinted textile production, collaborations, bespoke commission, ethical…


Added by Aimee Elizabeth Kent on January 6, 2013 at 13:00 — No Comments

Even after several millions of years Indigo , as textile-dying-craft is unfamiliar in the world !

    Indigo as many think is not a simple matter , in textile dying it is  a magic color giving a old dye in cult practices .Its sacredness is in simple words, it is it is spirit existing in all material shapes to all according to their perceptive mind .

    3% of the global population have understanding the whole of dye as such its healing power as herb and  wellness source to human body -spirit as a whole. Science we all know  deals only with parts of  part and…


Added by N.J.Bond on January 2, 2013 at 19:21 — 1 Comment

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