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Sheffield CEO Wins National Award

CEO of Bag It Don’t Bin It Ltd. (BIDBI), a Sheffield-based company, was crowned with UK Small & Medium Company Director of the Year in London on Friday 24 October 2014.

Julia Gash, a female entrepreneur who started BIDBI almost seven years ago, caught everyone’s eyes at The…

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Added by Vivian Zhang on October 27, 2014 at 10:30 — No Comments

Fashion with a conscience: Ala Mairi, fashion brand and social enterprise, launches second collection

Ala Mairi launches its second collection of luxury ethical garments.

The collection is inspired by ‘Fair Isle’ and ‘Shetland lace’. In 2011, founder and designer, Fatima Mahmood travelled to the Scottish highlands in search of independent handloom weavers and lace makers. It was there where she witnessed the intricacy and detail of the artisans work, and, indeed it was this research that helped instigate the creation of the Ala Mairi brand. The memory has resulted in the dream-like…

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Added by Fatima Mahmood on October 23, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments

Hello , My name is Isabel , I am an architect of valparaiso chile, and I would like to introduce my social project design which intend to help at-risk women hopefully worldwide.   i know you do not k…

Hello , My name is Isabel , I am an architect of valparaiso chile, and I would like to introduce my social project design which intend to help at-risk women hopefully worldwide.

 

i know you do not know me , but I'm trying to have someone listen to my voice , it is difficult to try to change the world with little things and trying to get someone excited…

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Added by Isabel Voigt on October 14, 2014 at 23:45 — 1 Comment

Sedex joins SOURCE Founding Partnership to advance sustainable fashion supply chains

London – 13 October 2014. Sedex, the leading non-profit organisation dedicated to improving global supply chains, announced today that it has been appointed as a Founding Partner of SOURCE, a ground-breaking online solution developed by the Ethical Fashion Forum that makes it easy for businesses all over the world to source, produce, and do business in the most sustainable way. Sedex joins leading brands, suppliers and organisations such as the Fairtrade Foundation and GOTS which…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on October 13, 2014 at 16:31 — No Comments

I KNIT For Breast Cancer Awareness

October 2014 is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Talented, the British sustainable tote bag brand, is delighted to support the campaign with their “I Knit So I Won’t Kill People” Tote Bag.  Talented will donate 10% of all sales from their I Knit pink tote to…

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Added by Vivian Zhang on October 13, 2014 at 10:30 — No Comments

Ally Bee Knitwear launches all-British Alpaca & Wool Knitwear

Founder of new British knitwear label, Ally Bee, is pleased to announce the online launch of the label's first collection at ally-bee.com. The ready-to-wear AW14 collection of fully-fashioned sweaters and accessories are knitted in a small factory in the Scottish Borders in bespoke British-grown alpaca and select British wool yarns. Styles are uncontrived modern designs for everyday wear in 4 un-dyed natural shades and 3 hank-dyed colours.…

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Added by Alison Baker on October 8, 2014 at 22:30 — No Comments

Buy Less and Get More with Wabi Sabi Ecofashionconcept!

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Added by Michele Helene Cohen on October 1, 2014 at 17:46 — No Comments

First we feed them, then we clothe them. #Feed50k

#Feed50K

The Famine No One Is Talking About…

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Added by Mistah Wilson on September 30, 2014 at 21:03 — No Comments

Free Organic Tees for Models

Hi all, it's been a while...

I just thought I'd let you all know that I had a stall at the Fresher's Fair of my local college on the 16th & 17th Sept, once again it did better than I expected!

Therefore I've decided to keep the trend going, in order to attract more diverse models to potentially become sshort-listedand appear on the Modelling page of our…

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Added by Winston Hoyte on September 27, 2014 at 11:04 — No Comments

B4E Climate Summit - MOVING TOWARDS A RESTORATIVE ECONOMY- Monday 29th September, London

The 4th Business for the Environment (B4E) Climate Summit will be held in London on Monday 29th September and is organised by Global Initiatives (GI) in collaboration with WWF-UK, Forum for the Future, The Climate Group and ICAEW.

 

120 international business, government, sustainability and NGO leaders will discuss practical solutions to building a restorative economy and reversing…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on September 26, 2014 at 12:05 — No Comments

Patchwork Jacket 'Beth's Lilies'. Commissioned by 99yr old lady for her grandson's wedding.

This smart jacket LILIES was commissioned by a 99yr old lady for a wedding; and she was very pleased with the outcome. I chose natural colours to compliment her. I used V8982 pattern which lent itself well to the applique of Lilies on the front corners, which were already on a skirt I bought for the project.

All fabrics were sourced from UK charity shops, chosen for embroidery embellishments and linen textures.  At one point I decided it looked a bit beige, and added in the…

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Added by Amelia Jane Hoskins on September 5, 2014 at 21:30 — No Comments

Have your women's dress design made by our fair trade tailors...

Yes, another competition. This time, you have till Friday midnight, to create a women's dress design and if you're the lucky winner, our tailor's will create it for you!

For more details, see...

Hop to it!

Added by Eternal Creation on August 20, 2014 at 7:28 — No Comments

New Label - facebok Page

The facebook page for my label Helen Howe Atelier has now one live :)

https://www.facebook.com/HelenHoweAtelier

Please note all of the styles i post can be made in ANY size, and you can order any style in any of the fabrics (all of which will be in a swatch folder) The garments shown can also be purchased as is. I also offer a full bespoke made to measure service and take on commissions including…

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Added by Helen Howe on August 17, 2014 at 20:15 — No Comments

Turns out Eco Fabrics really can be cheaper than the high street

I’ve been in the eco fabric business for a long while now and I’ve heard all the misconceptions under the sun about buying ethically. So I thought it was about time to set the record straight and bust some eco-fabric myths!  Here’s the first in our series…

Buying Eco Friendly Fabrics is More Expensive!

Well the answer to this is a little bit yes and a big NO!

I’m not going to pretend that …

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Added by Offset Warehouse on August 13, 2014 at 14:50 — No Comments

Introducing TRASH4FLASH SHOETOPPERS XPANDED Collection //

Thinking outside the box has led to the creation of a fresh, innovative design concept that will Xpand your look to the maximum! 

SHOETOPPERS is a fashion forward Xpanded Collection featuring one off design anklets. Created from repurposed leather and a curated selection of quality upcycled materials, they will compliment your choice of shoes…

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Added by TRASH4FLASH on July 26, 2014 at 1:06 — No Comments

Handicrafts from Colombia HFCO start a new collaboration with Apache Rose, on sale next week at Box Park.

Very excited for next week, one of our Fellowship 500 members will be showcasing their work just across the road at Box Park. 

HFCO founder Angelica Salazar has…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on July 24, 2014 at 14:00 — No Comments

Fashion students...why aren't you saving the world?

During Graduate Fashion Week we talked to eight budding eco fashion design students from London, New Zealand and India, to find out how easy “being ethical” actually is and why so many of our future designers seem so disinterested in saving our planet.…

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Added by Offset Warehouse on July 8, 2014 at 14:30 — No Comments

Pochampally ikkat

Pochampally Ikat uniqueness lies in the transfer of intricate design and colouring onto warp and weft threads first and then weave them together. The fabric is cotton, silk and sico - a mix of exquisite silk and cotton. Increasingly, the colours themselves are from natural sources and their blends. I use them in 100% organic shirts and pair them hand woven…

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Added by Nikos Narkissos ( Peeyush) on July 7, 2014 at 16:15 — No Comments

Sustainable brands at Berlin Fashion Week

Sustainable Brands At Berlin Fashion Week 8-11th July:



As Berlin Fashion Week kicks off, SOURCE has put together a round up of some of the inspiring members who will be showing.

See our bucket list below, find full details of each brand by clicking on the links.

 



GREEN SHOWROOM: July 8 - 10 at Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Unter den Linden 77, 10117 Berlin…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on July 7, 2014 at 16:00 — No Comments

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