June 2011 Blog Posts (30)

D.I.Y THURSDAY| Do it like Gwen Stefani – Tie Dye! (...without the horrid chemicals of course)

There's no two ways about it - Tie dye is in!  So we're going to show you how to recreate these designs without all the harsh chemicals and dyes!

 

 

 

What you might not know is that you can create your own tie dyed garments in the comfort of your own home, using things around the house!  Things such as tea leaves, peaches and raspberries, can create the same effect as what you would find in the…

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Added by Offset Warehouse on June 30, 2011 at 11:38 — 1 Comment

RESOURCES | Exactly how ETHICAL is Viscose?

At Offset Warehouse, we're always thriving to find the latest fabrics that are both eco-friendly and socially beneficial, but no fabric is 100% "ethical", which is why education is central to our ethos: it is vital to first understand the pros and cons of a fabric and make decisions whether to use them, based on this knowledge.

 

Recently, we've noticed a little confusion surrounding VISCOSE - so today, we'll hopefully shed a little light and get some…

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Added by Offset Warehouse on June 29, 2011 at 9:52 — No Comments

Whistles' Eco-Chic Beachwear Fit For Royals

Whistles, one of Princess Catherine's (a.k.a Kate Middleton's) favourite haunts, has collaborated with Ciel, creating eight pieces of beachwear, including sun dresses and bikini bottoms. 

 

£150, Silk Dress

 

 

With a long, celebrity client…

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Added by Offset Warehouse on June 28, 2011 at 10:45 — No Comments

Two Million Hours: How REI Volunteers Stepped It Up in 2010

REI’s 2010 stewardship report outlines the company’s effort to engage others to protect natural spaces by mobilizing volunteers through local programs, grants and nonprofit partnerships.  Learn more from a blog by Kevin Hagen, REI’s director of corporate social responsibility…

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Added by 3BL Media on June 27, 2011 at 1:09 — No Comments

Eco Fashion Designer Overview on Frau Wagner by Sass Brown

With Berlin fashion week coming up in a weeks time, I thought it timely to share a Berlin fashion designer working with recycled materials on this weeks Eco Fashion Designer overview - Frau Wagner.  Check out the posting and dont forget to leave your comments, likes etc - its always appreciated at www.ecofashiontalk.com/2011/06/frau-wagner/

Added by Sass Brown on June 26, 2011 at 18:11 — No Comments

Volcom Partners with I:CO to Give Used Clothes and Shoes New Life

As a part of its New Future outreach program, Volcom is proud to announce the launch of their partnership with the I:CO Recycling program. It’s an initiative where you can now bring in any unwanted apparel items and/or shoes to most any US Volcom retail store for recycling and get a 10% discount to shop for new gear.…

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Added by 3BL Media on June 26, 2011 at 2:27 — No Comments

EFF SEEKS FINANCE INTERN

EFF SEEKS FINANCE INTERN

The Ethical Fashion Forum is currently looking to recruit a finance intern to provide essential day to day financial and administrative support for our new membership services which has launched. We are seeking an individual with solid finance acumen, previous book keeping experience, and the ability to work well within a dynamic team. We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and organised individual who enjoys working with people to fill this…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on June 22, 2011 at 15:30 — No Comments

Eco Fashion Designer Overview on Emesha by Sass Brown

Check out this weeks Eco Fashion Designer Overview on Emesha, along with new resource listings.  You can comment, like, share and Tweet direct from the site @ http://www.ecofashiontalk.com/2011/06/emesha/  Would love the feedback!

Added by Sass Brown on June 19, 2011 at 19:00 — No Comments

EFF Senior Manager taking part in London to Paris charity cycle!

Emily Pearce, EFF Senior Manager, will be cycling in September on behalf of the wonderful Environmental Justice Foundation. It is a financially difficult time, but your support, large or little, will be so appreciated. 

 

Her target is £1350 and she needs to raise 80% by next week, so please support her and donate now!  

 

You can…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on June 17, 2011 at 16:30 — 1 Comment

ReportAlert.info - L'Oréal (EPA:OR) publishes 2010 Sustainable Development Report

Cosmetics company L'Oréal has published its 2010 Sustainable Development Report in the form of an integrated website,…

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Added by 3BL Media on June 17, 2011 at 1:26 — No Comments

EFF are seeking a Membership Intern

EFF are seeking a Membership Intern

The EFF require a Membership Intern to assist the Membership Co-ordinator in all aspects of our membership services from sourcing and vetting new members to liaising with current members. This internship will cover aspects of sales,…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on June 16, 2011 at 14:30 — No Comments

VIDEO RESOURCE| We revisited this gem and couldn't resist sharing it...

  Michael Moore confronts the chairman of Nike about his company's ethical policies, amongst which, paying less than living wage to their women workers and funding a regime that was responsible for genocide in Indonesia.

 



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Added by Offset Warehouse on June 16, 2011 at 9:30 — No Comments

Photoshoot with Riz Boardshorts

Lucky for me that Riz Smith, owner and Director of Ethical Fashion company Riz Boardshorts chose me to do a photoshoot for his website.

 

Here are some of the shots from the fun shoot:

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Added by Annabel Vere on June 15, 2011 at 15:21 — No Comments

Father's Day Special Offer - Exclusive 20% Discount!

Added by Naomi CR on June 15, 2011 at 11:58 — No Comments

DIY TUESDAY | What to do with your old toys, cuff links & safety pins...



Trine Jensen 2011 (Research Book)

We're all about turning heads for the right reasons - standing out, looking unique and beautiful (not because you're wearing the same dress as the girl that just walked past.

 

 

The other day, we were clearing out the office, and stumbled across a load of safety…

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Added by Offset Warehouse on June 14, 2011 at 14:28 — No Comments

The launch of REFIX Magazine!

See our new magazine featuring ethical designs by Cri de Couer, Kristinit, Grammatique, Micha Design, and more!

 

http://refixmag.com/magazine

 

 

 

Added by Ecologique Fashion // REFIX on June 13, 2011 at 18:09 — No Comments

Eco Fashion Designer Overview on 2ETN by Sass Brown

Check out this weeks Eco Fashion designer overview on my website at http://www.ecofashiontalk.com/2011/06/2etn/, on amazing US jewelry duo 2ETN who work with orginal art and sustainably sourced materials to create wonderful vintage bling.  Now you can Twitter, Facebook post and email direct from the site. 

Added by Sass Brown on June 12, 2011 at 16:14 — No Comments

Progress

After all the headaches of web.. i am sure alot of you can relate to that.

We are finally functioning - if you get a chance please take a look at our www.peonyrice.com

 

We upload new product quite often so please check back - let us know what you like and love... we constantly are looking to improve. We want to make the best stylish product that we can and bring more awareness to the beautiful textiles that are out…

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Added by Pauline C on June 12, 2011 at 6:54 — No Comments

EFF launching Ethical Fashion Hub in London

EFF launching Ethical Fashion Hub in London

The Ethical Fashion Forum is now looking at a range of spaces in London to house an ETHICAL FASHION HUB.

The space would include flexible desk and…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on June 10, 2011 at 10:04 — No Comments

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