April 2014 Blog Posts (24)

MeasureUp: how ethical is your favourite fashion brand?

Ever wanted to know just how ethical your favourite fashion brand is? Check out MeasureUp, the online benchmarking tool for the high street.



MeasureUp is a not for profit company helping consumers make more responsible choices about where to buy their clothes, whilst…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on April 30, 2014 at 11:16 — No Comments

El Precio Oculto de los Textiles y de la Moda

Por Miguel Angel Gardetti*

 

 

 

Hay más en los textiles y la moda que solo pasarelas, alfombras rojas y

bombardeo de luces. Los textiles y la moda también abarcan la utilización de contaminantes,

miserables condiciones de trabajo, y productos de mala calidad.

 

 

Cuando un edificio de una fábrica se derrumbó recientemente en Bangladesh matando a cientos de trabajadores, no era la primera…

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Added by Roi Benitez on April 25, 2014 at 15:24 — No Comments

FASHION REVOLUTION DAY! What can you do to change your fashion buying habits?

Look in your wardrobe – surely you can cut some clothes up and remix them, rather than buying the next new thing! Create something totally unique from your pre-loved clothes.  Save landfill, give money to charities, by buying non worn out fabrics from their shops.  

Added by Amelia Jane Hoskins on April 23, 2014 at 23:47 — No Comments

Peacock Jacket hand made patchwork one off.

Added by Amelia Jane Hoskins on April 23, 2014 at 22:57 — No Comments

Spring 2014, Patchwork coat Peacock.

Shamanic Nights patchwork jacket in rich peacock blues, as example of slow fashion by www.ameliajanedesigns.co.uk. Variety of recycled skirt fabrics made this jacket, blue and teal blue with amber velvet print for highlight…

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Added by Amelia Jane Hoskins on April 23, 2014 at 22:43 — No Comments

Hello, welcome and here's a really BIG Competition for you to enter!

Eternal Creation's beautiful range of fair trade fashion is lovingly crafted and ethically produced at the Fair Trade certified Himalaya Tailoring Centre. It is located in Dharamsala in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas, which is the political and spiritual capital for Tibetan refugees, and…

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Added by Eternal Creation on April 18, 2014 at 8:55 — No Comments

The Kickstarter project that fuses fashion, ethical consumerism and fair trade

Modahnik partnered up with MamAfrica, a not-for-profit organization based in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo that exists to provide healing arts programs, education and economic opportunity for my countrywomen.

Using repurposed fabric from previous Modahnik collections,…

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Added by Kahindo on April 18, 2014 at 0:25 — No Comments

Oliver Tolentino: Hollywood’s Go-To Eco-Fashion Designer

(Oliver Tolentino Accepting the SUSTAINABLE ECO FASHION AWARD in the Bahamas)

Elephantasia, an eco-fashion show benefiting African elephants,…

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Added by Gabby Wild on April 17, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

Elephantasia: The Largest ECO Fashion Show To-Date!

The Gabby Wild Foundation, Inc, in conjunction with the Wildlife Conservation Society, will be hosting the largest ECO fashion show to-date on May 30th at the Central Park Zoo in Manhattan...and you're invited!…

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Added by Gabby Wild on April 15, 2014 at 21:30 — No Comments

Last week for Quazi Design + Shake the Dust worthy competition: 3 earring designers WANTED

DESIGN WORTHY COMPETITION

 

Calling all emerging and established designers - get your own designs produced by Quazi Design artisans in Swaziland, Southern Africa and receive £ 100 cash plus other benefits!



Quazi Design is looking for 3 designers to create the top layer print designs on…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on April 15, 2014 at 17:00 — No Comments

Introducing rêve en vert, the sustainable high fashion boutique

Introducing rêve en vert, the new sustainable high fashion boutique



Brainchild of former Stella McCartney press officer, Cora Hilts, 26, and Natasha Tucker, a 28 year-old with a background in…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on April 14, 2014 at 14:26 — 1 Comment

Are you clever enough to read this?

Mirrogram is the world's first reflective fashion line, where every design reflects in the mirror to make a statement and cause people to quite literally "Stop and Reflect"

Here are some examples…

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Added by Andrew lorimer derham on April 11, 2014 at 0:33 — 2 Comments

96 African Elephants killed EVERYDAY, fight with FASHION!

Did you know 96 Elephants are killed EVERYDAY in Africa by poachers for their ivory tusks? 

Stop the slaughter and fight with FASHION with The Gabby Wild Founation, Inc!

The Gabby Wild Foundation 501(c)(3) is a…

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Added by Gabby Wild on April 9, 2014 at 23:00 — No Comments

"Love, Share, Win", Launches Today: Abury

"LOVE, SHARE AND WIN" - Abury launches their Ecuador Collection

 

Today marks the launch of Abury's highly anticipated womenswear and menswear knitwear collection, Kuya, handmade in Ecuador by rural artisans. The Kuya Collection, which translates as…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on April 9, 2014 at 13:24 — No Comments

Fashion Compassion-Luxury with Purpose, A Colorful Boutique

Fashion ComPassion is being described as a boutique with no boundaries towards their creations. Its irreproachable style comes with the concept of sustainable fashion accessories, and what does that mean. Well, when I said they have no boundaries towards their creations, it meant woman artisans and their communities are being directly involved in the process. It’s a rare and thoughtful gesture what Fashion ComPassion is doing. That is what I'm calling a…

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Added by Suzie Black on April 8, 2014 at 20:19 — No Comments

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  Spring Concept of AbayaAddict

This kind of fashion is addressed to the modern Muslim woman who are looking to cover from neck to ankle in a different approach.

Deanna Khalil, founder of Abaya Addict , said that this is an opportunity to show…

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Added by Suzie Black on April 8, 2014 at 17:11 — No Comments

Selectablestyle | Go-to destination for Ethical Fashion first-timers.

Selectablestyle is the new go-to destination for Ethical Fashion First-Timers. 

Easy to digest inspirational boards of ecofriendly, ethical fashion & sustainable lifestyle products.



The Selectablestyle Experience allows you…

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Added by Selectablestyle on April 7, 2014 at 19:00 — No Comments

Check out Australia's first 'reflective' clothing line - and we don't mean flourescent!!!

It's time people stopped and thought about where their clothes came from, and what brand name they are wearing.  And one young Australian has done something about it.

Aussie Andrew Lorimer Derham came up with his own clothing line, Mirrogram, to make people stop and reflect about their decision and the branding they are endorsing by wearing certain logos.…

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Added by Andrew lorimer derham on April 5, 2014 at 2:30 — No Comments

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